Where was the 'Crossing the T' tactics used?

in aircraft warfare
in naval warfare
in cavalry warfare
in chess
When going into battle, armoured battleships of the late 19th to mid 20th century still used a battle line formation in which one vessel followed another. However, moving ahead of the enemy line on a perpendicular course (crossing the T) enabled to use both the forward and rear turrets, while the enemy could user only front turret.
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Andray Pingris
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