Blake, Joseph




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1882  84  2316 (58) 9
1883  93  2334 (52) 7
1884  85  2358 (48) 14
1885  76  2387 (50) 8
1886  55  2419 (51) 8
1887  51  2434 (50) 8
1888  51  2430 (52) 0
1889  54  2426 (47) 10
1890  48  2436 (47) 9
1891  50  2436 (45) 14
1892  49  2431 (46) 8
1893  56  2412 (45) 16
1894  54  2408 (50) 1
1895  55  2407 (47) 11
1896  51  2424 (47) 10
1897  54  2411 (47) 10
1898  50  2421 (50) 10
1899  51  2416 (56) 0
1900  58  2411 (58) 0
1901  57  2406 (54) 7
1902  76  2384 (52) 12
1903  84  2368 (59) 0
1904  90  2352 (62) 0
1905  116  2337 (60) 1
1906  118  2338 (55) 0
1907  120  2339 (45) 11
1908  120  2331 (37) 30
1909  77  2384 (36) 29
1910  116  2341 (35) 34
1911  150  2310 (37) 27
1912  112  2342 (43) 20
1913  117  2319 (55) 1
1914  138  2294 (63) 1
1915  141  2280 (68) 0
1916  154  2265 (70) 0
1917  167  2251 (70) 0
1918  171  2237 (67) 0
1919  176  2223 (60) 0
1920  195  2209 (49) 22
1921  176  2188 (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
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 153
   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: 16 Jul. 2017