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
R+B v. R+N Exch French II Advanced (1800+) 4,741 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,253 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N Up a P II Advanced (1800+) 4,854 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N: Exch French Advanced (1800+) 4,312 Premium Only
R+N v. Q Keres-Fischer Advanced (1800+) 4,769 Premium Only
R+N v. R Typical Winning Idea Advanced (1800+) 4,749 Premium Only
R+N v. R: One Pawn Left!"] Advanced (1800+) 5,321 Premium Only
R+N v. R: the Last Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 4,299 Premium Only
R+N v. R: Typical Winning Pos Advanced (1800+) 7,675 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B Advanced (1800+) 5,471 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B II Advanced (1800+) 6,939 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,433 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B up a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 5,015 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N Advanced (1800+) 4,534 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N II Advanced (1800+) 4,251 Premium Only
R+R v. R+B Complex II Advanced (1800+) 4,217 Premium Only
R+R v. R+B Complex Advanced (1800+) 6,513 Premium Only
Reti Study, 1929 Advanced (1800+) 13,654 Premium Only
RNP v. RR Advanced (1800+) 5,072 Premium Only
Rook Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 7,720 Premium Only
Rook on the Side Advanced (1800+) 6,575 Premium Only
Rook on the Side II Advanced (1800+) 4,593 Premium Only
Rook v. Bishop: Catalan Advanced (1800+) 4,780 Premium Only
Rook vs. Terrific Knight Advanced (1800+) 5,028 Premium Only
RR v. RB down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 6,519 Premium Only
RR v. RB Down a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 4,974 Premium Only
RR v. RN down a pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,930 Premium Only
Same B Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,036 Premium Only
Sicilian King-in-Center Theme1 Advanced (1800+) 4,838 Premium Only
Sicilian King-in-Center Theme2 Advanced (1800+) 5,309 Premium Only
Strange Queen Placement Advanced (1800+) 7,441 Premium Only
Two Pawns up: French Def Advanced (1800+) 5,671 Premium Only
Two Rooks> Queen II Advanced (1800+) 5,085 Premium Only
Weak Dark Squares Advanced (1800+) 5,141 Premium Only
Weak IQP Advanced (1800+) 4,723 Premium Only
Weak IQP Endgame Advanced (1800+) 5,128 Premium Only
Winning With B+B v. N Advanced (1800+) 8,007 Premium Only
Winning With Queen and g Pawn Advanced (1800+) 7,787 Premium Only
Winning With Queen and d6 Pawn Advanced (1800+) 8,613 Premium Only
Winning With R+B Vs R Advanced (1800+) 8,261 Premium Only
Winning With R+N v. R Advanced (1800+) 9,330 Premium Only
Winning with Rook v. Bishop Advanced (1800+) 10,719 Premium Only
Winning With Rook v. Knight Advanced (1800+) 10,967 Premium Only
Winning With the Wrong Rook Pawn Advanced (1800+) 21,957 Premium Only