Rules for PROGRESSIVE BILLIARDS
Except when clearly contradicted by these additional rules, the General Rules of Carom Billiards apply.
Two individuals, or two teams.
Standard set of balls, on a standard carom table.
OBJECT OF GAME
To reach a predetermined point count before your opponent.
One point is scored each time a legal count is made. At the
beginning of a player's inning the first count must be made with
exactly zero cushions used. The second count of the inning must
be made with exactly one cushion used. The third count of the
inning must be made with exactly two cushions used. The fourth
count must be made with exactly three cushions used. The fifth
count starts the sequence over at exactly zero cushions. (The
sixth count is 1-cushion, etc.).
The red-ball must be the first object ball contacted on the
RULES OF PLAY
A legal counting stroke entitles the shooter to continue at the
table until he fails to legally count.
The requirements of counting are described above under SCORING.
A player may go for the count, or play safe as decribed in the
General Rules of Carom Billiards.
Shooter's turn ends.
These rules are used by Billy Aardd's Club, NMIMT, Socorro, NM.