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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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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) 519,516 Begin »
N v. B Fischer-Saidy Intermediate (1400-1800) 401,102 Begin »
K+P Basics Beginner (< 1200) 51,319 Premium Only
R Endings: Passed Pawns Beginner (< 1200) 13,885 Premium Only
N Ending Symmetrical Intermediate (1400-1800) 5,625 Premium Only
N Ending: Majorities Intermediate (1400-1800) 4,774 Premium Only
N Ending: Majorities II Intermediate (1400-1800) 3,969 Premium Only
N v. B Fischer-Saidy II Intermediate (1400-1800) 3,353 Premium Only
Queen Ending Intermediate (1400-1800) 4,879 Premium Only
R Ending: Exchange QGD Intermediate (1400-1800) 4,014 Premium Only
R+B v. R+B Intermediate (1400-1800) 3,739 Premium Only
Same Colored Bs: Majorities II Intermediate (1400-1800) 3,311 Premium Only
Same Colored Bs: Majorities Intermediate (1400-1800) 3,926 Premium Only
Same-Colored Bs Gruenfeld End Intermediate (1400-1800) 3,141 Premium Only
B+N Ending: Majorities II Advanced (1800+) 3,196 Premium Only
B+N Ending: Majorities Advanced (1800+) 3,147 Premium Only
Bishop Pair v. R+2P II Advanced (1800+) 3,285 Premium Only
Bishop Pair v. R+2P Advanced (1800+) 3,103 Premium Only
Major Pieces: QGD Advanced (1800+) 3,186 Premium Only
Major Pieces: QGD II Advanced (1800+) 2,888 Premium Only
Q+N v Q+B Leningrad Advanced (1800+) 3,520 Premium Only
Q+N v. Q+B Leningrad II Advanced (1800+) 3,350 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N Exch French II Advanced (1800+) 3,166 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N: Exch French Advanced (1800+) 2,932 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B Advanced (1800+) 3,641 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B II Advanced (1800+) 4,612 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N Advanced (1800+) 3,005 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N II Advanced (1800+) 2,817 Premium Only