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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+) 3,485 Premium Only
Opp Bishops Up a P w/ Rs Advanced (1800+) 6,875 Premium Only
Pawn Up Caro-Kann Advanced (1800+) 3,089 Premium Only
Pawn Up Modern Def Advanced (1800+) 3,178 Premium Only
Pawn up Open Game Advanced (1800+) 3,854 Premium Only
Petrosian – Dvoretsky, 1975 Advanced (1800+) 11,166 Premium Only
Piece v. 2P, Sicilian Advanced (1800+) 5,484 Premium Only
Piece v. 2P, Sicilian II Advanced (1800+) 3,531 Premium Only
Pollock - Allies, Buffalo 1893 Advanced (1800+) 9,032 Premium Only
Promoting With Bishop Vs Knight Advanced (1800+) 8,494 Premium Only
Q Ending Down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,027 Premium Only
Q Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,359 Premium Only
Q Ending up a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 2,921 Premium Only
Q v. R 3rd Rank Defense Advanced (1800+) 6,688 Premium Only
Q v. R+B Advanced (1800+) 4,054 Premium Only
Q v. R+B II Advanced (1800+) 3,166 Premium Only
Q v. R+N+P Advanced (1800+) 4,137 Premium Only
Q v. R+N+P II Advanced (1800+) 4,255 Premium Only
Q+ f-pawn v. Q Advanced (1800+) 4,662 Premium Only
Q+B v. Q+N up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,397 Premium Only
Q+N v Q+B Leningrad Advanced (1800+) 4,216 Premium Only
Q+N v. Q+B Leningrad II Advanced (1800+) 3,971 Premium Only
QGD Space Advantage Advanced (1800+) 3,989 Premium Only
QGD Space Advantage II Advanced (1800+) 3,698 Premium Only
Queen v. Rook Advanced (1800+) 9,511 Premium Only
Queen v. Rook w/ Pawns Advanced (1800+) 4,453 Premium Only
R Ending 4 v. 3 Advanced (1800+) 3,685 Premium Only
R Endings 4 v 3 Advanced (1800+) 4,781 Premium Only
R v. B+Passer Advanced (1800+) 4,793 Premium Only
R v. B+Passer II Advanced (1800+) 3,952 Premium Only
R v. N and central P Advanced (1800+) 3,051 Premium Only
R v. N down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,528 Premium Only
R v. N down a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 4,301 Premium Only
R v. N Few Pawns Left II Advanced (1800+) 3,683 Premium Only
R v. N: Few Pawns Left Advanced (1800+) 4,492 Premium Only
R v. Q: To the Bitter End Advanced (1800+) 4,527 Premium Only
R v. Strong B+P Advanced (1800+) 3,566 Premium Only
R+B v. R: Force to the Side Advanced (1800+) 3,229 Premium Only
R+B v. R: Force to the Side II Advanced (1800+) 2,758 Premium Only
R+B v. R: K on the Side Advanced (1800+) 5,888 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N Exch French II Advanced (1800+) 3,866 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,318 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N Up a P II Advanced (1800+) 3,811 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N: Exch French Advanced (1800+) 3,539 Premium Only
R+N v. Q Keres-Fischer Advanced (1800+) 3,746 Premium Only
R+N v. R Typical Winning Idea Advanced (1800+) 3,803 Premium Only
R+N v. R: One Pawn Left!"] Advanced (1800+) 4,046 Premium Only
R+N v. R: the Last Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 3,391 Premium Only
R+N v. R: Typical Winning Pos Advanced (1800+) 6,308 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B Advanced (1800+) 4,378 Premium Only