Palmer, Alexander




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1894  513  1980 (83) 2
1895  472  2000 (72) 33
1896  451  2020 (71) 13
1897  418  2036 (77) 0
1898  403  2051 (80) 0
1899  391  2067 (82) 0
1900  381  2083 (81) 1
1901  386  2094 (80) 0
1902  386  2105 (77) 1
1903  362  2120 (73) 10
1904  395  2109 (73) 7
1905  424  2097 (76) 0
1906  446  2085 (76) 0
1907  473  2073 (73) 15
1908  521  2042 (78) 9
1909  562  2027 (87) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Palmer, Alexander Charles  
Born: 1878
Died:
 
Notes:
Di Felice has 'W. Palmer' in the New South Wales - Queensland Telegraphic Match of 1902, while OzBase has 'Alexander C. Palmer'. The Australian Chess Annual of 1896 (p.78) says he was 17 years old in July 1895. This suggests that he was born in 1877 or 1878.
 
References
Books
   Bignold, Australian Chess Annual, page 77, 82
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 313
Web
   Dunn, Paul.  [8th QLD Championship 1907]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Apperly, H.W. - Palmer, A.C. 1896         (f)     7   -   6
Palmer, A.C. - Boyce, C.L.R. 1908         (f)     5.5   -   3.5

Tournament data

Brisbane 1894     Brisbane School of Arts Club - Brisbane Chess Club Match    
  Palmer, A.C. - Bennett, F.W.     1 - 1    
Brisbane 1895 (1)     Brisbane School of Arts Club - Brisbane Chess Club Match    
  Palmer, A.C. - Bennett, F.W.     2 - 0    
Brisbane 1895 (2)     Brisbane Post and Telegraph Club - Ipswich Club Match    
  Palmer, A.C. - Greenway, E.     0.5 - 1.5    
Brisbane 1895 (3)     1st Queensland Championship     14.5  /  20
  Palmer, A.C. - Syson, W.     5 - 4    
Sydney and Brisbane 1900     7th New South Wales - Queensland Telegraphic Match    
  Palmer, A.C. - Jonas, W.H.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Brisbane 1902     9th New South Wales - Queensland Telegraphic Match    
  Palmer, A.C. - Crakanthorp, L.S.     0.5 - 0.5    
Brisbane 1903 (1)     4th Queensland Championship - Challengers Tourney     8  /  8
Brisbane 1903 (2)     4th Queensland Championship - Final    
  Palmer, A.C. - Apperly, H.W.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Brisbane 1903     10th New South Wales - Queensland Telegraphic Match    
  Palmer, A.C. - Jonas, W.H.     0.5 - 0.5    
Brisbane 1904     5th Queensland Championship     5  /  6
Sydney and Brisbane 1904     11th New South Wales - Queensland Telegraphic Match    
  Palmer, A.C. - Jacobsen, J.L.     0 - 1    
Brisbane 1907     8th Queensland Championship     12.5  /  14
Sydney and Brisbane 1907     12th New South Wales - Queensland Telegraphic Match    
  Palmer, A.C. - Crakanthorp, S.     0.5 - 0.5    
Sydney and Brisbane 1909     14th New South Wales - Queensland Telegraphic Match    
  Palmer, A.C. - Jacobsen, J.L.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 16 Jul. 2017