It is an undeniable fact that India is a cricket- crazy nation and the privilege and love that cricket gets here, no other sports can ever sweep that much of love and passion. The game of Snooker holds up a very elite reputation and history and this is one of the main reasons of the lesser outreach to common people out there. One has to peek into the colonial history to know more about the story of Snooker and not many people are aware of the fact that the game of snooker was invented in India itself. The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBS) proudly declare India as the birthplace of Snooker.
Snooker is one among the many cue sports-. It has its origin in 16th century English Billiards, but achieved its modern form only in the 19th century.
The term Billiards is normally used as an umbrella term for all those sports including pool and snooker. Snooker is different is different than other sports in the size of the cue stick, height of the rails, size of the balls and the pockets color of the balls used., which include 15 red balls and one ball each of yellow, green, brown, blue, pink and black. Each of these colors has different point system from 2 points (red) to 7 points (black).
Today Snooker is played in 90 countries by over 120 million people and watched by 450 million people worldwide.
Mr. Ravindra Kumar Gupta, a cue sport enthusiast is passionate about the cue sports since an early age. He played the game with utmost dedication and always desired to have launched RKGSnooker.com website which provides all ins and outs with all latest news of the cue sports of the international level. Not only news and happenings but the website also provides some interesting facts about the sports including the history of the sports and details of various famous players. The achievements and birthdays of the players with blogs and articles referring to ranking and other related data are provided on the website.