Seven Ball: The Quickest Game of Pool There Is
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What is Seven Ball?
Seven ball is a speedy rotational game. The average playtime is only around three minutes per game. The players shoot at the same seven object balls, permitting each participant to show skills to deliver a mix of different shots. Such as, combination and carom shots, defensive shots, and placement shots. Despite that, it is still attractive to players of moderate skill level. It is a game of “handicapping” your opponent. Participants must lower the number of pockets in which the better player can legally pocket the game winning seven ball.
To legally pocket the 7-ball.
Object balls 1 through 7 and the cue ball.
Rules of the game
With the help of a diamond rack, the billiard balls one to seven are racked in a hexagonal arrangement. The 1-ball is at the rack’s apex, centered on the table’s foot spot. While at the rack’s center is the 7-ball. All the other remaining balls are then placed clockwise from the 1-ball.
Starting the game
The starting player must either make an open break or legally pocket an object ball. If he/she fails to do so, the incoming player has the choice between two things. Either a foul penalty (1), or have the balls re-racked to shoot the opening break shot. In subsequent games, players alternate in performing the break shot.
The balls have no point value. The player who legally pockets the 7-ball is the winner.
Loss of game
In Seven ball, a player loses the game by committing any of the following errors: