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1907-1915 - First steps

Season

Division I

Division II

Division III

Division IV

Division V

Division VI

1907-8

Sun

-

-

-

-

-

1908-9

Commercial Union

-

-

-

-

-

1909-10

North British & Mercantile

-

-

-

-

-

1910-1

Commercial Union

-

-

-

-

-

1911-2

Prudential

-

-

-

-

-

1912-3

Ocean

-

-

-

-

-

1913-4

North British & Mercantile

-

-

-

-

-

1914-5

Prudential

-

-

-

-

-

1907-1915 | 1915-1919 | 1919-1930 | 1930-1939 | 1939-1945 | 1945-1955 | 1955-1967 | 1967-1983 | 1983-1999 | 1999-2002 | Top

 

1915-1919 - Cessation of activities for the duration of the first World War.

1919-1930 - New beginnings and early growth

Season

Division I

Division II

Division III

Division IV

Division V

Division VI

1919-20

Royal Exchange

-

-

-

-

-

1920-1

Prudential

-

-

-

-

-

1921-2

Prudential

-

-

-

-

-

1922-3

Prudential

-

-

-

-

-

1923-4

Guardian

-

-

-

-

-

1924-5

Prudential II

-

-

-

-

-

1925-6

Bowring

-

-

-

-

-

1926-7

Atlas & Royal 1 [1]

-

-

-

-

-

1927-8

Sun

Lloyd's

Alliance II

-

-

-

1928-9

Prudential

Prudential II

Atlas II

-

-

-

1929-30

Prudential

Eagle Star

Royal Exchange

-

-

-

[1] Joint winners: tied for first place and drew a play-off match.

1907-1915 | 1915-1919 | 1919-1930 | 1930-1939 | 1939-1945 | 1945-1955 | 1955-1967 | 1967-1983 | 1983-1999 | 1999-2002 | Top

1930-1939 - Growth to six divisions

Season

Division I

Division II

Division III

Division IV

Division V

Division VI

1930-1

Ibis [2]

London & Lancs.

Royal London

Royal II

-

-

1931-2

Athlon

Lloyd's & Eagle

Sun of Canada

GAFLAC

-

-

1932-3

Ibis

Royal

Cornhill

Sun II

-

-

1933-4

Bowring

Alliance

Royal London

St. Katharine's

-

-

1934-5

Bowring

Cornhill

GAFLAC

Legal & General

Pearl

-

1935-6

Ibis

N British & Merc.

Northern

Alliance II

Royal London II

-

1936-7

Ibis

Ibis II

Royal Exchange

London & Lancs IV

GAFLAC II

-

1937-8

Bowring

Royal Exchange

Northern

Ibis III

Alliance III

-

1938-9

Ibis

Legal & General

St Katharine's

Athlon

Eagle III

N British & Merc. VI

[2] Prudential, for the first time appearing under the name Ibis, the name of their sports club

1907-1915 | 1915-1919 | 1919-1930 | 1930-1939 | 1939-1945 | 1945-1955 | 1955-1967 | 1967-1983 | 1983-1999 | 1999-2002 | Top

1939-1945 - Cessation of acitivities for the duration of the second World War.

1945-1955 - Restart after second War

Season

Division I

Division II

Division III

Division IV

Division V

Division VI

1945-6

-

-

-

-

-

-

1946-7

Bowring

London & Lancs II

Cornhill

-

-

-

1947-8

Ibis

N British & Merc.

