endgame

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end·game

also end game  (ĕnd′gām′)
n.
1. Games The final stage of a chess game after most of the pieces have been removed from the board.
2. The final stage of an extended process or course of events: the diplomatic endgame that led to the treaty.

endgame

(ˈɛndˌɡeɪm)
n
1. (Chess & Draughts) Also called: ending the closing stage of a game of chess, in which only a few pieces are left on the board
2. (Games, other than specified) the closing stage of any of certain other games
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Noun1.endgame - the final stages of an extended process of negotiation; "the diplomatic endgame"
final stage, end, last - the concluding parts of an event or occurrence; "the end was exciting"; "I had to miss the last of the movie"
2.endgame - the final stages of a chess game after most of the pieces have been removed from the board
final stage, end, last - the concluding parts of an event or occurrence; "the end was exciting"; "I had to miss the last of the movie"
Translations
koncovka

endgame

end game, end-game [ˈɛndgeɪm] n
(CHESS)fin f de partie
(fig)fin f de partie

endgame

nEndspiel nt
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Take, for example, the following chess ending composition; see Fig.
Drawing upon his experience and expertise as an international chess grandmaster, "Nunn's Chess Endings: Volume 2 has as its particular focus rook end games.
The first was 'Modern Chess Openings', affectionately known as MCO, and the late Reuben Fine covered the rest of the game with the other two books, 'The Middlegame in Chess' and 'Basic Chess Endings'.