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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+) 5,097 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,960 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B up a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 3,686 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N Advanced (1800+) 3,254 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N II Advanced (1800+) 3,141 Premium Only
R+R v. R+B Complex II Advanced (1800+) 3,109 Premium Only
R+R v. R+B Complex Advanced (1800+) 4,580 Premium Only
Reti Study, 1929 Advanced (1800+) 10,277 Premium Only
RNP v. RR Advanced (1800+) 3,450 Premium Only
Rook Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,332 Premium Only
Rook on the Side Advanced (1800+) 4,594 Premium Only
Rook on the Side II Advanced (1800+) 3,217 Premium Only
Rook v. Bishop: Catalan Advanced (1800+) 3,222 Premium Only
Rook vs. Terrific Knight Advanced (1800+) 3,624 Premium Only
RR v. RB down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,657 Premium Only
RR v. RB Down a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 3,450 Premium Only
RR v. RN down a pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,196 Premium Only
Same B Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,368 Premium Only
Sicilian King-in-Center Theme1 Advanced (1800+) 3,405 Premium Only
Sicilian King-in-Center Theme2 Advanced (1800+) 3,320 Premium Only
Strange Queen Placement Advanced (1800+) 5,231 Premium Only
Two Pawns up: French Def Advanced (1800+) 3,756 Premium Only
Two Rooks> Queen II Advanced (1800+) 3,850 Premium Only
Weak Dark Squares Advanced (1800+) 3,734 Premium Only
Weak IQP Advanced (1800+) 3,324 Premium Only
Weak IQP Endgame Advanced (1800+) 3,810 Premium Only
Winning With B+B v. N Advanced (1800+) 6,031 Premium Only
Winning With Queen and g Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,630 Premium Only
Winning With Queen and d6 Pawn Advanced (1800+) 6,187 Premium Only
Winning With R+B Vs R Advanced (1800+) 6,119 Premium Only
Winning With R+N v. R Advanced (1800+) 7,237 Premium Only
Winning with Rook v. Bishop Advanced (1800+) 8,326 Premium Only
Winning With Rook v. Knight Advanced (1800+) 8,465 Premium Only
Winning With the Wrong Rook Pawn Advanced (1800+) 16,111 Premium Only