Sep 20, 2022 - 5 min
The secret life of seconds. The Carlsen v Nepomniachtchi match offers the rare opportunity to peer into the hidden world of chess seconds. Top chess players in their own right, they help multiply the workforce and devour unlimited data to distil for their champion. Behind the greatest battle of the mind, Andrew Beaton and Joshua Robinson delve into these teams of helpers honing their strategies and studying remarkable amounts of chess.