Blake, Joseph




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1882  109  2296 (56) 9
1883  118  2308 (49) 9
1884  105  2341 (46) 15
1885  85  2375 (49) 8
1886  58  2411 (51) 8
1887  54  2427 (50) 8
1888  56  2423 (52) 0
1889  59  2420 (47) 10
1890  55  2429 (46) 9
1891  54  2428 (45) 14
1892  57  2420 (46) 8
1893  64  2397 (45) 16
1894  70  2387 (49) 2
1895  66  2393 (46) 11
1896  54  2414 (46) 10
1897  62  2403 (46) 10
1898  57  2414 (49) 10
1899  61  2409 (56) 0
1900  65  2403 (57) 0
1901  67  2398 (54) 7
1902  81  2376 (52) 12
1903  96  2361 (59) 0
1904  109  2346 (61) 0
1905  139  2330 (59) 1
1906  136  2331 (55) 0
1907  137  2332 (44) 11
1908  149  2325 (36) 30
1909  84  2379 (34) 29
1910  146  2336 (34) 34
1911  207  2301 (36) 27
1912  156  2331 (41) 20
1913  189  2303 (53) 1
1914  225  2274 (60) 2
1915  224  2268 (65) 0
1916  233  2261 (67) 0
1917  237  2255 (67) 0
1918  258  2248 (63) 0
1919  271  2242 (55) 0
1920  297  2235 (42) 22
1921  283  2253 (41) 10
1922  171  2312 (37) 20
1923  253  2276 (34) 29
1924  258  2276 (31) 44
1925  311  2259 (32) 34
1926  268  2274 (32) 39
1927  338  2261 (35) 26
1928  372  2249 (40) 17
1929  424  2230 (47) 14

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Blake, Joseph Henry  
Born: 3 Feb. 1859
Died: 11 Dec. 1951
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 301
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1921-1930, page 319
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 687, 955
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 41
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 31
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 153
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 258, 463, 572
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 336
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 339
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 44
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 180, 205
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 30
   Zavatarelli, Gloomy Fate of Arthur Towle Marriott, page 128
Web
   Haddrell, Richard.  [SCCU Individual Champions]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dal 1900 al 1944]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 5217. Blake v Hooke]

