Jacobs, Herbert




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1884  153  2273 (62) 7
1885  146  2286 (51) 11
1886  142  2297 (47) 18
1887  146  2299 (53) 5
1888  142  2306 (57) 1
1889  140  2303 (58) 3
1890  168  2288 (59) 1
1891  169  2289 (57) 1
1892  166  2295 (50) 12
1893  141  2315 (53) 0
1894  127  2335 (49) 2
1895  103  2353 (37) 32
1896  128  2328 (37) 24
1897  93  2355 (37) 29
1898  79  2377 (46) 1
1899  71  2399 (46) 6
1900  63  2413 (43) 15
1901  83  2385 (41) 22
1902  119  2343 (45) 11
1903  147  2317 (50) 1
1904  175  2298 (50) 12
1905  216  2278 (58) 1
1906  239  2268 (62) 0
1907  264  2258 (62) 0
1908  288  2249 (59) 0
1909  321  2239 (51) 11
1910  294  2244 (51) 1
1911  275  2262 (46) 9
1912  252  2274 (41) 12
1913  201  2302 (36) 30
1914  173  2310 (39) 19
1915  179  2298 (43) 10
1916  218  2275 (45) 10
1917  265  2246 (46) 7
1918  345  2210 (46) 6
1919  319  2221 (44) 12
1920  324  2223 (42) 11
1921  292  2251 (39) 21
1922  290  2254 (42) 9
1923  343  2240 (41) 11
1924  408  2223 (39) 15
1925  457  2208 (37) 25
1926  637  2150 (41) 13
1927  697  2135 (44) 15
1928  678  2128 (55) 0
1929  688  2122 (59) 0
1930  719  2115 (59) 0
1931  674  2108 (54) 11
1932  676  2095 (57) 11

Rating table notes

Biographical data
Name: Jacobs, Herbert Levi  
Born: 16 June 1863
Died: 11 Feb. 1950
 
Notes:
Renette and Zavatarelli have 'Jacobs, Henry'. I presume that this is an error for 'Jacobs, Herbert Levi'.
 
References
Books
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1747-1900, page 227
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1901-1920, page 307
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1921-1930, page 327
   Di Felice, Chess Results, 1931-1935, page 388
   Forster, Amos Burn, page 961
   Gaige, Chess Personalia, page 190
   Harding, Eminent Victorian Chess Players, page 308
   Harding, Joseph Henry Blackburne, page 311, 366, 375, 377, 576
   Harding, Steinitz in London, page 260, 344, 345
   Hilbert, Napier, page 239, 250
   Reichhelm and Shipley, Chess in Philadelphia, page 22
   Renette and Zavatarelli, Neumann, Hirschfeld and Suhle, page 373
   Sergeant, Century of British Chess, page 201, 202
   Thulin, Name index to CTC, page 120
Periodicals
   [LW], 10 May 1884, page 442

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

Jacobs, H.L. - Bayliss, W. 1884         (f)     3.5   -   1.5
Jacobs, H.L. - Block, T. 1889         (f)     1.5   -   0.5
Jones, Ed.O. - Jacobs, H.L. 1895         (f)     6.5   -   2.5
Jacobs, H.L. - Jackson, E.M. 1895         (f)     5   -   1
Trenchard, H.W. - Jacobs, H.L. 1896         (f)     5   -   5
Trenchard, H.W. - Jacobs, H.L. 1897         (f)     4.5   -   6.5
Jacobs, H.L. - Ward, W. 1901         (f)     9   -   7

