Belcher, Joseph




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1892  649  1843 (102) 1
1893  663  1855 (95) 1
1894  663  1869 (89) 7
1895  614  1888 (92) 0
1896  590  1908 (94) 0
1897  557  1927 (94) 0
1898  543  1946 (94) 0
1899  538  1966 (92) 0
1900  513  1985 (89) 0
1901  508  2005 (85) 7
1902  532  1987 (88) 0
1903  555  1969 (89) 0
1904  622  1951 (89) 0
1905  654  1934 (87) 6
1906  642  1940 (93) 0
1907  655  1946 (99) 0
1908  638  1953 (103) 0
1909  680  1959 (106) 0
1910  660  1966 (108) 0
1911  650  1972 (110) 5

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Belcher, Joseph Matthew  
Born: 30 Jan. 1854
Died: 22 Sep. 1926
 
Notes:
The Australian Chess Annual of 1896 has 'J.W. Belcher' on p.60, but 'J.M. Belcher' on pp.14 and 59.
 
References
Books
   Bignold, Australian Chess Annual, page 14, 59, 60
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 300
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 30

Tournament data

Melbourne and Adelaide 1892     Victoria - South Australia Telegraphic Match    
  Belcher, J.M. - Baynes, G.W.     0 - 1    
Melbourne and Adelaide 1893     Victoria - South Australia Telegraphic Match    
  Belcher, J.M. - Wilson, F.H.     0 - 1    
Adelaide 1894     1st South Australia Championship     2.5  /  7
Adelaide 1901 (1)     5th South Australia Championship     6.5  /  7
Adelaide 1905     6th South Australia Championship     3  /  5
  Belcher, J.M. - Cummings, E.L.     0.5 - 2.5    
Adelaide 1911     7th South Australia Championship     5.5  /  6


Player information updated: 16 Jul. 2017