The endgame of a chess match.
endgame definition by Webster's New World
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- the final stage of a game of chess, in which each player has only a few pieces left
- the final stage of anything
endgame definition by American Heritage Dictionary
also end gamenoun
- Games The final stage of a chess game after most of the pieces have been removed from the board.
- The final stage of an extended process or course of events: the diplomatic endgame that led to the treaty.