Vasily Smyslov Endgame Virtuoso by Smyslov V.V.
The endgame is a subtle phase of the game many ordinary players would like to improve. In taking the reader through over 150 instructive examples taken mostly from his own games Smyslov covers a very broad range of positions - and provides an excellent overall insight into the endgame as a whole. Unlike standard endgame manuals which concentrate purely on the most basic and technical positions this book has numerous examples with many pieces on the board - the type of endgame you are in fact most likely to reach. By learning from Smyslov's impeccable technique readers will improve their own endgame ability - and results