Ascher, Jacob




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  180  2076 (126) 3
1866  197  2083 (124) 0
1867  181  2091 (122) 0
1868  179  2099 (119) 0
1869  181  2107 (116) 0
1870  183  2115 (113) 0
1871  182  2123 (108) 3
1872  168  2138 (108) 0
1873  165  2154 (106) 0
1874  156  2170 (104) 0
1875  147  2186 (101) 0
1876  135  2201 (97) 0
1877  117  2217 (93) 0
1878  104  2233 (87) 0
1879  102  2248 (80) 10
1880  109  2256 (80) 0
1881  119  2264 (79) 0
1882  123  2272 (75) 0
1883  130  2280 (69) 4
1884  125  2288 (65) 11
1885  142  2284 (74) 0
1886  145  2280 (80) 0
1887  156  2277 (84) 0
1888  158  2273 (87) 0
1889  170  2269 (88) 0
1890  184  2265 (89) 0
1891  188  2261 (88) 1
1892  189  2259 (88) 5
1893  200  2252 (96) 0
1894  206  2244 (102) 0
1895  215  2237 (108) 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
   [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)     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 and Quebec 1871     Montréal - Québec Telegraphic Match    
  Ascher, J.G. - Champion, C.P.     1.5 - 1.5    
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: 15 Jan. 2020