Belcher, Joseph




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1892  624  1838 (103) 1
1893  636  1849 (97) 1
1894  632  1863 (90) 7
1895  593  1882 (93) 0
1896  579  1901 (95) 0
1897  542  1921 (96) 0
1898  529  1940 (95) 0
1899  511  1959 (94) 0
1900  481  1978 (91) 0
1901  485  1997 (87) 7
1902  507  1979 (89) 0
1903  521  1960 (91) 0
1904  571  1942 (90) 0
1905  620  1924 (89) 6
1906  615  1930 (95) 0
1907  623  1937 (100) 0
1908  602  1943 (104) 0
1909  640  1950 (107) 0
1910  612  1956 (110) 0
1911  593  1963 (111) 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