Jacobs, Herbert




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1884  123  2291 (63) 7
1885  122  2301 (51) 11
1886  118  2309 (47) 18
1887  126  2311 (53) 5
1888  121  2316 (57) 1
1889  120  2314 (58) 3
1890  148  2296 (59) 1
1891  151  2294 (57) 1
1892  150  2299 (51) 12
1893  139  2317 (53) 0
1894  123  2334 (49) 1
1895  100  2355 (38) 32
1896  118  2332 (37) 24
1897  90  2359 (38) 29
1898  77  2381 (47) 1
1899  64  2403 (46) 6
1900  61  2418 (43) 15
1901  77  2391 (41) 22
1902  111  2349 (45) 11
1903  134  2323 (51) 1
1904  167  2305 (50) 12
1905  190  2285 (58) 1
1906  209  2276 (62) 0
1907  232  2267 (63) 0
1908  248  2258 (59) 0
1909  273  2249 (51) 11
1910  259  2255 (52) 1
1911  245  2273 (46) 9
1912  223  2284 (42) 12
1913  172  2312 (36) 30
1914  155  2320 (39) 19
1915  159  2308 (43) 10
1916  195  2285 (45) 10
1917  241  2256 (47) 7
1918  293  2219 (47) 6
1919  281  2230 (44) 12
1920  298  2233 (42) 11
1921  251  2262 (39) 21
1922  254  2266 (42) 9
1923  285  2254 (42) 11
1924  326  2239 (40) 15
1925  344  2226 (38) 25
1926  450  2170 (43) 13
1927  472  2157 (49) 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     Kent and Sussex Counties Chess Association Tournament     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