Ascher, Jacob




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  183  2072 (120) 3
1866  202  2082 (118) 0
1867  184  2092 (115) 0
1868  180  2102 (112) 0
1869  181  2112 (108) 0
1870  185  2122 (104) 0
1871  175  2132 (98) 3
1872  164  2146 (97) 0
1873  164  2160 (94) 0
1874  156  2174 (90) 3
1875  151  2187 (90) 0
1876  143  2200 (88) 0
1877  128  2213 (85) 0
1878  117  2226 (80) 0
1879  108  2239 (74) 10
1880  115  2244 (75) 0
1881  130  2249 (73) 0
1882  136  2255 (69) 0
1883  146  2260 (62) 5
1884  154  2264 (56) 13
1885  175  2252 (58) 10
1886  161  2265 (64) 0
1887  159  2278 (68) 0
1888  149  2291 (68) 0
1889  140  2304 (65) 0
1890  126  2317 (59) 14
1891  145  2307 (66) 1
1892  159  2295 (72) 5
1893  169  2286 (82) 0
1894  180  2277 (90) 0
1895  191  2267 (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, 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
   [PDEB], 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)     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 - 0    


Player information updated: 5 May 2020