# FAQ: How To Play Snooker Shots?

## How do you play snooker for beginners?

You get points by potting balls in the correct order. You have to pot all of the red balls on the table before you can directly hit the coloured balls with the cueball. When all of the snooker balls (red and coloured) are still on the table, you have to pot a red ball before you can attempt to pot a coloured ball.

## Is there a time limit between snooker shots?

There doesn’t appear to be any time limit. You can look at Peter Ebdon for example. Man took over five minutes to play a break of 12, while Ronnie achieved a 147 in less than that.

## Why is snooker so hard?

Why is snooker so hard? Well it requires a few different things to work together and in coordination for things to gel properly. Firstly, the technical side of the game, which entails the things we control physically such as our stance, cue action, approach to the shot and so on.

## Is snooker easy to learn?

Snooker is an extremely difficult game to master. It’s hard work. It’s very technical. You’ll need to practice.

## How do you remember the order of snooker balls?

This order is often remembered using the mnemonic God Bless You, the first letter of each word being the first letter of the three colours (Green, Brown, Yellow). The blue ball rests at the exact centre of the table, while the pink is placed midway between it and the top cushion.

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## How do you check if a snooker cue is straight?

“The correct way to sight the straightness of a snooker cue is to hold the cue at the butt end and look down the length of the cue with one eye – like when you would shoot a rifle, then turn the butt of the cue 360 degrees while continuing to sight down the cue, you will then be able to tell if the cue is straight or

## What are the basic rules of snooker?

The Rules of Snooker

• Red ball = 1 Point.
• Yellow Ball = 2 Points.
• Green Ball = 3 Points.
• Brown Ball = 4 Points.
• Blue Ball = 5 Points.
• Pink Ball = 6 Points.
• Black Ball = 7 points.

## What are the Coloured balls worth in snooker?

The game is played with 22 balls, made up of one white ball (the cue ball); 15 red balls, valued at 1 point each; one yellow, 2 points; one green, 3; one brown, 4; one blue, 5; one pink, 6; and one black, 7.