Ascher, Jacob




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  173  2068 (127) 3
1866  193  2076 (125) 0
1867  179  2083 (122) 0
1868  178  2091 (119) 0
1869  179  2099 (116) 0
1870  181  2107 (113) 0
1871  180  2115 (108) 3
1872  169  2131 (108) 0
1873  163  2146 (106) 0
1874  153  2162 (104) 0
1875  144  2178 (101) 0
1876  136  2194 (98) 0
1877  116  2210 (93) 0
1878  106  2226 (87) 0
1879  102  2241 (80) 10
1880  106  2250 (80) 0
1881  114  2259 (79) 0
1882  122  2267 (76) 0
1883  130  2276 (70) 4
1884  122  2285 (66) 11
1885  142  2281 (74) 0
1886  143  2276 (80) 0
1887  152  2272 (84) 0
1888  151  2267 (87) 0
1889  165  2263 (89) 0
1890  175  2258 (90) 0
1891  186  2254 (89) 1
1892  187  2251 (89) 5
1893  197  2244 (96) 0
1894  204  2237 (103) 0
1895  210  2230 (109) 1

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Ascher, Jacob Gottschalk  
Born: 18 Feb. 1841
Died: 12 Oct. 1912
 
Notes:
Name sometimes appears as 'J.G. Archer', as in the History and Report of the New York State Chess Association.
 
References
Books
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 14
   Hilbert, Writings in Chess History, page 46, 338
   Rogers, New York State Chess Association, page 50
   Yanofsky, 100 Years of Chess in Canada, page 27
Periodicals
   [CW], vol. 1, Jan. 1866, page 346
   [Era], vol. 26, 10 July 1864, page 14
   [Era], vol. 33, 30 Apr. 1871, page 7
   [ILN], vol. 48, 10 Feb. 1866, page 147
   [ILN], vol. 62, 19 Apr. 1873, page 379
   [NYC], 4 June 1864
Web
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess: Champions - Closed]
   Cohen, David.  [Canadian Chess: Jacob G. Ascher]
   Hilbert, John S.  [Howard Staunton and Chess by 'Electric Telegraph']
   Spinrad, Jeremy P.  [Anti-Semitism in Chess], page 3
   Wright, Stephen.  [Early Canadian Championships]

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

Zukertort, J.H. - Ascher, J.G. 1884 (1)         (c)     3   -   0      Zukertort, J.H. gave odds of pawn and move
Zukertort, J.H. - Ascher, J.G. 1884 (2)         (s)     1.5   -   1.5
Zukertort, J.H. - Ascher, J.G. 1884 (3)         (c)     3   -   2      Zukertort, J.H. gave odds of pawn and two moves

Tournament data

Montreal and Quebec 1865     Montreal - Quebec Telegraphic Match    
  Ascher, J.G. - Sanderson, E.     1 - 2    
Montreal and Quebec 1871     Montréal - Québec Telegraphic Match    
  Ascher, J.G. - Champion, C.P.     1.5 - 1.5    
Montreal 1879     7th Canadian Chess Championship Tournament     10  /  12
Montreal 1883     11th Canadian Championship     4  /  5
New York 1891 (3)     New Jersey - Manhattan Club Match    
  Ascher, J.G. - Kempa-Pieczonka, A.     1 - 0    
Newark 1892     New Jersey - Manhattan Club Match    
  Ascher, J.G. - Kempa-Pieczonka, A.     1 - 0    
New York 1892 (4)     14th New York State Championship    
  Ascher, J.G. - Otten, H.     0 - 1    
  Ascher, J.G. - Fitch, J.H.A.     1 - 0    
  Ascher, J.G. - Broughton, L.D.     1 - 0    
  Ascher, J.G. - Simonson, G.     0 - 1    
New York 1895 (4)     Manhattan - Staten Island Club Match    
  Ascher, J.G. - Kuhn, L.     1 - 0    
New York 1895 (6)     Manhattan Team Match    
  Ascher, J.G. - Dalton     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 2 Apr. 2019