Blake, Joseph




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1882  85  2325 (57) 9
1883  92  2342 (52) 7
1884  84  2364 (48) 14
1885  77  2391 (50) 8
1886  55  2423 (51) 8
1887  52  2437 (50) 8
1888  52  2434 (52) 0
1889  55  2430 (47) 10
1890  50  2440 (46) 9
1891  49  2441 (45) 14
1892  52  2436 (46) 8
1893  54  2416 (45) 16
1894  56  2413 (50) 1
1895  57  2412 (47) 11
1896  54  2428 (47) 10
1897  57  2414 (47) 10
1898  54  2425 (49) 10
1899  56  2419 (56) 0
1900  63  2414 (58) 0
1901  62  2408 (54) 7
1902  80  2387 (52) 12
1903  89  2372 (59) 0
1904  100  2357 (61) 0
1905  129  2341 (60) 1
1906  131  2343 (55) 0
1907  131  2344 (44) 11
1908  134  2337 (36) 30
1909  86  2390 (35) 29
1910  120  2348 (34) 34
1911  161  2316 (36) 27
1912  124  2350 (42) 20
1913  134  2330 (54) 1
1914  159  2308 (62) 1
1915  161  2299 (67) 0
1916  177  2289 (68) 0
1917  191  2280 (68) 0
1918  205  2271 (64) 0
1919  217  2261 (56) 0
1920  248  2252 (43) 22
1921  234  2271 (42) 10
1922  147  2330 (38) 20
1923  210  2296 (35) 29
1924  206  2300 (32) 44
1925  227  2281 (33) 34
1926  212  2298 (33) 39
1927  210  2289 (37) 26
1928  192  2284 (45) 17

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
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1921-1930, page 319
   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 (3)     Counties Chess Association - Minor Tourney, Division II     6  /  6
Nottingham 1886 (6)     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, England 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, England 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, England 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, England 1897 (1)     Cable Team Selection Tournament     5.5  /  9
London, England 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, England 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, England 1905 (4)     City of London Club - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Burn, A.     0 - 1    
London, England 1907 (1)     4th British Chess Federation Championship     5.5  /  11
Tunbridge Wells 1908 (1)     5th British Chess Federation Championship     4  /  11
London, England 1908     18th City of London Club Championship     11  /  19
London, England 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, England 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, England and New York 1910     12th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Black, R.T.     0 - 1    
London, England 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, England 1910 (2)     20th City of London Club Championship     12.5  /  17
London, England 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, England 1911 (2)     21st City of London Club Championship     7  /  16
London, England 1912 (1)     England - Netherlands Team Match    
  Blake, J.H. - Leussen, B.     1 - 1    
London, England 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, England 1920     30th City of London Club Championship     6.5  /  11
London, England 1921 (1)     31st City of London Chess Club Championship     4.5  /  11
Weston-Super-Mare 1922     West of England Chess Festival     7  /  9
London, England 1922 (2)     British Chess Federation Congress - Major Open Tournament     7.5  /  11
Hastings 1923 (1)     3rd Hastings Christmas Congress - Premier Tournament     3.5  /  9
Liverpool 1923     Northern Counties Chess Union Congress - Master Tournament     5  /  9
Portsmouth 1923 (1)     16th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     3.5  /  11
Hastings 1924 (1)     4th Hastings Christmas Congress - Premier Tournament     3  /  9
Weston-Super-Mare 1924     West of England Chess Festival     3.5  /  9
Southport 1924 (1)     17th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     4.5  /  11
London, England 1924 (2)     City of London Club Championship     10.5  /  15
London, England 1925 (1)     London Chess League Tournament     6  /  9
Stratford-upon-Avon 1925 (1)     18th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     3  /  11
London, England 1925 (3)     35th City of London Club Championship     8.5  /  14
Weston-Super-Mare 1926     Weston-Super-Mare Tournament     3.5  /  9
Edinburgh 1926     19th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     6.5  /  11
London, England 1926 (3)     1st City of London Club Invitational Tournament     2.5  /  6
London, England 1926 (5)     36th City of London Club Championship     9  /  13
London, England 1927 (4)     20th British Chess Federation Congress - Premier Tournament     4.5  /  11
London, England 1927 (10)     37th City of London Club Championship     9  /  15
London, England 1928 (2)     38th City of London Club Championship     9.5  /  17


Player information updated: 15 Jan. 2020