In the last week alone, this blog has been read by people in 41 different countries.
This is one illustration of snooker's global appeal. It isn't properly represented by the the composition of the professional circuit - of the 96 players, only 13 are from outside Great Britain and Ireland.
However, there is far more to snooker than the pro game and it is good to know there is so much interest around the world.
For the record, we have had visitors from the UK, Germany, Ukraine, Ireland, Romania, Hungary, Czech Republic, Russia, Finland, Austria, Poland, Portugal, Canada, USA, Israel, Norway, Belgium, Lithuania, France, Spain, China, Switzerland, Australia, Latvia, Netherlands, Sweden, Hong Kong, Bulgaria, Italy, Greece, Singapore, Belarus, Slovakia, Kazakhstan, Turkey, Malaysia, Nigeria, Egypt, Mauritius, Brazil and Denmark.