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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) 469,009 Begin »
N v. B Fischer-Saidy Intermediate (1400-1800) 358,744 Begin »
K+P Basics Beginner (< 1200) 47,282 Premium Only
R Endings: Passed Pawns Beginner (< 1200) 12,587 Premium Only
N Ending Symmetrical Intermediate (1400-1800) 5,153 Premium Only
N Ending: Majorities Intermediate (1400-1800) 4,367 Premium Only
N Ending: Majorities II Intermediate (1400-1800) 3,661 Premium Only
N v. B Fischer-Saidy II Intermediate (1400-1800) 3,027 Premium Only
Queen Ending Intermediate (1400-1800) 4,383 Premium Only
R Ending: Exchange QGD Intermediate (1400-1800) 3,575 Premium Only
R+B v. R+B Intermediate (1400-1800) 3,366 Premium Only
Same Colored Bs: Majorities II Intermediate (1400-1800) 3,028 Premium Only
Same Colored Bs: Majorities Intermediate (1400-1800) 3,490 Premium Only
Same-Colored Bs Gruenfeld End Intermediate (1400-1800) 2,745 Premium Only
B+N Ending: Majorities II Advanced (1800+) 2,878 Premium Only
B+N Ending: Majorities Advanced (1800+) 2,859 Premium Only
Bishop Pair v. R+2P II Advanced (1800+) 3,012 Premium Only
Bishop Pair v. R+2P Advanced (1800+) 2,853 Premium Only
Major Pieces: QGD Advanced (1800+) 2,913 Premium Only
Major Pieces: QGD II Advanced (1800+) 2,620 Premium Only
Q+N v Q+B Leningrad Advanced (1800+) 3,176 Premium Only
Q+N v. Q+B Leningrad II Advanced (1800+) 3,030 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N Exch French II Advanced (1800+) 2,900 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N: Exch French Advanced (1800+) 2,704 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B Advanced (1800+) 3,300 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B II Advanced (1800+) 4,180 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N Advanced (1800+) 2,720 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N II Advanced (1800+) 2,561 Premium Only