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Daily

We fit in any schedule and tick all kinds of boxes. Ideal as a first date or to make new friends. We define Berlin's vibrant street chess culture. Brainiacs with street cred.

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Outdoor

Brother's Night Shop, the absolute best of all Berlin Späties is providing us with space to play, a restroom, and all the drinks and snacks we could ever need. Mashallah!

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Indoor

KASCHK by BRLO, is a cozy craft beer pub in our neighbourhood just 150m away from our regular spot. They are kind enough to let us get inside to not freeze our butts off!

Google Maps

Chat

Keep in touch with our community and connect with other Strangers to riddle daily chess puzzles and coordinate attendance in our buzzing 1000+ chatroom on Telegram.

Telegram
StrangerChess Fundamentals Instructional Card deck Join waiting list StrangerChess Fundamentals — Instructional Card deck ScorePad A6 / 50 Pages €2.50 at the meetup ScorePad — A6 / 50 Pages Only Connect Heavyweight Hoodie €50.00 on Etsy Heavyweight Hoodie — Only Connect CheckMan Poster 70×100cm
Retro Games
Soon on Etsy
Poster — Checkman
Thy Kingdom come Heavyweight tee €29.75 on Etsy Heavyweight tee — Thy Kingdom come Movement Poster 70×100cm
All pieces
€45.00 on Etsy
Poster — Movement
Run Pawn Run Short sleve tee €29.75 on Etsy Short sleve tee — Run Pawn Run Forgive me father
for I have pinned
Poster 70×100cm €45.00 on Etsy
Poster — Forgive me father
Forkgiveness Heavyweight Hoodie €50.00 on Etsy Heavyweight Hoodie — Forkgiveness Live Love Check Mate Poster 70×100cm €45.00 on Etsy Poster — Live Love Check Mate King of my Castle Heavyweight tee €29.75 on Etsy Heavyweight tee — King of my Castle

Apparel

So you have a burning love for chess and design and are a bit of a typophile? Perfect, you might want to check out our merch collection in our webshops.

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Prints

Chess and creativity go hand in hand, which is why we design decorative and motivational posters that elevate the spirits and fill hearts with joy. Coming to your wall now!

Etsy

Exberliner

"Whether you’re a newbie who discovered the game watching The Queen’s Gambit or a seasoned player mapping out strategies 10 moves in advance…"

Exberliner

Easyjet

"For a gentler and more cerebral späti experience, I drop by the tables outside Brother’s Night Shop on Schönhauser Allee in Prenzlauerberg, for a round of chess…"

Easyjet

Rumours

Of course, you want to hear about the latest palace intrigue, who castled with who, and who wore it better. Follow us on Twitter to keep on top of the latest gossip.

Twitter

Portraits

During the events, we love to take portraits of our charming attendees. You can check out all the genius players goofing, vibing, laughing, and playing in our hall of fame.

Instagram

Tunes

Know any good tracks that we should be vibing to? Hop over to spotify and add to our collaborative playlist! What are you favourite tracks to play chess by?

Spotify
A picture of the StrangerChess Community — Many inviduals sliced together
A cozy chess meetup with people of all ages, levels and backgrounds. Come over if you want to improve your skills, share knowledge or simply chat over a cup of coffee. chess piece: queen 5 star rating Yuliia K.
This place is great to play chess with other people with the same passion regardless of your chess level. StrangerChess was one of my highlights when I visited Berlin. chess piece: pawn 5 star rating Minik N.
A nice community run by a dedicated host, who makes it possible to play chess EVERY DAY and meet interesting people. chess piece: knight 5 star rating Ian C.
I went with a friend and we had so much fun! We met so many new people, those who had come for the event, but also passer-bys who stopped to chat and play. chess piece: bishop 5 star rating Vittoria V.
Best place to play chess and meet people. If you're bored playing online and not sure about joining a club with an uncomfortable schedule, come here! chess piece: rook 5 star rating Andrew K.
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