Any-Eight combines elements of the skill sets from nine-ball, one-pocket, and straight-pool.
To win this game, players must legally pocket any eight balls. What makes the game challenging is that it is a ball and pocket game with the added restriction that each color ball can only count in certain pockets.
The set of object-balls consisting of 5 Reds, 5 Blacks, 5 Yellows, plus a cue-ball
Object of the game
To legally pocket any eight balls. A ball is legally pocketed only if it goes in a pocket paired with that ball's color.
Any of the balls pocketed on an illegal shot will be spotted.
When one player reaches 8 points the game is over and that player is the winner.