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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+) 4,970 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,868 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B up a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 3,568 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N Advanced (1800+) 3,204 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N II Advanced (1800+) 3,043 Premium Only
R+R v. R+B Complex II Advanced (1800+) 3,044 Premium Only
R+R v. R+B Complex Advanced (1800+) 4,491 Premium Only
Reti Study, 1929 Advanced (1800+) 9,968 Premium Only
RNP v. RR Advanced (1800+) 3,403 Premium Only
Rook Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,245 Premium Only
Rook on the Side Advanced (1800+) 4,454 Premium Only
Rook on the Side II Advanced (1800+) 3,143 Premium Only
Rook v. Bishop: Catalan Advanced (1800+) 3,166 Premium Only
Rook vs. Terrific Knight Advanced (1800+) 3,551 Premium Only
RR v. RB down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,544 Premium Only
RR v. RB Down a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 3,396 Premium Only
RR v. RN down a pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,077 Premium Only
Same B Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,298 Premium Only
Sicilian King-in-Center Theme1 Advanced (1800+) 3,346 Premium Only
Sicilian King-in-Center Theme2 Advanced (1800+) 3,258 Premium Only
Strange Queen Placement Advanced (1800+) 5,123 Premium Only
Two Pawns up: French Def Advanced (1800+) 3,682 Premium Only
Two Rooks> Queen II Advanced (1800+) 3,768 Premium Only
Weak Dark Squares Advanced (1800+) 3,652 Premium Only
Weak IQP Advanced (1800+) 3,257 Premium Only
Weak IQP Endgame Advanced (1800+) 3,709 Premium Only
Winning With B+B v. N Advanced (1800+) 5,933 Premium Only
Winning With Queen and g Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,531 Premium Only
Winning With Queen and d6 Pawn Advanced (1800+) 6,051 Premium Only
Winning With R+B Vs R Advanced (1800+) 5,955 Premium Only
Winning With R+N v. R Advanced (1800+) 7,093 Premium Only
Winning with Rook v. Bishop Advanced (1800+) 8,183 Premium Only
Winning With Rook v. Knight Advanced (1800+) 8,259 Premium Only
Winning With the Wrong Rook Pawn Advanced (1800+) 15,731 Premium Only