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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+) 3,004 Premium Only
Opp Bishops Up a P w/ Rs Advanced (1800+) 6,002 Premium Only
Pawn Up Caro-Kann Advanced (1800+) 2,546 Premium Only
Pawn Up Modern Def Advanced (1800+) 2,752 Premium Only
Pawn up Open Game Advanced (1800+) 3,380 Premium Only
Petrosian – Dvoretsky, 1975 Advanced (1800+) 10,115 Premium Only
Piece v. 2P, Sicilian Advanced (1800+) 4,871 Premium Only
Piece v. 2P, Sicilian II Advanced (1800+) 2,846 Premium Only
Pollock - Allies, Buffalo 1893 Advanced (1800+) 7,870 Premium Only
Promoting With Bishop Vs Knight Advanced (1800+) 7,373 Premium Only
Q Ending Down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,192 Premium Only
Q Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,640 Premium Only
Q Ending up a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 2,533 Premium Only
Q v. R 3rd Rank Defense Advanced (1800+) 5,352 Premium Only
Q v. R+B Advanced (1800+) 3,520 Premium Only
Q v. R+B II Advanced (1800+) 2,649 Premium Only
Q v. R+N+P Advanced (1800+) 3,535 Premium Only
Q v. R+N+P II Advanced (1800+) 3,490 Premium Only
Q+ f-pawn v. Q Advanced (1800+) 3,830 Premium Only
Q+B v. Q+N up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,552 Premium Only
Q+N v Q+B Leningrad Advanced (1800+) 3,561 Premium Only
Q+N v. Q+B Leningrad II Advanced (1800+) 3,408 Premium Only
QGD Space Advantage Advanced (1800+) 3,385 Premium Only
QGD Space Advantage II Advanced (1800+) 3,090 Premium Only
Queen v. Rook Advanced (1800+) 8,307 Premium Only
Queen v. Rook w/ Pawns Advanced (1800+) 3,650 Premium Only
R Ending 4 v. 3 Advanced (1800+) 2,993 Premium Only
R Endings 4 v 3 Advanced (1800+) 3,917 Premium Only
R v. B+Passer Advanced (1800+) 4,101 Premium Only
R v. B+Passer II Advanced (1800+) 3,223 Premium Only
R v. N and central P Advanced (1800+) 2,524 Premium Only
R v. N down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,945 Premium Only
R v. N down a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 3,505 Premium Only
R v. N Few Pawns Left II Advanced (1800+) 2,964 Premium Only
R v. N: Few Pawns Left Advanced (1800+) 3,707 Premium Only
R v. Q: To the Bitter End Advanced (1800+) 3,745 Premium Only
R v. Strong B+P Advanced (1800+) 2,962 Premium Only
R+B v. R: Force to the Side Advanced (1800+) 2,744 Premium Only
R+B v. R: Force to the Side II Advanced (1800+) 2,208 Premium Only
R+B v. R: K on the Side Advanced (1800+) 4,889 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N Exch French II Advanced (1800+) 3,220 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,831 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N Up a P II Advanced (1800+) 3,255 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N: Exch French Advanced (1800+) 2,999 Premium Only
R+N v. Q Keres-Fischer Advanced (1800+) 3,143 Premium Only
R+N v. R Typical Winning Idea Advanced (1800+) 3,268 Premium Only
R+N v. R: One Pawn Left!"] Advanced (1800+) 3,415 Premium Only
R+N v. R: the Last Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 2,816 Premium Only
R+N v. R: Typical Winning Pos Advanced (1800+) 5,281 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B Advanced (1800+) 3,682 Premium Only