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+) 4,784 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,315 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N Up a P II Advanced (1800+) 4,887 Premium Only
R+B v. R+N: Exch French Advanced (1800+) 4,330 Premium Only
R+N v. Q Keres-Fischer Advanced (1800+) 4,826 Premium Only
R+N v. R Typical Winning Idea Advanced (1800+) 4,783 Premium Only
R+N v. R: One Pawn Left!"] Advanced (1800+) 5,370 Premium Only
R+N v. R: the Last Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 4,333 Premium Only
R+N v. R: Typical Winning Pos Advanced (1800+) 7,763 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B Advanced (1800+) 5,487 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B II Advanced (1800+) 6,972 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,459 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B up a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 5,043 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N Advanced (1800+) 4,551 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N II Advanced (1800+) 4,286 Premium Only
R+R v. R+B Complex II Advanced (1800+) 4,245 Premium Only
R+R v. R+B Complex Advanced (1800+) 6,542 Premium Only
Reti Study, 1929 Advanced (1800+) 13,747 Premium Only
RNP v. RR Advanced (1800+) 5,108 Premium Only
Rook Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 7,760 Premium Only
Rook on the Side Advanced (1800+) 6,603 Premium Only
Rook on the Side II Advanced (1800+) 4,641 Premium Only
Rook v. Bishop: Catalan Advanced (1800+) 4,795 Premium Only
Rook vs. Terrific Knight Advanced (1800+) 5,070 Premium Only
RR v. RB down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 6,551 Premium Only
RR v. RB Down a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 5,005 Premium Only
RR v. RN down a pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,963 Premium Only
Same B Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,071 Premium Only
Sicilian King-in-Center Theme1 Advanced (1800+) 4,859 Premium Only
Sicilian King-in-Center Theme2 Advanced (1800+) 5,334 Premium Only
Strange Queen Placement Advanced (1800+) 7,498 Premium Only
Two Pawns up: French Def Advanced (1800+) 5,749 Premium Only
Two Rooks> Queen II Advanced (1800+) 5,112 Premium Only
Weak Dark Squares Advanced (1800+) 5,155 Premium Only
Weak IQP Advanced (1800+) 4,778 Premium Only
Weak IQP Endgame Advanced (1800+) 5,139 Premium Only
Winning With B+B v. N Advanced (1800+) 8,084 Premium Only
Winning With Queen and g Pawn Advanced (1800+) 7,822 Premium Only
Winning With Queen and d6 Pawn Advanced (1800+) 8,667 Premium Only
Winning With R+B Vs R Advanced (1800+) 8,425 Premium Only
Winning With R+N v. R Advanced (1800+) 9,378 Premium Only
Winning with Rook v. Bishop Advanced (1800+) 10,812 Premium Only
Winning With Rook v. Knight Advanced (1800+) 11,007 Premium Only
Winning With the Wrong Rook Pawn Advanced (1800+) 22,093 Premium Only