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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+) 5,447 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,269 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B up a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 3,963 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N Advanced (1800+) 3,450 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N II Advanced (1800+) 3,358 Premium Only
R+R v. R+B Complex II Advanced (1800+) 3,310 Premium Only
R+R v. R+B Complex Advanced (1800+) 4,878 Premium Only
Reti Study, 1929 Advanced (1800+) 11,066 Premium Only
RNP v. RR Advanced (1800+) 3,749 Premium Only
Rook Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,721 Premium Only
Rook on the Side Advanced (1800+) 4,962 Premium Only
Rook on the Side II Advanced (1800+) 3,464 Premium Only
Rook v. Bishop: Catalan Advanced (1800+) 3,448 Premium Only
Rook vs. Terrific Knight Advanced (1800+) 3,848 Premium Only
RR v. RB down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,983 Premium Only
RR v. RB Down a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 3,861 Premium Only
RR v. RN down a pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,434 Premium Only
Same B Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,646 Premium Only
Sicilian King-in-Center Theme1 Advanced (1800+) 3,691 Premium Only
Sicilian King-in-Center Theme2 Advanced (1800+) 3,575 Premium Only
Strange Queen Placement Advanced (1800+) 5,638 Premium Only
Two Pawns up: French Def Advanced (1800+) 4,033 Premium Only
Two Rooks> Queen II Advanced (1800+) 4,084 Premium Only
Weak Dark Squares Advanced (1800+) 3,927 Premium Only
Weak IQP Advanced (1800+) 3,686 Premium Only
Weak IQP Endgame Advanced (1800+) 4,022 Premium Only
Winning With B+B v. N Advanced (1800+) 6,413 Premium Only
Winning With Queen and g Pawn Advanced (1800+) 6,113 Premium Only
Winning With Queen and d6 Pawn Advanced (1800+) 6,743 Premium Only
Winning With R+B Vs R Advanced (1800+) 6,661 Premium Only
Winning With R+N v. R Advanced (1800+) 7,766 Premium Only
Winning with Rook v. Bishop Advanced (1800+) 8,935 Premium Only
Winning With Rook v. Knight Advanced (1800+) 8,957 Premium Only
Winning With the Wrong Rook Pawn Advanced (1800+) 17,692 Premium Only