Better Chess by William R. Hartston
Teach Yourself Better Chess is for all those players who know how to play chess but would like to be better at the game.In 75 easy-to-follow lessons, the reader is guided towards an understanding of correct strategy and tactics. Each new concept is explained in depth, followed by an example of the idea in practice, usually taken from grandmaster play. It delves deeper into the principles of good chess, explaining how there is an underlying meta-principle concerning the deeper laws of co-operation between pieces.Teach Yourself Better Chess is designed to bridge the gap between beginner and master. It will be enjoyed by anyone who has read the same author's Teach Yourself Chess, and anyone else who wants to learn more about good chess.