Blake, Joseph




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1882  111  2298 (56) 9
1883  119  2310 (49) 9
1884  106  2343 (46) 15
1885  86  2375 (49) 8
1886  63  2410 (51) 8
1887  58  2428 (50) 8
1888  58  2426 (52) 0
1889  59  2423 (47) 10
1890  55  2433 (46) 9
1891  55  2433 (45) 14
1892  56  2425 (46) 8
1893  69  2402 (45) 16
1894  71  2393 (49) 2
1895  67  2399 (46) 11
1896  59  2420 (46) 10
1897  59  2410 (46) 10
1898  57  2421 (49) 10
1899  59  2416 (56) 0
1900  67  2410 (57) 0
1901  69  2405 (54) 7
1902  84  2384 (52) 12
1903  96  2369 (59) 0
1904  108  2353 (61) 0
1905  138  2337 (59) 1
1906  138  2338 (55) 0
1907  135  2339 (44) 11
1908  139  2332 (36) 30
1909  88  2385 (35) 29
1910  142  2343 (34) 34
1911  204  2307 (36) 27
1912  150  2336 (41) 20
1913  184  2309 (53) 1
1914  226  2279 (60) 2
1915  225  2273 (65) 0
1916  234  2266 (67) 0
1917  237  2259 (67) 0
1918  250  2252 (63) 0
1919  263  2245 (56) 0
1920  291  2239 (42) 22
1921  273  2258 (41) 10
1922  167  2317 (37) 20
1923  249  2282 (34) 29
1924  247  2283 (31) 44
1925  299  2265 (32) 34
1926  264  2281 (32) 39
1927  316  2269 (35) 26
1928  341  2258 (40) 17
1929  369  2240 (48) 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
   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)     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 (1)     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: 27 Apr. 2021