When all the balls (except the cue ball) have been cleared from the table the player with the highest score wins the game. If the scores are level after the last black has been potted, then the black ball is respotted and the players draw lots for the choice of playing at the black from…


A professional snooker match is normally made up of the best of an odd number of games, known as frames. The number of frames played depends on the competition. It will vary from the best of 9 frames up to 35 in the World Championship Final.