Belcher, Joseph




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1892  622  1841 (102) 1
1893  631  1853 (96) 1
1894  632  1867 (89) 7
1895  591  1886 (92) 0
1896  573  1905 (94) 0
1897  541  1925 (95) 0
1898  531  1944 (94) 0
1899  512  1964 (93) 0
1900  481  1983 (90) 0
1901  483  2002 (86) 7
1902  511  1984 (88) 0
1903  517  1967 (89) 0
1904  576  1949 (89) 0
1905  626  1931 (88) 6
1906  616  1937 (94) 0
1907  631  1944 (99) 0
1908  613  1951 (103) 0
1909  653  1957 (106) 0
1910  630  1964 (108) 0
1911  618  1971 (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