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Another day, another helpmate to solve!

Here's a really complicated one!

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The Black pawn on Black's first rank moves like a normal Black pawn. It's White to move first.

Given that White moves to help Black checkmate themselves, find the quickest mates such that Black mates:

-With a queen

-With a rook

-With a bishop

-With a knight

-With capturing only four pieces

-With the king moving to c6 to support a queen giving mate

This is made to challenge your brain to think some more!

The fifth challenge is possible-I have tested it myself. It's all possible!

Good luck solvers!

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    $\begingroup$ You can only give one check mark. Does it not make more sense to split these multiple scenarios up into multiple questions? $\endgroup$ – LeppyR64 Jul 17 at 13:39
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    $\begingroup$ There's plenty of other questions with multiple parts to them. My question is no different from those questions. $\endgroup$ – Rewan Demontay Jul 17 at 14:00
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    $\begingroup$ Note that it is standard in helpmate to have Black play the first move and White mate. $\endgroup$ – Evargalo Jul 17 at 15:02
  • $\begingroup$ @Evargalo Noted $\endgroup$ – Rewan Demontay Jul 17 at 17:06

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