Tournament data

Manchester 1882 (1)     12th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I     5  /  9
Birmingham 1883 (2)     13th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I, Section B     4  /  7
Southampton 1883     Southampton - Bournemouth Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Marriott, A.T.     0 - 2    
Bournemouth 1884     Southampton - Bournemouth Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Marriott, A.T.     0.5 - 0.5    
Reading 1884     Oxford University - Southampton Club Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Wainwright, G.E.     1 - 1    
Bath 1884 (4)     14th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I, Division 2     6.5  /  10
Havant 1884     Brighton - Southampton Club Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Pierce, W.T.     2 - 0    
Hereford 1885 (2)     15th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class IB     3  /  5
Hereford 1885 (6)     15th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament    
  Blake, J.H. - Newham, W.L.     1 - 0          Blake, J.H. gave odds of pawn and move
  Blake, J.H. - Coker, J.     1 - 0    
  Blake, J.H. - Lewis, H.A.     1 - 0          Blake, J.H. gave odds of pawn and move
Nottingham 1886 (3)     Counties Chess Association - Minor Tourney, Division II     6  /  6
Nottingham 1886 (6)     Counties Chess Association - Handicap Tournament    
  Blake, J.H. - Shorthouse, E.     1 - 0          Blake, J.H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Blake, J.H. - Evans, W.J.     1 - 0          Blake, J.H. gave odds of pawn and move
Stamford 1887 (1)     Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I, Division I     5  /  6
Stamford 1887 (3)     Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament    
  Blake, J.H. - Tiffany     1 - 0          Blake, J.H. gave odds of a knight
  Blake, J.H. - Slack, S.B.     1 - 0          Blake, J.H. gave odds of pawn and move
  Blake, J.H. - Pollock, W.H.K.     0 - 1    
London, England 1889 (5)     5th British Chess Association Tournament     5  /  10
Cambridge 1890 (1)     Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I, Division 1     7  /  9
Oxford 1891 (1)     Counties Chess Association - Class I, Division I     7.5  /  9
  Blake, J.H. - Skipworth, A.B.     3 - 2    
Brighton 1892 (1)     Counties Chess Association Tournament     6.5  /  8
Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Billington, T.H.     1 - 0    
Cambridge 1893     Cambridge Tournament     5.5  /  8
Woodhall Spa 1893 (1)     Counties Chess Association - Class I, Section A     4  /  7
London, England 1894 (1)     North and South Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Ranken, C.E.     1 - 0    
London, England 1894 (4)     City of London Club - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Smith, S.F.     0 - 1    
Llandudno 1895 (2)     4th Craigside Tournament     2  /  4
Hastings 1895 (4)     7th British Amateur Championship - Section IV     4.5  /  7
London, England 1896 (1)     City of London Club - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Woon, C.J.     1 - 0    
Clifton 1896 (1)     Southern Counties Congress - Class I     7.5  /  9
London, England 1897 (1)     Cable Team Selection Tournament     5.5  /  9
London, England and New York 1897     2nd Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Delmar, E. (1)     0 - 1    
Salisbury 1898 (1)     Southern Counties Chess Union Tournament     7.5  /  10
Folkestone 1901 (2)     3nd Kent County Chess Association Tournament - Section II     4  /  5
  Blake, J.H. - Tattersall, C.E.C.     1 - 0    
Folkestone 1901 (3)     3nd Kent County Chess Association Tournament - Section I and II play-off    
  Blake, J.H. - Atkins, H.E.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England and New York 1902     7th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Newman, C.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
Norwich, Norfolk 1902     Southern Counties Chess Union Tournament     7  /  11
London, England 1905 (4)     City of London Club - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Burn, A.     0 - 1    
London, England 1907 (5)     4th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     5.5  /  11
Tunbridge Wells 1908 (1)     5th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     4  /  11
London, England 1908     18th City of London Club Championship     11  /  19
London, England and New York 1909     11th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Howell, C.S.     1 - 0    
Scarborough 1909 (5)     6th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     8.5  /  11
London, England 1909 (2)     19th City of London Club Championship     13.5  /  17
Bradford 1910     6th British Chess Federation Championship play-off    
  Blake, J.H. - Atkins, H.E.     0.5 - 2.5    
Leicester 1910     City of London Club - Manchester Club Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Kelly, T.J.     0 - 1    
London, England and New York 1910     12th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Black, R.T.     0 - 1    
London, England 1910 (1)     City of London Club - Dutch Chess Federation Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Leussen, B.     0.5 - 0.5    
Oxford 1910 (2)     7th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     6.5  /  11
London, England 1910 (2)     20th City of London Club Championship     12.5  /  17
London, England 1911 (1)     City of London - North Manchester Club Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Houghton, R.W.     1 - 0    
Glasgow 1911 (2)     8th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     5.5  /  11
London, England 1911 (2)     21st City of London Club Championship     7  /  16
London, England 1912 (1)     England - Netherlands Team Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Leussen, B.     1 - 1    
London, England 1912 (2)     22nd City of London Club Championship     11.5  /  15
  Blake, J.H. - Thomas, G.A.     2.5 - 0.5    
Rugby 1913     City of London Club - Midland Counties Chess Union Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Terrill, F.H.     1 - 0    
London, England 1914 (1)     Lud-Eagle Club - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Wainwright, G.E.     0 - 1    
The Hague 1914     England - Netherlands Team Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Fontein, G.S.     0.5 - 0.5    
Edinburgh 1920 (2)     13th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     2  /  11
London, England 1920     30th City of London Club Championship     6.5  /  11
London, England 1921 (2)     31st City of London Chess Club Championship     4.5  /  11
Weston-Super-Mare 1922     West of England Chess Festival     7  /  9
London, England 1922 (2)     British Chess Federation Congress - Major Open Tournament     7.5  /  11
Hastings 1923 (1)     3rd Hastings Christmas Congress - Premier Tournament     3.5  /  9
Liverpool 1923 (1)     Northern Counties Chess Union Congress - Master Tournament     5  /  9
Portsmouth 1923 (2)     16th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     3.5  /  11
Hastings 1924 (1)     4th Hastings Christmas Congress - Premier Tournament     3  /  9
Weston-Super-Mare 1924     West of England Chess Festival     3.5  /  9
Southport 1924 (1)     17th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     4.5  /  11
London, England 1924 (2)     City of London Club Championship     10.5  /  15
London, England 1925 (1)     London Chess League Tournament     6  /  9
Stratford-upon-Avon 1925 (3)     18th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     3  /  11
London, England 1925 (3)     35th City of London Club Championship     8.5  /  14
Weston-Super-Mare 1926     Weston-Super-Mare Tournament     3.5  /  9
Edinburgh 1926 (1)     19th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     6.5  /  11
London, England 1926 (3)     1st City of London Club Invitational Tournament     2.5  /  6
London, England 1926 (5)     36th City of London Club Championship     9  /  13
London, England 1927 (4)     20th British Chess Federation Congress - Premier Tournament     4.5  /  11
London, England 1927 (10)     37th City of London Club Championship     9  /  15
London, England 1928 (2)     38th City of London Club Championship     9.5  /  17
London, England 1929 (3)     39th City of London Club Championship     7  /  14


Player information updated: 3 Apr. 2022