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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+) 3,420 Premium Only
Opp Bishops Up a P w/ Rs Advanced (1800+) 6,753 Premium Only
Pawn Up Caro-Kann Advanced (1800+) 2,972 Premium Only
Pawn Up Modern Def Advanced (1800+) 3,116 Premium Only
Pawn up Open Game Advanced (1800+) 3,755 Premium Only
Petrosian – Dvoretsky, 1975 Advanced (1800+) 10,960 Premium Only
Piece v. 2P, Sicilian Advanced (1800+) 5,336 Premium Only
Piece v. 2P, Sicilian II Advanced (1800+) 3,349 Premium Only
Pollock - Allies, Buffalo 1893 Advanced (1800+) 8,856 Premium Only
Promoting With Bishop Vs Knight Advanced (1800+) 8,306 Premium Only
Q Ending Down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,839 Premium Only
Q Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,202 Premium Only
Q Ending up a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 2,856 Premium Only
Q v. R 3rd Rank Defense Advanced (1800+) 6,484 Premium Only
Q v. R+B Advanced (1800+) 3,943 Premium Only
Q v. R+B II Advanced (1800+) 3,055 Premium Only
Q v. R+N+P Advanced (1800+) 4,026 Premium Only
Q v. R+N+P II Advanced (1800+) 4,137 Premium Only
Q+ f-pawn v. Q Advanced (1800+) 4,500 Premium Only
Q+B v. Q+N up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,242 Premium Only
Q+N v Q+B Leningrad Advanced (1800+) 4,111 Premium Only
Q+N v. Q+B Leningrad II Advanced (1800+) 3,881 Premium Only
QGD Space Advantage Advanced (1800+) 3,804 Premium Only
QGD Space Advantage II Advanced (1800+) 3,589 Premium Only
Queen v. Rook Advanced (1800+) 9,277 Premium Only
Queen v. Rook w/ Pawns Advanced (1800+) 4,308 Premium Only
R Ending 4 v. 3 Advanced (1800+) 3,557 Premium Only
R Endings 4 v 3 Advanced (1800+) 4,604 Premium Only
R v. B+Passer Advanced (1800+) 4,642 Premium Only
R v. B+Passer II Advanced (1800+) 3,831 Premium Only
R v. N and central P Advanced (1800+) 2,912 Premium Only
R v. N down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,342 Premium Only
R v. N down a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 4,171 Premium Only
R v. N Few Pawns Left II Advanced (1800+) 3,599 Premium Only
R v. N: Few Pawns Left Advanced (1800+) 4,324 Premium Only
R v. Q: To the Bitter End Advanced (1800+) 4,416 Premium Only
R v. Strong B+P Advanced (1800+) 3,382 Premium Only
R+B v. R: Force to the Side Advanced (1800+) 3,146 Premium Only
R+B v. R: Force to the Side II Advanced (1800+) 2,645 Premium Only
R+B v. R: K on the Side Advanced (1800+) 5,697 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N Exch French II Advanced (1800+) 3,778 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,242 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N Up a P II Advanced (1800+) 3,675 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N: Exch French Advanced (1800+) 3,460 Premium Only
R+N v. Q Keres-Fischer Advanced (1800+) 3,635 Premium Only
R+N v. R Typical Winning Idea Advanced (1800+) 3,685 Premium Only
R+N v. R: One Pawn Left!"] Advanced (1800+) 3,895 Premium Only
R+N v. R: the Last Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 3,298 Premium Only
R+N v. R: Typical Winning Pos Advanced (1800+) 6,139 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B Advanced (1800+) 4,184 Premium Only