Originally posted by der schwarze Ritteryes developing strategy requires a good understanding of every aspect of chess openings, middlegame and endgram principles. fortunately there are some very good books on chess strategy from gamibt publications. can't be precise with the authors or titles, but you should check into this further. additionally, slow correspondence games will help develop deeper strategic chess plans.
You have to have a complete understanding of tactics before you can master strategy. Also, a lot of strategy comes down to an understanding of how pawn positions affect planning or conducting the middle game, which is based on an understanding of endgames (knowing which are won, lost or drawn).