How does the Billiard University (BU) rating system work?
The two Billiard University (BU) playing ability exams (“Exam I – Fundamentals” and “Exam II – Skills”) provide an accurate assessment and rating of overall pool-playing ability. The following video provides an overview of the BU assessment and rating process:
The total score of the two exams indicates your player rating according to the BU Rating Comparison table below, which also compares BU ratings to other traditional rating and handicapping systems:
For more information, see “Player Ratings” (BD, December, 2020).
Here’s an overview of both BU Exams:
Much more information can be found on the Billiard University (BU) website.
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