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Opening Break Shot - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Opening Break Shot

Opening Break Shot is a billiards term that is a part of Game Rule Terminology.

The opening break shot is a phrase used to refer to the first shot of a billiard game in which a new rack must be broken. Players normally participate in a lag to determine who will perform the opening break shot.

See: break, break shot, highest snooker break, break serve, breaking violation, century break, century, maximum break, maximum, open break for more on the meaning of "Opening Break Shot".

Opening Break Shot - Usage

I won the lag, so it is I who will perform the opening break shot. I'm hoping to run the table.

Billiards - Opening Break Shot

  • Title: Opening Break Shot
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 3/19/2006
  • Last Updated: 1/2/2008 9:49:42 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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