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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
Rook and Pawn Basics Beginner (< 1200) 603,484 Begin »
N v. B Fischer-Saidy Intermediate (1400-1800) 473,027 Begin »
K+P Basics Beginner (< 1200) 57,887 Premium Only
R Endings: Passed Pawns Beginner (< 1200) 15,826 Premium Only
N Ending Symmetrical Intermediate (1400-1800) 6,381 Premium Only
N Ending: Majorities Intermediate (1400-1800) 5,389 Premium Only
N Ending: Majorities II Intermediate (1400-1800) 4,377 Premium Only
N v. B Fischer-Saidy II Intermediate (1400-1800) 3,873 Premium Only
Queen Ending Intermediate (1400-1800) 5,559 Premium Only
R Ending: Exchange QGD Intermediate (1400-1800) 4,679 Premium Only
R+B v. R+B Intermediate (1400-1800) 4,219 Premium Only
Same Colored Bs: Majorities II Intermediate (1400-1800) 3,807 Premium Only
Same Colored Bs: Majorities Intermediate (1400-1800) 4,498 Premium Only
Same-Colored Bs Gruenfeld End Intermediate (1400-1800) 3,675 Premium Only
B+N Ending: Majorities II Advanced (1800+) 3,768 Premium Only
B+N Ending: Majorities Advanced (1800+) 3,554 Premium Only
Bishop Pair v. R+2P II Advanced (1800+) 3,745 Premium Only
Bishop Pair v. R+2P Advanced (1800+) 3,538 Premium Only
Major Pieces: QGD Advanced (1800+) 3,622 Premium Only
Major Pieces: QGD II Advanced (1800+) 3,293 Premium Only
Q+N v Q+B Leningrad Advanced (1800+) 4,065 Premium Only
Q+N v. Q+B Leningrad II Advanced (1800+) 3,817 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N Exch French II Advanced (1800+) 3,732 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N: Exch French Advanced (1800+) 3,380 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B Advanced (1800+) 4,144 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B II Advanced (1800+) 5,392 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N Advanced (1800+) 3,409 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N II Advanced (1800+) 3,305 Premium Only