Belcher, Joseph




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1892  627  1839 (102) 1
1893  635  1850 (96) 1
1894  641  1864 (89) 7
1895  600  1884 (92) 0
1896  580  1903 (94) 0
1897  555  1922 (94) 0
1898  538  1942 (94) 0
1899  535  1961 (92) 0
1900  507  1980 (90) 0
1901  506  2000 (85) 7
1902  531  1982 (88) 0
1903  547  1964 (89) 0
1904  614  1946 (89) 0
1905  641  1928 (87) 6
1906  632  1935 (94) 0
1907  643  1941 (99) 0
1908  633  1948 (103) 0
1909  674  1954 (106) 0
1910  653  1961 (108) 0
1911  644  1967 (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