Showalter, Jackson




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1886  50  2443 (71) 1
1887  37  2478 (57) 7
1888  30  2493 (47) 10
1889  29  2479 (34) 39
1890  24  2503 (36) 35
1891  20  2516 (34) 58
1892  35  2479 (36) 29
1893  30  2498 (34) 30
1894  23  2519 (28) 82
1895  11  2552 (34) 25
1896  17  2541 (31) 53
1897  17  2548 (33) 29
1898  18  2531 (27) 71
1899  14  2540 (29) 56
1900  14  2522 (32) 45
1901  19  2491 (47) 2
1902  25  2485 (53) 1
1903  24  2494 (54) 0
1904  23  2503 (50) 15
1905  25  2488 (59) 0
1906  32  2473 (64) 0
1907  38  2458 (65) 0
1908  44  2442 (63) 0
1909  57  2427 (57) 12
1910  62  2426 (64) 0
1911  68  2425 (67) 0
1912  68  2424 (66) 0
1913  67  2422 (63) 0
1914  61  2421 (56) 0
1915  55  2420 (44) 24
1916  70  2395 (38) 46
1917  96  2355 (45) 8
1918  142  2320 (47) 11
1919  161  2311 (52) 9
1920  167  2317 (59) 0
1921  158  2324 (61) 0
1922  143  2331 (59) 11
1923  179  2315 (65) 0
1924  221  2298 (68) 0
1925  262  2282 (68) 0
1926  313  2266 (65) 12

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Showalter, Jackson Whipps  
Born: 5 Feb. 1859
Died: 5 Feb. 1935
 
Notes:
Forster gives birth year as 1860. Sunnucks and Golombek give birth date 04-02-1860 and death date 06-02-1935. Hilbert and Lahde give birth date as 05-02-1860, but note that some sources give 04-02-1860. Urcan gives birth date 04-02-1860. Gaige gives birth date 05-02-1860 and death date 05-02-1935. Reichhelm gives birth year 1859. Winter confirms in CN 6972 that his birth date was 05-02-1859. Hilbert and Lahde discuss various sources giving death date as 04-02-1935 or 05-02-1935 or 06-02-1935.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 232
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 316
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1921-1930, page 337
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachturniere, page 286
   Feenstra Kuiper, 100 Jahre Schachzweikämpfe, page 94
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 346, 479, 969
   Forster, Negele and Tischbierek, Emanuel Lasker, Vol.I, page 148
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 389
   Golombek, Golombek's Encyclopedia, page 293
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 356, 377, 580
   Hilbert and Lahde, Albert Beauregard Hodges, page 144
   Hilbert, Napier, page 208
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (1st ed.), page 309
   Hooper and Whyld, Oxford Companion (2nd ed.), page 371
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 21
   Sunnucks, Encyclopaedia of Chess, page 454
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 249
   Urcan, Adolf Albin in America, page 108
Web
   Brennen, Neil R.  [The Postal Lion: Jackson Showalter and Correspondence Chess]
   Sericano, C.  [Maestri di scacchi dal 1900 al 1944]
   Winter, Edward.  [CN 6972. Showalter and Baseball]

Match data  (f=formal; c=casual; s=soft)

