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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+) 3,735 Premium Only
Opp Bishops Up a P w/ Rs Advanced (1800+) 7,341 Premium Only
Pawn Up Caro-Kann Advanced (1800+) 3,436 Premium Only
Pawn Up Modern Def Advanced (1800+) 3,468 Premium Only
Pawn up Open Game Advanced (1800+) 4,161 Premium Only
Petrosian – Dvoretsky, 1975 Advanced (1800+) 11,736 Premium Only
Piece v. 2P, Sicilian Advanced (1800+) 5,777 Premium Only
Piece v. 2P, Sicilian II Advanced (1800+) 3,938 Premium Only
Pollock - Allies, Buffalo 1893 Advanced (1800+) 9,534 Premium Only
Promoting With Bishop Vs Knight Advanced (1800+) 9,144 Premium Only
Q Ending Down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,444 Premium Only
Q Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,869 Premium Only
Q Ending up a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 3,166 Premium Only
Q v. R 3rd Rank Defense Advanced (1800+) 7,302 Premium Only
Q v. R+B Advanced (1800+) 4,478 Premium Only
Q v. R+B II Advanced (1800+) 3,508 Premium Only
Q v. R+N+P Advanced (1800+) 4,463 Premium Only
Q v. R+N+P II Advanced (1800+) 4,638 Premium Only
Q+ f-pawn v. Q Advanced (1800+) 5,032 Premium Only
Q+B v. Q+N up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,932 Premium Only
Q+N v Q+B Leningrad Advanced (1800+) 4,472 Premium Only
Q+N v. Q+B Leningrad II Advanced (1800+) 4,302 Premium Only
QGD Space Advantage Advanced (1800+) 4,252 Premium Only
QGD Space Advantage II Advanced (1800+) 3,977 Premium Only
Queen v. Rook Advanced (1800+) 10,350 Premium Only
Queen v. Rook w/ Pawns Advanced (1800+) 4,833 Premium Only
R Ending 4 v. 3 Advanced (1800+) 3,917 Premium Only
R Endings 4 v 3 Advanced (1800+) 5,255 Premium Only
R v. B+Passer Advanced (1800+) 5,352 Premium Only
R v. B+Passer II Advanced (1800+) 4,344 Premium Only
R v. N and central P Advanced (1800+) 3,308 Premium Only
R v. N down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,071 Premium Only
R v. N down a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 4,616 Premium Only
R v. N Few Pawns Left II Advanced (1800+) 3,997 Premium Only
R v. N: Few Pawns Left Advanced (1800+) 4,947 Premium Only
R v. Q: To the Bitter End Advanced (1800+) 4,871 Premium Only
R v. Strong B+P Advanced (1800+) 3,933 Premium Only
R+B v. R: Force to the Side Advanced (1800+) 3,468 Premium Only
R+B v. R: Force to the Side II Advanced (1800+) 3,076 Premium Only
R+B v. R: K on the Side Advanced (1800+) 6,505 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N Exch French II Advanced (1800+) 4,249 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,622 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N Up a P II Advanced (1800+) 4,143 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N: Exch French Advanced (1800+) 3,867 Premium Only
R+N v. Q Keres-Fischer Advanced (1800+) 4,136 Premium Only
R+N v. R Typical Winning Idea Advanced (1800+) 4,167 Premium Only
R+N v. R: One Pawn Left!"] Advanced (1800+) 4,425 Premium Only
R+N v. R: the Last Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 3,643 Premium Only
R+N v. R: Typical Winning Pos Advanced (1800+) 6,800 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B Advanced (1800+) 4,742 Premium Only