Belcher, Joseph




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1892  679  1854 (101) 1
1893  692  1866 (95) 1
1894  690  1880 (89) 7
1895  644  1900 (92) 0
1896  614  1919 (93) 0
1897  590  1939 (94) 0
1898  559  1958 (93) 0
1899  554  1978 (92) 0
1900  531  1997 (89) 0
1901  527  2017 (85) 7
1902  550  1999 (88) 0
1903  568  1981 (89) 0
1904  645  1963 (88) 0
1905  674  1945 (87) 6
1906  678  1952 (93) 0
1907  689  1958 (98) 0
1908  681  1965 (102) 0
1909  736  1972 (105) 0
1910  717  1978 (108) 0
1911  752  1985 (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