Funny chess problem in four acts

Funny chess problem in four acts

vjecspec
vjecspec
May 29, 2017, 10:45 AM |
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Recently, I've stumbled upon a very entertaining chess problem in four acts.

Act One

 
The task is as follows: White returns his last move and mates Black in one move.

Act Two

In the second act, the position is transferred up the board:

The task remains the same. White returns a move and then mates in one.

Act Three

The story doesn't end here. If we move the position up the board once again, we get the following position:

Once again, return the move for White, and mate the Black king.
 

Act Four

Finally, after another transfer, the final act of this entertaining problem is reached:

You know the task, but can you find the solution?
 
I will not post the solutions here, in order not to spoil the fun of solving these puzzles.
Those interested in the solution can visit my blog: http://www.chessentials.com/funny-chess-problems/
The solution, together with additional entertaining problems, is available at the link above.