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2016/17

London League - Season 2016/17

Here are the current standings in this year's London Backgammon League. (The final results for previous seasons are available at the foot of this page.)

League table

Pos. PWDLFADiff.Points
1Roehampton870182622014
2Cumberland860287573012
3Home House852183612212
4RAC85037668810
5MCC841383½60½239
6Hurlingham82246876-86
7Groucho83056777-106
8Union821557½83½-265
9East India71064875-272
10Chelsea Arts70254779-322

Fixtures

DateHome  Away
Monday 12th September 2016Roehampton117Union
Tuesday 13th September 2016Groucho117Chelsea Arts
Wednesday 14th September 2016East India11½MCC
Thursday 15th September 2016Cumberland810Home House
Monday 26th September 2016RAC711Hurlingham
Wednesday 5th October 2016Hurlingham126East India
Thursday 6th October 2016Chelsea Arts513RAC
Thursday 20th October 2016Cumberland711Roehampton
Monday 24th October 2016Union711Home House
Monday 31st October 2016MCC117Groucho
Wednesday 16th November 2016Hurlingham810Cumberland
Thursday 17th November 2016Roehampton108Chelsea Arts
Monday 21st November 2016RAC117East India
Monday 28th November 2016UnionEast India
Thursday 1st December 2016MCC99Home House
Thursday 8th December 2016Chelsea Arts513Cumberland
Thursday 8th December 2016RAC108Groucho
Tuesday 13th December 2016Roehampton108MCC
Thursday 19th January 2017Chelsea Arts99Hurlingham
Monday 23rd January 2017Union513RAC
Wednesday 25th January 2017East India711Home House
Tuesday 7th February 2017Home House99Hurlingham
Monday 20th February 2017MCC711Cumberland
Wednesday 22nd February 2017RAC108MCC
Monday 27th February 2017East India108Groucho
Monday 6th March 2017Union108Hurlingham
Tuesday 7th March 2017Home House126Roehampton
Thursday 16th March 2017Cumberland126RAC
Tuesday 28th March 2017Home House144Chelsea Arts
Thursday 6th April 2017Hurlingham711Roehampton
Monday 10th April 2017MCC153Union
Thursday 13th April 2017East India Chelsea Arts
Monday 24th April 2017Groucho117Union
Wednesday 3rd May 2017Hurlingham414MCC
Tuesday 9th May 2017Groucho414Cumberland
Wednesday 10th May 2017Roehampton126RAC
Thursday 11th May 2017Cumberland126East India
Thursday 11th May 2017Chelsea Arts99Union
Monday 15th May 2017Groucho711Roehampton
Tuesday 16th May 2017Home House711Groucho
MCCFixtures for MCC (in date order)

East India v MCC: Wed 14 Sep '16
MCC v Groucho: Mon 31 Oct '16
MCC v Home House: Thu 1 Dec '16
Roehampton v MCC: Tue 13 Dec '16
MCC v Cumberland: Mon 20 Feb '17
RAC v MCC: Wed 22 Feb '17
MCC v Union: Mon 10 Apr '17
Hurlingham v MCC: Wed 3 May '17
RACFixtures for RAC (in date order)

RAC v Hurlingham: Mon 26 Sep '16
Chelsea Arts v RAC: Thu 6 Oct '16
RAC v East India: Mon 21 Nov '16
RAC v Groucho: Thu 8 Dec '16
Union v RAC: Mon 23 Jan '17
RAC v MCC: Wed 22 Feb '17
Cumberland v RAC: Thu 16 Mar '17
Roehampton v RAC: Wed 10 May '17
CumberlandFixtures for Cumberland (in date order)

Cumberland v Home House: Thu 15 Sep '16
Cumberland v Roehampton: Thu 20 Oct '16
Hurlingham v Cumberland: Wed 16 Nov '16
Chelsea Arts v Cumberland: Thu 8 Dec '16
MCC v Cumberland: Mon 20 Feb '17
Cumberland v RAC: Thu 16 Mar '17
Groucho v Cumberland: Tue 9 May '17
Cumberland v East India: Thu 11 May '17
HurlinghamFixtures for Hurlingham (in date order)

