Chess Tactics: Najer — Yuferov, 2000

I recently came across the following miniature by Evgeny Najer from the 2000 Chigorin Memorial. It serves as yet another example of the care required when castling behind a fianchettoed bishop!

How did White bring the game to a sudden end?

White to play.

19. ?

Wayward Bishop

Author: Andre Harding

Since 2003 I've taught chess to thousands of students in public, private, and charter schools in the New York City area, and have given countless private lessons. I also direct USCF- and FIDE-rated chess tournaments.

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