Euphrat, S. - Showalter, J.W. 1886         (c)     1   -   0      Euphrat, S. gave odds of a rook
McCalla, S.L. - Showalter, J.W. 1887         (c)     3   -   1
Showalter, J.W. - Euphrat, S. 1887         (c)     1   -   0
Showalter, J.W. - Lipschutz, S. 1890         (f)     1   -   0
Judd, M. - Showalter, J.W. 1890         (f)     7   -   3
Showalter, J.W. - Redding, J.D. 1891         (c)     1   -   0
Manson, N.J. - Showalter, J.W. 1891         (f)     3   -   2
Showalter, J.W. - Pollock, W.H.K. 1891         (f)     5.5   -   4.5
Showalter, J.W. - Lovegrove, W.R. 1891         (c)     18   -   12
Showalter, J.W. - Kendrick, R. 1891         (s)     1   -   1
Showalter, J.W. - Judd, M. 1892         (f)     8.5   -   5.5
Lipschutz, S. - Showalter, J.W. 1892         (f)     10.5   -   4.5
Lasker, Em. - Showalter, J.W. 1893         (f)     6.5   -   2.5
Showalter, J.W. - Hodges, A.B. 1894 (1)         (f)     9   -   8
Showalter, J.W. - Hodges, A.B. 1894 (2)         (f)     3.5   -   5.5
Showalter, J.W. - Albin, A. 1894         (f)     14   -   11
Showalter, J.W. - Halpern, J.C. 1894         (f)     5.5   -   3.5
Lipschutz, S. - Showalter, J.W. 1895         (f)     5.5   -   8.5
Showalter, J.W. - Kemeny, E. 1896         (f)     9   -   6
Showalter, J.W. - Barry, J.F. 1896         (f)     9   -   4
Showalter, J.W. - Shipley, W.P. 1896         (c)     2.5   -   1.5
Showalter, J.W. - Voigt, H.G. 1896         (c)     1   -   1
Showalter, J.W. - Shipley, W.P. 1897         (c)     1.5   -   0.5
Showalter, J.W. - Kemeny, E. 1897         (c)     1   -   1
Showalter, J.W. - Robinson, D.S. 1897         (c)     1.5   -   0.5
Pillsbury, H.N. - Showalter, J.W. 1897         (f)     11.5   -   9.5
Steinitz, W. - Showalter, J.W. 1898         (c)     2   -   1
Pillsbury, H.N. - Showalter, J.W. 1898         (f)     8   -   4
Janowsky, D.M. - Showalter, J.W. 1899 (1)         (f)     9   -   4
Pillsbury, H.N. - Showalter, J.W. 1899         (f)     1.5   -   1.5
Janowsky, D.M. - Showalter, J.W. 1899 (2)         (f)     2.5   -   4.5
Janowsky, D.M. - Showalter, J.W. 1899 (3)         (f)     2   -   4
Lasker, Em. - Showalter, J.W. 1901         (f)     1   -   0
Lasker, Em. - Showalter, J.W. 1902         (f)     1   -   0
Marshall, F.J. - Showalter, J.W. 1909         (f)     8.5   -   3.5
Kostic, B. - Showalter, J.W. 1915         (f)     9.5   -   4.5
Showalter, J.W. - Whitaker, N.T. 1916         (f)     6   -   1
Janowsky, D.M. - Showalter, J.W. 1916         (f)     8   -   3

