... is not a problem, it's an opportunity.
This is the official website of Dr. Axel Schumacher. We want it to be useful, a place where you can find information about Axel’s work in the field of Precision Medicine & Big Data, as well as information on his newest book project: “The Science of Chess”. We hope you’ll enjoy this website.
Axel is a scientist, author & entrepreneur. He loves working on complex systems and enjoys the challenge of tackling problems other deem impossible to solve. Axel helps to translate scientific discoveries into practical applications to help understand, diagnose, treat & prevent complex disorders, but also to promote cutting-edge technologies that could transform bio-medicine and the way we age. Always trying to push edges, stepping outside of old frames of reference, Axel works in the trenches to make a new future reality.
In collaboration with chess grandmasters & scientists, the Science of Chess Project aims at producing the best chess text book ever. Based on thousands of scientific studies, ranging from neuroscience, mathematics, AI, cognition, nutrition, psychology or game theory, it will help to improve the game of beginners as well as of chess world-champions. Ultimately, it will be THE standard textbook for all aspiring chess players, the first evidence-based chess book.
A list of selected publications.