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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+) 4,704 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,731 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B up a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 3,360 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N Advanced (1800+) 3,049 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N II Advanced (1800+) 2,935 Premium Only
R+R v. R+B Complex II Advanced (1800+) 2,902 Premium Only
R+R v. R+B Complex Advanced (1800+) 4,335 Premium Only
Reti Study, 1929 Advanced (1800+) 9,523 Premium Only
RNP v. RR Advanced (1800+) 3,254 Premium Only
Rook Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,093 Premium Only
Rook on the Side Advanced (1800+) 4,263 Premium Only
Rook on the Side II Advanced (1800+) 3,010 Premium Only
Rook v. Bishop: Catalan Advanced (1800+) 3,054 Premium Only
Rook vs. Terrific Knight Advanced (1800+) 3,409 Premium Only
RR v. RB down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,364 Premium Only
RR v. RB Down a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 3,251 Premium Only
RR v. RN down a pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,897 Premium Only
Same B Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,183 Premium Only
Sicilian King-in-Center Theme1 Advanced (1800+) 3,235 Premium Only
Sicilian King-in-Center Theme2 Advanced (1800+) 3,119 Premium Only
Strange Queen Placement Advanced (1800+) 4,907 Premium Only
Two Pawns up: French Def Advanced (1800+) 3,550 Premium Only
Two Rooks> Queen II Advanced (1800+) 3,620 Premium Only
Weak Dark Squares Advanced (1800+) 3,514 Premium Only
Weak IQP Advanced (1800+) 3,141 Premium Only
Weak IQP Endgame Advanced (1800+) 3,549 Premium Only
Winning With B+B v. N Advanced (1800+) 5,735 Premium Only
Winning With Queen and g Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,296 Premium Only
Winning With Queen and d6 Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,844 Premium Only
Winning With R+B Vs R Advanced (1800+) 5,634 Premium Only
Winning With R+N v. R Advanced (1800+) 6,740 Premium Only
Winning with Rook v. Bishop Advanced (1800+) 7,828 Premium Only
Winning With Rook v. Knight Advanced (1800+) 8,026 Premium Only
Winning With the Wrong Rook Pawn Advanced (1800+) 15,135 Premium Only