Good chess positions don't win games - good moves do. It is in the chess middlegame where the mastery of basic chess strategy will score points. A player must have a positive, realistic chess plan because the initiative goes to the side that can devise one. Here you will find chess middlegame books about tactics, chess strategy, creating a plan and more. ChessCentral offers classic chess middlegame books like Chess Praxis to books devoted to specialized chess tactics. Remember, between the chess opening and the chess endgame...the gods have placed the middlegame!