Northern

-

-

-

1948-9

London & Lancashire

Athlon

GAFLAC

St Katharine's

-

-

1949-50

Temple Bar [3]

Pearl

Ibis III

London & Lancs III

-

-

1950-1

Ibis

Bardhill [4]

N British & Merc. II

London Life

-

-

1951-2

Ibis

Eagle

Royal London

Alliance II

Sun II

-

1952-3

Ibis

Athlon

Phoenix

Temple Bar II

Royal London II

-

1953-4

Ibis

Phoenix

Nat. Mut. of Australasia

Bowring II

Standard Life

-

1954-5

Ibis

Royal London

London Life

UK Provident

Alliance III

-

[3] Legal & General and Gresham
[
4] Royal and Liverpool & London & Globe

1907-1915 | 1915-1919 | 1919-1930 | 1930-1939 | 1939-1945 | 1945-1955 | 1955-1967 | 1967-1983 | 1983-1999 | 1999-2002 | Top

1955-1967 - Expansion once more to six divisions

Season

Division I

Division II

Division III

Division IV

Division V

Division VI

1955-6

N B & M

Athlon

UK Provident

London & Lancs II

Eagle II

Ibis VI

1956-7

Ibis

Eagle

Temple Bar II

National Provident

Rotragen [5]

Guardian

1957-8

Ibis

Northern

Pearl II

Friends' Provident

Broom [6]

Northern II

1958-9

Ibis

Temple Bar II

Rotragen

Broom

Guardian

Lloyd's

1959-60

Ibis

Northern

Broom

Northern II

Broom II

Northern III

1960-1

CUACO

Pearl

Guardian

Scot. Un. & Nat.

St. Katharine's

Scottish Un. & Nat. II

1961-2

Bowring

Guardian

Scottish Un. & Nat.

St. Katharine's

Provident Mutual

Guardian III

1962-3

Temple Bar

Northern

Bardhill

National Mutual

Standard Life

Bowring III

1963-4

Ibis

Royal Exchange

Lloyd's

Liverpool Victoria

Noble Lowndes

Ibis VI

1964-5

Ibis

Pearl

Leslie & Godwin

Sedgwick Collins

Sun of Canada

N. & Employers IV

1965-6

Ibis

N. & Employers II

Sedgwick Collins

Sun of Canada

GAFLAC

Edward Lumley

1966-7

Ibis

Sedgwick Collins

Lloyd's

GAFLAC

Colonial Mutual

Equity & Law

[5] Road Transport & General
[
6] Brokers' Room at Lloyd's

1907-1915 | 1915-1919 | 1919-1930 | 1930-1939 | 1939-1945 | 1945-1955 | 1955-1967 | 1967-1983 | 1983-1999 | 1999-2002 | Top

1967-1983 - Introduction of Bowring King KO, but league decline from late '70s.

Season

Division I

Division II

Division III

Division IV

Division V

Division VI

Bowring King

1967-8

Ibis

Lloyd's

Eagle

Colonial Mutual

Abbey Life

L & G II [7]

Ibis

1968-9

Ibis

Liverpool Victoria

Pearl II

Abbey Life

Abbey Life II

Howden Swann

Phoenix

1969-70

Ibis

Lloyd's

Abbey Life

Edward Lumley

Equitable Life

-

Noble Lowndes

1970-1

Ibis

Pearl

Equitable Life

Provident Life

Equity & Law

-

CUACO

1971-2

Ibis

Equitable Life

Provident Life

Clerical Medical

Asphalia

-

Ibis

1972-3

Ibis

Provident Life

Ibis III

Nat Mut of A.

Provident Life II

-

G.R.E.

1973-4

Colonial Mut.

Stew. Wrightson

Equity & Law

Nat. Employers

Stew. Wrightson II

Norscott

Sun Life

1974-5

Liverpool Vic.

Equity & Law

G.R.E. II

Stew. Wrightson II

U.K. Provident

Cannon

G.R.E.

1975-6

Ibis

G.R.E. II

Ibis III

Hill Samuel II [8]

Cannon

Municipal

G.R.E.

1976-7

G.R.E.

Bacon & Woodrow

CUACO

Cannon

Medical Sickness

Med. Sickness II

G.R.E.

1977-8

G.R.E.

CUACO

Cannon

Medical Sickness

Bowring II

-

Equity & Law

1978-9

Ibis

Phoenix

Med. Sickness

G.R.E. III

Minster

-

Equity & Law

1979-80

Ibis

CUACO

G.R.E. III

Equity & Law II

CUACO II

-

Equity & Law

1980-1

Equity & Law

Asphalia

Bowring

Mercantile & Gen.

