HPBU (Hellenic Pocket Billiard Union), under the decision of the HPBU Governing Body, adopts for individual and team events the international rules, regulations and equipment specifications of the game, as they are officially formulated up to date by the WPA (World Pool Billiard Association) and the EPBF (European Pocket Billiard Federation). The text of  free translation of those to the Hellenic language, as made by Petros Andrikopoulos and adopted by HPBU, is apposed in relevance to the original texts from the official web sites of WPA ( and EPBF (

It remains with the administrative discretion of the HPBU the modification and adjustment of the above to the particular needs of the Union, within reasonable limits and without violating their spirit, in order to accommodate indigenous tournaments for promoting Pocket Billiards.

Relevant decisions of the Union, which will determine all internal regulations governing among other matters organization and recognition of events by the Union, will be announced at the official web site of the Union.

You may download in PDF format, the Greek translation of WPA’s Rules of Play, Regulations and Equipment Specifications, here:

Useful Straight Pool Rules Chart:

Useful quiz answer and score sheets for referees: