The Big Dogg's Problems

The Big Dogg's Problems

Chess Blog

ONE PAWN VS. THE BLACK ARMY

ONE PAWN VERSUS THE BLACK ARMY
...and the Case of The Dualing Knights

A long time ago, I was discovering the world of chess problems. A friend of mine, Lior, presented an intriguing idea. White, armed with a mere pawn, forces a win against a complete Black army. Naturally, this Black army would be tripping over itself a bit, while the pawn raced away to promote.

I had read enough about problems to hear of the stricture,Duals are considered a flaw in a problem's solution, and should be avoided if possible.A 'dual' is simply an alternative line that reaches the same goal, as in the following crude example.
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A Complicated Mate in Four

First blog. I'm supposed to say a bunch of stuff, but I can't think of a damn thing. So I'm just going to post a problem for solving.

2R1n1Bb/Kppr4/n3bp2/2P2R1p/4k3/8/2pBpppQ/4r1N1
White to move and mate in 4 moves.

If you can correctly list white's threat and all of black's defenses, you are a very thorough solver!