Belcher, Joseph




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1892  669  1850 (101) 1
1893  680  1862 (95) 1
1894  685  1876 (89) 7
1895  638  1896 (92) 0
1896  616  1915 (94) 0
1897  580  1934 (94) 0
1898  553  1954 (94) 0
1899  552  1973 (92) 0
1900  527  1992 (89) 0
1901  525  2012 (85) 7
1902  548  1994 (88) 0
1903  568  1976 (89) 0
1904  637  1958 (89) 0
1905  670  1940 (87) 6
1906  660  1946 (93) 0
1907  666  1953 (98) 0
1908  653  1959 (102) 0
1909  705  1966 (106) 0
1910  678  1972 (108) 0
1911  669  1978 (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