Russian Billiards Rules
Article provided by the Internet magazine "Billiards in Russia '1. The first goal of the game to score eight balls. Balls used: cue ball and fifteen object balls. The cue ball must be different from the object balls with a color or special markings. Arrange balls: fifteen object balls are arranged in the shape of a pyramid with the apex on the foot spot. A kick-off (with his hands out of the house): The strike allowed to produce from any position, including in and out of the outer towards the long side, but without going for the continuation of the front line (the line at home).
With the right hit count all the balls played into any pocket, after the cue ball out of the house, or his contact with the object ball, outside the home. Conduct of the game: The game comes with a double order, ie can be ordered and 'your' and 'foreign' balls at the same time, the order shall be allowed if they fall, even one ball. During the game, after all played by the order of the ball, any, accidentally fallen balls count. After plugging 'his' ball player puts your 'own' the ball anywhere on the table necessarily a 'foreign' ball, ie plays' with his hands. " If you play 'with hands' your 'own' the ball falls together with 'others', then 'own' scored and the next ball again with his hands. If you play 'with hands' falls just 'his' ball and not 'foreign', it is not fine, but the blow 'to hand' moves to the opponent. Spotting Balls: All illegally pocketed, jumped, and the balls removed from the shelves for a fine set at the foot spot (third point).
If this place is busy, the balls are set on the long string as close as possible, but not against the nuisance to the ball in the direction of the tailgate, and if this line taken, in the direction of the center mark. If at the same time exposed a few balls, they are placed close to each other. Penalties for violations: For each violation of the rules from the player is charged a penalty of one ball. If time of the breach of goals a player has no balls, no fee will be charged after his first goal of the ball.