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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+) 3,542 Premium Only
Opp Bishops Up a P w/ Rs Advanced (1800+) 6,934 Premium Only
Pawn Up Caro-Kann Advanced (1800+) 3,129 Premium Only
Pawn Up Modern Def Advanced (1800+) 3,238 Premium Only
Pawn up Open Game Advanced (1800+) 3,927 Premium Only
Petrosian – Dvoretsky, 1975 Advanced (1800+) 11,270 Premium Only
Piece v. 2P, Sicilian Advanced (1800+) 5,525 Premium Only
Piece v. 2P, Sicilian II Advanced (1800+) 3,626 Premium Only
Pollock - Allies, Buffalo 1893 Advanced (1800+) 9,106 Premium Only
Promoting With Bishop Vs Knight Advanced (1800+) 8,587 Premium Only
Q Ending Down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,108 Premium Only
Q Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,451 Premium Only
Q Ending up a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 2,966 Premium Only
Q v. R 3rd Rank Defense Advanced (1800+) 6,746 Premium Only
Q v. R+B Advanced (1800+) 4,122 Premium Only
Q v. R+B II Advanced (1800+) 3,205 Premium Only
Q v. R+N+P Advanced (1800+) 4,218 Premium Only
Q v. R+N+P II Advanced (1800+) 4,317 Premium Only
Q+ f-pawn v. Q Advanced (1800+) 4,721 Premium Only
Q+B v. Q+N up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,442 Premium Only
Q+N v Q+B Leningrad Advanced (1800+) 4,249 Premium Only
Q+N v. Q+B Leningrad II Advanced (1800+) 4,036 Premium Only
QGD Space Advantage Advanced (1800+) 4,040 Premium Only
QGD Space Advantage II Advanced (1800+) 3,727 Premium Only
Queen v. Rook Advanced (1800+) 9,639 Premium Only
Queen v. Rook w/ Pawns Advanced (1800+) 4,513 Premium Only
R Ending 4 v. 3 Advanced (1800+) 3,722 Premium Only
R Endings 4 v 3 Advanced (1800+) 4,826 Premium Only
R v. B+Passer Advanced (1800+) 4,863 Premium Only
R v. B+Passer II Advanced (1800+) 4,034 Premium Only
R v. N and central P Advanced (1800+) 3,085 Premium Only
R v. N down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,586 Premium Only
R v. N down a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 4,330 Premium Only
R v. N Few Pawns Left II Advanced (1800+) 3,707 Premium Only
R v. N: Few Pawns Left Advanced (1800+) 4,554 Premium Only
R v. Q: To the Bitter End Advanced (1800+) 4,557 Premium Only
R v. Strong B+P Advanced (1800+) 3,616 Premium Only
R+B v. R: Force to the Side Advanced (1800+) 3,255 Premium Only
R+B v. R: Force to the Side II Advanced (1800+) 2,783 Premium Only
R+B v. R: K on the Side Advanced (1800+) 5,998 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N Exch French II Advanced (1800+) 3,894 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,355 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N Up a P II Advanced (1800+) 3,838 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N: Exch French Advanced (1800+) 3,598 Premium Only
R+N v. Q Keres-Fischer Advanced (1800+) 3,784 Premium Only
R+N v. R Typical Winning Idea Advanced (1800+) 3,871 Premium Only
R+N v. R: One Pawn Left!"] Advanced (1800+) 4,098 Premium Only
R+N v. R: the Last Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 3,413 Premium Only
R+N v. R: Typical Winning Pos Advanced (1800+) 6,350 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B Advanced (1800+) 4,436 Premium Only