11th February 2019

Selected by Michael McDowell

György Páros

1st Prize, Budapest v Paris, 1938

1B6/2S5/8/p7/p1pkP3/P1p1p2p/5SpP/6K1

Helpmate in 3

If it was White to play he could mate immediately. Black has only five possible moves, but finding the solution may not prove so easy. An excellent solver’s problem.