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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+) 3,376 Premium Only
Opp Bishops Up a P w/ Rs Advanced (1800+) 6,649 Premium Only
Pawn Up Caro-Kann Advanced (1800+) 2,900 Premium Only
Pawn Up Modern Def Advanced (1800+) 3,056 Premium Only
Pawn up Open Game Advanced (1800+) 3,712 Premium Only
Petrosian – Dvoretsky, 1975 Advanced (1800+) 10,877 Premium Only
Piece v. 2P, Sicilian Advanced (1800+) 5,274 Premium Only
Piece v. 2P, Sicilian II Advanced (1800+) 3,293 Premium Only
Pollock - Allies, Buffalo 1893 Advanced (1800+) 8,734 Premium Only
Promoting With Bishop Vs Knight Advanced (1800+) 8,217 Premium Only
Q Ending Down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,773 Premium Only
Q Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,124 Premium Only
Q Ending up a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 2,821 Premium Only
Q v. R 3rd Rank Defense Advanced (1800+) 6,290 Premium Only
Q v. R+B Advanced (1800+) 3,883 Premium Only
Q v. R+B II Advanced (1800+) 3,010 Premium Only
Q v. R+N+P Advanced (1800+) 3,937 Premium Only
Q v. R+N+P II Advanced (1800+) 4,054 Premium Only
Q+ f-pawn v. Q Advanced (1800+) 4,419 Premium Only
Q+B v. Q+N up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,143 Premium Only
Q+N v Q+B Leningrad Advanced (1800+) 4,065 Premium Only
Q+N v. Q+B Leningrad II Advanced (1800+) 3,817 Premium Only
QGD Space Advantage Advanced (1800+) 3,773 Premium Only
QGD Space Advantage II Advanced (1800+) 3,499 Premium Only
Queen v. Rook Advanced (1800+) 9,130 Premium Only
Queen v. Rook w/ Pawns Advanced (1800+) 4,160 Premium Only
R Ending 4 v. 3 Advanced (1800+) 3,476 Premium Only
R Endings 4 v 3 Advanced (1800+) 4,515 Premium Only
R v. B+Passer Advanced (1800+) 4,550 Premium Only
R v. B+Passer II Advanced (1800+) 3,742 Premium Only
R v. N and central P Advanced (1800+) 2,866 Premium Only
R v. N down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,302 Premium Only
R v. N down a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 4,104 Premium Only
R v. N Few Pawns Left II Advanced (1800+) 3,551 Premium Only
R v. N: Few Pawns Left Advanced (1800+) 4,238 Premium Only
R v. Q: To the Bitter End Advanced (1800+) 4,307 Premium Only
R v. Strong B+P Advanced (1800+) 3,347 Premium Only
R+B v. R: Force to the Side Advanced (1800+) 3,116 Premium Only
R+B v. R: Force to the Side II Advanced (1800+) 2,617 Premium Only
R+B v. R: K on the Side Advanced (1800+) 5,581 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N Exch French II Advanced (1800+) 3,732 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,205 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N Up a P II Advanced (1800+) 3,640 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N: Exch French Advanced (1800+) 3,380 Premium Only
R+N v. Q Keres-Fischer Advanced (1800+) 3,598 Premium Only
R+N v. R Typical Winning Idea Advanced (1800+) 3,642 Premium Only
R+N v. R: One Pawn Left!"] Advanced (1800+) 3,840 Premium Only
R+N v. R: the Last Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 3,249 Premium Only
R+N v. R: Typical Winning Pos Advanced (1800+) 6,054 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B Advanced (1800+) 4,144 Premium Only