Blake, Joseph




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1882  85  2316 (58) 9
1883  92  2333 (52) 7
1884  85  2357 (48) 14
1885  76  2386 (50) 8
1886  55  2418 (51) 8
1887  52  2433 (50) 8
1888  51  2429 (52) 0
1889  54  2426 (47) 10
1890  48  2435 (47) 9
1891  50  2436 (45) 14
1892  49  2430 (46) 8
1893  56  2411 (45) 16
1894  54  2407 (50) 1
1895  55  2406 (47) 11
1896  51  2423 (47) 10
1897  54  2409 (47) 10
1898  50  2420 (50) 10
1899  51  2415 (56) 0
1900  57  2410 (58) 0
1901  57  2405 (54) 7
1902  76  2382 (52) 12
1903  84  2366 (59) 0
1904  91  2351 (62) 0
1905  116  2335 (60) 1
1906  119  2337 (55) 0
1907  120  2338 (45) 11
1908  120  2330 (37) 30
1909  77  2383 (36) 29
1910  116  2340 (35) 34
1911  151  2309 (37) 27
1912  112  2341 (43) 20
1913  119  2318 (55) 1
1914  138  2292 (63) 1
1915  141  2278 (68) 0
1916  153  2264 (70) 0
1917  167  2250 (70) 0
1918  171  2236 (67) 0
1919  175  2222 (60) 0
1920  195  2208 (49) 22
1921  176  2187 (56) 10

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Blake, Joseph Henry  
Born: 3 Feb. 1859
Died: 11 Dec. 1951
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 301
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 687, 955
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 41
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 31
   Hilbert, Walter Penn Shipley, page 339
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 44
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 180, 205
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 30
Web
   Haddrell, Richard.  [SCCU Individual Champions]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dal 1900 al 1944]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 5217. Blake v Hooke]

Tournament data

Manchester 1882 (1)     12th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I     5  /  9
Birmingham 1883 (2)     13th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I, Section B     4  /  7
Reading 1884     Oxford University - Southampton Club Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Wainwright, G.E.     1 - 1    
Bath 1884 (4)     14th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I, Division 2     6.5  /  10
Havant 1884     Brighton - Southampton Club Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Pierce, W.T.     2 - 0    
Hereford 1885 (2)     15th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class IB     3  /  5
Hereford 1885 (6)     15th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament    
  Blake, J.H. - Newham, W.L.     1 - 0          Blake, J.H. gave odds of pawn and move
  Blake, J.H. - Coker, J.     1 - 0    
  Blake, J.H. - Lewis, H.A.     1 - 0          Blake, J.H. gave odds of pawn and move
Nottingham 1886 (2)     Counties Chess Association - Minor Tourney, Division II     6  /  6
Nottingham 1886 (5)     Counties Chess Association - Handicap Tournament    
  Blake, J.H. - Shorthouse, E.     1 - 0          Blake, J.H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
  Blake, J.H. - Evans, W.J.     1 - 0          Blake, J.H. gave odds of pawn and move
Stamford 1887 (1)     Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I, Division I     5  /  6
Stamford 1887 (3)     Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament    
  Blake, J.H. - Tiffany     1 - 0          Blake, J.H. gave odds of a knight
  Blake, J.H. - Slack, S.B.     1 - 0          Blake, J.H. gave odds of pawn and move
  Blake, J.H. - Pollock, W.H.K.     0 - 1    
London 1889 (5)     5th British Chess Association Tournament     5  /  10
Cambridge 1890 (1)     Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I, Division 1     7  /  9
Oxford 1891 (1)     Counties Chess Association - Class I, Division I     7.5  /  9
  Blake, J.H. - Skipworth, A.B.     3 - 2    
Brighton 1892 (1)     Counties Chess Association Tournament     6.5  /  8
Birmingham 1893     North and South Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Billington, T.H.     1 - 0    
Cambridge 1893     Cambridge Tournament     5.5  /  8
Woodhall Spa 1893 (1)     Counties Chess Association - Class I, Section A     4  /  7
London 1894 (1)     North and South Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Ranken, C.E.     1 - 0    
Llandudno 1895 (2)     4th Craigside Tournament     2  /  4
Hastings 1895 (4)     7th British Amateur Championship - Section IV     4.5  /  7
London 1896 (1)     City of London Club - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Woon, C.J.     1 - 0    
Clifton 1896 (1)     Southern Counties Congress - Class I     7.5  /  9
London 1897 (1)     Cable Team Selection Tournament     5.5  /  9
London and New York 1897     2nd Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Delmar, E. (1)     0 - 1    
Salisbury 1898 (1)     Southern Counties Chess Union Tournament     7.5  /  10
Folkestone 1901 (2)     3nd Kent County Chess Association Tournament - Section II     4  /  5
  Blake, J.H. - Tattersall, C.E.C.     1 - 0    
Folkestone 1901 (3)     3nd Kent County Chess Association Tournament - Section I and II play-off    
  Blake, J.H. - Atkins, H.E.     0.5 - 0.5    
London and New York 1902     7th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Newman, C.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
Norwich, Norfolk 1902     Southern Counties Chess Union Tournament     7  /  11
London 1905 (3)     City of London Club - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Burn, A.     0 - 1    
London 1907 (1)     4th British Chess Federation Championship     5.5  /  11
Tunbridge Wells 1908 (1)     5th British Chess Federation Championship     4  /  11
London 1908     18th City of London Club Championship     11  /  19
London and New York 1909     11th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Howell, C.S.     1 - 0    
Scarborough 1909     6th British Chess Federation Championship     8.5  /  11
London 1909     19th City of London Club Championship     13.5  /  17
Bradford 1910     6th British Chess Federation Championship play-off    
  Blake, J.H. - Atkins, H.E.     0.5 - 2.5    
Leicester 1910     City of London Club - Manchester Club Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Kelly, T.J.     0 - 1    
London and New York 1910     12th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Black, R.T.     0 - 1    
London 1910 (1)     City of London Club - Dutch Chess Federation Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Leussen, B.     0.5 - 0.5    
Oxford 1910 (1)     7th British Chess Federation Championship     6.5  /  11
London 1910 (2)     20th City of London Club Championship     12.5  /  17
London 1911 (1)     City of London - North Manchester Club Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Houghton, R.W.     1 - 0    
Glasgow 1911 (2)     8th British Chess Federation Championship     5.5  /  11
London 1911 (2)     21st City of London Club Championship     7  /  16
London 1912 (1)     England - Netherlands Team Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Leussen, B.     1 - 1    
London 1912 (2)     City of London Club Championship     11.5  /  15
  Blake, J.H. - Thomas, G.A.     2.5 - 0.5    
Rugby 1913     City of London Club - Midland Counties Chess Union Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Terrill, F.H.     1 - 0    
The Hague 1914     England - Netherlands Team Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Fontein, G.S.     0.5 - 0.5    
Edinburgh 1920 (2)     13th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     2  /  11
London 1920     30th City of London Club Championship     6.5  /  11
London 1921 (1)     31st City of London Chess Club Championship     4.5  /  11


Player information updated: 30 Oct. 2016