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  • n. Plural form of endgame.


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  • His style, often grinding out long endgames, is prone to produce fatigue and stress, while his earlier long unbeaten run is unusual for great masters, most of whom only acquire the highest levels of stability in their mid-20s.

    Magnus Carlsen should follow the example of Bobby Fischer in a crisis

  • The whole complex is fortified to withstand the kind of attack that happens mostly in movies—spectacular explosions, apocalyptic endgames—but also in small-scale Mexican real-life.

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

  • They report on tournaments, interview players, follow opening trends, analyze endgames and use videos.

    Lubomir Kavalek: Chess in Clouds of Smoke

  • The writers comment on theoretical novelties, middlegame tactics and endgames and review chess publications.

    Lubomir Kavalek: Chess in Clouds of Smoke

  • Over at The Times, Economist Paul Krugman observes that most news accounts portrary this “as a situation in which both sides are equally partisan, equally intransigent—because news reports always do that.” This conventional wisdom was sealed a few weeks ago by Jon Stewart, who gingerly knocked both parties, with false equivalency, for stoking their own equally horrific political endgames.

    Ari Melber: Media Blows Debt Crisis Coverage With Balance Bias

  • He teaches them tactics, positional play, endgames and gives them a solid and sensible opening repertoire.

    Lubomir Kavalek: Chess Champion's Class Act

  • You look at middlegames and endgames and I am quite convinced there are other players who were better than he was but he was able to get advantages out of the opening, so that was his strength.

    Lubomir Kavalek: The Great London Chess Debate

  • Madeleine Bunting over-simplifies and distorts Britain's predominantly successful, peaceful and honourable decolonisation record The endgames of our empire never quite played out – just look at Bahrain, 18 April.

    Letter: The truth about the end of empire

  • I got through all of them but the endgames, which was just page after page in a thousand pages of six diagrams on each page with a quick jot regarding the deciding move, all necessary to digest in order to achieve advanced skill.

    The Good Year

  • Mother Jones's Andy Kroll has been doing some great reporting from Wisconsin, and he runs through four of the possible endgames here.

    Standoff continues in Wisconsin between Gov. Scott Walker, public employee unions


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