Exploratory Analysis to Anticipate a Chess Champ's Journey.
[4 min read] Leo is 9 years old and an international Chess player. His mom, Alex wants to see Leo as a Chess Grandmaster (GM) before he turns 18. Since in Chess, rankings are a direct representation of the performance of a player over a certain period of time, Alex started her analysis using the data of the Top 100 Chess players over a certain period of time. Data was sourced from the official site of the World Chess Federation: fide.com. The dataset contained 8 features including ranking date, rank, player's name, title, country, rating, number of games played in that particular year, date of birth. At first, she was curious to know if there is any correlation between age and ranking. A joint plot between ranking and date of birth inferred that, the person who got rank 1, yes, you guessed it right, it's Magnus Carlsen, he is the World's Chess Champion since 2013 - present, is born