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
Opp Bishops up 2 Pawns II Advanced (1800+) 4,157 Premium Only
Opp Bishops Up a P w/ Rs Advanced (1800+) 7,997 Premium Only
Pawn Up Caro-Kann Advanced (1800+) 4,118 Premium Only
Pawn Up Modern Def Advanced (1800+) 3,907 Premium Only
Pawn up Open Game Advanced (1800+) 4,730 Premium Only
Petrosian – Dvoretsky, 1975 Advanced (1800+) 12,534 Premium Only
Piece v. 2P, Sicilian Advanced (1800+) 6,282 Premium Only
Piece v. 2P, Sicilian II Advanced (1800+) 4,455 Premium Only
Pollock - Allies, Buffalo 1893 Advanced (1800+) 10,325 Premium Only
Promoting With Bishop Vs Knight Advanced (1800+) 10,234 Premium Only
Q Ending Down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,956 Premium Only
Q Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,516 Premium Only
Q Ending up a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 3,512 Premium Only
Q v. R 3rd Rank Defense Advanced (1800+) 8,076 Premium Only
Q v. R+B Advanced (1800+) 5,039 Premium Only
Q v. R+B II Advanced (1800+) 3,915 Premium Only
Q v. R+N+P Advanced (1800+) 5,037 Premium Only
Q v. R+N+P II Advanced (1800+) 5,233 Premium Only
Q+ f-pawn v. Q Advanced (1800+) 5,643 Premium Only
Q+B v. Q+N up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 6,728 Premium Only
Q+N v Q+B Leningrad Advanced (1800+) 5,055 Premium Only
Q+N v. Q+B Leningrad II Advanced (1800+) 4,907 Premium Only
QGD Space Advantage Advanced (1800+) 4,706 Premium Only
QGD Space Advantage II Advanced (1800+) 4,488 Premium Only
Queen v. Rook Advanced (1800+) 11,262 Premium Only
Queen v. Rook w/ Pawns Advanced (1800+) 5,322 Premium Only
R Ending 4 v. 3 Advanced (1800+) 4,410 Premium Only
R Endings 4 v 3 Advanced (1800+) 5,886 Premium Only
R v. B+Passer Advanced (1800+) 6,094 Premium Only
R v. B+Passer II Advanced (1800+) 4,940 Premium Only
R v. N and central P Advanced (1800+) 3,703 Premium Only
R v. N down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,775 Premium Only
R v. N down a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 5,122 Premium Only
R v. N Few Pawns Left II Advanced (1800+) 4,422 Premium Only
R v. N: Few Pawns Left Advanced (1800+) 5,694 Premium Only
R v. Q: To the Bitter End Advanced (1800+) 5,323 Premium Only
R v. Strong B+P Advanced (1800+) 4,426 Premium Only
R+B v. R: Force to the Side Advanced (1800+) 3,950 Premium Only
R+B v. R: Force to the Side II Advanced (1800+) 3,429 Premium Only
R+B v. R: K on the Side Advanced (1800+) 7,183 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N Exch French II Advanced (1800+) 4,588 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,134 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N Up a P II Advanced (1800+) 4,660 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N: Exch French Advanced (1800+) 4,206 Premium Only
R+N v. Q Keres-Fischer Advanced (1800+) 4,587 Premium Only
R+N v. R Typical Winning Idea Advanced (1800+) 4,564 Premium Only
R+N v. R: One Pawn Left!"] Advanced (1800+) 5,120 Premium Only
R+N v. R: the Last Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 4,088 Premium Only
R+N v. R: Typical Winning Pos Advanced (1800+) 7,395 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B Advanced (1800+) 5,196 Premium Only