Do any of you study and read chess books?

MMTMIT

I got my ass handed to me on blitz today, but I have not been studying chess at all. I've only been playing games. I've seen some of you treat studying as if it is a joke.

Glaucon333

What's studying?

MMTMIT

You should know.

MMTMIT

Time to get my ass kicked again in blitz. 

RussBell

Good Chess Books for Beginners and Beyond....

https://www.chess.com/blog/RussBell/good-chess-books-for-beginners-and-beyond

MMTMIT

Natural talent is a myth. I refuse to believe in that crap.

dashkee94

Beating your head against the wall is a talent your should reserve for later in life.

Homsar
Yes. I read chess books all the time. Whenever I can I also watch videos about how to improve.
Blunder_Mate

Check out this one:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0486419495/ref=ox_sc_saved_title_10?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1