8-Ball Call Shot Rule Clarification


Traditionally, does 8-Ball require that the game is played in the Call Shot format?


Yes, it is common to play 8-ball in the call shot formal with these exceptions:

First, the opening break shot is not a call shot and second, obvious shots (such as when a ball is very close to a pocket) need not be called.

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