Belcher, Joseph




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1892  654  1841 (102) 1
1893  665  1852 (95) 1
1894  668  1866 (89) 7
1895  618  1886 (92) 0
1896  595  1905 (94) 0
1897  562  1924 (94) 0
1898  545  1944 (94) 0
1899  544  1963 (92) 0
1900  517  1982 (89) 0
1901  514  2002 (85) 7
1902  541  1984 (88) 0
1903  559  1966 (89) 0
1904  628  1948 (89) 0
1905  663  1930 (87) 6
1906  651  1936 (93) 0
1907  661  1943 (98) 0
1908  649  1949 (102) 0
1909  692  1956 (106) 0
1910  671  1962 (108) 0
1911  659  1969 (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