RAC v Hurlingham: Mon 26 Sep '16
Hurlingham v East India: Wed 5 Oct '16
Hurlingham v Cumberland: Wed 16 Nov '16
Chelsea Arts v Hurlingham: Thu 19 Jan '17
Home House v Hurlingham: Tue 7 Feb '17
Union v Hurlingham: Mon 6 Mar '17
Hurlingham v Roehampton: Thu 6 Apr '17
Hurlingham v MCC: Wed 3 May '17
Chelsea ArtsFixtures for Chelsea Arts (in date order)

Groucho v Chelsea Arts: Tue 13 Sep '16
Chelsea Arts v RAC: Thu 6 Oct '16
Roehampton v Chelsea Arts: Thu 17 Nov '16
Chelsea Arts v Cumberland: Thu 8 Dec '16
Chelsea Arts v Hurlingham: Thu 19 Jan '17
Home House v Chelsea Arts: Tue 28 Mar '17
East India v Chelsea Arts: Thu 13 Apr '17
Chelsea Arts v Union: Thu 11 May '17
RoehamptonFixtures for Roehampton (in date order)

Roehampton v Union: Mon 12 Sep '16
Cumberland v Roehampton: Thu 20 Oct '16
Roehampton v Chelsea Arts: Thu 17 Nov '16
Roehampton v MCC: Tue 13 Dec '16
Home House v Roehampton: Tue 7 Mar '17
Hurlingham v Roehampton: Thu 6 Apr '17
Roehampton v RAC: Wed 10 May '17
Groucho v Roehampton: Mon 15 May '17
GrouchoFixtures for Groucho (in date order)

Groucho v Chelsea Arts: Tue 13 Sep '16
MCC v Groucho: Mon 31 Oct '16
RAC v Groucho: Thu 8 Dec '16
East India v Groucho: Mon 27 Feb '17
Groucho v Union: Mon 24 Apr '17
Groucho v Cumberland: Tue 9 May '17
Groucho v Roehampton: Mon 15 May '17
Home House v Groucho: Tue 16 May '17
Home HouseFixtures for Home House (in date order)

Cumberland v Home House: Thu 15 Sep '16
Union v Home House: Mon 24 Oct '16
MCC v Home House: Thu 1 Dec '16
East India v Home House: Wed 25 Jan '17
Home House v Hurlingham: Tue 7 Feb '17
Home House v Roehampton: Tue 7 Mar '17
Home House v Chelsea Arts: Tue 28 Mar '17
Home House v Groucho: Tue 16 May '17
East IndiaFixtures for East India (in date order)

East India v MCC: Wed 14 Sep '16
Hurlingham v East India: Wed 5 Oct '16
RAC v East India: Mon 21 Nov '16
Union v East India: Mon 28 Nov '16
East India v Home House: Wed 25 Jan '17
East India v Groucho: Mon 27 Feb '17
East India v Chelsea Arts: Thu 13 Apr '17
Cumberland v East India: Thu 11 May '17
UnionFixtures for Union (in date order)

Roehampton v Union: Mon 12 Sep '16
Union v Home House: Mon 24 Oct '16
Union v East India: Mon 28 Nov '16
Union v RAC: Mon 23 Jan '17
Union v Hurlingham: Mon 6 Mar '17
MCC v Union: Mon 10 Apr '17
Groucho v Union: Mon 24 Apr '17
Chelsea Arts v Union: Thu 11 May '17
MCCFixtures for MCC (in date order)

East India v MCC: Wed 14 Sep '16
MCC v Groucho: Mon 31 Oct '16
MCC v Home House: Thu 1 Dec '16
Roehampton v MCC: Tue 13 Dec '16
MCC v Cumberland: Mon 20 Feb '17
RAC v MCC: Wed 22 Feb '17
MCC v Union: Mon 10 Apr '17
Hurlingham v MCC: Wed 3 May '17
   Mon 20th February7-11    Mon 31st October11-7 Thu 1st December9-9  Mon 10th April15-3
RACFixtures for RAC (in date order)

