Poolosophy: Pool Student’s Approach to the Game

Poolosophy is part of Volume 7 of PoolSynergy, a monthly collection of the best writing on pool. After you read it, be sure to check out the rest of the May 2010 edition of PoolSynergy for other great articles over at P00lriah. The April theme is Poolosophy – Your Philosophy about Pool. When it comes […]

Strategy Question: Offense vs Defense in 14.1 What are the Factors that Matter When You Decide

I played a match the other day in my straight pool league. My opponent is a little better than I am and he spotted me 26 balls in a game to 100. I started out slow and he got way ahead and I caught fire, and he slowed down and we were at 98 me […]

Rotation – Game of the Month – April 2010

Rotation, as I bet you’ve already guessed, is one of a number of games where the balls must be played in order, starting with the 1 Ball and working your way to the highest numbered ball. It is the most difficult of these games because all 15 balls are used, making the table more crowded, […]

Attitude is Everything In Pool as in Life, a Positive Outlook is Enormously Helpful

This article is part of Volume 6 of PoolSynergy, a monthly collection of the best writing on pool. After you read it, be sure to check out the rest of the April edition of PoolSynergy for other great articles over at Diary of a Pool Shooter. The April theme is The Most Important Thing. Mike […]

Last Pocket – An Insidious but Fascinating Game March's Game of the Month is an 8 Ball Variation

Last Pocket 8 Ball is a variation of 8 Ball, one of the most played of all pocket billiards games. Its origin is indeterminate but probably arose as a way to lengthen the time it takes to play an 8 Ball game on a coin-operated bar table in order to get more playing time for […]

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