“Chess is merciless and nasty. The image of tweedy professors and genteel clergymen playing friendly chess while sipping snifters of brandy is deceptive. Chess is the one place where those guys have the opportunity to kick somebody’s ass and get away with it.” Why Competitive Chess Is as Vicious as 10 Rounds in a Boxing Ring.

+ All nine passengers and crew members were rescued but, man, watching this yacht sink is something.