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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) 530,509 Begin »
N v. B Fischer-Saidy Intermediate (1400-1800) 410,557 Begin »
K+P Basics Beginner (< 1200) 52,121 Premium Only
R Endings: Passed Pawns Beginner (< 1200) 14,143 Premium Only
N Ending Symmetrical Intermediate (1400-1800) 5,693 Premium Only
N Ending: Majorities Intermediate (1400-1800) 4,834 Premium Only
N Ending: Majorities II Intermediate (1400-1800) 4,025 Premium Only
N v. B Fischer-Saidy II Intermediate (1400-1800) 3,422 Premium Only
Queen Ending Intermediate (1400-1800) 4,950 Premium Only
R Ending: Exchange QGD Intermediate (1400-1800) 4,078 Premium Only
R+B v. R+B Intermediate (1400-1800) 3,801 Premium Only
Same Colored Bs: Majorities II Intermediate (1400-1800) 3,361 Premium Only
Same Colored Bs: Majorities Intermediate (1400-1800) 3,961 Premium Only
Same-Colored Bs Gruenfeld End Intermediate (1400-1800) 3,214 Premium Only
B+N Ending: Majorities II Advanced (1800+) 3,274 Premium Only
B+N Ending: Majorities Advanced (1800+) 3,204 Premium Only
Bishop Pair v. R+2P II Advanced (1800+) 3,320 Premium Only
Bishop Pair v. R+2P Advanced (1800+) 3,145 Premium Only
Major Pieces: QGD Advanced (1800+) 3,246 Premium Only
Major Pieces: QGD II Advanced (1800+) 2,926 Premium Only
Q+N v Q+B Leningrad Advanced (1800+) 3,562 Premium Only
Q+N v. Q+B Leningrad II Advanced (1800+) 3,413 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N Exch French II Advanced (1800+) 3,225 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N: Exch French Advanced (1800+) 3,002 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B Advanced (1800+) 3,682 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B II Advanced (1800+) 4,701 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N Advanced (1800+) 3,046 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N II Advanced (1800+) 2,928 Premium Only