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, Bishop, Extra Pawn vs Rook, Knight Advanced (1800+) 5,461 Premium Only
Rook, Knight vs Rook, Bishop Advanced (1800+) 5,649 Premium Only
Rook, Knight vs Rook, Bishop: Exchange French Advanced (1800+) 4,910 Premium Only
Rook, Knight vs Rook: A Win Advanced (1800+) 9,764 Premium Only
Rook, Knight vs Rook, Two Extra Pawns Advanced (1800+) 5,795 Premium Only
Rook, Knight vs Rook: Another Win Advanced (1800+) 8,030 Premium Only
Rook, Knight vs Rook, Extra Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,582 Premium Only
Rook, Knight vs Bishop Pair, Extra Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,878 Premium Only
Rook, Knight, Extra Pawn vs Rook, Bishop Advanced (1800+) 5,648 Premium Only
Rook, Knight, Pawn vs Queen Advanced (1800+) 5,599 Premium Only
Rook, Pawn vs Bishop, Knight Advanced (1800+) 7,211 Premium Only
Rook, Two Extra Pawns vs Bishop Pair Advanced (1800+) 5,244 Premium Only
Rooks vs Strong Knight Advanced (1800+) 5,260 Premium Only
Rooks, Minor Pieces: Weak Isolated Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,265 Premium Only
Rooks, Minor Pieces: Gruenfeld Defense Advanced (1800+) 4,072 Premium Only
Rooks, Opposite-Color Bishops: An Extra Pawn Advanced (1800+) 8,464 Premium Only
Same-Color Bishops: An Extra Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,276 Premium Only
Same-Color Bishops: Centralization Advanced (1800+) 6,439 Premium Only
Sicilian Defense: King In The Center Advanced (1800+) 5,037 Premium Only
Sicilian Defense: Another King In The Center Advanced (1800+) 5,549 Premium Only
Sicilian Defense: Assaulting The King Advanced (1800+) 5,829 Premium Only
Sicilian Defense: Counterplay Advanced (1800+) 3,909 Premium Only
The Bishop Pair Advanced (1800+) 5,875 Premium Only
Three Minor Pieces vs Queen Advanced (1800+) 9,302 Premium Only
Two Bishops vs Knight Advanced (1800+) 8,385 Premium Only
Two Knight vs Pawn (Advanced) Advanced (1800+) 11,472 Premium Only
Two Knights vs Pawn Advanced (1800+) 17,381 Premium Only
Two Rooks vs Queen With Pawns Advanced (1800+) 10,882 Premium Only
Two Rooks vs Rook, Knight, Extra Pawn Advanced (1800+) 6,175 Premium Only
Two Rooks vs Rook, Bishop, Extra Pawn Advanced (1800+) 6,735 Premium Only
Two Rooks vs Rook, Bishop, Extra Pawn: Opposite-Sides Castling Advanced (1800+) 6,821 Premium Only
Wrong-Color Bishop And Rook Pawn Win Advanced (1800+) 22,720 Premium Only