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Computer Workout (Key Positions)

All good chess players know how to recognize key patterns and positions that occur in their games. The Chess.com Computer Workout tool helps you improve your knowledge of key positions by setting you up to play these key positions against the computer!

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Focus on improving different areas of your chess game by selecting a category, theme, and key problem. If you are stuck, ask for a hint from the computer!

PositionDifficultyAttemptsStart Workout
Opp Bishops up 2 Pawns II Advanced (1800+) 3,673 Premium Only
Opp Bishops Up a P w/ Rs Advanced (1800+) 7,213 Premium Only
Pawn Up Caro-Kann Advanced (1800+) 3,339 Premium Only
Pawn Up Modern Def Advanced (1800+) 3,384 Premium Only
Pawn up Open Game Advanced (1800+) 4,095 Premium Only
Petrosian – Dvoretsky, 1975 Advanced (1800+) 11,585 Premium Only
Piece v. 2P, Sicilian Advanced (1800+) 5,688 Premium Only
Piece v. 2P, Sicilian II Advanced (1800+) 3,778 Premium Only
Pollock - Allies, Buffalo 1893 Advanced (1800+) 9,391 Premium Only
Promoting With Bishop Vs Knight Advanced (1800+) 8,982 Premium Only
Q Ending Down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,343 Premium Only
Q Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,707 Premium Only
Q Ending up a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 3,089 Premium Only
Q v. R 3rd Rank Defense Advanced (1800+) 7,123 Premium Only
Q v. R+B Advanced (1800+) 4,362 Premium Only
Q v. R+B II Advanced (1800+) 3,428 Premium Only
Q v. R+N+P Advanced (1800+) 4,400 Premium Only
Q v. R+N+P II Advanced (1800+) 4,581 Premium Only
Q+ f-pawn v. Q Advanced (1800+) 4,968 Premium Only
Q+B v. Q+N up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,799 Premium Only
Q+N v Q+B Leningrad Advanced (1800+) 4,413 Premium Only
Q+N v. Q+B Leningrad II Advanced (1800+) 4,216 Premium Only
QGD Space Advantage Advanced (1800+) 4,204 Premium Only
QGD Space Advantage II Advanced (1800+) 3,867 Premium Only
Queen v. Rook Advanced (1800+) 10,143 Premium Only
Queen v. Rook w/ Pawns Advanced (1800+) 4,764 Premium Only
R Ending 4 v. 3 Advanced (1800+) 3,840 Premium Only
R Endings 4 v 3 Advanced (1800+) 5,143 Premium Only
R v. B+Passer Advanced (1800+) 5,133 Premium Only
R v. B+Passer II Advanced (1800+) 4,260 Premium Only
R v. N and central P Advanced (1800+) 3,248 Premium Only
R v. N down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,936 Premium Only
R v. N down a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 4,538 Premium Only
R v. N Few Pawns Left II Advanced (1800+) 3,919 Premium Only
R v. N: Few Pawns Left Advanced (1800+) 4,853 Premium Only
R v. Q: To the Bitter End Advanced (1800+) 4,743 Premium Only
R v. Strong B+P Advanced (1800+) 3,830 Premium Only
R+B v. R: Force to the Side Advanced (1800+) 3,414 Premium Only
R+B v. R: Force to the Side II Advanced (1800+) 2,986 Premium Only
R+B v. R: K on the Side Advanced (1800+) 6,390 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N Exch French II Advanced (1800+) 4,167 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,504 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N Up a P II Advanced (1800+) 4,059 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N: Exch French Advanced (1800+) 3,770 Premium Only
R+N v. Q Keres-Fischer Advanced (1800+) 3,943 Premium Only
R+N v. R Typical Winning Idea Advanced (1800+) 4,081 Premium Only
R+N v. R: One Pawn Left!"] Advanced (1800+) 4,317 Premium Only
R+N v. R: the Last Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 3,574 Premium Only
R+N v. R: Typical Winning Pos Advanced (1800+) 6,650 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B Advanced (1800+) 4,615 Premium Only