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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+) 5,248 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,082 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B up a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 3,802 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N Advanced (1800+) 3,326 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N II Advanced (1800+) 3,227 Premium Only
R+R v. R+B Complex II Advanced (1800+) 3,216 Premium Only
R+R v. R+B Complex Advanced (1800+) 4,716 Premium Only
Reti Study, 1929 Advanced (1800+) 10,550 Premium Only
RNP v. RR Advanced (1800+) 3,609 Premium Only
Rook Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,532 Premium Only
Rook on the Side Advanced (1800+) 4,764 Premium Only
Rook on the Side II Advanced (1800+) 3,312 Premium Only
Rook v. Bishop: Catalan Advanced (1800+) 3,327 Premium Only
Rook vs. Terrific Knight Advanced (1800+) 3,719 Premium Only
RR v. RB down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,814 Premium Only
RR v. RB Down a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 3,655 Premium Only
RR v. RN down a pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,338 Premium Only
Same B Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,476 Premium Only
Sicilian King-in-Center Theme1 Advanced (1800+) 3,539 Premium Only
Sicilian King-in-Center Theme2 Advanced (1800+) 3,420 Premium Only
Strange Queen Placement Advanced (1800+) 5,407 Premium Only
Two Pawns up: French Def Advanced (1800+) 3,872 Premium Only
Two Rooks> Queen II Advanced (1800+) 3,959 Premium Only
Weak Dark Squares Advanced (1800+) 3,807 Premium Only
Weak IQP Advanced (1800+) 3,411 Premium Only
Weak IQP Endgame Advanced (1800+) 3,913 Premium Only
Winning With B+B v. N Advanced (1800+) 6,201 Premium Only
Winning With Queen and g Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,804 Premium Only
Winning With Queen and d6 Pawn Advanced (1800+) 6,408 Premium Only
Winning With R+B Vs R Advanced (1800+) 6,341 Premium Only
Winning With R+N v. R Advanced (1800+) 7,458 Premium Only
Winning with Rook v. Bishop Advanced (1800+) 8,564 Premium Only
Winning With Rook v. Knight Advanced (1800+) 8,656 Premium Only
Winning With the Wrong Rook Pawn Advanced (1800+) 16,810 Premium Only