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Chinese Snooker - Billiard Term Definition

Welcome to the billiard, pool, and snooker glossary of terms. This is the definition of Chinese Snooker as it relates to cue sports. You can also view the entire billiard dictionary

Definition of Chinese Snooker

Chinese Snooker is a billiards term that is a part of Snooker Terminology.

Chinese snooker refers to a situation where the cue ball lies directly in front of another object ball in the line of the shot as such that the shooting snooker player is essentially blocked by it, or hampered at best by it. The resolution to a Chinese snooker situation is to bridge over it awkwardly. The Chinese snooker term is most commonly used, of course, in the game of snooker.

See: snooker, snookered for more on the meaning of "Chinese Snooker".

Chinese Snooker - Usage

I trapped you in a Chinese snooker situation. Ha ha.

Billiards - Chinese Snooker

  • Title: Chinese Snooker
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 1/14/2007
  • Last Updated: 1/6/2008 9:49:00 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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