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
Piece vs Two Pawns: Opposite-Sides Castling Advanced (1800+) 6,572 Premium Only
Piece vs Two Pawns: Same-Side Castling Advanced (1800+) 4,711 Premium Only
Q Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,876 Premium Only
Q Ending up a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 3,769 Premium Only
Q v. R+B Advanced (1800+) 5,351 Premium Only
Q+B v. Q+N up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 7,138 Premium Only
Q+N v Q+B Leningrad Advanced (1800+) 5,390 Premium Only
Q+N v. Q+B Leningrad II Advanced (1800+) 5,280 Premium Only
QGD Space Advantage Advanced (1800+) 4,875 Premium Only
QGD Space Advantage II Advanced (1800+) 4,781 Premium Only
Queen And Bishop-Pawn vs Queen Advanced (1800+) 6,041 Premium Only
Queen And D-Pawn vs Queen Advanced (1800+) 8,771 Premium Only
Queen And G-Pawn vs Queen Advanced (1800+) 7,948 Premium Only
Queen And Pawn vs Two Rooks Advanced (1800+) 5,736 Premium Only
Queen vs Queen And Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,276 Premium Only
Queen vs Rook Advanced (1800+) 12,580 Premium Only
Queen vs Rook And Pawn: Break The Fortress Advanced (1800+) 7,124 Premium Only
Queen vs Rook, Knight, Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,372 Premium Only
Queen vs Rook: Third-Rank Defense Advanced (1800+) 8,955 Premium Only
R Endings 4 v 3 Advanced (1800+) 6,487 Premium Only
R v. B+Passer Advanced (1800+) 6,480 Premium Only
R v. B+Passer II Advanced (1800+) 5,329 Premium Only
R v. N and central P Advanced (1800+) 3,921 Premium Only
R v. N down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 6,161 Premium Only
R v. N: Few Pawns Left Advanced (1800+) 6,005 Premium Only
R v. Strong B+P Advanced (1800+) 4,793 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N Exch French II Advanced (1800+) 4,849 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,366 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N: Exch French Advanced (1800+) 4,373 Premium Only
R+N v. Q Keres-Fischer Advanced (1800+) 4,915 Premium Only
R+N v. R: One Pawn Left!"] Advanced (1800+) 5,476 Premium Only
R+N v. R: the Last Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 4,396 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B Advanced (1800+) 5,584 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B II Advanced (1800+) 7,066 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,589 Premium Only
RNP v. RR Advanced (1800+) 5,253 Premium Only
Rook And Bishop vs Rook: The Philidor Position Advanced (1800+) 8,562 Premium Only
Rook And Bishop vs Rook: Making Progress Advanced (1800+) 4,205 Premium Only
Rook And Knight vs Rook: A Win Advanced (1800+) 9,592 Premium Only
Rook And Knight vs Rook: Another Win Advanced (1800+) 7,853 Premium Only
Rook Endgame: An Extra Pawn Advanced (1800+) 7,889 Premium Only
Rook on the Side Advanced (1800+) 6,711 Premium Only
Rook on the Side II Advanced (1800+) 4,710 Premium Only
Rook v. Bishop: Catalan Advanced (1800+) 4,905 Premium Only
Rook vs Bishop: A Typical Win Advanced (1800+) 11,003 Premium Only
Rook vs Knight: A Typical Win Advanced (1800+) 11,220 Premium Only
Rook vs Rook And Bishop Advanced (1800+) 3,632 Premium Only
Rook vs Rook And Knight Advanced (1800+) 4,851 Premium Only
Rook vs. Terrific Knight Advanced (1800+) 5,159 Premium Only
Rook, Knight, Pawn vs Queen Advanced (1800+) 5,510 Premium Only