Brain Teaser With a Beautiful Theme

I was reminded of this puzzle today, though I encountered it almost a decade ago. See how quickly you can solve it.

1K6/1P3Rp1/kp6/Pp6/1P2P3/6pp/P6q/1r1N4 w - - 0 1

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No. 1-1
Alena
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V-1

1.Ka8 g2
2.e5 Qxe5
3.b8=Q Qxb8+
4.Kxb8 bxa5
5.Rxg7 axb4
6.Rg6+ Ka5
7.Kb7 b3
8.a3 b4
9.Rg5+ Ka4
10.Nb2+ Rxb2
11.Ka6 any move
12.Ra5#

V-2

10.Nb2+ Kxa3
11.Nc4+ Ka2
12.Ra5#



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