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Race - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Race

Race is a billiards term that is a part of Scoring Terminology.

A race is initiated by players agreeing to a number of games for a win. Each of the players then race so that they can be the first to win the required number of games. Essentially, a race is a predetermined number of games a player must win in a set in order to win that set.

See: match, set, ahead race for more on the meaning of "Race".

Race - Usage

Lets race to six. No problem, I'll race you to a thousand and still kick your ass.

Billiards - Race

  • Title: Race
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 3/13/2006
  • Last Updated: 10/24/2007 9:49:52 AM
  • Last Updated By: billiardsforum

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