Vrsta bilijara sa 15 crvenih kugli, šest kugli drugih boja i belom kuglom.
snooker / snʊkər /
Množina reči snooker je snookers.
A form of pool played with 15 red balls and six balls of other colors and a cue ball.
Indoor game derived from billiards (via pool). It is played with 22 balls: 15 red, one each of yellow, green, brown, blue, pink, and black, and one white cueball. A tapered pole (cue) is used to move the balls across the table. Red balls are worth one point when sunk, while the colored balls have ascending values from two points for the yellow to seven points for the black. The world professional championship was first held in 1927. The world amateur championship was first held 1963.
The game, invented 1875 by British officers serving in India, did not gain popularity among the British until the 1920s. Since then it has grown to become one of the biggest television sports in the UK, and it is gaining in popularity across Europe, the Far East, and the US.