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Two Shot Carry - Billiard Term Definition

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Definition of Two Shot Carry

Two Shot Carry is a billiards term that is a part of Game Rule Terminology.

Two shot carry is a blackball rule where an opponent fouls or faults and is given two shots, and the incoming player pots a ball on his or her initial shot, that incoming player is still later allowed to miss in a shot and take a second shot from in hand, including on the black. When taking the shot from in hand, the shot may be taken from the baulk or the d, or if the opponent actually potted the cue ball, the shot may be taken from anywhere on the table.

See: two visits rule, two shots rule for more on the meaning of "Two Shot Carry".

Two Shot Carry - Usage

Did Tim play that shot properly? Yes, he was able to shoot from in hand because of the two shot carry rule of blackball rules.

Billiards - Two Shot Carry

  • Title: Two Shot Carry
  • Author: (Billiards Forum)
  • Published: 12/18/2007 6:49:05 PM

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