log in
sign up or:

By using this site you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service

forgot password?

Double Elimination - Billiard Term Definition

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

Definition of Double Elimination

Double Elimination is a billiards term that is a part of Game Rule Terminology.

A pool tournament format in which billiard players are not eliminated from play until they lose two matches. Once two matches are lost, that player is not longer eligible to continue in that double elimination tournament. This can be contrasted with a single elimination tournament where only one match must be lost before the player is out.

See: single elimination, split double elimination for more on the meaning of "Double Elimination".

Double Elimination - Usage

Do you prefer a double elimination billiard tournament, or a single elimination billiard tournament?

Billiards - Double Elimination

  • Title: Double Elimination
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 3/10/2006
  • Last Updated: 1/8/2008 9:49:06 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

Double Elimination Comments

There are not yet any comments. Please post one below. All comments are moderated.

Submit New Billiard Term or Suggest a Correction

You can suggest a new billiard term and it's definition here. If you are suggesting a correction for an existing term, enter the entire definition as with your corrections incorporated.

upload a photo or document

use plain text or markdown syntax only