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Giant Killers

The Giant Killer page lists juniors who have overcome a large grading deficit to defeat their opponent. At the end of a season (July 1 to June 30), the junior who has overcome the largest grading deficit to win a game is awarded the Robert E Rough Cup.

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Rank

Name (Club)

Grade

Diff

1 Unnabh Shrestha (EK) 596 1062
Defeated a player rated 1658 in: EK Wilson
2 Gregor Ross (NJ) 694 928
Defeated a player rated 1622 in: NEJCA Albyn Open
3 Hagen Ross (NJ) 429 903
Defeated a player rated 1332 in: SNCL Division 5
4 Angelo Lynn (LZ) 399 859
Defeated a player rated 1258 in: SNCL Division 5
5 Tilak Ittigi (PW) 627 736
Defeated a player rated 1363 in: Ayrshire Division 2
6 Nivedita Suyal (CO) 897 719
Defeated a player rated 1616 in: Corstorphine Club Championship
7 Aryan Munshi (PO) 1073 685
Defeated a player rated 1758 in: GCL Division 2
8 Ashley Tandon (LZ) 505 678
Defeated a player rated 1183 in: EK Wilson
9 Srivathsan Narasimhan (EK) 236 661
Defeated a player rated 897 in: SNCL Division 5
10 Rishi Vijayakumar (CH) 482 647
Defeated a player rated 1129 in: Dundee Congress Minor 2019
11 Neev Lukhi (LZ) 498 631
Defeated a player rated 1129 in: Oban – Minor 2019
12 Dawid Pasik (GD) 819 622
Defeated a player rated 1441 in: Ayrshire Division 2
13 Shuban Kistareddy (NJ) 818 606
Defeated a player rated 1424 in: NE League (main)
14 Atharva Dixit (HA) 414 604
Defeated a player rated 1018 in: GCL Division 3b
15 Michael Moroz (LZ) 978 601
Defeated a player rated 1579 in: SNCL Division 3
16 Alex Wood (P2) 116 581
Defeated a player rated 697 in: LJC Team Day 1 2019 P5 & Under
17 Jainill Vadalia (PO) 646 579
Defeated a player rated 1225 in: Rajaferz Gridlords 2020
18 Lloyd Ferguson (GD) 635 579
Defeated a player rated 1214 in: Ayrshire Division 3
19 Jack Egan (SR) 477 579
Defeated a player rated 1056 in: Dundee Congress Minor 2019
20 Kartike Sharan (PO) 881 556
Defeated a player rated 1437 in: SNCL Division 5
21 Rio Wan (SM) 270 544
Defeated a player rated 814 in: LJC Team Day 2 2020 P6-7
22 Carolina Espinosa Cancino (GV) 917 539
Defeated a player rated 1456 in: Satu Mare – Vasile Marian Memorial
23 Peter Hall (MI) 253 528
Defeated a player rated 781 in: Govanhill Junior 2019
24 Arnav Sharan (LZ) 365 517
Defeated a player rated 882 in: SNCL Division 5
25 Ross Blackford (DR) 1061 511
Defeated a player rated 1572 in: SNCL Division 4
26 Megan MacMillan (NJ) 199 507
Defeated a player rated 706 in: NEJCA Albyn Inter Girls
27 Sanjith Madhavan (EK) 1298 505
Defeated a player rated 1803 in: East Kilbride Club Championship
28 Conor Wilson (GD) 896 504
Defeated a player rated 1400 in: Ayrshire Division 2
29 Ewan Robinson (PW) 634 503
Defeated a player rated 1137 in: Ayrshire Division 2
30 Laksshana Deepak (CY) 700 493
Defeated a player rated 1193 in: U1500 Championships 2019
31 Max Whisson (DV) 948 489
Defeated a player rated 1437 in: SNCL Division 5
32 Christopher Nield (BD) 628 485
Defeated a player rated 1113 in: Dumbarton & District Division 2
