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Corners - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Corners

Corners is a billiards term that is a part of Cue Sport Game Name Terminology.

Corners is regional game related to one pocket billiards that has been around for almost 100 years. It is played on special tables with only two pockets which are located at the head rail end of the table. The balls are racked on the foot spot end of the table, which being pocketless, permits banking directly into the corners like on a standard billiard table. Like one pocket, all fifteen balls are used and shot in no particular order, with the first player to reach a count of eight winning.

See: one pocket for more on the meaning of "Corners".

Corners - Usage

Lets have a game of corners mate.

Corners - Origin and History

Corners dates back to at least the 1920s.

Billiards - Corners

  • Title: Corners
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 4/15/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:49:01 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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