“Of course, analysis can sometimes give more accurate results than intuition but usually it’s just a lot of work. I normally do what my intuition tells me to do. Most of the time spent thinking is just to double-check.”
-- Magnus Carlsen, the number 1 chess-player in the world and the chance to obtain the highest rating of all time. Born in Norway, in 1990, Magnus became an International Grandmaster at the age of 13, the youngest at the time.
As quoted in the Financial Times, December 7, 2012, Lunch with the FT: Magnus Carlsen, by Martin Sandbu.
- Magnus Carlsen