Ascher, Jacob




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  174  2067 (127) 3
1866  194  2075 (125) 0
1867  178  2083 (122) 0
1868  177  2091 (119) 0
1869  180  2099 (116) 0
1870  180  2107 (113) 0
1871  181  2114 (108) 3
1872  167  2130 (108) 0
1873  164  2146 (106) 0
1874  158  2162 (104) 0
1875  149  2178 (101) 0
1876  138  2194 (98) 0
1877  118  2209 (93) 0
1878  107  2225 (87) 0
1879  102  2241 (80) 10
1880  107  2250 (80) 0
1881  116  2258 (79) 0
1882  122  2267 (76) 0
1883  131  2276 (70) 4
1884  123  2285 (66) 11
1885  142  2281 (74) 0
1886  144  2276 (80) 0
1887  152  2272 (84) 0
1888  152  2267 (87) 0
1889  165  2263 (89) 0
1890  176  2258 (90) 0
1891  186  2253 (89) 1
1892  187  2251 (89) 5
1893  199  2244 (96) 0
1894  206  2237 (103) 0
1895  211  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
   [CIN], vol. 7, 15 Mar. 1873, page 175
   [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
   [WP], vol. 5, 1 Apr. 1873, page 189
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: 25 Jun. 2019