Strachan Stroud West of England snooker and pool table cloth. Snooker and English pool table cloth comes with a nap (a directional nap) and the cloth is referred to as a 'napped' cloth. The nap should lie in the direction of the racked balls from the baulk line. It is important that a napped cloth is looked after with proper care, the information below shows hints on how to look after your napped snooker and pool table cloth.