Showalter, Jackson




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1886  66  2400 (71) 1
1887  49  2439 (56) 7
1888  35  2463 (46) 10
1889  33  2459 (34) 39
1890  28  2484 (36) 35
1891  25  2494 (34) 58
1892  37  2458 (35) 29
1893  31  2482 (33) 30
1894  25  2506 (28) 82
1895  11  2540 (34) 25
1896  20  2531 (31) 53
1897  18  2538 (33) 29
1898  17  2522 (27) 71
1899  13  2532 (29) 56
1900  15  2515 (32) 45
1901  18  2485 (47) 2
1902  23  2479 (53) 1
1903  24  2489 (54) 0
1904  23  2498 (50) 15
1905  25  2483 (59) 0
1906  31  2468 (64) 0
1907  38  2452 (65) 0
1908  44  2437 (63) 0
1909  59  2422 (57) 12
1910  62  2420 (64) 0
1911  69  2419 (67) 0
1912  66  2418 (66) 0
1913  67  2416 (63) 0
1914  60  2415 (56) 0
1915  56  2414 (44) 24
1916  70  2387 (38) 46
1917  101  2347 (45) 8
1918  149  2312 (47) 11
1919  168  2303 (52) 9
1920  174  2309 (59) 0
1921  165  2316 (61) 0
1922  150  2323 (59) 11
1923  185  2307 (65) 0
1924  228  2291 (68) 0
1925  269  2274 (68) 0
1926  322  2258 (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
   Goldman, Carl Schlechter!, page 526
   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, Max - 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, Max 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
Janowsky, D.M. - Showalter, J.W. 1899 (2)         (f)     2   -   4
Janowsky, D.M. - Showalter, J.W. 1899 (3)         (f)     2.5   -   4.5
Pillsbury, H.N. - Showalter, J.W. 1899         (f)     1.5   -   1.5
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 (2)     1st United States Chess Association Meeting - Championship Tournament     8  /  9
Cincinnati 1888 (4)     1st United States Chess Association Meeting - 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)     Impromptu International 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     3.5  /  4
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 Sexangular 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: 19 Aug. 2022