One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The phase of a chess game after the opening, when all or most of the pieces and pawns remain on the board.‘the ability to make long-range plans is at a premium in early middle game’
- ‘The Indian had some advantage during the middle game but he allowed his opponent to exchange pieces and the game ended in a draw in 37 moves.’
- ‘Tables turned twice in the middle game, and in the end Gallagher was given numerous chances to clinch his first victory of the tournament.’
- ‘Despite a computer's raw calculating power, human intelligence can still outwit the machines during the middle game.’
- ‘No wonder I lose so many games in the middle game.’
- ‘Because a computer relies on a strictly mathematical, brute force approach in the middle game it can see only a limited number of moves in advance and is oblivious to patterns or general manoeuvres.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘In a normal chess game, rooks are tucked in the edge of the board and come into play after castling and are exchanged off or captured only in the middle game.’
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