(also end game)
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
More example sentences
- 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.
For editors and proofreaders
Definition of endgame in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.