match game

noun

1
: a game played as a test of superiority (as a play-off game or a championship game)
2
[match entry 3] : a game played with matches typically by nine players

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“Match game.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/match%20game. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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