Belcher, Joseph




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1892  710  1855 (101) 1
1893  720  1867 (94) 1
1894  731  1881 (88) 7
1895  698  1901 (91) 0
1896  668  1921 (93) 0
1897  640  1941 (93) 0
1898  617  1962 (93) 0
1899  605  1982 (91) 0
1900  587  2002 (88) 0
1901  562  2022 (84) 7
1902  592  2005 (86) 0
1903  610  1988 (88) 0
1904  675  1971 (87) 0
1905  717  1954 (86) 6
1906  723  1964 (92) 0
1907  723  1973 (96) 0
1908  709  1982 (100) 0
1909  759  1991 (103) 0
1910  730  2001 (105) 0
1911  768  2010 (107) 6

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