Showalter, Jackson




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1886  46  2445 (71) 1
1887  34  2480 (57) 7
1888  29  2496 (47) 10
1889  28  2482 (34) 39
1890  22  2508 (36) 35
1891  16  2522 (34) 58
1892  30  2484 (36) 29
1893  28  2503 (34) 30
1894  23  2522 (28) 82
1895  10  2556 (34) 25
1896  17  2545 (31) 53
1897  17  2551 (33) 29
1898  18  2533 (27) 71
1899  14  2543 (29) 56
1900  14  2525 (32) 45
1901  19  2494 (47) 2
1902  25  2488 (53) 1
1903  24  2497 (54) 0
1904  24  2506 (50) 15
1905  25  2491 (59) 0
1906  31  2476 (64) 0
1907  38  2461 (65) 0
1908  43  2445 (63) 0
1909  57  2430 (58) 12
1910  62  2429 (64) 0
1911  68  2427 (68) 0
1912  67  2426 (68) 0
1913  65  2424 (65) 0
1914  60  2423 (59) 0
1915  55  2421 (49) 10
1916  63  2404 (37) 60
1917  93  2361 (45) 8
1918  138  2324 (47) 11
1919  158  2313 (52) 9
1920  161  2319 (59) 0
1921  154  2325 (61) 0
1922  146  2330 (59) 11
1923  178  2314 (66) 0
1924  215  2297 (68) 0
1925  260  2281 (68) 0
1926  304  2264 (65) 12

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Showalter, Jackson Whipps  
Born: 5 Feb. 1859
Died: 5 Feb. 1935
 
Notes:
Forster gives birth year as 1860. Sunnucks and Golombek give birth date 04-02-1860 and death date 06-02-1935. Hilbert and Lahde give birth date as 05-02-1860, but note that some sources give 04-02-1860. Urcan gives birth date 04-02-1860. Gaige gives birth date 05-02-1860 and death date 05-02-1935. Reichhelm gives birth year 1859. Winter confirms in CN 6972 that his birth date was 05-02-1859. Hilbert and Lahde discuss various sources giving death date as 04-02-1935 or 05-02-1935 or 06-02-1935.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 232
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 316
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1921-1930, page 337
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachturniere, page 286
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 94
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 346, 479, 969
   Forster, Negele and Tischbierek, Emanuel Lasker, Vol.I, page 148
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 389
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 293
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 356, 377, 580
   Hilbert and Lahde, Albert Beauregard Hodges, page 144
   Hilbert, Napier, page 208
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 309
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 371
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 21
   Sunnucks, Encyclopaedia of Chess, page 454
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 249
   Urcan, Adolf Albin in America, page 108
Web
   Brennen, Neil R.  [The Postal Lion: Jackson Showalter and Correspondence Chess]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dal 1900 al 1944]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 6972. Showalter and Baseball]

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

Euphrat, S. - Showalter, J.W. 1886         (c)     1   -   0      Euphrat, S. gave odds of a rook
McCalla, S.L. - Showalter, J.W. 1887         (c)     3   -   1
Showalter, J.W. - Euphrat, S. 1887         (c)     1   -   0
Showalter, J.W. - Lipschutz, S. 1890         (f)     1   -   0
Judd, M. - Showalter, J.W. 1890         (f)     7   -   3
Showalter, J.W. - Redding, J.D. 1891         (c)     1   -   0
Manson, N.J. - Showalter, J.W. 1891         (f)     3   -   2
Showalter, J.W. - Pollock, W.H.K. 1891         (f)     5.5   -   4.5
Showalter, J.W. - Lovegrove, W.R. 1891         (c)     18   -   12
Showalter, J.W. - Kendrick, R. 1891         (s)     1   -   1
Showalter, J.W. - Judd, M. 1892         (f)     8.5   -   5.5
Lipschutz, S. - Showalter, J.W. 1892         (f)     10.5   -   4.5
Lasker, Em. - Showalter, J.W. 1893         (f)     6.5   -   2.5
Showalter, J.W. - Hodges, A.B. 1894 (1)         (f)     9   -   8
Showalter, J.W. - Hodges, A.B. 1894 (2)         (f)     3.5   -   5.5
Showalter, J.W. - Albin, A. 1894         (f)     14   -   11
Showalter, J.W. - Halpern, J.C. 1894         (f)     5.5   -   3.5
Lipschutz, S. - Showalter, J.W. 1895         (f)     5.5   -   8.5
Showalter, J.W. - Barry, J.F. 1896         (f)     9   -   4
Showalter, J.W. - Kemeny, E. 1896         (f)     9   -   6
Showalter, J.W. - Shipley, W.P. 1896         (c)     2.5   -   1.5
Showalter, J.W. - Voigt, H.G. 1896         (c)     1   -   1
Showalter, J.W. - Shipley, W.P. 1897         (c)     1.5   -   0.5
Showalter, J.W. - Kemeny, E. 1897         (c)     1   -   1
Showalter, J.W. - Robinson, D.S. 1897         (c)     1.5   -   0.5
Pillsbury, H.N. - Showalter, J.W. 1897         (f)     11.5   -   9.5
Steinitz, W. - Showalter, J.W. 1898         (c)     2   -   1
Pillsbury, H.N. - Showalter, J.W. 1898         (f)     8   -   4
Janowsky, D.M. - Showalter, J.W. 1899 (1)         (f)     9   -   4
Pillsbury, H.N. - Showalter, J.W. 1899         (f)     1.5   -   1.5
Janowsky, D.M. - Showalter, J.W. 1899 (2)         (f)     2.5   -   4.5
Janowsky, D.M. - Showalter, J.W. 1899 (3)         (f)     2   -   4
Lasker, Em. - Showalter, J.W. 1901         (f)     1   -   0
Lasker, Em. - Showalter, J.W. 1902         (f)     1   -   0
Marshall, F.J. - Showalter, J.W. 1909         (f)     8.5   -   3.5
Showalter, J.W. - Whitaker, N.T. 1916         (f)     6   -   1
Janowsky, D.M. - Showalter, J.W. 1916         (f)     8   -   3
Kostic, B. - Showalter, J.W. 1916         (f)     9.5   -   4.5

