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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+) 4,179 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,261 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B up a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 2,847 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N Advanced (1800+) 2,714 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N II Advanced (1800+) 2,558 Premium Only
R+R v. R+B Complex II Advanced (1800+) 2,601 Premium Only
R+R v. R+B Complex Advanced (1800+) 3,862 Premium Only
Reti Study, 1929 Advanced (1800+) 8,431 Premium Only
RNP v. RR Advanced (1800+) 2,817 Premium Only
Rook Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,627 Premium Only
Rook on the Side Advanced (1800+) 3,749 Premium Only
Rook on the Side II Advanced (1800+) 2,646 Premium Only
Rook v. Bishop: Catalan Advanced (1800+) 2,797 Premium Only
Rook vs. Terrific Knight Advanced (1800+) 2,975 Premium Only
RR v. RB down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,937 Premium Only
RR v. RB Down a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 2,779 Premium Only
RR v. RN down a pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,360 Premium Only
Same B Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 2,749 Premium Only
Sicilian King-in-Center Theme1 Advanced (1800+) 2,917 Premium Only
Sicilian King-in-Center Theme2 Advanced (1800+) 2,797 Premium Only
Strange Queen Placement Advanced (1800+) 4,400 Premium Only
Two Pawns up: French Def Advanced (1800+) 3,206 Premium Only
Two Rooks> Queen II Advanced (1800+) 3,087 Premium Only
Weak Dark Squares Advanced (1800+) 3,091 Premium Only
Weak IQP Advanced (1800+) 2,809 Premium Only
Weak IQP Endgame Advanced (1800+) 3,128 Premium Only
Winning With B+B v. N Advanced (1800+) 5,256 Premium Only
Winning With Queen and g Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,780 Premium Only
Winning With Queen and d6 Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,202 Premium Only
Winning With R+B Vs R Advanced (1800+) 4,882 Premium Only
Winning With R+N v. R Advanced (1800+) 5,919 Premium Only
Winning with Rook v. Bishop Advanced (1800+) 6,903 Premium Only
Winning With Rook v. Knight Advanced (1800+) 6,930 Premium Only
Winning With the Wrong Rook Pawn Advanced (1800+) 13,068 Premium Only