INA

-

Ibis

1981-2

Ibis

Mercantile & Gen.

Howden

CLIC [9]

-

-

Equity & Law

1982-3

Municipal

Bacon & Woodrow

Pearl

Bowring II

-

-

Ibis

[7] Leslie & Godwin
[
8] Formerly played under the name Noble Lowndes
[
9] Confederation Life

1907-1915 | 1915-1919 | 1919-1930 | 1930-1939 | 1939-1945 | 1945-1955 | 1955-1967 | 1967-1983 | 1983-1999 | 1999-2002 | Top

1983-1999 - Continued decline in league; introduction of Durham Plate.

Season

Division I

Division II

Division III

Division IV

Bowring King

Durham

1983-4

Ibis

Stew. Wrightson

Sedgwick

National Mutual

Ibis

Equity & Law

1984-5

Ibis

Ibis II

Medical Sickness

-

Ibis

Stewart Wrightson

1985-6

Bacon & Woodrow

Equity & Law

Bacon & Wdrw II

-

Bacon & Woodrow

Mercantile & General

1986-7

Bacon & Woodrow

Bacon & Wdrw. II

A.B.I. [10]

-

Bacon & Woodrow

Minet

1987-8

Bacon & Woodrow

Ibis

Mercantile & Gen.

-

Bacon & Woodrow

Eagle Star

1988-9

Bacon & Woodrow

Bain Clarkson

Mercantile & Gen.

-

Bacon & Woodrow

Bain Clarkson

1989-90

Bacon & Woodrow

Bowring

Rodney-Smith

-

Bacon & Woodrow

Pearl

1990-1

Bowring

Ibis

-

-

Bacon & Woodrow

A.B.I.

1991-2

Bacon & Woodrow

Rodney-Smith

-

-

Bacon & Woodrow

Bain Clarkson

1992-3

Bacon & Woodrow

A.B.I.

-

-

Bacon & Woodrow

I.O.B. [11]

1993-4

Bacon & Woodrow

I.O.B.

-

-

Bacon & Woodrow

Asphalia

1994-5

Lincoln National [12]

I.O.B.

-

-

I.O.B.

Minet

1995-6

I.O.B.

Bacon & Woodrow

-

-

Bacon & Woodrow

I.O.B.

1996-7

Ombudsmen [14]

Eagle Star/ABI

-

-

Bain Hogg

Eagle Star/ABI

1997-8

JTW/Cornhill

-

-

-

JTW/Cornhill

Eagle Star/ABI

1998-9

JTW/Cornhill

-

-

-

JTW/Cornhill

Marsh McLennan

[10] Association of British Insurers.
[
11] Insurance Ombudsman Bureau.
[
12] Formerly Cannon.
[
13] There's no 13, the Webmaster is superstitious!
[
14] Amalgamation of I.O.B., Office of the Pensions Ombudsman, and Personal Investment Authority.

1907-1915 | 1915-1919 | 1919-1930 | 1930-1939 | 1939-1945 | 1945-1955 | 1955-1967 | 1967-1983 | 1983-1999 | 1999-2002 | Top

1999-2002 - Introduction of Combined Banks and Insurance Chess League

Season

Combined League

Insurance CC Shield

Bowring KO

Durham

1999-2000

Barclays Bank

JTW/Cornhill [15]

JTW/Cornhill

Lincoln

2000-1

RBS/Americans

PIFC/Wiltshire [15]

PIFC/Wiltshire

JTW/Cornhill

2001-2

Bank of England

PIFC/Wiltshire [16]

PIFC/Wiltshire

Ombudsmen

2002-3

Bank of England

PIFC/Wiltshire [16]

 

 

[15] Awarded on the basis of the subset of "insurance v insurance" matches in the combined league.
[
16] Awarded on the basis of the highest placed Insurance team in the combined league.