The phase of a chess game after the opening, when all or most of the pieces and pawns remain on the board.
- No wonder I lose so many games in the middle game.
- An attack against a castled King is a very important part of the middle game, perhaps the most important part.
- He created several original opening ideas, often shocked his opponents with risky and unusual moves in the middle game and scored many points by grinding down players in long endgames.
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Syllabification: mid·dle game
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