Ascher, Jacob




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  189  2074 (120) 3
1866  205  2084 (118) 0
1867  188  2094 (115) 0
1868  183  2104 (112) 0
1869  183  2113 (108) 0
1870  185  2123 (104) 0
1871  175  2133 (98) 3
1872  166  2147 (97) 0
1873  163  2161 (94) 0
1874  155  2175 (90) 3
1875  150  2188 (90) 0
1876  139  2201 (88) 0
1877  124  2214 (85) 0
1878  116  2227 (80) 0
1879  108  2240 (74) 10
1880  113  2245 (74) 0
1881  127  2250 (73) 0
1882  134  2255 (69) 0
1883  145  2260 (62) 5
1884  154  2264 (56) 13
1885  175  2251 (58) 10
1886  159  2264 (64) 0
1887  156  2277 (68) 0
1888  148  2289 (68) 0
1889  137  2302 (65) 0
1890  124  2315 (59) 14
1891  145  2304 (66) 1
1892  159  2293 (72) 5
1893  170  2283 (82) 0
1894  182  2274 (90) 0
1895  193  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
   [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
   [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 - 0    


Player information updated: 5 May 2020