1 the final stages of an extended process of negotiation; "the diplomatic endgame" [syn: end game]
2 the final stages of a chess game after most of the pieces have been removed from the board [syn: end game]
- The part of a chess game in which there are few pieces left.
part of a chess game
- Czech: koncovka
In chess, the endgame refers to the stage of the game when there are few pieces left on the board.
Endgame, Endgames, or End Game may also refer to:
- End Game (2006 film), 2006 political thriller starring Cuba Gooding Jr.
- Highlander: Endgame, the fourth film in the Highlander series, released in 2000
- Endgame (1983 film), 1983 Italian post-apocalyptic film
- Endgame (2008 film), 2008 British film about the end of apartheid in South Africa
- Endgame (short film), short film about chess
- End Game, 2007 Alex Jones film
- "Endgame" (Alias episode), second-season episode of Alias
- "Endgame" (Babylon 5), episode of Babylon 5
- "Endgame" (Stargate SG-1), Stargate episode
- "Endgame" (Voyager episode), the two-hour series finale of Star Trek: Voyager
- "End Game" (The X-Files), episode of The X-Files
- Endgame (Law & Order: Criminal Intent episode), the sixth season finale of that program.
- EndGame, a story arc of the Sonic the Hedgehog comic book published by published by Archie Comics. It officially encompasses issues 47 through 50
- Clone Wars Volume 9: Endgame, the ninth in a series of trade paperbacks entitled simply Clone Wars
- Endgame (anthology), anthology of short fiction in the Merovingen Nights science fiction series
- Endgame (Derrick Jensen books), two-volume work written by Derrick Jensen
- Endgame (Doctor Who), Doctor Who novel
- Endgame (play), play by Samuel Beckett
- Endgame: The Blueprint for Victory in the War on Terror, non-fiction book by Thomas McInerney and Paul E. Vallely
In other fields:
- Endgames (band), new wave/funk group from Scotland that featured original Simple Minds drummer Brian McGee on percussion
- Endgames (Megatokyo), fictional MMORPG in Megatokyo
- Endgame, a track on R.E.M.'s album Out of Time
- EndGame mode, BitTorrent mode
- Endgame, a Sony PlayStation 2 Game made by Empire Interactive and released on 4 Jul 2003