LEAGUE TABLES 1962-63

MAJOR SECTION

DIVISION I - Morton Cup
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1National Coal Boardx2545712100269½10Major Div IMajor Div I
2Lensbury7x545461291267Major Div IMajor Div I
3PLA44x556491271465½Major Div IMajor Div I
4Bowring54x71263360½Major Div IIMajor Div I
5North Thames Gas4x07712705637Major Div IMajor Div I
6British & Commonwealth452x5691261555Major Div IMajor Div I
7BP4x45712525536NewMajor Div I
8Bowaters49x5½61251651Major Div IWithdrawn
9John Lewis2535x61243549½Major Div IMajor Div I
10Sainsbury5344x651251649Major Div IIMajor Div I
11London Co-op23x5712426515Major Div IMajor Div I
12London Transport (CRS)0034x61221938½Major Div IWithdrawn
13Esso3223423x12001229½0Major Div IMajor Div I

DIVISION II - League Cup
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1Lensbury IIx575597981053½Major Div IMajor Div II
2British Drug Housesx9337961251½Minor Div IMajor Div I
3North Thames Gas II4x647960349½6Major Div IIMajor Div II
4Harrodian203x68595960343½6Major Div IWithdrawn
5National Coal Board II46x863941445Major Div IIMajor Div II
6Wiggins Teape453x55941440Major Div IIMajor Div II
7BP II0611x5941431NewMajor Div II
8Caribonum243x9921635½Major Div IIMinor Div I
9Eastern Region Railway2044x69108291Major Div IIN/A *
10John Lewis II½246403x910826½1Major Div IIMajor Div II

MINOR SECTION

DIVISION I - Miles-Ostle Cup
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1Railway Clearing Housex2355445636129215210Minor Div IN/A *
2London Transport (Chiswick)4x3363251273244½Minor Div IMajor Div II
3Royal Exchange3x3514531263344½Minor Div IMinor Div I
4CBS133x434342631255240½Major Div IIMinor Div I
5Central Electricity312x36641262439½7Minor Div IMinor Div I
6PLA II133x63361244440½6Minor Div IMinor Div I
7Charterhouse Group252x261260639½6Minor Div IIMinor Div I
8Special Branch20½304x54351252533½6Minor Div IIMinor Div I
9Sainsbury II122031x461251634Minor Div IMinor Div I
10=Associated Electrical Ind.½x361241731Minor Div IIWithdrawn
Colton03143223x251233631Minor Div IWithdrawn
12Great Western Railway34300003004x1233622½Minor Div IN/A *
13London Transport (CRS) II01½32½11½x12011115½Minor Div IWithdrawn

DIVISION II - Lacey Cup
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1Thomas Cookx46656565612120064½12Minor Div IIIMinor Div I
2Northern and Employers2x26444612100250½10Minor Div IIIMinor Div I
3Lensbury III04x334641272339½8Major Div IIMinor Div II
4Benson03x½344651262438½7Minor Div IIMinor Div II
5Imperial Club103x255241251638Major Div IIMinor Div II
6Brymay½2234x63031243535Minor Div IMinor Div II
7Royal London0½210x634631242633½5Minor Div IIWithdrawn
8London Midland Region1230x0431242630½5Minor Div IIN/A *
9=PLA III0201636x41241733Minor Div IIMinor Div II
West Ham Hospital½2422x531241733Minor Div IIIWithdrawn
11Aquarius201x31241727Minor Div IIMinor Div II
12Bank Line100½½½½3x61231821½Minor Div IMinor Div II
13Great Western Railway II012333230x1214723½3Minor Div IIN/A *

Division III - The Viscount Hambleden Cup
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1Courage & Barclayx45565655990046½9Minor Div IVMinor Div II
2Gestetner½x445449702347Minor Div IVMinor Div II
3British & Commonwealth II2x2434369522316Minor Div IVMinor Div II
4Skipper and East124x235951328½Minor Div IVWithdrawn
5Lensbury IV12x4259405244Minor Div IMinor Div III
6Abbey National0242x04940521½4Minor Div IIIMinor Div III
7Railway Clearing House II11336x432923425½Minor Div IIN/A *
8Castrol02242x339126212NewMinor Div III
9National Coal Board III1231133x3904519½2Minor Div IIIMinor Div III
10Balfour Beatty1½02433x912618½2Minor Div IIIWithdrawn

Division IV - The Callender Cup
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1IBMx4565556 1090146½9NewMinor Div III
2Mond Groupx34644561081143½NewMinor Div III
3Thomas Cook II3x2554551081142½New **Minor Div III
4Four Poster224x3555551071239½NewMinor Div III
5Eastern Region Railway II113x461051430½New **N/A *
6Parsons Powergas01x433510424285NewMinor Div III
7Charterhouse Group II0212x24431021722Minor Div IVMinor Div III
8Skipper and East II12½1234x0051021718½NewWithdrawn
9Bowaters II12110326x31012721½2New **Withdrawn
10PLA IV11126x010208202Minor Div IVMinor Div IV
11BP III001113136x1012717½2NewMinor Div III
** denotes a team returning to the league.
* All individual Railways chess clubs converged into a single "Railways" Chess Association from next season, with four teams, one each in Major Division II, and Minor Divisions I, II & III.