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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) 628,146 Begin »
N v. B Fischer-Saidy Intermediate (1400-1800) 494,509 Begin »
K+P Basics Beginner (< 1200) 59,529 Premium Only
R Endings: Passed Pawns Beginner (< 1200) 16,304 Premium Only
N Ending Symmetrical Intermediate (1400-1800) 6,561 Premium Only
N Ending: Majorities Intermediate (1400-1800) 5,576 Premium Only
N Ending: Majorities II Intermediate (1400-1800) 4,500 Premium Only
N v. B Fischer-Saidy II Intermediate (1400-1800) 4,007 Premium Only
Queen Ending Intermediate (1400-1800) 5,765 Premium Only
R Ending: Exchange QGD Intermediate (1400-1800) 4,794 Premium Only
R+B v. R+B Intermediate (1400-1800) 4,315 Premium Only
Same Colored Bs: Majorities II Intermediate (1400-1800) 3,898 Premium Only
Same Colored Bs: Majorities Intermediate (1400-1800) 4,640 Premium Only
Same-Colored Bs Gruenfeld End Intermediate (1400-1800) 3,804 Premium Only
B+N Ending: Majorities II Advanced (1800+) 3,884 Premium Only
B+N Ending: Majorities Advanced (1800+) 3,676 Premium Only
Bishop Pair v. R+2P II Advanced (1800+) 3,878 Premium Only
Bishop Pair v. R+2P Advanced (1800+) 3,613 Premium Only
Major Pieces: QGD Advanced (1800+) 3,723 Premium Only
Major Pieces: QGD II Advanced (1800+) 3,409 Premium Only
Q+N v Q+B Leningrad Advanced (1800+) 4,181 Premium Only
Q+N v. Q+B Leningrad II Advanced (1800+) 3,928 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N Exch French II Advanced (1800+) 3,821 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N: Exch French Advanced (1800+) 3,509 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B Advanced (1800+) 4,326 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B II Advanced (1800+) 5,533 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N Advanced (1800+) 3,513 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N II Advanced (1800+) 3,411 Premium Only