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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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Or, select specific themes and positions below!

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
R+N v. R+B II Advanced (1800+) 5,392 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,203 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B up a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 3,893 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N Advanced (1800+) 3,409 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N II Advanced (1800+) 3,301 Premium Only
R+R v. R+B Complex II Advanced (1800+) 3,280 Premium Only
R+R v. R+B Complex Advanced (1800+) 4,818 Premium Only
Reti Study, 1929 Advanced (1800+) 10,945 Premium Only
RNP v. RR Advanced (1800+) 3,712 Premium Only
Rook Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,657 Premium Only
Rook on the Side Advanced (1800+) 4,863 Premium Only
Rook on the Side II Advanced (1800+) 3,416 Premium Only
Rook v. Bishop: Catalan Advanced (1800+) 3,401 Premium Only
Rook vs. Terrific Knight Advanced (1800+) 3,797 Premium Only
RR v. RB down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,922 Premium Only
RR v. RB Down a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 3,820 Premium Only
RR v. RN down a pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,394 Premium Only
Same B Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,574 Premium Only
Sicilian King-in-Center Theme1 Advanced (1800+) 3,630 Premium Only
Sicilian King-in-Center Theme2 Advanced (1800+) 3,509 Premium Only
Strange Queen Placement Advanced (1800+) 5,558 Premium Only
Two Pawns up: French Def Advanced (1800+) 3,975 Premium Only
Two Rooks> Queen II Advanced (1800+) 4,039 Premium Only
Weak Dark Squares Advanced (1800+) 3,862 Premium Only
Weak IQP Advanced (1800+) 3,603 Premium Only
Weak IQP Endgame Advanced (1800+) 3,980 Premium Only
Winning With B+B v. N Advanced (1800+) 6,332 Premium Only
Winning With Queen and g Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,970 Premium Only
Winning With Queen and d6 Pawn Advanced (1800+) 6,577 Premium Only
Winning With R+B Vs R Advanced (1800+) 6,489 Premium Only
Winning With R+N v. R Advanced (1800+) 7,643 Premium Only
Winning with Rook v. Bishop Advanced (1800+) 8,849 Premium Only
Winning With Rook v. Knight Advanced (1800+) 8,860 Premium Only
Winning With the Wrong Rook Pawn Advanced (1800+) 17,358 Premium Only