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middle game

noun, Chess.
1.
the stage between the opening and the end game, characterized by complicated moves by both opponents with pieces at full strength.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95
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British Dictionary definitions for middle-game

middle game

noun
1.
(chess) the central phase between the opening and the endgame
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