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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+) 3,290 Premium Only
Opp Bishops Up a P w/ Rs Advanced (1800+) 6,474 Premium Only
Pawn Up Caro-Kann Advanced (1800+) 2,835 Premium Only
Pawn Up Modern Def Advanced (1800+) 2,972 Premium Only
Pawn up Open Game Advanced (1800+) 3,642 Premium Only
Petrosian – Dvoretsky, 1975 Advanced (1800+) 10,685 Premium Only
Piece v. 2P, Sicilian Advanced (1800+) 5,188 Premium Only
Piece v. 2P, Sicilian II Advanced (1800+) 3,186 Premium Only
Pollock - Allies, Buffalo 1893 Advanced (1800+) 8,582 Premium Only
Promoting With Bishop Vs Knight Advanced (1800+) 7,971 Premium Only
Q Ending Down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,650 Premium Only
Q Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,033 Premium Only
Q Ending up a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 2,767 Premium Only
Q v. R 3rd Rank Defense Advanced (1800+) 6,083 Premium Only
Q v. R+B Advanced (1800+) 3,818 Premium Only
Q v. R+B II Advanced (1800+) 2,909 Premium Only
Q v. R+N+P Advanced (1800+) 3,856 Premium Only
Q v. R+N+P II Advanced (1800+) 3,904 Premium Only
Q+ f-pawn v. Q Advanced (1800+) 4,277 Premium Only
Q+B v. Q+N up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,991 Premium Only
Q+N v Q+B Leningrad Advanced (1800+) 3,987 Premium Only
Q+N v. Q+B Leningrad II Advanced (1800+) 3,707 Premium Only
QGD Space Advantage Advanced (1800+) 3,704 Premium Only
QGD Space Advantage II Advanced (1800+) 3,398 Premium Only
Queen v. Rook Advanced (1800+) 8,874 Premium Only
Queen v. Rook w/ Pawns Advanced (1800+) 4,032 Premium Only
R Ending 4 v. 3 Advanced (1800+) 3,405 Premium Only
R Endings 4 v 3 Advanced (1800+) 4,381 Premium Only
R v. B+Passer Advanced (1800+) 4,460 Premium Only
R v. B+Passer II Advanced (1800+) 3,596 Premium Only
R v. N and central P Advanced (1800+) 2,747 Premium Only
R v. N down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,219 Premium Only
R v. N down a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 4,007 Premium Only
R v. N Few Pawns Left II Advanced (1800+) 3,406 Premium Only
R v. N: Few Pawns Left Advanced (1800+) 4,082 Premium Only
R v. Q: To the Bitter End Advanced (1800+) 4,222 Premium Only
R v. Strong B+P Advanced (1800+) 3,264 Premium Only
R+B v. R: Force to the Side Advanced (1800+) 3,039 Premium Only
R+B v. R: Force to the Side II Advanced (1800+) 2,542 Premium Only
R+B v. R: K on the Side Advanced (1800+) 5,424 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N Exch French II Advanced (1800+) 3,658 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,128 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N Up a P II Advanced (1800+) 3,498 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N: Exch French Advanced (1800+) 3,295 Premium Only
R+N v. Q Keres-Fischer Advanced (1800+) 3,507 Premium Only
R+N v. R Typical Winning Idea Advanced (1800+) 3,560 Premium Only
R+N v. R: One Pawn Left!"] Advanced (1800+) 3,758 Premium Only
R+N v. R: the Last Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 3,161 Premium Only
R+N v. R: Typical Winning Pos Advanced (1800+) 5,863 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B Advanced (1800+) 4,048 Premium Only