Jacobs, Herbert




Ratings

Year       Rank    Edo    Dev.   Games 
1884  135  2288 (63) 7
1885  131  2298 (51) 11
1886  126  2307 (47) 18
1887  133  2308 (53) 5
1888  124  2314 (57) 1
1889  129  2310 (58) 3
1890  156  2293 (59) 1
1891  158  2291 (57) 1
1892  157  2296 (51) 12
1893  143  2314 (53) 0
1894  128  2332 (49) 1
1895  102  2354 (38) 32
1896  124  2330 (37) 24
1897  95  2356 (38) 29
1898  81  2379 (46) 1
1899  67  2401 (46) 6
1900  61  2416 (43) 15
1901  81  2388 (41) 22
1902  113  2346 (45) 11
1903  142  2320 (50) 1
1904  170  2302 (50) 12
1905  200  2281 (58) 1
1906  217  2272 (62) 0
1907  247  2262 (63) 0
1908  260  2253 (59) 0
1909  294  2243 (51) 11
1910  271  2249 (52) 1
1911  261  2266 (46) 9
1912  235  2278 (41) 12
1913  194  2306 (36) 30
1914  169  2313 (39) 19
1915  171  2302 (43) 10
1916  209  2279 (45) 10
1917  251  2249 (47) 7
1918  308  2213 (47) 6
1919  293  2224 (44) 12
1920  308  2226 (42) 11
1921  261  2254 (39) 21
1922  258  2259 (42) 9
1923  291  2248 (42) 11
1924  334  2233 (40) 15
1925  356  2220 (38) 25
1926  471  2164 (43) 13
1927  492  2150 (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 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 (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 (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


Player information updated: 5 May 2020