Belcher, Joseph




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1892  626  1840 (102) 1
1893  634  1851 (96) 1
1894  640  1865 (89) 7
1895  599  1884 (92) 0
1896  580  1904 (94) 0
1897  553  1923 (94) 0
1898  540  1942 (94) 0
1899  536  1962 (92) 0
1900  508  1981 (90) 0
1901  505  2000 (85) 7
1902  531  1982 (88) 0
1903  548  1965 (89) 0
1904  615  1947 (89) 0
1905  649  1929 (87) 6
1906  636  1935 (94) 0
1907  648  1942 (99) 0
1908  637  1948 (103) 0
1909  678  1955 (106) 0
1910  657  1961 (108) 0
1911  648  1968 (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