Belcher, Joseph




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1892  623  1840 (102) 1
1893  632  1852 (96) 1
1894  633  1866 (89) 7
1895  590  1885 (92) 0
1896  571  1905 (94) 0
1897  539  1924 (95) 0
1898  529  1943 (94) 0
1899  509  1963 (93) 0
1900  481  1982 (90) 0
1901  483  2001 (86) 7
1902  509  1983 (88) 0
1903  517  1965 (89) 0
1904  577  1948 (89) 0
1905  626  1930 (88) 6
1906  618  1936 (94) 0
1907  631  1943 (99) 0
1908  615  1950 (103) 0
1909  656  1956 (106) 0
1910  635  1963 (108) 0
1911  622  1970 (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