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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+) 3,084 Premium Only
Opp Bishops Up a P w/ Rs Advanced (1800+) 6,089 Premium Only
Pawn Up Caro-Kann Advanced (1800+) 2,610 Premium Only
Pawn Up Modern Def Advanced (1800+) 2,803 Premium Only
Pawn up Open Game Advanced (1800+) 3,461 Premium Only
Petrosian – Dvoretsky, 1975 Advanced (1800+) 10,234 Premium Only
Piece v. 2P, Sicilian Advanced (1800+) 4,914 Premium Only
Piece v. 2P, Sicilian II Advanced (1800+) 2,952 Premium Only
Pollock - Allies, Buffalo 1893 Advanced (1800+) 8,059 Premium Only
Promoting With Bishop Vs Knight Advanced (1800+) 7,506 Premium Only
Q Ending Down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,291 Premium Only
Q Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,718 Premium Only
Q Ending up a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 2,577 Premium Only
Q v. R 3rd Rank Defense Advanced (1800+) 5,477 Premium Only
Q v. R+B Advanced (1800+) 3,602 Premium Only
Q v. R+B II Advanced (1800+) 2,724 Premium Only
Q v. R+N+P Advanced (1800+) 3,602 Premium Only
Q v. R+N+P II Advanced (1800+) 3,600 Premium Only
Q+ f-pawn v. Q Advanced (1800+) 3,963 Premium Only
Q+B v. Q+N up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,667 Premium Only
Q+N v Q+B Leningrad Advanced (1800+) 3,678 Premium Only
Q+N v. Q+B Leningrad II Advanced (1800+) 3,470 Premium Only
QGD Space Advantage Advanced (1800+) 3,492 Premium Only
QGD Space Advantage II Advanced (1800+) 3,175 Premium Only
Queen v. Rook Advanced (1800+) 8,416 Premium Only
Queen v. Rook w/ Pawns Advanced (1800+) 3,711 Premium Only
R Ending 4 v. 3 Advanced (1800+) 3,047 Premium Only
R Endings 4 v 3 Advanced (1800+) 4,037 Premium Only
R v. B+Passer Advanced (1800+) 4,172 Premium Only
R v. B+Passer II Advanced (1800+) 3,330 Premium Only
R v. N and central P Advanced (1800+) 2,569 Premium Only
R v. N down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,995 Premium Only
R v. N down a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 3,633 Premium Only
R v. N Few Pawns Left II Advanced (1800+) 3,040 Premium Only
R v. N: Few Pawns Left Advanced (1800+) 3,777 Premium Only
R v. Q: To the Bitter End Advanced (1800+) 3,833 Premium Only
R v. Strong B+P Advanced (1800+) 3,057 Premium Only
R+B v. R: Force to the Side Advanced (1800+) 2,811 Premium Only
R+B v. R: Force to the Side II Advanced (1800+) 2,281 Premium Only
R+B v. R: K on the Side Advanced (1800+) 5,033 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N Exch French II Advanced (1800+) 3,369 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,878 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N Up a P II Advanced (1800+) 3,309 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N: Exch French Advanced (1800+) 3,100 Premium Only
R+N v. Q Keres-Fischer Advanced (1800+) 3,220 Premium Only
R+N v. R Typical Winning Idea Advanced (1800+) 3,341 Premium Only
R+N v. R: One Pawn Left!"] Advanced (1800+) 3,482 Premium Only
R+N v. R: the Last Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 2,899 Premium Only
R+N v. R: Typical Winning Pos Advanced (1800+) 5,383 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B Advanced (1800+) 3,746 Premium Only