middlegame

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Etymology[edit]

middle +‎ game

Noun[edit]

middlegame (plural middlegames)

  1. (board games) The period in a game between the opening and endgame.
    • 2012, Neil McDonald, Chess Success: Planning After the Opening (page 55)
      Kramnik is perhaps the greatest exponent of heavyweight queenless middlegames in the history of chess.

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