Tournament data

Brighton 1884 (2)     Surrey - Sussex County Match    
  Jacobs, H.L. - Leuliette, L.     1 - 1    
London, England 1885 (1)     Surrey - Sussex County Match    
  Jacobs, H.L. - Downer, G.R.     1 - 0    
Brighton 1885 (2)     Surrey - Sussex County Match    
  Jacobs, H.L. - Downer, G.R.     1 - 1    
Hereford 1885 (1)     15th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class IA     3.5  /  6
Hereford 1885 (6)     15th Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament    
  Jacobs, H.L. - Hooke, G.A.     1 - 0    
  Jacobs, H.L. - Lambert, C.J.     0 - 1    
London, England 1886 (7)     2nd British Chess Association Congress - Amateur Championship Tourney     12  /  18
London, England 1887 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Jacobs, H.L. - Wyvill, M.     1 - 0    
Stamford 1887 (3)     Counties Chess Association Meeting - Handicap Tournament    
  Jacobs, H.L. - Pollock, W.H.K.     0 - 1          Pollock, W.H.K. gave odds of the move
Stamford 1887 (4)     Counties Chess Association Meeting - Class I, Division II     8.5  /  9
London, England 1888 (1)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Jacobs, H.L. - Owen, J.     1 - 0    
London, England 1889 (3)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Jacobs, H.L. - Gover, F.F.     1 - 0    
London, England 1890 (2)     City of London - Saint George's Club Match    
  Jacobs, H.L. - Jackson, E.M.     0 - 1    
Rochester, Kent 1891     Kent - Surrey County Match    
  Jacobs, H.L. - Lewis, L.W.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1892 (6)     7th British Chess Association Congress - Amateur Championship     6  /  12
London, England 1894 (1)     North and South Match    
  Jacobs, H.L. - Atkins, H.E.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1894 (4)     City of London Club - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Jacobs, H.L. - Hoon, C.R.     1 - 0    
Llandudno 1895 (1)     3rd Craigside Tournament     6  /  6
Llandudno 1895 (2)     4th Craigside Tournament     2  /  4
Hastings 1895 (2)     7th British Amateur Championship - Section II     4  /  7
London, England 1896 (1)     City of London Club - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Jacobs, H.L. - Jackson, E.M.     0.5 - 0.5    
Clifton 1896 (1)     Southern Counties Congress - Class I     5  /  9
London, England 1896 (7)     London Tournament     0  /  4
London, England 1897 (1)     Cable Team Selection Tournament     5.5  /  9
London, England and New York 1897     2nd Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Jacobs, H.L. - McCutcheon, J.L.     1 - 0    
London, England 1897 (4)     City of London Club Summer Tournament     3.5  /  7
London, England and Leeds 1897     City of London Club - Yorkshire Chess Association Telephone Match    
  Jacobs, H.L. - Atkinson, Wa.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England and New York 1898     3rd Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Jacobs, H.L. - Robinson, A.K.     1 - 0    
London, England and New York 1899 (1)     4th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Jacobs, H.L. - Voigt, H.G.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England 1899 (1)     City of London Championship Final     3.5  /  5
London, England and New York 1900     5th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Jacobs, H.L. - Bampton, S.W.     1 - 0    
Bath 1900 (1)     Southern Counties Chess Union Tournament - Class I     11.5  /  14
London, England and New York 1901     6th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Jacobs, H.L. - Newman, C.J.     0 - 1    
London, England 1901 (1)     11th City of London Chess Club Championship     17.5  /  21
Norwich, Norfolk 1902     Southern Counties Chess Union Tournament     6  /  11
London, England and New York 1903     8th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Jacobs, H.L. - Delmar, E. (1)     0.5 - 0.5    
Hastings 1904 (1)     London League - Three Unions Match    
  Jacobs, H.L. - Atkins, H.E.     0 - 1    
Hastings 1904 (3)     1st British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     4.5  /  11
London, England 1905 (4)     City of London Club - Metropolitan Club Match    
  Jacobs, H.L. - Jones, Ed.O.     0.5 - 0.5    
London, England and New York 1909     11th Anglo-American Cable Match    
  Jacobs, H.L. - Ruth, W.A.     1 - 0    
Scarborough 1909 (5)     6th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     2  /  10
London, England 1910 (1)     City of London Club - Dutch Chess Federation Match    
  Jacobs, H.L. - van Foreest, D.     0 - 1    
London, England 1911 (1)     City of London - North Manchester Club Match    
  Jacobs, H.L. - Wolstencroft, A.     1 - 0    
Tunbridge Wells 1911 (1)     Kent and Sussex Counties Chess Association Congress - 1st Class Open, Section A     5  /  9
Richmond 1912 (1)     British Championship Team - Major Open Team Match    
  Jacobs, H.L. - Mackenzie, A.J.     0 - 1    
Richmond 1912 (2)     9th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     5.5  /  11
Cheltenham 1913 (1)     10th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     6  /  11
London, England 1913 (2)     23rd City of London Club Championship - Preliminary Section B     8  /  11
London, England 1913 (4)     23rd City of London Club Championship - Final     2.5  /  8
London, England 1914 (2)     24th City of London Club Championship - Preliminary Section A     8.5  /  12
London, England 1914 (4)     24th City of London Club Championship - Final     3  /  7
London, England 1915     City of London Club Championship     6.5  /  10
London, England 1916 (2)     26th City of London Club Championship     6.5  /  10
London, England 1917 (1)     27th City of London Club Championship     4  /  7
London, England 1918 (1)     28th City of London Club Championship     1  /  6
London, England 1919 (1)     29th City of London Club Championship     7  /  12
Edinburgh 1920 (2)     13th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     3.5  /  11
Malvern 1921 (3)     14th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     4.5  /  11
London, England 1921 (2)     31st City of London Chess Club Championship     7.5  /  11
London, England 1922 (4)     City of London Club Championship     5  /  9
Portsmouth 1923 (2)     16th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     5.5  /  11
London, England 1924 (2)     City of London Club Championship     7  /  15
Stratford-upon-Avon 1925 (3)     18th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     5  /  11
London, England 1925 (3)     35th City of London Club Championship     7.5  /  14
London, England 1926 (5)     36th City of London Club Championship     3  /  13
London, England 1927 (10)     37th City of London Club Championship     5.5  /  15
Worcester, England 1931 (2)     24th British Chess Federation Congress - Major Open Tournament     4.5  /  11
London, England 1932 (7)     25th British Chess Federation Congress - Major Open Tournament     4  /  11


Player information updated: 3 Apr. 2022