33 Gabriel Opat (ER) 769 481
Defeated a player rated 1250 in: UKCC North South Challengers
34 Thomas Wakulicz (EA) 222 471
Defeated a player rated 693 in: LJC Team Day 1 2019 P5 & Under
35 Abhi Verma (LZ) 323 470
Defeated a player rated 793 in: Malawi Charity Allegro Junior
36 Atreya Subr (SN) 344 466
Defeated a player rated 810 in: UKCC Northern GigaFinal
37 Frederick Gordon (EA) 1211 466
Defeated a player rated 1677 in: Dundee Congress Major 2019
38 Jonathan Turner (NJ) 734 459
Defeated a player rated 1193 in: Perth Minor 2020
39 Ishan Kumar (LZ) 1073 446
Defeated a player rated 1519 in: Perth Major 2020
40 Jack Reid (GD) 784 440
Defeated a player rated 1224 in: Ayrshire Division 2
41 Florence Wilson (TC) 952 438
Defeated a player rated 1390 in: Hastings Weekend
42 Anjishnu Bhaduri (NJ) 331 428
Defeated a player rated 759 in: Perth Minor 2020
43 Ross Warcup (ST) 592 428
Defeated a player rated 1020 in: UKCC South Midlands London
44 Alex MacDonald (GD) 1303 427
Defeated a player rated 1730 in: Oban – Open 2019
45 Ibrahim Khan (G2) 563 427
Defeated a player rated 990 in: UKCC Northern GigaFinal
46 Nandini Dutta (NJ) 1123 422
Defeated a player rated 1545 in: SNCL Division 4
47 Oliver Whalley (SM) 1212 411
Defeated a player rated 1623 in: Stokes Cup
48 Benjamin Ridge (TC) 1631 410
Defeated a player rated 2041 in: Perth Open 2020
49 Jennifer Feng (SN) 896 402
Defeated a player rated 1298 in: UKCC Terafinals
50 Matthew Esser (SR) 339 399
Defeated a player rated 738 in: Lothian Junior Championships 2020 P5 and Under
51 Gerry Chen (FC) 341 397
Defeated a player rated 738 in: LJC Team Day 2 2020 P5 & Under
52 Edward Molyneux (BT) 146 396
Defeated a player rated 542 in: Lothian Junior Championships 2020 P6–7
53 Declan McClelland (LK) 716 381
Defeated a player rated 1097 in: Lanark Club Championship 2020 all play all
54 Callum Robertson (DR) 1174 379
Defeated a player rated 1553 in: Perth Major 2020
55 Kabir Kumar (PO) 600 378
Defeated a player rated 978 in: Govanhill Junior 2019
56 Nicholas Herbert (ER) 362 376
Defeated a player rated 738 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2019 Friendlies
57 Kanish Dholakia (PO) 255 361
Defeated a player rated 616 in: Rajaferz Gridlords 2020
58 Jake M Sanger (PW) 1883 357
Defeated a player rated 2240 in: Glorney Cup
59 Andrey Teplechuk (ES) 195 347
Defeated a player rated 542 in: LJC Team Day 1 2019 P6-7
60 Archie Stewart (ES) 447 322
Defeated a player rated 769 in: LJC Team Day 2 2020 P6-7
61 Morvin Gera (CO) 1150 321
Defeated a player rated 1471 in: Edinburgh & Lothians League Division 3
62 Rajkumar Anbu (LZ) 781 318
Defeated a player rated 1099 in: Perth Minor 2020
63 Jeric Peter Kiran (DY) 251 312
Defeated a player rated 563 in: LJC Team Day 2 2020 P6-7
64 Matthew Willder (ER) 1384 309
Defeated a player rated 1693 in: Liverpool Quadrangular 2019 – U14
65 Kai Moroz (FC) 715 308
Defeated a player rated 1023 in: Edinburgh & Lothians League Division 3
66 Karthikeya Vundi (SM) 981 303
Defeated a player rated 1284 in: SNCL Division 4
