Tenpin Bowling - Rules
When a player crosses the foul line and touches the lane during the bowling, a foul is awarded to the player. In the event of a fault, even if some pins are knocked down, they are not counted. A foul will be counted as a ball with a draw. If the player knocks down all the pins in the second chance after the foul, this will be considered a spare.
If less than 10 pins are knocked down in the second chance after a foul, it will be considered an error . In the event that a player scores a foul in the second chance of an image, only the score that was scored in the first chance will be considered as the total score for that specific image.
If a player scores a foul in the first chance of the 10 th frame, then knocks down all 10 pins on the second chance, it will be considered a reccehange and he / she will have a third chance to play. The reserve will be calculated from the last two balls. In the event of a fault in the third boule of the 10 th frame, only the scores of the first two boules of the 10 th frame will be taken into account in the total score.
According to the rules of the game, no appeal is allowed once the automatic machine signals a fault or the judge declares a fault. If the automatic machine stops working, a human judge will be appointed by the officials to check for faults. In championship matches, opposing captains can act as a judge or appoint someone else to check for faults.
In the event of a dead ball the chance is not counted and the player has another chance at the bowl. Cases where a ball is considered dead are -
When throwing the ball, if the player noticese that some of the pins are missing in the configuration.
If a human pinsetter interferes and removes a y from the pins before the player has rolled the ball or before the ball hits the pins .
If a player plays on the wrong lane outside of his turn.
If a player is interfered with with a pinsetter, moving objects or by any spectator prior to the roll or during delivery, he may request a repositioning of the pins.
When the ball comes into contact with a foreign obstacle.
While playing, a player should follow some basic bowling rules like stopping excessively riding the lane and s Refrain from using abusive language or obscene gestures during play. Wet shoes are not allowed as they damage the playing area. Players should be prepared tobefore their approach and should not delay the game when setting up.