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Chinese Snooker

Since starting this blog, one thing that I have come to understand is just how global snooker has now become as a sport. One particular evening in the Crucible media room earlier this year for example, I recall a conversation involving people from England, Belgium, Latvia, China and Ireland.

It is something that for those of us from England in particular is easy to ignore and therefore in a series of articles coming up over the coming weeks and months, I plan to take a look at particular countries, talking to experts from them and hoping to shed a little light on how big snooker is across the world.

First up, I take a look at the relationship between snooker and China, a country that is clearly now central to snooker’s future…

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