RAC v Hurlingham: Mon 26 Sep '16
Chelsea Arts v RAC: Thu 6 Oct '16
RAC v East India: Mon 21 Nov '16
RAC v Groucho: Thu 8 Dec '16
Union v RAC: Mon 23 Jan '17
RAC v MCC: Wed 22 Feb '17
Cumberland v RAC: Thu 16 Mar '17
Roehampton v RAC: Wed 10 May '17
Wed 22nd February10-8   Mon 26th September7-11   Thu 8th December10-8  Mon 21st November11-7 
CumberlandFixtures for Cumberland (in date order)

Cumberland v Home House: Thu 15 Sep '16
Cumberland v Roehampton: Thu 20 Oct '16
Hurlingham v Cumberland: Wed 16 Nov '16
Chelsea Arts v Cumberland: Thu 8 Dec '16
MCC v Cumberland: Mon 20 Feb '17
Cumberland v RAC: Thu 16 Mar '17
Groucho v Cumberland: Tue 9 May '17
Cumberland v East India: Thu 11 May '17
  Thu 16th March12-6    Thu 20th October7-11  Thu 15th September8-10 Thu 11th May12-6 
HurlinghamFixtures for Hurlingham (in date order)

RAC v Hurlingham: Mon 26 Sep '16
Hurlingham v East India: Wed 5 Oct '16
Hurlingham v Cumberland: Wed 16 Nov '16
Chelsea Arts v Hurlingham: Thu 19 Jan '17
Home House v Hurlingham: Tue 7 Feb '17
Union v Hurlingham: Mon 6 Mar '17
Hurlingham v Roehampton: Thu 6 Apr '17
Hurlingham v MCC: Wed 3 May '17
Wed 3rd May4-14  Wed 16th November8-10   Thu 6th April7-11   Wed 5th October12-6 
Chelsea ArtsFixtures for Chelsea Arts (in date order)

Groucho v Chelsea Arts: Tue 13 Sep '16
Chelsea Arts v RAC: Thu 6 Oct '16
Roehampton v Chelsea Arts: Thu 17 Nov '16
Chelsea Arts v Cumberland: Thu 8 Dec '16
Chelsea Arts v Hurlingham: Thu 19 Jan '17
Home House v Chelsea Arts: Tue 28 Mar '17
East India v Chelsea Arts: Thu 13 Apr '17
Chelsea Arts v Union: Thu 11 May '17
  Thu 6th October5-13 Thu 8th December5-13 Thu 19th January9-9      Thu 11th May9-9
RoehamptonFixtures for Roehampton (in date order)

Roehampton v Union: Mon 12 Sep '16
Cumberland v Roehampton: Thu 20 Oct '16
Roehampton v Chelsea Arts: Thu 17 Nov '16
Roehampton v MCC: Tue 13 Dec '16
Home House v Roehampton: Tue 7 Mar '17
Hurlingham v Roehampton: Thu 6 Apr '17
Roehampton v RAC: Wed 10 May '17
Groucho v Roehampton: Mon 15 May '17
Tue 13th December10-8 Wed 10th May12-6   Thu 17th November10-8     Mon 12th September11-7
GrouchoFixtures for Groucho (in date order)

Groucho v Chelsea Arts: Tue 13 Sep '16
MCC v Groucho: Mon 31 Oct '16
RAC v Groucho: Thu 8 Dec '16
East India v Groucho: Mon 27 Feb '17
Groucho v Union: Mon 24 Apr '17
Groucho v Cumberland: Tue 9 May '17
Groucho v Roehampton: Mon 15 May '17
Home House v Groucho: Tue 16 May '17
   Tue 9th May4-14  Tue 13th September11-7 Mon 15th May7-11    Mon 24th April11-7
Home HouseFixtures for Home House (in date order)

Cumberland v Home House: Thu 15 Sep '16
Union v Home House: Mon 24 Oct '16
MCC v Home House: Thu 1 Dec '16
East India v Home House: Wed 25 Jan '17
Home House v Hurlingham: Tue 7 Feb '17
Home House v Roehampton: Tue 7 Mar '17
Home House v Chelsea Arts: Tue 28 Mar '17
Home House v Groucho: Tue 16 May '17
    Tue 7th February9-9 Tue 28th March14-4 Tue 7th March12-6 Tue 16th May7-11   
East IndiaFixtures for East India (in date order)

