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Bowlliards is a pool game often used as a training . The game borrows aspects of ten-pin bowling. The game is divided into ten frames where a player gets a maximum of two innings to ten balls.


At the start of each "frame" (round of play, in bowling terms), ten are in a triangle with the front ball placed at the . The is placed in the area behind the (), i.e. in "", and the first player . After the break the player gets and tries to pocket as many balls as possible until missing. This is considered the first of the frame, which consists of as many innings as there are players. If there are still balls left on the table after the first attempt, the player gets another try. Clearing all the balls on the first inning is called a strike, clearing remaining balls on the second inning is called a spare. For details on scoring see the scoring section for ten-pin bowling.

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