How FC Barcelona uses some wonderfully simple math rules to win

by 1389 on July 20, 2013

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Win with science: The maths of successful teams – Number Hub (Ep 25) – Head Squeeze

Published on Jul 16, 2013 by Head Squeeze

Hannah Fry takes a look at the maths systems behind the wisdom of the crowd, “unpredictable” traffic jams, schools of fish, and the hugely successful FC Barcelona’s tiki-taka formation.

Shockwave traffic jams reproduced by New Scientist:

School of fish clip:

FC Barcelona’s tiki-taka triangle formation in action:

FC Barcelona’s “”pass and be patient”” rule:

FC Barcelona’s “”press for 6 seconds rule””

How Tiki-Taka works:

Hannah Fry:

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