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 vs Rook: Making Progress Advanced (1800+) 4,263 Premium Only
Rook, Bishop, Extra Pawn vs Rook, Knight Advanced (1800+) 5,416 Premium Only
Rook, Knight vs Rook, Bishop Advanced (1800+) 5,611 Premium Only
Rook, Knight vs Rook, Bishop: Exchange French Advanced (1800+) 4,870 Premium Only
Rook, Knight vs Rook: A Win Advanced (1800+) 9,703 Premium Only
Rook, Knight vs Rook, Two Extra Pawns Advanced (1800+) 5,766 Premium Only
Rook, Knight vs Rook: Another Win Advanced (1800+) 7,923 Premium Only
Rook, Knight vs Rook, Extra Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,533 Premium Only
Rook, Knight vs Bishop Pair, Extra Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,837 Premium Only
Rook, Knight, Extra Pawn vs Rook, Bishop Advanced (1800+) 5,636 Premium Only
Rook, Knight, Pawn vs Queen Advanced (1800+) 5,559 Premium Only
Rook, Two Extra Pawns vs Bishop Pair Advanced (1800+) 5,210 Premium Only
Rooks vs Strong Knight Advanced (1800+) 5,230 Premium Only
Rooks, Minor Pieces: Weak Isolated Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,238 Premium Only
Rooks, Minor Pieces: Gruenfeld Defense Advanced (1800+) 4,047 Premium Only
Rooks, Opposite-Color Bishops: An Extra Pawn Advanced (1800+) 8,443 Premium Only
Same-Color Bishops: An Extra Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,198 Premium Only
Same-Color Bishops: Centralization Advanced (1800+) 6,388 Premium Only
Sicilian Defense: King In The Center Advanced (1800+) 4,979 Premium Only
Sicilian Defense: Another King In The Center Advanced (1800+) 5,515 Premium Only
Sicilian Defense: Assaulting The King Advanced (1800+) 5,799 Premium Only
Sicilian Defense: Counterplay Advanced (1800+) 3,863 Premium Only
The Bishop Pair Advanced (1800+) 5,835 Premium Only
Three Minor Pieces vs Queen Advanced (1800+) 9,257 Premium Only
Two Bishops vs Knight Advanced (1800+) 8,333 Premium Only
Two Knight vs Pawn (Advanced) Advanced (1800+) 11,198 Premium Only
Two Knights vs Pawn Advanced (1800+) 16,896 Premium Only
Two Rooks vs Queen With Pawns Advanced (1800+) 10,857 Premium Only
Two Rooks vs Rook, Knight, Extra Pawn Advanced (1800+) 6,132 Premium Only
Two Rooks vs Rook, Bishop, Extra Pawn Advanced (1800+) 6,672 Premium Only
Two Rooks vs Rook, Bishop, Extra Pawn: Opposite-Sides Castling Advanced (1800+) 6,767 Premium Only
Wrong-Color Bishop And Rook Pawn Win Advanced (1800+) 22,554 Premium Only