67 Abhinav Datta (GI) 761 290
Defeated a player rated 1051 in: Giffnock Club Championship
68 Ewan Anderson (GD) 827 289
Defeated a player rated 1116 in: Ayrshire Division 3
69 Daniel Kemp (J2) 170 288
Defeated a player rated 458 in: Lothian Junior Championships 2020 P5 and Under
70 Finlay J A Gibb (NJ) 1060 286
Defeated a player rated 1346 in: Liverpool Quadrangular 2019 – U14
71 Ramit Kanodia (CH) 882 279
Defeated a player rated 1161 in: Perth Minor 2020
72 Olly Simmers (SM) 574 276
Defeated a player rated 850 in: UKCC Northern GigaFinal
73 Charvi Kanodia (CH) 706 274
Defeated a player rated 980 in: Dundee Congress Minor 2019
74 Anish Subramaniam (RG) 998 272
Defeated a player rated 1270 in: Dundee Congress Minor 2019
75 Craig Kinkead (NJ) 290 272
Defeated a player rated 562 in: Keith Hoban Junior
76 Murdo McLaurin (FC) 1368 266
Defeated a player rated 1634 in: Blackpool Congress 2020
77 Andrew Lyon (PW) 519 265
Defeated a player rated 784 in: Ayrshire Division 2
78 Max N Turner (BE) 2018 263
Defeated a player rated 2281 in: SNCL Division 1
79 Dietah Connolly Sams (TC) 1503 260
Defeated a player rated 1763 in: Robinson Cup
80 Lachlan Rowley (BT) 300 257
Defeated a player rated 557 in: Lothian Junior Championships 2020 P6–7
81 Kalyan Sai Nandan Kante (NJ) 1622 256
Defeated a player rated 1878 in: World Youth Championships-2019 U-16
82 Srinivas Rath (CY) 485 253
Defeated a player rated 738 in: Lothian Junior Championships 2020 P5 and Under
83 Maya Shetty (SN) 282 250
Defeated a player rated 532 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2019 Primary U600
84 Joe Dobson (GH) 1134 250
Defeated a player rated 1384 in: Edinburgh & Lothians League Division 3
85 Finlay Bruce (P2) 103 246
Defeated a player rated 349 in: LJC Team Day 2 2020 P6-7
86 Lewis Ng (LZ) 891 246
Defeated a player rated 1137 in: SNCL Division 5
87 Jonathan McKay (NJ) 1641 241
Defeated a player rated 1882 in: GCL Division 1
88 Daniel Kitaev (GR) 743 235
Defeated a player rated 978 in: Lenzie Gridlords
89 Samuel Winton (EA) 231 227
Defeated a player rated 458 in: LJC Team Day 2 2020 P5 & Under
90 Cameron Sarpong (E2) 348 226
Defeated a player rated 574 in: LJC Team Day 1 2019 P6-7
91 Ethan Best-Solorzano (P2) 513 225
Defeated a player rated 738 in: LJC Team Day 2 2020 P5 & Under
92 Euan Samuel (CY) 704 216
Defeated a player rated 920 in: UKCC Northern GigaFinal
93 Georgios Tsagkarakis (LB) 607 207
Defeated a player rated 814 in: LJC Team Day 2 2020 P6-7
94 Alasdair Sandham (GR) 1341 206
Defeated a player rated 1547 in: Central Division 2
95 Joseph Zhao (C1) 536 202
Defeated a player rated 738 in: LJC Team Day 1 2019 P5 & Under
96 Pranav Arcot (RG) 1421 201
Defeated a player rated 1622 in: NEJCA Albyn Open
97 Zain Nashed (BO) 257 201
Defeated a player rated 458 in: LJC Team Day 2 2020 P5 & Under
98 Marco D`Alessio (LZ) 1838 197
Defeated a player rated 2035 in: Glorney Cup
99 Raghav Palanivel (CY) 817 193
Defeated a player rated 1010 in: UKCC Terafinals
100 Rishon Ashly Arun (DY) 415 190
Defeated a player rated 605 in: LJC Team Day 2 2020 P6-7