Ascher, Jacob




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  153  2098 (134) 3
1866  164  2109 (133) 0
1867  158  2121 (132) 0
1868  144  2132 (130) 0
1869  142  2143 (128) 0
1870  139  2155 (126) 0
1871  122  2166 (123) 0
1872  120  2177 (120) 0
1873  122  2188 (117) 0
1874  115  2200 (113) 0
1875  114  2211 (109) 0
1876  104  2222 (104) 0
1877  97  2233 (98) 0
1878  87  2245 (91) 0
1879  87  2256 (82) 10
1880  95  2263 (82) 0
1881  103  2269 (80) 0
1882  111  2276 (77) 0
1883  116  2283 (71) 4
1884  115  2290 (66) 11
1885  133  2285 (74) 0
1886  135  2281 (80) 0
1887  147  2276 (85) 0
1888  148  2272 (87) 0
1889  162  2267 (89) 0
1890  172  2262 (90) 0
1891  181  2258 (89) 1
1892  183  2255 (89) 5
1893  194  2248 (96) 0
1894  197  2240 (103) 0
1895  205  2233 (109) 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
   [CW], vol. 1, Jan. 1866, page 346
   [Era], vol. 26, 10 July 1864, page 14
   [ILN], vol. 48, 10 Feb. 1866, page 147
   [ILN], vol. 62, 19 Apr. 1873, page 379
   [NYC], 4 June 1864
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 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: 5 Jan. 2017