Belcher, Joseph




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1892  621  1836 (103) 1
1893  633  1848 (97) 1
1894  631  1862 (90) 7
1895  594  1881 (93) 0
1896  583  1900 (95) 0
1897  543  1919 (96) 0
1898  530  1938 (95) 0
1899  512  1957 (94) 0
1900  482  1976 (91) 0
1901  486  1995 (87) 7
1902  509  1977 (89) 0
1903  521  1959 (91) 0
1904  572  1941 (90) 0
1905  622  1923 (89) 6
1906  616  1929 (95) 0
1907  625  1936 (100) 0
1908  602  1942 (104) 0
1909  642  1949 (107) 0
1910  614  1955 (110) 0
1911  595  1962 (111) 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