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The Different Types of Cue Sports

The Different Types of Cue Sports

rob@funkychalk.co.uk 04/11/2017 0
A cue sport encompasses wide varieties of games that are famous around for eras.  This type of sport is commonly played using cue sticks that strikes billiard balls on a felt-covered type of table.  This is the type of sport which is considered to be a great pastime of most of the people today.Carom The oldest type of cue sport is the Carom. This type sport doesn’t have pockets in its table. Its main objective is to strike the cue ball of the opponent using your own cue ball. The point will be scored every time this strike happened. The winner will be the first player who is going to reach hig...
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Sponsoring the 2016 EBA European Championships

Sponsoring the 2016 EBA European Championships

rob@funkychalk.co.uk 24/03/2016 0
Cue & Case are proud to be sponsoring four prizes for the adult individual events at the forthcoming EBA European Championships in April and wish all competing players the best of luck. Each prize consists of a set of Super Aramith Pro-Cup balls with a Deluxe Jonny 8 Ball black aluminium ball carrying case, complete with a horsehair brush, triangle, cue towel and chalks; helping to give players the perfect game of pool, whenever they travel to play! "We're excited to see players coming together from across Europe to participate in the sport so many of us enjoy, and to see the popularity of Bla...
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Help get Cue Sports into 2020 Olympics - Sign Petition

Help get Cue Sports into 2020 Olympics - Sign Petition

rob@funkychalk.co.uk 21/04/2015 0
The opportunity for the Olympic games in Tokyo 2020. Dec 8th 2014, IOC has adopted "OLYMPIC Agenda 2020", the strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic movement, and it is officially included that host city Tokyo is able to propose the inclusion of one or more sports. There are 11 candidates and the Cue Sports is a part of it. By the end of April, assessment criteria of each proposed new sport will be prepared. Tokyo organizers will then have time to examine the material before proposing which additional events they wish to add by September 2015. Several other sports such as squash, kara...
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The perfect Christmas present for Pool & Snooker players 2014

The perfect Christmas present for Pool & Snooker players 2014

rob@funkychalk.co.uk 21/11/2014 0
Now that Christmas is fast approaching, it’s can sometimes be a bit of a struggle to find something perfect to buy your loved ones. With our sackful of Christmas present examples you need not to struggle any longer!STRONG FLIGHT BOX STYLE ALUMINUM 22 SNOOKER BALL CARRYING CASE (£39.95)* Keep your expensive snooker balls secure and protected in this strong 'Flight Box' style case, it also make for easy transportation of your snooker equipment.  2 PIECE 36" KIDS HOME SNOOKER & POOL CUE & SOFT JONNY 8 BALL CASE (£9.95)* An inexpensive gift for any young budding snooker or pool enthusiast, this cu...
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How to re-tip a Pool or Snooker Cue

How to re-tip a Pool or Snooker Cue

The Cue Sports Guru 28/10/2014 0
Having to re-tip your pool or snooker cue can be quite difficult if you don't really know what your doing; however with this simple step by step guide you'll be ready to play snooker or pool in no time. Cut off your old cue tip using a Stanley or craft knife and scrape away an remnants of hide or glue.Ensure that the top of the pool or snooker cue shaft at the ferrule point is perfectly level. Use a flat sander or file but make sure you do not file the ferrule itself.Roughen the back of the new cue tip slightly using abrasive paper on a flat surface.There are a number of tip cement on the mark...
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How to eliminate a sticky snooker cue shaft

How to eliminate a sticky snooker cue shaft

rob@funkychalk.co.uk 28/10/2014 0
Snooker cues can often contain a sticky residue on the shaft which is caused by the varnish.The sticky residue can sometimes prevent your snooker cue from properly sliding along your fingers, which can cause you to miss-hit the cue ball.Removing the varnish will make your cue feel and look brand new and can also saves you some money that's you would of otherwise spent on a purchasing new replacement.Caution must be used when eliminating the varnish, to avoid stripping the wood from the shaft it’s selfStart by sanding the part of your snooker cue shaft that is coated in the sticky varnish with ...
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How to choose the right snooker or pool cue

How to choose the right snooker or pool cue

The Cue Sports Guru 21/10/2014 0
Cue choice is a matter of personal taste some people want a cue that looks good, some want a particular brand or weight. The main thing when choosing a cue is that you as the player are happy with it. Cue sports are as well as being games of skill you also affected psychologically and therefore if you feel your cue is no good then you will not play well.It is therefore imperative that you are happy with both the look and feel of your cue to ensure that you have the best chance of playing at your very best.Try not to listen to advice from mates at the pub or club who may say that a particular w...
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