Ascher, Jacob




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  192  2091 (119) 3
1866  203  2101 (117) 0
1867  184  2111 (114) 0
1868  193  2121 (111) 0
1869  187  2131 (107) 0
1870  187  2141 (103) 0
1871  184  2151 (98) 3
1872  173  2165 (96) 0
1873  167  2179 (93) 0
1874  156  2193 (89) 3
1875  151  2205 (89) 0
1876  132  2218 (87) 0
1877  120  2231 (84) 0
1878  112  2244 (79) 0
1879  109  2256 (72) 10
1880  114  2259 (73) 0
1881  125  2262 (72) 0
1882  131  2264 (68) 0
1883  141  2267 (61) 5
1884  158  2267 (55) 13
1885  181  2253 (58) 10
1886  164  2266 (64) 0
1887  159  2278 (67) 0
1888  156  2291 (68) 0
1889  141  2303 (65) 0
1890  134  2315 (59) 14
1891  152  2305 (66) 1
1892  170  2293 (71) 5
1893  177  2284 (82) 0
1894  189  2274 (90) 0
1895  206  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, 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    


Player information updated: 22 Jul. 2022