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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+) 5,953 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,555 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B up a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 4,278 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N Advanced (1800+) 3,744 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N II Advanced (1800+) 3,665 Premium Only
R+R v. R+B Complex II Advanced (1800+) 3,556 Premium Only
R+R v. R+B Complex Advanced (1800+) 5,522 Premium Only
Reti Study, 1929 Advanced (1800+) 11,792 Premium Only
RNP v. RR Advanced (1800+) 4,158 Premium Only
Rook Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 6,394 Premium Only
Rook on the Side Advanced (1800+) 5,576 Premium Only
Rook on the Side II Advanced (1800+) 3,771 Premium Only
Rook v. Bishop: Catalan Advanced (1800+) 3,829 Premium Only
Rook vs. Terrific Knight Advanced (1800+) 4,198 Premium Only
RR v. RB down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,569 Premium Only
RR v. RB Down a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 4,226 Premium Only
RR v. RN down a pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,837 Premium Only
Same B Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,063 Premium Only
Sicilian King-in-Center Theme1 Advanced (1800+) 4,083 Premium Only
Sicilian King-in-Center Theme2 Advanced (1800+) 4,119 Premium Only
Strange Queen Placement Advanced (1800+) 6,150 Premium Only
Two Pawns up: French Def Advanced (1800+) 4,562 Premium Only
Two Rooks> Queen II Advanced (1800+) 4,443 Premium Only
Weak Dark Squares Advanced (1800+) 4,277 Premium Only
Weak IQP Advanced (1800+) 3,989 Premium Only
Weak IQP Endgame Advanced (1800+) 4,461 Premium Only
Winning With B+B v. N Advanced (1800+) 6,856 Premium Only
Winning With Queen and g Pawn Advanced (1800+) 6,603 Premium Only
Winning With Queen and d6 Pawn Advanced (1800+) 7,265 Premium Only
Winning With R+B Vs R Advanced (1800+) 7,153 Premium Only
Winning With R+N v. R Advanced (1800+) 8,284 Premium Only
Winning with Rook v. Bishop Advanced (1800+) 9,586 Premium Only
Winning With Rook v. Knight Advanced (1800+) 9,604 Premium Only
Winning With the Wrong Rook Pawn Advanced (1800+) 19,228 Premium Only