Belcher, Joseph




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1892  629  1837 (102) 1
1893  639  1848 (96) 1
1894  639  1862 (89) 7
1895  600  1882 (92) 0
1896  585  1901 (94) 0
1897  550  1920 (94) 0
1898  537  1939 (94) 0
1899  533  1959 (92) 0
1900  505  1978 (90) 0
1901  504  1997 (85) 7
1902  529  1979 (88) 0
1903  549  1961 (89) 0
1904  614  1943 (89) 0
1905  641  1925 (88) 6
1906  634  1932 (94) 0
1907  643  1938 (99) 0
1908  633  1945 (103) 0
1909  675  1952 (106) 0
1910  655  1958 (108) 0
1911  644  1965 (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