Ascher, Jacob




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  195  2088 (119) 3
1866  207  2098 (117) 0
1867  187  2108 (114) 0
1868  192  2118 (111) 0
1869  189  2129 (107) 0
1870  194  2139 (103) 0
1871  186  2149 (98) 3
1872  179  2163 (96) 0
1873  173  2176 (93) 0
1874  161  2190 (89) 3
1875  154  2203 (89) 0
1876  138  2216 (87) 0
1877  123  2229 (84) 0
1878  118  2242 (79) 0
1879  110  2254 (72) 10
1880  114  2257 (73) 0
1881  126  2260 (72) 0
1882  132  2262 (68) 0
1883  144  2265 (61) 5
1884  159  2266 (55) 13
1885  182  2252 (57) 10
1886  168  2264 (64) 0
1887  163  2276 (67) 0
1888  158  2289 (68) 0
1889  146  2301 (65) 0
1890  136  2313 (59) 14
1891  152  2303 (66) 1
1892  174  2291 (71) 5
1893  180  2281 (81) 0
1894  194  2271 (90) 0
1895  215  2260 (97) 1
1896  217  2251 (104) 0
1897  225  2242 (111) 0
1898  252  2233 (116) 0
1899  272  2224 (121) 0
1900  277  2215 (126) 0
1901  298  2206 (130) 0
1902  327  2197 (134) 0
1903  351  2188 (138) 0
1904  386  2178 (141) 0
1905  416  2169 (145) 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
   [DCJ], vol. 8, no. 65, July 1875, page 347
   [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
   [MDR], 9 July 1875
   [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    
New York 1905     Manhattan Club - All New Jersey Match    
  Ascher, J.G. - Doyle, P.J.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 1 Sept. 2022