Tournament data

New York 1887 (2)     Manhattan Club - New York Club Match    
  Showalter, J.W. - Teed, F.M.     1.5 - 0.5    
Cincinnati 1888 (1)     1st United States Chess Association Tournament     8  /  9
Cincinnati 1888 (2)     1st United States Chess Association Tournament - play-off    
  Showalter, J.W. - Euphrat, S.     0 - 1    
New York 1889 (2)     6th American Chess Congress     19  /  39
Saint Louis 1890     3rd United States Chess Association Congress     10.5  /  11
Chicago 1890     Chicago Tournament     12  /  13
Lexington 1891     4th United States Chess Association Congress     5  /  6
  Showalter, J.W. - Pollock, W.H.K.     1 - 0    
Lexington (?) 1891     Triangular Tournament     2.5  /  3
New York 1893 (13)     New York Tournament     8  /  13
New York 1893 (14)     Manhattan Café Tournament     4.5  /  8
New York 1894 (2)     16th New York State Championship    
  Showalter, J.W. - Scripture, W.E.     1 - 0    
  Showalter, J.W. - Hanham, J.M.     1 - 0    
  Showalter, J.W. - Baird, J.W.     0.5 - 0.5    
  Showalter, J.W. - Baird, J.W.     1 - 0    
New York 1894 (3)     Brooklyn Club - New York City Club Match    
  Showalter, J.W. - Pillsbury, H.N.     1 - 0    
New York 1894 (4)     Brooklyn Club - New York City Club Match    
  Showalter, J.W. - Pillsbury, H.N.     0 - 1    
Buffalo 1894 (1)     New York State Chess Association - Rice Trophy Competition     4  /  6
New York 1894 (6)     New York Tournament     6  /  10
New York 1895 (1)     Newark - New York City Club Match    
  Showalter, J.W. - Hymes, N.     1 - 0    
New York 1895 (5)     Metropolitan Club - New York City Club Match    
  Showalter, J.W. - Arnheim, A.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1895 (6)     Manhattan Team Match    
  Showalter, J.W. - Hanham, J.M.     1 - 0    
New York 1895 (7)     Manhattan - New York City Club Match    
  Showalter, J.W. - Baird, D.G.     1 - 0    
New York 1895 (10)     New York State Championship    
  Showalter, J.W. - Taubenhaus, J.     1 - 0    
  Showalter, J.W. - Jasnogrodsky, N.     1 - 0    
  Showalter, J.W. - Hodges, A.B.     1 - 0    
  Showalter, J.W. - Baird, J.W.     0.5 - 0.5    
New York 1895 (12)     New York City - Staten Island Club Match    
  Showalter, J.W. - Hagedorn, H.C.     1 - 0    
New York 1895 (15)     Brooklyn - New York City Club Match    
  Showalter, J.W. - Pillsbury, H.N.     0 - 1    
Philadelphia and New York 1895     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Telegraphic Match    
  Showalter, J.W. - Reichhelm, G.C.     1 - 0    
London, England and New York 1896     1st Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Showalter, J.W. - Burn, A.     1 - 0    
Nuremberg 1896     Nuremberg Tournament     5.5  /  18
London, England and New York 1897     2nd Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Showalter, J.W. - Locock, C.D.     1 - 0    
Philadelphia and New York 1897     Franklin Chess Club - Manhattan Chess Club Telegraphic Match    
  Showalter, J.W. - Kemeny, E.     0 - 1    
New York 1898 (1)     20th New York State Chess Association Midwinter Meeting - Championship     1.5  /  3
London, England and New York 1898     3rd Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Showalter, J.W. - Burn, A.     1 - 0    
Vienna 1898 (3)     Kaiser Jubiläumsturnier     16  /  37
Cologne 1898 (2)     11th German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     9  /  15
London, England and New York 1899 (1)     4th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Showalter, J.W. - Atkins, H.E.     1 - 0    
London, England 1899 (3)     London Major Tournament     11.5  /  26
London, England and New York 1900     5th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Showalter, J.W. - Lee, F.J.     0.5 - 0.5    
Paris 1900     Paris International Tournament     10.5  /  19
Munich 1900 (1)     12th German Chess Federation Congress - Meisterturnier     7.5  /  15
New York 1900 (5)     Manhattan Club Tournament     7  /  10
London, England and New York 1901     6th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Showalter, J.W. - Mason, Ja.     0 - 1    
Cambridge Springs 1904     Cambridge Springs Tournament     8.5  /  15
Excelsior 1915     16th Western Chess Association Tournament     9  /  10
Chicago 1916     17th Western Chess Association Tournament     16  /  19
Tampa 1916     Tampa Tournament     4  /  9
Lexington 1917     18th Western Chess Association Tournament     4.5  /  8
Chicago 1918     19th Western Chess Association Tournament     4.5  /  11
Cincinnati 1919     20th Western Chess Association Tournament     6.5  /  10
Louisville 1922     23rd Western Chess Association Tournament     8  /  11
Chicago 1926 (1)     27th Western Chess Association Meeting - Master Tournament     3  /  12


Player information updated: 25 Dec. 2021