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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+) 2,901 Premium Only
Opp Bishops Up a P w/ Rs Advanced (1800+) 5,864 Premium Only
Pawn Up Caro-Kann Advanced (1800+) 2,454 Premium Only
Pawn Up Modern Def Advanced (1800+) 2,666 Premium Only
Pawn up Open Game Advanced (1800+) 3,242 Premium Only
Petrosian – Dvoretsky, 1975 Advanced (1800+) 9,889 Premium Only
Piece v. 2P, Sicilian Advanced (1800+) 4,758 Premium Only
Piece v. 2P, Sicilian II Advanced (1800+) 2,708 Premium Only
Pollock - Allies, Buffalo 1893 Advanced (1800+) 7,741 Premium Only
Promoting With Bishop Vs Knight Advanced (1800+) 7,200 Premium Only
Q Ending Down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,019 Premium Only
Q Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,522 Premium Only
Q Ending up a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 2,450 Premium Only
Q v. R 3rd Rank Defense Advanced (1800+) 5,042 Premium Only
Q v. R+B Advanced (1800+) 3,409 Premium Only
Q v. R+B II Advanced (1800+) 2,558 Premium Only
Q v. R+N+P Advanced (1800+) 3,414 Premium Only
Q v. R+N+P II Advanced (1800+) 3,339 Premium Only
Q+ f-pawn v. Q Advanced (1800+) 3,632 Premium Only
Q+B v. Q+N up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,358 Premium Only
Q+N v Q+B Leningrad Advanced (1800+) 3,459 Premium Only
Q+N v. Q+B Leningrad II Advanced (1800+) 3,291 Premium Only
QGD Space Advantage Advanced (1800+) 3,268 Premium Only
QGD Space Advantage II Advanced (1800+) 2,970 Premium Only
Queen v. Rook Advanced (1800+) 8,106 Premium Only
Queen v. Rook w/ Pawns Advanced (1800+) 3,526 Premium Only
R Ending 4 v. 3 Advanced (1800+) 2,902 Premium Only
R Endings 4 v 3 Advanced (1800+) 3,792 Premium Only
R v. B+Passer Advanced (1800+) 3,945 Premium Only
R v. B+Passer II Advanced (1800+) 3,100 Premium Only
R v. N and central P Advanced (1800+) 2,439 Premium Only
R v. N down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,817 Premium Only
R v. N down a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 3,356 Premium Only
R v. N Few Pawns Left II Advanced (1800+) 2,789 Premium Only
R v. N: Few Pawns Left Advanced (1800+) 3,626 Premium Only
R v. Q: To the Bitter End Advanced (1800+) 3,663 Premium Only
R v. Strong B+P Advanced (1800+) 2,867 Premium Only
R+B v. R: Force to the Side Advanced (1800+) 2,625 Premium Only
R+B v. R: Force to the Side II Advanced (1800+) 2,134 Premium Only
R+B v. R: K on the Side Advanced (1800+) 4,729 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N Exch French II Advanced (1800+) 3,121 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,667 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N Up a P II Advanced (1800+) 3,159 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N: Exch French Advanced (1800+) 2,865 Premium Only
R+N v. Q Keres-Fischer Advanced (1800+) 2,999 Premium Only
R+N v. R Typical Winning Idea Advanced (1800+) 3,149 Premium Only
R+N v. R: One Pawn Left!"] Advanced (1800+) 3,306 Premium Only
R+N v. R: the Last Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 2,661 Premium Only
R+N v. R: Typical Winning Pos Advanced (1800+) 5,136 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B Advanced (1800+) 3,565 Premium Only