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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) 647,547 Begin »
N v. B Fischer-Saidy Intermediate (1400-1800) 511,180 Begin »
K+P Basics Beginner (< 1200) 60,642 Premium Only
R Endings: Passed Pawns Beginner (< 1200) 16,651 Premium Only
N Ending Symmetrical Intermediate (1400-1800) 6,769 Premium Only
N Ending: Majorities Intermediate (1400-1800) 5,727 Premium Only
N Ending: Majorities II Intermediate (1400-1800) 4,626 Premium Only
N v. B Fischer-Saidy II Intermediate (1400-1800) 4,137 Premium Only
Queen Ending Intermediate (1400-1800) 5,884 Premium Only
R Ending: Exchange QGD Intermediate (1400-1800) 4,983 Premium Only
R+B v. R+B Intermediate (1400-1800) 4,398 Premium Only
Same Colored Bs: Majorities II Intermediate (1400-1800) 3,989 Premium Only
Same Colored Bs: Majorities Intermediate (1400-1800) 4,755 Premium Only
Same-Colored Bs Gruenfeld End Intermediate (1400-1800) 3,905 Premium Only
B+N Ending: Majorities II Advanced (1800+) 3,952 Premium Only
B+N Ending: Majorities Advanced (1800+) 3,776 Premium Only
Bishop Pair v. R+2P II Advanced (1800+) 3,989 Premium Only
Bishop Pair v. R+2P Advanced (1800+) 3,709 Premium Only
Major Pieces: QGD Advanced (1800+) 3,808 Premium Only
Major Pieces: QGD II Advanced (1800+) 3,457 Premium Only
Q+N v Q+B Leningrad Advanced (1800+) 4,249 Premium Only
Q+N v. Q+B Leningrad II Advanced (1800+) 4,035 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N Exch French II Advanced (1800+) 3,894 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N: Exch French Advanced (1800+) 3,598 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B Advanced (1800+) 4,435 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B II Advanced (1800+) 5,707 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N Advanced (1800+) 3,606 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N II Advanced (1800+) 3,487 Premium Only