18th May 2020

Selected by Michael McDowell

Peter Sickinger

3rd Prize, Probleemblad, 1976

6S1/5R2/5p1r/RrP3b1/2pKPk2/1B2sp1P/1p1Bb3/1s6

Reflexmate in 2

A reflexmate is a selfmate with the added condition that either side must mate on the move if possible. See examples on the website introductory material. In Sickinger’s problem the key piece must choose its destination with care.