Originally posted by hintjulHi hintjul
Im strong at openings for my abilty, adequate in the middle game, nothing flash, but endgame goes hand in hand with middlegame strategy and is the hardest period in a chess game, I know about the philidor position, lucena etc, just want a more advanced book, so to spaek.
Originally posted by lundybishopHi lundy, thanks, Ive ordered a copy today, and when I beef my rating back up a good 500 points, perhaps we could have a game.
I have recently brought a copy of Secrets of Chess Endgame Strategy by Lars Bo Hansen. It mainly deals with strategic endgames and explains the general principles to tackle endgames when the result is unclear. There are lots of books on technical endgames, ie how to mate with B&N v K, but this book is great at explaining all the general princ ...[text shortened]...
Good luck with your games