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History and Rules of Ping-Pong (Table Tennis)

History and Rules of Ping-Pong (Table Tennis)

When it comes to table games, there is no doubt that Ping-Pong is one of the most popular out there. In fact, given that it’s the only one that is played in the Olympics, it would be easy to argue that Ping-Pong is the undisputed king of table games. In any case, it also has a rich, interesting history that should help you enjoy the sport even more. Tennis for the Parlor As with so many table games, Ping-Pong was originally an option reserved for the upper class. Fans of lawn tennis were looking for a way to enjoy the...

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History and Rules of Shuffleboard

History and Rules of Shuffleboard

For centuries, shuffleboard has been the game of choice for people who wanted a leisurely activity to play with friends, especially outside when the weather was nice. It remains a popular game, largely because the rules are so easy to learn. In this article, we’re going to cover these rules and explain the unique history that has brought shuffleboard into the 21st century. The Beginnings of Shuffleboard We can trace the first instances of shuffleboard back to the 15th century. Although it would eventually become a game for the wealthy, originally, shuffleboard was a popular activity in bars throughout England....

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History and Rules of Dome and Air Hockey

History and Rules of Dome and Air Hockey

In North America and throughout much of Europe, hockey is a national pastime with a passionate following. The hallmark of this game is speed, which describes both the way in which the players move and how fast the puck can travel. Unfortunately, if you wanted to recreate the fun of playing hockey, you’d need sticks, a puck, pads, two large goals and 12 players. That’s where dome and air hockey come in. You can easily play either in the comfort of your own home with just one other person. The History of Dome Hockey Dome hockey’s roots go back to...

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History and Rules of Foosball

History and Rules of Foosball

Almost everyone has played a game of foosball once or twice in their lives. Many grew up with a table in their basements, and they still reside in bars all across the country. However, you may be wondering about the history of foosball and if it has any official rules. The History of Foosball No one knows for sure where, when or by whom foosball was invented. Many historians track it back to Europe during the 1880s or 90s, when it was a popular parlor game. There are two leading theories on who came up with the game: Lucien Rosengart,...

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History and Rules of Pool and Billiards

History and Rules of Pool and Billiards

Pool and billiards have come a long way since their humble beginnings centuries and centuries ago. Today, pool is one of the most popular table games on the planet. Though it is deceptively simple to play, the level of mastery and strategy possible makes it akin to chess. The Beginnings of Pool and Billiards  No one knows for sure when pool was invented, but most agree it happened during the 1400s. However, it was most likely an evolution of a lawn game much like croquet. Just like how table tennis brought lawn tennis indoors, the same thing happened in Northern...

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