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Active piece placement gives birth to tactics
Compiled by notyetagm
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31 Re1xBe6! White e1-rook, g2-bishop, c6-knight actively placed
Wang Yue vs S Agdestein, 2008 
(A84) Dutch, 35 moves, 1-0

32 .. Qf6-h6+ wins due to the incredibly active Black f1-knight
D Howell vs A Gupta, 2008 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 32 moves, 0-1

43 Qd1-d6+!!,44 Rh7xBf7+! due to active White b7-knight,h7-rook
Topalov vs Carlsen, 2008 
(B78) Sicilian, Dragon, Yugoslav Attack, 10.castle long, 48 moves, 1-0

28 Rc1xBc5! White a6-rook,c1-rook,e6-knight very actively place
Tarrasch vs Janowski, 1896 
(C25) Vienna, 32 moves, 1-0

47 Rf7-h7+!! possible due to f7-rook,g3-rook,h5-knight by king
Kotronias vs F Vallejo Pons, 2009 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 42 moves, 1-0

25 .. Be7xg5! Black active d5-B, c7-Q, e7-B, h8-R on open lines
Anand vs Carlsen, 2009 
(B30) Sicilian, 34 moves, 0-1

25 Bf4-d6! made possible by advanced White c5-pawn on QB5
Petrosian vs Botvinnik, 1963 
(A10) English, 52 moves, 1-0

19 ... Rd8-d3! the active Black pieces command the entire board
K Gerasimov vs Smyslov, 1935 
(D05) Queen's Pawn Game, 22 moves, 0-1

25 Ng5xf7! exploits advanced position of White e5-,g5-knights
I Nepomniachtchi vs A A Kharitonov, 2009 
(E54) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, Gligoric System, 48 moves, 1-0

26 Rc1-c7! White f4-knight, c1-rook ideally placed for tactics
Adams vs S Vanderwaeren, 1994 
(C00) French Defense, 27 moves, 1-0

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