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London League - Season 2016/17

Here are the final standings in the 2016/17 London Backgammon League. (The final results for previous seasons are available at the foot of this page.)

League table

Pos. PWDLFADiff.Points
3Home House852183612212
9East India71064875-272
10Chelsea Arts70254779-322


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 2017Chelsea Arts99Union
Thursday 11th May 2017Cumberland126East India
Monday 15th May 2017Groucho711Roehampton
Tuesday 16th May 2017Home House711Groucho
Chelsea ArtsCumberlandEast IndiaGrouchoHome HouseHurlinghamMCCRACRoehamptonSloaneUnion
Chelsea Arts  Thu 8th December5-13    Thu 19th January9-9  Thu 6th October5-13   Thu 11th May9-9
Cumberland   Thu 11th May12-6  Thu 15th September8-10   Thu 16th March12-6 Thu 20th October7-11  
East India Thu 13th April   Mon 27th February10-8 Wed 25th January7-11  Wed 14th September6½-11½    
Groucho Tue 13th September11-7 Tue 9th May4-14       Mon 15th May7-11  Mon 24th April11-7
Home House Tue 28th March14-4   Tue 16th May7-11  Tue 7th February9-9   Tue 7th March12-6  
Hurlingham  Wed 16th November8-10 Wed 5th October12-6    Wed 3rd May4-14  Thu 6th April7-11  
MCC  Mon 20th February7-11  Mon 31st October11-7 Thu 1st December9-9      Mon 10th April15-3
RAC   Mon 21st November11-7 Thu 8th December10-8  Mon 26th September7-11 Wed 22nd February10-8    
Roehampton Thu 17th November10-8      Tue 13th December10-8 Wed 10th May12-6   Mon 12th September11-7
Union   Mon 28th November9½-5½  Mon 24th October7-11 Mon 6th March10-8  Mon 23rd January5-13   

The arrows () point to the home team.

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
HurlinghamMCCRACRoehamptonUnionChelsea ArtsHome HouseGrouchoEast IndiaCumberland
MCC      Mon 20th March13-5    
RAC       Wed 12th April   
Roehampton         Wed 21st June 
Union          Mon 22nd May7-11
Chelsea Arts          
Home House          
East India          

The arrows () point to the home team.


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

See also the aggregate league statistics.


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.