Before Louis King ordered the table, this sport was mainly played outdoors, the player would use his stick with the shape of a golf club hitting the ball through a small iron frame, which was built up in the front. Different obstacles, who pass all obstacles and hit the iron frame first, he will be the winner.
Today, if you have conditions to go to England, you will encounter some places still playing like that. At first glance, you will probably find this subject closer to golf, right?
It is true that, and since King Louis ordered the table, history began to turn to snooker. People moved from outdoor competition to indoor competitions and play sticks and iron frames were reduced to fit the size of the table.
Over the period of history, gradually snooker are many people turn to hit the ball into the hole and the stick to hit the ball is no longer appropriate. Therefore, many people began to remove old-style sticks and switched to using long, straight sticks and small heads that we now call muscles.
With changing style of play style as well as its popularity no longer encapsulated in the aristocracy anymore, so many billiard clubs began to appear, along with many forms of examination. Different matches like American style pool, snooker carom…
According to some documents, this subject appeared from the 1340s and developed until 160. The Italian called this subject biglia, the French bilhard, in Spain called virlota and the British called ball-yard. Some historical records were recorded, in 1470, King Louis XI of France ordered a first billiard table.