East India v MCC: Wed 14 Sep '16
Hurlingham v East India: Wed 5 Oct '16
RAC v East India: Mon 21 Nov '16
Union v East India: Mon 28 Nov '16
East India v Home House: Wed 25 Jan '17
East India v Groucho: Mon 27 Feb '17
East India v Chelsea Arts: Thu 13 Apr '17
Cumberland v East India: Thu 11 May '17
Wed 14th September6½-11½    Thu 13th April  Mon 27th February10-8 Wed 25th January7-11  
UnionFixtures for Union (in date order)

Roehampton v Union: Mon 12 Sep '16
Union v Home House: Mon 24 Oct '16
Union v East India: Mon 28 Nov '16
Union v RAC: Mon 23 Jan '17
Union v Hurlingham: Mon 6 Mar '17
MCC v Union: Mon 10 Apr '17
Groucho v Union: Mon 24 Apr '17
Chelsea Arts v Union: Thu 11 May '17
  Mon 23rd January5-13  Mon 6th March10-8    Mon 24th October7-11 Mon 28th November9½-5½ 

The arrows () point to the home team.

Fixtures displayed in grey should be considered tentative, pending confirmation.

Friendly matches

DateHome  Away
Monday 20th March 2017MCC135Chelsea Arts
Wednesday 12th April 2017RAC Home House
Monday 22nd May 2017Union711Cumberland
Wednesday 21st June 2017Roehampton East India
Hurlingham Groucho
MCCFixtures for MCC (in date order)

MCC v Chelsea Arts: Mon 20 Mar '17
RACFixtures for RAC (in date order)

RAC v Home House: Wed 12 Apr '17
HurlinghamFixtures for Hurlingham (in date order)

Hurlingham v Groucho:
RoehamptonFixtures for Roehampton (in date order)

Roehampton v East India: Wed 21 Jun '17
UnionFixtures for Union (in date order)

Union v Cumberland: Mon 22 May '17
Chelsea ArtsFixtures for Chelsea Arts (in date order)

MCC v Chelsea Arts: Mon 20 Mar '17
Home HouseFixtures for Home House (in date order)

RAC v Home House: Wed 12 Apr '17
GrouchoFixtures for Groucho (in date order)

Hurlingham v Groucho:
East IndiaFixtures for East India (in date order)

Roehampton v East India: Wed 21 Jun '17
CumberlandFixtures for Cumberland (in date order)

Union v Cumberland: Mon 22 May '17
MCCFixtures for MCC (in date order)

MCC v Chelsea Arts: Mon 20 Mar '17
      Mon 20th March13-5    
RACFixtures for RAC (in date order)

RAC v Home House: Wed 12 Apr '17
       Wed 12th April   
HurlinghamFixtures for Hurlingham (in date order)

Hurlingham v Groucho:
          
RoehamptonFixtures for Roehampton (in date order)

Roehampton v East India: Wed 21 Jun '17
         Wed 21st June 
UnionFixtures for Union (in date order)

Union v Cumberland: Mon 22 May '17
          Mon 22nd May7-11
Chelsea ArtsFixtures for Chelsea Arts (in date order)

MCC v Chelsea Arts: Mon 20 Mar '17
          
Home HouseFixtures for Home House (in date order)

RAC v Home House: Wed 12 Apr '17
          
GrouchoFixtures for Groucho (in date order)

Hurlingham v Groucho:
          
East IndiaFixtures for East India (in date order)

Roehampton v East India: Wed 21 Jun '17
          
CumberlandFixtures for Cumberland (in date order)

Union v Cumberland: Mon 22 May '17
          

The arrows () point to the home team.

Fixtures displayed in grey should be considered tentative, pending confirmation.

History

The London League winners in seasons prior to this one are as follows:

See also the aggregate league statistics.

Rules

At the beginning of the 2010/11 season, the captains of the teams in the London League agreed a set of rules to clarify expectations and help pre-emptively resolve disputes. Click here for the current London League rules.