Palmer, Alexander




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1894  514  1979 (83) 2
1895  470  1999 (71) 33
1896  452  2019 (71) 13
1897  421  2035 (77) 0
1898  408  2050 (80) 0
1899  394  2066 (82) 0
1900  383  2082 (81) 1
1901  387  2093 (80) 0
1902  387  2104 (77) 1
1903  366  2119 (73) 10
1904  396  2108 (73) 7
1905  426  2096 (75) 0
1906  449  2084 (75) 0
1907  474  2072 (73) 15
1908  521  2040 (78) 9
1909  564  2026 (87) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Palmer, Alexander Charles  
Born: 1878
Died:
 
Notes:
Di Felice has 'W. Palmer' in the New South Wales - Queensland Telegraphic Match of 1902, while OzBase has 'Alexander C. Palmer'. The Australian Chess Annual of 1896 (p.78) says he was 17 years old in July 1895. This suggests that he was born in 1877 or 1878.
 
References
Books
   Bignold, Australian Chess Annual, page 77, 82
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 313
Web
   Dunn, Paul.  [8th QLD Championship 1907]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Apperly, H.W. - Palmer, A.C. 1896         (f)     7   -   6
Palmer, A.C. - Boyce, C.L.R. 1908         (f)     5.5   -   3.5

Tournament data

Brisbane 1894     Brisbane School of Arts Club - Brisbane Chess Club Match    
  Palmer, A.C. - Bennett, F.W.     1 - 1    
Brisbane 1895 (1)     Brisbane School of Arts Club - Brisbane Chess Club Match    
  Palmer, A.C. - Bennett, F.W.     2 - 0    
Brisbane 1895 (2)     Brisbane Post and Telegraph Club - Ipswich Club Match    
  Palmer, A.C. - Greenway, E.     0.5 - 1.5    
Brisbane 1895 (3)     1st Queensland Championship     14.5  /  20
  Palmer, A.C. - Syson, W.     5 - 4    
Sydney and Brisbane 1900     7th New South Wales - Queensland Telegraphic Match    
  Palmer, A.C. - Jonas, W.H.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Brisbane 1902     9th New South Wales - Queensland Telegraphic Match    
  Palmer, A.C. - Crakanthorp, L.S.     0.5 - 0.5    
Brisbane 1903 (1)     4th Queensland Championship - Challengers Tourney     8  /  8
Brisbane 1903 (2)     4th Queensland Championship - Final    
  Palmer, A.C. - Apperly, H.W.     1 - 0    
Sydney and Brisbane 1903     10th New South Wales - Queensland Telegraphic Match    
  Palmer, A.C. - Jonas, W.H.     0.5 - 0.5    
Brisbane 1904     5th Queensland Championship     5  /  6
Sydney and Brisbane 1904     11th New South Wales - Queensland Telegraphic Match    
  Palmer, A.C. - Jacobsen, J.L.     0 - 1    
Brisbane 1907     8th Queensland Championship     12.5  /  14
Sydney and Brisbane 1907     12th New South Wales - Queensland Telegraphic Match    
  Palmer, A.C. - Crakanthorp, S.     0.5 - 0.5    
Sydney and Brisbane 1909     14th New South Wales - Queensland Telegraphic Match    
  Palmer, A.C. - Jacobsen, J.L.     0 - 1    


Player information updated: 16 Jul. 2017