Ascher, Jacob




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  195  2077 (120) 3
1866  211  2087 (117) 0
1867  190  2097 (115) 0
1868  198  2107 (112) 0
1869  196  2117 (108) 0
1870  198  2127 (103) 0
1871  196  2137 (98) 3
1872  183  2151 (96) 0
1873  174  2165 (94) 0
1874  167  2179 (90) 3
1875  154  2192 (89) 0
1876  143  2204 (88) 0
1877  126  2217 (85) 0
1878  120  2230 (80) 0
1879  114  2242 (73) 10
1880  121  2247 (74) 0
1881  133  2251 (73) 0
1882  133  2255 (69) 0
1883  148  2259 (61) 5
1884  164  2262 (56) 13
1885  182  2249 (58) 10
1886  167  2262 (64) 0
1887  164  2275 (67) 0
1888  157  2288 (68) 0
1889  147  2301 (65) 0
1890  135  2314 (59) 14
1891  154  2303 (66) 1
1892  171  2292 (71) 5
1893  178  2282 (82) 0
1894  191  2273 (90) 0
1895  208  2264 (98) 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
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 285
   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, no. 11, 15 Mar. 1873, page 175
   [CW], vol. 1, no. 11, Jan. 1866, page 346
   [Era], vol. 26, no. 1346, 10 July 1864, page 14
   [Era], vol. 33, no. 1701, 30 Apr. 1871, page 7
   [ILN], vol. 48, no. 1356, 10 Feb. 1866, page 147
   [ILN], vol. 62, no. 1755, 19 Apr. 1873, page 379
   [NYC], 4 June 1864
   [PDEB], 4 June 1864
   [WP], vol. 5, no. 12, 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)     3.5   -   1.5
Zukertort, J.H. - Ascher, J.G. 1884 (3)         (c)     3   -   2      Zukertort, J.H. gave odds of pawn and two moves
Ascher, J.G. - Phillips, C.W. 1885         (c)     4   -   1
Boultbee, W.H. - Ascher, J.G. 1885         (c)     3.5   -   1.5
Judd, M. - Ascher, J.G. 1890         (c)     1.5   -   1.5
Delmar, E. (1) - Ascher, J.G. 1890         (c)     5   -   3
Ascher, J.G. - Richardson, H. 1890         (c)     2.5   -   0.5

Tournament data

Montreal and Quebec 1865     Montréal - Québec 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 and Quebec 1874     Montreal - Quebec Telegraphic Match    
  Ascher, J.G. - Andrews, F.H.     2 - 1    
Montreal 1879     7th Canadian Chess Championship Tournament     10  /  12
Montreal 1883     11th Canadian Championship     4  /  5
  Ascher, J.G. - Howe, H.A.     0.5 - 0.5    
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)     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 5 May 2020