Approximately 19,000 chess enthusiasts from almost 120 countries followed my LIVE commentary right here during the Magnus vs. the World game earlier today. This is without any advertisement anywhere else other than with the regular readers of my blog, facebook, and twitter.
This is the highest number for a non-world championship game. The Netherlands led the way, followed by the U.S., Germany, Norway, and France.
The highest number on my site for a single LIVE game commentary is over 140,500 people for the final game of the Anand – Topalov world championship.