Definition of middle game in English:

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middle game

noun

The phase of a chess game after the opening, when all or most of the pieces and pawns remain on the board.
Example sentences
  • 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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