Ninh explains the Rules of Snooker - a popular cue sports table game from England. This is a beginner's. Snooker terminology: Pot - to put a ball into a pocket (and have it stay there) Foul - to do something against the rules. Snookered - to be unable to roll the cueball. These are the rules that govern how to play Snooker and Billiards. and the UK achieved their community WPBSA World Snooker Coach certification recently at. Play then continues normally until the black is potted or another frame-ending situation occurs. Go over the playing surface with a table gladiator beast between games to keep the felt from interfering with your shots. Failure to contact a legal object ball first is a foul. Point values for object balls: The rules for each individual touching ball then apply simultaneously. Starting player has cue ball in hand within the Half Circle.