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, […]

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 […]

One Pocket – February Game of the Month

One Pocket is one of the Big Four, 8 Ball, 9 Ball, Straight Pool and One Pocket. And while Straight Pool used to be mainstream, and was at one time the game on which world championships were decided, One Pocket has always been a niche game. It’s a big niche, though, and you’ll find One […]

My First Big ‘Aha!’ Moment in Pool

This article is part of Volume 2 of PoolSynergy, a monthly collection of the best writing on pool. After you read this, be sure to check out the rest of December’s other great articles on the theme of Inspiring Pool Stories. A few months or so after I first started to play pool, I joined […]

PoolSynergy – Volume 1 – Strategy

This is the first edition of PoolSynergy, A Monthly Collection of the Best Writing on Pool! We’ve got 9 great posts from many of the brightest, most interesting minds writing about pool. Every month we’ll treat you to a plethora of articles loosely tied to a common theme within the world of pool and billiards. […]

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