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Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria College, Wellington, N.Z. Vol. 17, No. 13. July 15, 1953

Chess Club

Chess Club

This year the club has had very little support from its members. The dub nights for the first term were attended by only a few people, the excuse given by the others being that the club nights were not suitable.

The executive then was asked to choose a night suitable to the majority. Thursday evening was chosen, in the second term the attendance to date has been practically all. As a result, the teams entered by Vic. in the competitions have made a very poor showing, although the club teams were runners-up in the E grade and won the C grade.

The results so far read as follows:
  • B grade. V.U.C. c. Wellington, lost 5½-½.
  • C grade. V.U.C. v. Civic—draw.
  • V.U.C. v. Wellington College, lost 0-2.

These results are a poor reflection on the present members of the club, after last year's record when the club started in the second term; and we hope we will get more support during the rest of the term from those persona who listed themselves as members earlier.