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+N v. R+B II Advanced (1800+) 6,667 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,223 Premium Only
R+N v. R+B up a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 4,853 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N Advanced (1800+) 4,322 Premium Only
R+P v. B+N II Advanced (1800+) 4,160 Premium Only
R+R v. R+B Complex II Advanced (1800+) 4,109 Premium Only
R+R v. R+B Complex Advanced (1800+) 6,285 Premium Only
Reti Study, 1929 Advanced (1800+) 13,146 Premium Only
RNP v. RR Advanced (1800+) 4,874 Premium Only
Rook Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 7,430 Premium Only
Rook on the Side Advanced (1800+) 6,307 Premium Only
Rook on the Side II Advanced (1800+) 4,312 Premium Only
Rook v. Bishop: Catalan Advanced (1800+) 4,538 Premium Only
Rook vs. Terrific Knight Advanced (1800+) 4,790 Premium Only
RR v. RB down a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 6,358 Premium Only
RR v. RB Down a Pawn II Advanced (1800+) 4,814 Premium Only
RR v. RN down a pawn Advanced (1800+) 5,614 Premium Only
Same B Ending up a Pawn Advanced (1800+) 4,862 Premium Only
Sicilian King-in-Center Theme1 Advanced (1800+) 4,646 Premium Only
Sicilian King-in-Center Theme2 Advanced (1800+) 4,956 Premium Only
Strange Queen Placement Advanced (1800+) 7,162 Premium Only
Two Pawns up: French Def Advanced (1800+) 5,359 Premium Only
Two Rooks> Queen II Advanced (1800+) 4,944 Premium Only
Weak Dark Squares Advanced (1800+) 4,906 Premium Only
Weak IQP Advanced (1800+) 4,549 Premium Only
Weak IQP Endgame Advanced (1800+) 4,999 Premium Only
Winning With B+B v. N Advanced (1800+) 7,733 Premium Only
Winning With Queen and g Pawn Advanced (1800+) 7,474 Premium Only
Winning With Queen and d6 Pawn Advanced (1800+) 8,372 Premium Only
Winning With R+B Vs R Advanced (1800+) 7,950 Premium Only
Winning With R+N v. R Advanced (1800+) 9,034 Premium Only
Winning with Rook v. Bishop Advanced (1800+) 10,468 Premium Only
Winning With Rook v. Knight Advanced (1800+) 10,722 Premium Only
Winning With the Wrong Rook Pawn Advanced (1800+) 21,355 Premium Only