Ascher, Jacob




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1865  195  2082 (119) 3
1866  208  2092 (117) 0
1867  188  2102 (114) 0
1868  194  2112 (111) 0
1869  191  2122 (107) 0
1870  195  2132 (103) 0
1871  187  2142 (98) 3
1872  181  2156 (96) 0
1873  173  2170 (93) 0
1874  162  2184 (89) 3
1875  156  2197 (89) 0
1876  144  2210 (87) 0
1877  124  2223 (84) 0
1878  119  2236 (79) 0
1879  111  2248 (72) 10
1880  114  2251 (73) 0
1881  128  2254 (72) 0
1882  133  2257 (68) 0
1883  145  2260 (61) 5
1884  159  2262 (55) 13
1885  183  2246 (58) 10
1886  170  2257 (64) 0
1887  167  2268 (67) 0
1888  164  2278 (68) 0
1889  151  2289 (65) 0
1890  138  2300 (59) 14
1891  162  2288 (66) 1
1892  179  2276 (71) 5
1893  185  2267 (82) 0
1894  198  2257 (90) 0
1895  216  2247 (97) 1
1896  221  2238 (104) 0
1897  234  2229 (111) 0
1898  255  2221 (116) 0
1899  277  2212 (121) 0
1900  280  2203 (126) 0
1901  300  2194 (130) 0
1902  330  2185 (134) 0
1903  356  2177 (138) 0
1904  391  2168 (141) 0
1905  421  2159 (144) 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
   Davies, Samuel Lipschütz, page 275
   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, Max - 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 (4)     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    
New York 1905     Manhattan Club - All New Jersey Match    
  Ascher, J.G. - Doyle, P.J.     1 - 0    


Player information updated: 2 Oct. 2022