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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) 682,068 Begin »
N v. B Fischer-Saidy Intermediate (1400-1800) 541,152 Begin »
K+P Basics Beginner (< 1200) 63,296 Premium Only
R Endings: Passed Pawns Beginner (< 1200) 17,352 Premium Only
N Ending Symmetrical Intermediate (1400-1800) 7,112 Premium Only
N Ending: Majorities Intermediate (1400-1800) 5,964 Premium Only
N Ending: Majorities II Intermediate (1400-1800) 4,824 Premium Only
N v. B Fischer-Saidy II Intermediate (1400-1800) 4,373 Premium Only
Queen Ending Intermediate (1400-1800) 6,085 Premium Only
R Ending: Exchange QGD Intermediate (1400-1800) 5,184 Premium Only
R+B v. R+B Intermediate (1400-1800) 4,542 Premium Only
Same Colored Bs: Majorities II Intermediate (1400-1800) 4,159 Premium Only
Same Colored Bs: Majorities Intermediate (1400-1800) 4,998 Premium Only
Same-Colored Bs Gruenfeld End Intermediate (1400-1800) 4,133 Premium Only
B+N Ending: Majorities II Advanced (1800+) 4,091 Premium Only
B+N Ending: Majorities Advanced (1800+) 3,940 Premium Only
Bishop Pair v. R+2P II Advanced (1800+) 4,242 Premium Only
Bishop Pair v. R+2P Advanced (1800+) 3,869 Premium Only
Major Pieces: QGD Advanced (1800+) 3,961 Premium Only
Major Pieces: QGD II Advanced (1800+) 3,566 Premium Only
Q+N v Q+B Leningrad Advanced (1800+) 4,413 Premium Only
Q+N v. Q+B Leningrad II Advanced (1800+) 4,216 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N Exch French II Advanced (1800+) 4,167 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N: Exch French Advanced (1800+) 3,770 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B Advanced (1800+) 4,615 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B II Advanced (1800+) 5,953 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N Advanced (1800+) 3,744 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N II Advanced (1800+) 3,665 Premium Only