Best opening Books for beginners


I have recently started learning chess but struggle to improve my position in the endgame.
What are some good opening book recommendation for beginners to tackle this problem

You don't want an opening book, you want an endgame book! In fact, if you've just started playing, then you should get a book oriented towards beginners. I recommend "Chess Fundamentals" by Jose Raul Capablanca, which starts with simple mates and has a nice emphasis on endgames. You can find an algebraic edition on amazon for quite a low price.

I also recommend that you bear the following advice in mind: the endgame is all about precise calculation, and knowing which positions will win and which positions will draw. The way to improve at endgames is to learn how to win from some "basic" positions, and then in real games you need to figure out how to push the game towards those "basic" positions which are good for you and away from those which are bad for you.

Good luck!

I'm slightly confused by whether you want an opening book or an endgame book, too.

But for openings, when I started out I got a lot of mileage out of Reuben Fine's The Ideas Behind the Chess Openings. I think it's out of print now, but it seems to be fairly easy to find second hand.

The nice thing about it is that it gives you a reasonable amount of theory, but it always starts out by telling you what each side is trying to achieve - eg white wants to develop quickly and launch a kingside attack, black wants to free their position by playing d4, whatever - and sometimes gives you an example of what it looks like if one side or the other is too passive and gives their opponent a free rein to get on with it. On the one hand this makes it easier to remember the moves because you understand the mtivation behind them, and on the other hand it means that if the opponent does something unexpectedly rubbish (which happens a lot at lower grades) then you've got a good start at working out how to take advantage of it.

The only downside is that it's pretty old, so some variations that are fairly major nowadays don't really get a look in. But when you get to the point where you really need prepared lines against , say, the Najdorf Sicilian, you're probably ready for a second opening book...

Could try Paul van der Sterren's Fundamental Chess Openings, or Jeremy Silman's Complete Book of Chess Strategy which covers openings, midgame tactics and the end game (but it is a lot to take in, not something you can really read in a couple of sittings).

I think you should first start with some simple tactics.
I looked at your games and i think you should first train to stop hang pieces.

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