Tournament data

New York 1887 (2)     Manhattan Club - New York Club Match    
  Showalter, J.W. - Teed, F.M.     1.5 - 0.5    
Cincinnati 1888 (1)     1st United States Chess Association Tournament     8  /  9
Cincinnati 1888 (2)     1st United States Chess Association Tournament - play-off    
  Showalter, J.W. - Euphrat, S.     0 - 1    
New York 1889 (2)     6th American Chess Congress     19  /  39
Saint Louis 1890     3rd United States Chess Association Congress     10.5  /  11
Chicago 1890     Chicago Tournament     12  /  13
Lexington 1891     4th United States Chess Association Congress     5  /  6
  Showalter, J.W. - Pollock, W.H.K.     1 - 0    
Lexington (?) 1891     Triangular Tournament     2.5  /  3
New York 1893 (13)     New York Tournament     8  /  13
New York 1893 (14)     Manhattan Café Tournament     4.5  /  8
New York 1894 (2)     16th New York State Championship    
  Showalter, J.W. - Scripture, W.E.     1 - 0    
  Showalter, J.W. - Hanham, J.M.     1 - 0    
  Showalter, J.W. - Baird, J.W.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Showalter, J.W. - Baird, J.W.     1 - 0    
New York 1894 (3)     Brooklyn Club - New York City Club Match    
  Showalter, J.W. - Pillsbury, H.N.     1 - 0    
New York 1894 (4)     Brooklyn Club - New York City Club Match    
  Showalter, J.W. - Pillsbury, H.N.     0 - 1    
Buffalo 1894 (1)     New York State Chess Association - Rice Trophy Competition     4  /  6
New York 1894 (6)     New York Tournament     6  /  10
New York 1895 (1)     Newark - New York City Club Match    
  Showalter, J.W. - Hymes, N.     1 - 0    
New York 1895 (5)     Metropolitan Club - New York City Club Match    
  Showalter, J.W. - Arnheim, A.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1895 (6)     Manhattan Team Match    
  Showalter, J.W. - Hanham, J.M.     1 - 0    
New York 1895 (7)     Manhattan - New York City Club Match    
  Showalter, J.W. - Baird, D.G.     1 - 0    
New York 1895 (10)     New York State Championship    
  Showalter, J.W. - Taubenhaus, J.     1 - 0    
  Showalter, J.W. - Jasnogrodsky, N.     1 - 0    
  Showalter, J.W. - Hodges, A.B.     1 - 0    
  Showalter, J.W. - Baird, J.W.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1895 (12)     New York City - Staten Island Club Match    
  Showalter, J.W. - Hagedorn, H.C.     1 - 0    
New York 1895 (15)     Brooklyn - New York City Club Match    
  Showalter, J.W. - Pillsbury, H.N.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia and New York 1895     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Telegraphic Match    
  Showalter, J.W. - Reichhelm, G.C.     1 - 0    
London, England and New York 1896     1st Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Showalter, J.W. - Burn, A.     1 - 0    
Nuremberg 1896     Nuremberg Tournament     5.5  /  18
London, England and New York 1897     2nd Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Showalter, J.W. - Locock, C.D.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia and New York 1897     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Telegraphic Match    
  Showalter, J.W. - Kemeny, E.     0 - 1    
New York 1898 (1)     20th New York State Chess Association Midwinter Meeting - Championship     1.5  /  3
London, England and New York 1898     3rd Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Showalter, J.W. - Burn, A.     1 - 0    
Vienna 1898 (3)     Kaiser Jubiläumsturnier     16  /  37
Cologne 1898 (2)     11th German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     9  /  15
London, England and New York 1899 (1)     4th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Showalter, J.W. - Atkins, H.E.     1 - 0    
London, England 1899 (3)     London Major Tournament     11.5  /  26
London, England and New York 1900     5th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Showalter, J.W. - Lee, F.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
Paris 1900     Paris International Tournament     10.5  /  19
Munich 1900 (1)     12th German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     7.5  /  15
New York 1900 (5)     Manhattan Club Tournament     7  /  10
London, England and New York 1901     6th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Showalter, J.W. - Mason, Ja.     0 - 1    
Cambridge Springs 1904     Cambridge Springs Tournament     8.5  /  15
Excelsior 1915     16th Western Chess Association Tournament     9  /  10
Chicago 1916     17th Western Chess Association Tournament     16  /  19
Tampa 1916     Tampa Tournament     4  /  9
Lexington 1917     18th Western Chess Association Tournament     4.5  /  8
Chicago 1918     19th Western Chess Association Tournament     4.5  /  11
Cincinnati 1919     20th Western Chess Association Tournament     6.5  /  10
Louisville 1922     23rd Western Chess Association Tournament     8  /  11
Chicago 1926 (1)     27th Western Chess Association Meeting - Master Tournament     3  /  12


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2021