Ascher, Jacob




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  158  2098 (134) 3
1866  167  2109 (133) 0
1867  164  2120 (132) 0
1868  151  2131 (130) 0
1869  151  2143 (128) 0
1870  151  2154 (126) 0
1871  139  2165 (123) 0
1872  132  2176 (120) 0
1873  134  2188 (117) 0
1874  122  2199 (113) 0
1875  122  2210 (109) 0
1876  111  2221 (104) 0
1877  100  2233 (98) 0
1878  92  2244 (91) 0
1879  93  2255 (82) 10
1880  99  2262 (82) 0
1881  105  2269 (80) 0
1882  114  2275 (77) 0
1883  120  2282 (71) 4
1884  117  2289 (66) 11
1885  135  2285 (74) 0
1886  139  2280 (80) 0
1887  149  2275 (85) 0
1888  147  2271 (87) 0
1889  162  2266 (89) 0
1890  172  2261 (90) 0
1891  184  2257 (89) 1
1892  186  2254 (89) 5
1893  198  2247 (96) 0
1894  203  2240 (103) 0
1895  209  2232 (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 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: 10 Aug. 2018