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Miss Rule - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Miss Rule

Miss Rule is a billiards term that is a part of Snooker Terminology.

The miss rule is a snooker rule that is invoked when a player commits a foul and leaves it safe, and then the opponent is left with the option to make the original player play the exact same shot again, or to take the table and continue the game. A miss is normally invoked when the shooting player has been put in by the opponent after a safety shot. The miss rule is a rather controversial rule that strives to account for deliberate fouls.

See: flagrant foul, professional foul, foul, fault, deliberate foul, back scratch, miss, intentional foul for more on the meaning of "Miss Rule".

Miss Rule - Usage

When is the snooker referee going to call the miss rule on this guy?

Billiards - Miss Rule

  • Title: Miss Rule
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 12/30/2007 7:43:05 PM

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