Billiard is played with 15 balls where each player has to pocket his set of 8 balls Breaking The break is made by Player 1.If Player 1 pockets a ball on the break, their set of balls (stripes or solid) is selected by the first ball. If Player 1 does not pocked a ball, Player 2 shoots and the table remains open until a ball is pocketed. If a player pockets 8 balls on the break he becomes victorius. A player gets defeated when he experiences the following stipulations. - Pocketing the 8 ball when they are not shooting at the 8 ball. - Scratching the cue ball while shooting at the 8 ball.