Belcher, Joseph




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1892  687  1853 (101) 1
1893  701  1865 (95) 1
1894  705  1879 (88) 7
1895  670  1899 (91) 0
1896  629  1920 (93) 0
1897  603  1940 (93) 0
1898  573  1960 (93) 0
1899  558  1980 (91) 0
1900  534  2001 (88) 0
1901  519  2021 (84) 7
1902  549  2004 (87) 0
1903  567  1988 (88) 0
1904  636  1971 (88) 0
1905  681  1954 (86) 6
1906  687  1964 (92) 0
1907  697  1973 (97) 0
1908  682  1982 (100) 0
1909  730  1992 (103) 0
1910  695  2001 (105) 0
1911  729  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