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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+) 4,621 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,653 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B up a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 3,282 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N Advanced (1800+) 3,019 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N II Advanced (1800+) 2,877 Premium Only
R+R v. R+B Complex II Advanced (1800+) 2,858 Premium Only
R+R v. R+B Complex Advanced (1800+) 4,215 Premium Only
Reti Study, 1929 Advanced (1800+) 9,336 Premium Only
RNP v. RR Advanced (1800+) 3,187 Premium Only
Rook Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,029 Premium Only
Rook on the Side Advanced (1800+) 4,201 Premium Only
Rook on the Side II Advanced (1800+) 2,962 Premium Only
Rook v. Bishop: Catalan Advanced (1800+) 2,996 Premium Only
Rook vs. Terrific Knight Advanced (1800+) 3,328 Premium Only
RR v. RB down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,314 Premium Only
RR v. RB Down a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 3,190 Premium Only
RR v. RN down a pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,833 Premium Only
Same B Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,071 Premium Only
Sicilian King-in-Center Theme1 Advanced (1800+) 3,173 Premium Only
Sicilian King-in-Center Theme2 Advanced (1800+) 3,070 Premium Only
Strange Queen Placement Advanced (1800+) 4,829 Premium Only
Two Pawns up: French Def Advanced (1800+) 3,500 Premium Only
Two Rooks> Queen II Advanced (1800+) 3,562 Premium Only
Weak Dark Squares Advanced (1800+) 3,475 Premium Only
Weak IQP Advanced (1800+) 3,091 Premium Only
Weak IQP Endgame Advanced (1800+) 3,445 Premium Only
Winning With B+B v. N Advanced (1800+) 5,672 Premium Only
Winning With Queen and g Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,233 Premium Only
Winning With Queen and d6 Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,731 Premium Only
Winning With R+B Vs R Advanced (1800+) 5,508 Premium Only
Winning With R+N v. R Advanced (1800+) 6,552 Premium Only
Winning with Rook v. Bishop Advanced (1800+) 7,743 Premium Only
Winning With Rook v. Knight Advanced (1800+) 7,894 Premium Only
Winning With the Wrong Rook Pawn Advanced (1800+) 14,868 Premium Only