But at the same time you should not be overconfident. Once you have overconfidence you will start thinking that you will win the game by all means. That brings in complacence to you. If you underestimate your co participants also you will become overconfident. Once you have this overconfidence you will never concentrate on your goal and chances of losing are pretty high.
So it will become a story like hare and the tortoise.
People who have confidence and maintain the pace they win in long run.
The author has narrated his views nicely using a peculiar world in Tamil language. I will quote - slowly and steadily wins the race.
Knowledge is power.