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This has been my experience: Too much study kills the fun. Analysis is necessary, but too much work. Work is the opposite of fun. So, isn't it a good idea to get enought study, analysis, and knowledge, to play without doing so much work? On the other hand, a Grand Master told me yesterday: "1% inspiration, 99% perspiration" (Thomas Edison). In other words, BALANCE. What ever feels right for you. Some people need 100% perspiration. Masters need less, when playing chess.
"1% inspiration, 99% perspiration" (Thomas Edison).
I go with this.
All the worthwhile accomplishments in my life came through goal setting and hard work. I see so many people in life who believe "play first" and then worry about work. They've got it backwards. That's the loser's philosophy.
If you want to talk about grand masters at work, examine the example of Bobby Fischer. He had great inspiration. But he worked harder than most people can imagine to get there. He was ALWAYS studying to improve.
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