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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+) 4,643 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,674 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B up a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 3,300 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N Advanced (1800+) 3,024 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N II Advanced (1800+) 2,897 Premium Only
R+R v. R+B Complex II Advanced (1800+) 2,861 Premium Only
R+R v. R+B Complex Advanced (1800+) 4,226 Premium Only
Reti Study, 1929 Advanced (1800+) 9,385 Premium Only
RNP v. RR Advanced (1800+) 3,209 Premium Only
Rook Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,034 Premium Only
Rook on the Side Advanced (1800+) 4,212 Premium Only
Rook on the Side II Advanced (1800+) 2,970 Premium Only
Rook v. Bishop: Catalan Advanced (1800+) 3,015 Premium Only
Rook vs. Terrific Knight Advanced (1800+) 3,357 Premium Only
RR v. RB down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,325 Premium Only
RR v. RB Down a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 3,196 Premium Only
RR v. RN down a pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,840 Premium Only
Same B Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,146 Premium Only
Sicilian King-in-Center Theme1 Advanced (1800+) 3,181 Premium Only
Sicilian King-in-Center Theme2 Advanced (1800+) 3,080 Premium Only
Strange Queen Placement Advanced (1800+) 4,838 Premium Only
Two Pawns up: French Def Advanced (1800+) 3,517 Premium Only
Two Rooks> Queen II Advanced (1800+) 3,571 Premium Only
Weak Dark Squares Advanced (1800+) 3,477 Premium Only
Weak IQP Advanced (1800+) 3,102 Premium Only
Weak IQP Endgame Advanced (1800+) 3,456 Premium Only
Winning With B+B v. N Advanced (1800+) 5,690 Premium Only
Winning With Queen and g Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,253 Premium Only
Winning With Queen and d6 Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,742 Premium Only
Winning With R+B Vs R Advanced (1800+) 5,522 Premium Only
Winning With R+N v. R Advanced (1800+) 6,634 Premium Only
Winning with Rook v. Bishop Advanced (1800+) 7,758 Premium Only
Winning With Rook v. Knight Advanced (1800+) 7,921 Premium Only
Winning With the Wrong Rook Pawn Advanced (1800+) 14,935 Premium Only