Nuclear powers must stop playing nuclear chess and atomic roulette – The Mail & Guardian – Mail and Guardian

Declassified reports show that the United Kingdom under Prime Minister Boris Johnson has threatened to use nuclear weapons against non-nuclear states. This is a violation of international law and will encourage non-nuclear nations to acquire nuclear weapons. Russia has left the Treaty on Open Skies, a clear indication that relations with the United States are going back to the days of the Cold War.

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Grand Chess Tour Returns to Board With Superbet Classic in Romania – uschess.org

Image Caption Photo: Lennart Ootes The Grand Chess Tour returns for 2021 with back-to-back events, kicking off with the Superbet Chess Classic in Bucharest, Romania on Saturday and marking a long-awaited return to the board for tournament chess. Events involving the worlds elite Grandmasters sitting at physical boards have been few and far between, though nearly half the GCT field has already been warmed upas participants in the FIDE Candidates Tournament last March

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Chess on the water at Hempel World Cup Series – Allianz Regatta – International Sailing Federation

The Hempel World Cup Series - Allianz Regatta entered the second part of the competition on Wednesday 9 June as the 49er and 49erFX fleets took to the water in Medemblik, The Netherlands. Apart from last Sunday's Medal Races, light wind has been prevalent in Medemblik throughout the event, and the first day of racing for the 32-boat 49er fleet and 16-boat 49erFX fleet was a tactical affair

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