Ascher, Jacob




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  202  2048 (120) 3
1866  213  2058 (118) 0
1867  199  2067 (115) 0
1868  194  2077 (112) 0
1869  192  2087 (109) 0
1870  192  2097 (104) 0
1871  190  2107 (99) 3
1872  184  2121 (97) 0
1873  177  2135 (95) 0
1874  165  2148 (91) 3
1875  162  2162 (90) 0
1876  156  2175 (89) 0
1877  141  2188 (86) 0
1878  132  2201 (81) 0
1879  127  2214 (75) 10
1880  130  2220 (75) 0
1881  142  2227 (74) 0
1882  149  2234 (70) 0
1883  165  2241 (63) 5
1884  163  2249 (56) 13
1885  178  2240 (58) 10
1886  166  2254 (65) 0
1887  157  2269 (68) 0
1888  150  2284 (68) 0
1889  140  2298 (65) 0
1890  127  2313 (59) 14
1891  141  2303 (66) 1
1892  153  2292 (72) 5
1893  167  2283 (82) 0
1894  179  2274 (90) 0
1895  189  2265 (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