Key to Magnus’ success

For the fifth installment of my series of posts analyzing a data set of over 650,000 chess tournament games ranging back to the 15th century, I wanted to focus in on Magnus Carlsen and try to underst...

Only the title matters for success-starved Germany

After coming agonisingly close to victory at the big tournaments in recent years, Germany are now under pressure to finally deliver at the World Cup and end a frustrating 18-year title drought. While...

French success for De Jager

Paris – South African Davis Cup captain John-Laffnie de Jager, a doubles specialist during his career, has become an international coach of some renown. De Jager added another doubles coaching ...