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Tactics
Compiled by Funology
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Typical tactical ideas

Intermezzo (...Nd3+)
Allies vs Steinitz, 1888
(C62) Ruy Lopez, Old Steinitz Defense, 24 moves, 0-1

Simple Greek Gift from Sicilian
Hort vs I Radulov, 1974 
(B64) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 17 moves, 1-0

20.Relative Pin and potential Discovered Check
Lipschutz vs Mackenzie, 1886 
(C25) Vienna, 36 moves, 1-0

Queen sacrifice
N Evseev vs Flohr, 1949 
(B17) Caro-Kann, Steinitz Variation, 24 moves, 0-1

Pins in nice miniature
Meesen vs H Mueller, 1928 
(A28) English, 13 moves, 0-1

Deflection: 18. ...
S Landau vs Reti, 1927 
(A28) English, 18 moves, 0-1

Promotion puzzle at the end
Keres vs Konstantinopolsky, 1948 
(B14) Caro-Kann, Panov-Botvinnik Attack, 50 moves, 0-1

Back rank Q sac
Yifan Hou vs N Muminova, 2014 
(A13) English, 31 moves, 1-0

Rxg6+ Zwischenzug
Morphy vs J Chamouillet / Allies, 1858 
(C01) French, Exchange, 26 moves, 1-0

Zwischenzug & Desperado
Ribli vs A Pomar Salamanca, 1978 
(A04) Reti Opening, 24 moves, 1-0

Zugzwang 33. (In Reinfeld puzzle book)
Steinitz vs Lasker, 1896 
(C54) Giuoco Piano, 39 moves, 0-1

Discovered checkmate (Reinfeld 1001)
A W Fox vs H L Dickerson, 1904 
(B72) Sicilian, Dragon, 27 moves, 1-0

Promotion; also BR CM if dxe3
Capablanca vs B H Villegas, 1914 
(D04) Queen's Pawn Game, 34 moves, 1-0

Zwischenzug in fianchetto KID
Poltoranov vs Stein, 1955 
(A49) King's Indian, Fianchetto without c4, 25 moves, 0-1

Sac everything for a stalemate!
Sax vs Smejkal, 1977 
(C45) Scotch Game, 41 moves, 1-0

Unusual windmill
L Passmoor vs L Warstad, 1999 
(C46) Three Knights, 16 moves, 1-0

Zugzwang/Entombment
B Harper vs R Zuk, 1971 
(E97) King's Indian, 39 moves, 0-1

Queenside breakthrough
Stefansson vs J Rukavina, 2010 
(E62) King's Indian, Fianchetto, 27 moves, 1-0

Intermezzo, Clearance, Discovered Attack, Trapped Piece
I Nikolayev vs B Dean-Kawamura, 2004 
(B22) Sicilian, Alapin, 32 moves, 1-0

Fatal Pin
L Ogaard vs E Torre, 1976 
(A43) Old Benoni, 33 moves, 0-1

Promotion!
Alekhine vs NN, 1915 
(C12) French, McCutcheon, 29 moves, 1-0

Queen sac then mate
R Vera vs G Garcia, 1992 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 24 moves, 1-0

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