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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+) 6,106 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,647 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B up a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 4,364 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N Advanced (1800+) 3,817 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N II Advanced (1800+) 3,727 Premium Only
R+R v. R+B Complex II Advanced (1800+) 3,657 Premium Only
R+R v. R+B Complex Advanced (1800+) 5,647 Premium Only
Reti Study, 1929 Advanced (1800+) 11,992 Premium Only
RNP v. RR Advanced (1800+) 4,227 Premium Only
Rook Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 6,615 Premium Only
Rook on the Side Advanced (1800+) 5,718 Premium Only
Rook on the Side II Advanced (1800+) 3,866 Premium Only
Rook v. Bishop: Catalan Advanced (1800+) 3,968 Premium Only
Rook vs. Terrific Knight Advanced (1800+) 4,298 Premium Only
RR v. RB down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,719 Premium Only
RR v. RB Down a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 4,338 Premium Only
RR v. RN down a pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,935 Premium Only
Same B Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,246 Premium Only
Sicilian King-in-Center Theme1 Advanced (1800+) 4,195 Premium Only
Sicilian King-in-Center Theme2 Advanced (1800+) 4,240 Premium Only
Strange Queen Placement Advanced (1800+) 6,344 Premium Only
Two Pawns up: French Def Advanced (1800+) 4,630 Premium Only
Two Rooks> Queen II Advanced (1800+) 4,523 Premium Only
Weak Dark Squares Advanced (1800+) 4,415 Premium Only
Weak IQP Advanced (1800+) 4,073 Premium Only
Weak IQP Endgame Advanced (1800+) 4,523 Premium Only
Winning With B+B v. N Advanced (1800+) 7,029 Premium Only
Winning With Queen and g Pawn Advanced (1800+) 6,745 Premium Only
Winning With Queen and d6 Pawn Advanced (1800+) 7,438 Premium Only
Winning With R+B Vs R Advanced (1800+) 7,336 Premium Only
Winning With R+N v. R Advanced (1800+) 8,413 Premium Only
Winning with Rook v. Bishop Advanced (1800+) 9,735 Premium Only
Winning With Rook v. Knight Advanced (1800+) 9,810 Premium Only
Winning With the Wrong Rook Pawn Advanced (1800+) 19,674 Premium Only