Belcher, Joseph




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1892  678  1853 (101) 1
1893  692  1865 (95) 1
1894  690  1880 (89) 7
1895  644  1899 (92) 0
1896  614  1918 (93) 0
1897  590  1938 (94) 0
1898  559  1957 (93) 0
1899  554  1977 (92) 0
1900  531  1996 (89) 0
1901  524  2016 (85) 7
1902  550  1998 (88) 0
1903  568  1980 (89) 0
1904  645  1962 (88) 0
1905  675  1944 (87) 6
1906  679  1951 (93) 0
1907  686  1957 (98) 0
1908  680  1964 (102) 0
1909  734  1971 (105) 0
1910  715  1977 (108) 0
1911  745  1984 (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