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endgame Syllabification: end·game
Pronunciation: /ˈen(d)ˌɡām/
(also end game)

Definition of endgame in English:


The final stage of a game such as chess or bridge, when few pieces or cards remain: the knight was trapped in the endgame figurative the retaliatory endgame of nuclear warfare
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  • With the rise in use of exchange sacrifices, rook versus minor piece endgames are becoming more common, and there are key defensive techniques that a player must know.
  • There are a great many Rook and pawn endgames, reflecting their common occurrence in tournament practice.
  • Here, however, you will find more coverage of endgames with more pieces and pawns.
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