Jacobs, Herbert




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1884  131  2290 (63) 7
1885  127  2300 (51) 11
1886  120  2310 (47) 18
1887  128  2311 (53) 5
1888  121  2317 (57) 1
1889  125  2314 (58) 3
1890  151  2296 (59) 1
1891  153  2295 (57) 1
1892  152  2300 (51) 12
1893  139  2318 (53) 0
1894  125  2336 (49) 1
1895  102  2357 (38) 32
1896  121  2333 (37) 24
1897  92  2360 (38) 29
1898  79  2383 (46) 1
1899  66  2404 (46) 6
1900  63  2420 (43) 15
1901  80  2392 (41) 22
1902  111  2350 (45) 11
1903  135  2325 (51) 1
1904  169  2306 (50) 12
1905  192  2286 (58) 1
1906  213  2277 (62) 0
1907  237  2268 (63) 0
1908  253  2259 (59) 0
1909  282  2250 (51) 11
1910  265  2256 (52) 1
1911  250  2273 (46) 9
1912  229  2284 (42) 12
1913  180  2312 (36) 30
1914  162  2319 (39) 19
1915  167  2308 (43) 10
1916  207  2284 (45) 10
1917  247  2255 (47) 7
1918  303  2218 (47) 6
1919  289  2228 (44) 12
1920  304  2230 (42) 11
1921  258  2258 (39) 21
1922  257  2263 (42) 9
1923  289  2251 (42) 11
1924  329  2237 (40) 15
1925  346  2224 (38) 25
1926  458  2168 (43) 13
1927  482  2154 (48) 15

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
   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
   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    
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 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     6th British Chess Federation 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 Championship     5.5  /  11
Cheltenham 1913 (1)     10th British Chess Federation 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 (1)     24th City of London Club Championship - Preliminary Section A     8.5  /  12
London, England 1914 (3)     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     14th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     4.5  /  11
London, England 1921 (1)     31st City of London Chess Club Championship     7.5  /  11
London, England 1922 (4)     City of London Club Championship     5  /  9
Portsmouth 1923 (1)     16th British Chess Federation Congress - Championship     5.5  /  11
London, England 1924 (2)     City of London Club Championship     7  /  15
Stratford-upon-Avon 1925 (1)     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


Player information updated: 5 May 2020