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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+) 5,708 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,459 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B up a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 4,122 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N Advanced (1800+) 3,608 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N II Advanced (1800+) 3,489 Premium Only
R+R v. R+B Complex II Advanced (1800+) 3,421 Premium Only
R+R v. R+B Complex Advanced (1800+) 5,188 Premium Only
Reti Study, 1929 Advanced (1800+) 11,428 Premium Only
RNP v. RR Advanced (1800+) 3,950 Premium Only
Rook Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,994 Premium Only
Rook on the Side Advanced (1800+) 5,248 Premium Only
Rook on the Side II Advanced (1800+) 3,660 Premium Only
Rook v. Bishop: Catalan Advanced (1800+) 3,598 Premium Only
Rook vs. Terrific Knight Advanced (1800+) 4,005 Premium Only
RR v. RB down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,213 Premium Only
RR v. RB Down a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 4,016 Premium Only
RR v. RN down a pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,645 Premium Only
Same B Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,859 Premium Only
Sicilian King-in-Center Theme1 Advanced (1800+) 3,881 Premium Only
Sicilian King-in-Center Theme2 Advanced (1800+) 3,829 Premium Only
Strange Queen Placement Advanced (1800+) 5,890 Premium Only
Two Pawns up: French Def Advanced (1800+) 4,244 Premium Only
Two Rooks> Queen II Advanced (1800+) 4,284 Premium Only
Weak Dark Squares Advanced (1800+) 4,068 Premium Only
Weak IQP Advanced (1800+) 3,847 Premium Only
Weak IQP Endgame Advanced (1800+) 4,195 Premium Only
Winning With B+B v. N Advanced (1800+) 6,626 Premium Only
Winning With Queen and g Pawn Advanced (1800+) 6,319 Premium Only
Winning With Queen and d6 Pawn Advanced (1800+) 6,995 Premium Only
Winning With R+B Vs R Advanced (1800+) 6,880 Premium Only
Winning With R+N v. R Advanced (1800+) 7,981 Premium Only
Winning with Rook v. Bishop Advanced (1800+) 9,244 Premium Only
Winning With Rook v. Knight Advanced (1800+) 9,229 Premium Only
Winning With the Wrong Rook Pawn Advanced (1800+) 18,532 Premium Only