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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+) 5,556 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,352 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B up a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 4,009 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N Advanced (1800+) 3,545 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N II Advanced (1800+) 3,439 Premium Only
R+R v. R+B Complex II Advanced (1800+) 3,360 Premium Only
R+R v. R+B Complex Advanced (1800+) 5,023 Premium Only
Reti Study, 1929 Advanced (1800+) 11,249 Premium Only
RNP v. RR Advanced (1800+) 3,837 Premium Only
Rook Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,882 Premium Only
Rook on the Side Advanced (1800+) 5,090 Premium Only
Rook on the Side II Advanced (1800+) 3,550 Premium Only
Rook v. Bishop: Catalan Advanced (1800+) 3,540 Premium Only
Rook vs. Terrific Knight Advanced (1800+) 3,943 Premium Only
RR v. RB down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,070 Premium Only
RR v. RB Down a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 3,957 Premium Only
RR v. RN down a pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,531 Premium Only
Same B Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 3,766 Premium Only
Sicilian King-in-Center Theme1 Advanced (1800+) 3,797 Premium Only
Sicilian King-in-Center Theme2 Advanced (1800+) 3,724 Premium Only
Strange Queen Placement Advanced (1800+) 5,818 Premium Only
Two Pawns up: French Def Advanced (1800+) 4,160 Premium Only
Two Rooks> Queen II Advanced (1800+) 4,185 Premium Only
Weak Dark Squares Advanced (1800+) 4,021 Premium Only
Weak IQP Advanced (1800+) 3,767 Premium Only
Weak IQP Endgame Advanced (1800+) 4,087 Premium Only
Winning With B+B v. N Advanced (1800+) 6,530 Premium Only
Winning With Queen and g Pawn Advanced (1800+) 6,243 Premium Only
Winning With Queen and d6 Pawn Advanced (1800+) 6,867 Premium Only
Winning With R+B Vs R Advanced (1800+) 6,775 Premium Only
Winning With R+N v. R Advanced (1800+) 7,893 Premium Only
Winning with Rook v. Bishop Advanced (1800+) 9,107 Premium Only
Winning With Rook v. Knight Advanced (1800+) 9,125 Premium Only
Winning With the Wrong Rook Pawn Advanced (1800+) 18,163 Premium Only