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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+) 3,212 Premium Only
Opp Bishops Up a P w/ Rs Advanced (1800+) 6,357 Premium Only
Pawn Up Caro-Kann Advanced (1800+) 2,712 Premium Only
Pawn Up Modern Def Advanced (1800+) 2,930 Premium Only
Pawn up Open Game Advanced (1800+) 3,555 Premium Only
Petrosian – Dvoretsky, 1975 Advanced (1800+) 10,533 Premium Only
Piece v. 2P, Sicilian Advanced (1800+) 5,083 Premium Only
Piece v. 2P, Sicilian II Advanced (1800+) 3,106 Premium Only
Pollock - Allies, Buffalo 1893 Advanced (1800+) 8,387 Premium Only
Promoting With Bishop Vs Knight Advanced (1800+) 7,781 Premium Only
Q Ending Down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,518 Premium Only
Q Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,935 Premium Only
Q Ending up a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 2,696 Premium Only
Q v. R 3rd Rank Defense Advanced (1800+) 5,922 Premium Only
Q v. R+B Advanced (1800+) 3,741 Premium Only
Q v. R+B II Advanced (1800+) 2,832 Premium Only
Q v. R+N+P Advanced (1800+) 3,776 Premium Only
Q v. R+N+P II Advanced (1800+) 3,772 Premium Only
Q+ f-pawn v. Q Advanced (1800+) 4,170 Premium Only
Q+B v. Q+N up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,875 Premium Only
Q+N v Q+B Leningrad Advanced (1800+) 3,863 Premium Only
Q+N v. Q+B Leningrad II Advanced (1800+) 3,645 Premium Only
QGD Space Advantage Advanced (1800+) 3,632 Premium Only
QGD Space Advantage II Advanced (1800+) 3,296 Premium Only
Queen v. Rook Advanced (1800+) 8,707 Premium Only
Queen v. Rook w/ Pawns Advanced (1800+) 3,888 Premium Only
R Ending 4 v. 3 Advanced (1800+) 3,301 Premium Only
R Endings 4 v 3 Advanced (1800+) 4,209 Premium Only
R v. B+Passer Advanced (1800+) 4,358 Premium Only
R v. B+Passer II Advanced (1800+) 3,494 Premium Only
R v. N and central P Advanced (1800+) 2,691 Premium Only
R v. N down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,140 Premium Only
R v. N down a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 3,871 Premium Only
R v. N Few Pawns Left II Advanced (1800+) 3,247 Premium Only
R v. N: Few Pawns Left Advanced (1800+) 3,954 Premium Only
R v. Q: To the Bitter End Advanced (1800+) 4,086 Premium Only
R v. Strong B+P Advanced (1800+) 3,148 Premium Only
R+B v. R: Force to the Side Advanced (1800+) 2,942 Premium Only
R+B v. R: Force to the Side II Advanced (1800+) 2,417 Premium Only
R+B v. R: K on the Side Advanced (1800+) 5,261 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N Exch French II Advanced (1800+) 3,559 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,015 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N Up a P II Advanced (1800+) 3,434 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N: Exch French Advanced (1800+) 3,236 Premium Only
R+N v. Q Keres-Fischer Advanced (1800+) 3,384 Premium Only
R+N v. R Typical Winning Idea Advanced (1800+) 3,467 Premium Only
R+N v. R: One Pawn Left!"] Advanced (1800+) 3,660 Premium Only
R+N v. R: the Last Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 3,063 Premium Only
R+N v. R: Typical Winning Pos Advanced (1800+) 5,638 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B Advanced (1800+) 3,965 Premium Only