Cue sports, also known as billiard sports, are a wide variety of games of skill generally played with a cue stick, which is used to strike billiard balls and thereby cause them to move around a cloth-covered billiards table bounded by elastic bumpers known as cushions. Historically, the umbrella term was billiards. Snooker is a cue sport which originated among British Army officers stationed in India in the later half of the 19th century. It is played on a rectangular table covered with a green cloth, or baize, with pockets at each of the four corners and in the middle of each long side.

How to Play

How to Play Billiards

Billiards, any of various games played on a rectangular table with a designated number of small balls and a long stick called a cue. The table and the cushioned rail bordering the table are topped with a feltlike tight-fitting cloth. Carom, or French, billiards is played with three balls on a table that has no pockets.

How to Play Snooker

Player A gets in a few good shots, potting a red, followed by a black, followed by red, brown, red, and then misses the next shot at a color. Player A is awarded 1 + 7 + 1 + 4 + 1 = 14 points

Sports Associations Details


Mr. Noor Zulsky Passela


Mr. Niranjan Abeyasena


Mr. Anton Kandiah

Federation/Association Address

No.67, Justice Akbar Mawatha Colombo 02.

Federation/Association Fax No

Fax no
011 - 2437913

Federation/Association Tel No

Telephone no
011 - 2437913