* The Chiss [[CurbStompBattle curbstomping]] the Trade Federation task force without a single casualty on their side, courtesy of Thawn's tactical genius.
** Bonus points in the Chiss fleet consisting of a handfull of corvette/patrol-sized vessels and about an equal number of starfighters vs. a fleet calculated to be big enough to take on an entire Republic task force including literally ''thousands'' of droid starfighters.
*** Extra bonus points in that most of the Trade Federation force is [[HoistByHisOwnPetard destroyed with their own weapons!]]
* The way Thrawn takes down the Vagaari leader.