Bishops & Beers Is Now Every Tuesday

Even with the inclement weather in Silver Spring, Bishops & Beers still brought out chess enthusiasts on Tuesday night.  Players turned up to Silver Branch Brewery for some good drinks, good food and good games of chess.

Moving forward, our meetings at the brewery will be a weekly occasion, beginning at 6 p.m. every Tuesday.  The next event will be the evening of June 19.  Whether you’re a seasoned tournament player or still learning the ropes, we hope you’ll come join us (as long as you’re over 21).  Our Meetup group has more information about Bishops & Beers and our other regular activities open to the public. 

Pictures from Bishops & Beers on Tuesday Night

Bishops and Beers kicked off Tuesday, June 7 at Silver Branch Brewery in Silver Spring. A wide range of players, from novices to experts, showed up to socialize and play. 

Silver Branch provided a great atmosphere to meet up with old friends and make new ones over the board, and we’re already looking forward to the next event.  To stay abreast of future meetings and see more of the photos from Tuesday night, you can join our Meetup group.

Come Play Chess at Silver Branch Brewing Company on June 7

The Chess Center invites all of our grown-up patrons (over 21 years of age) to join us the first Tuesday of each month for Bishops and Beers at Silver Branch Brewing Company.  

Starting June 7, participants will be able to come out and play chess while enjoying the beverage offerings at one of Silver Spring’s finest local production breweries.  One of our certified U.S. Chess Center instructors will be hosting proceedings.  Board, sets, and some clocks for those who wish to play rapid and blitz games will all be provided.

Whether you’re a complete beginner or a seasoned master, you’re welcome to come play with us.

Registration is available here:

Bishops + Beers @ Silver Branch Brewing Company

Come play chess with us at Silver Branch Brewing Company every Tuesday evening!

The U.S. Chess Center, in partnership with Silver Branch Brewing Company, invites you to join us for casual and friendly chess play and great craft beer in downtown Silver Spring each Tuesday from 6:00pm – 8:30pm starting July 12.  Whether you’re an experienced player or new to the game, all (21+) are welcome.  We’ll have plenty of chess sets (no need to bring your own), as well as some clocks for those that want to play blitz or rapid chess, and your host will be an experienced U.S. Chess Center chess instructor.  There is no fee to play chess.

All patrons must be at least 21 years of age to enter the establishment.


And, join our Meetup: