Chess Scotland

The home of Chess in Scotland

Chess Scotland

The home of Chess in Scotland

Chess Scotland

The home of Chess in Scotland

Giant Killers

The Giant Killers page lists juniors in any season who have overcome a large grading deficit to defeat their opponent. At the end of a season, the junior who has overcome the largest grading deficit to win a game is awareded the Robert E Rough Cup.

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Click here to view past winners of the Robert E Rough Cup

Rank

Name (Club)

Grade

Diff

1 Tai Wilson (NJ) 872 640
Defeated a player rated 1512 in: Scottish Championship 2018
2 Oliver Whalley (SM) 1006 555
Defeated a player rated 1561 in: Stokes Cup 2018
3 Kalyan Sai Nandan Kante (NJ) 1600 498
Defeated a player rated 2098 in: Robinson Cup 2018
4 Rachel Lorna Smith (AY) 1532 456
Defeated a player rated 1988 in: Gilbert Cup 2018
5 Carolina Espinosa Cancino (GV) 819 429
Defeated a player rated 1248 in: Batumi Municipality Cup (Open-C)
6 Matthew Willder (ER) 972 356
Defeated a player rated 1328 in: Stokes Cup 2018
7 Finlay J A Gibb (NJ) 972 325
Defeated a player rated 1297 in: Stokes Cup 2018
8 Marco D`Alessio (LZ) 1758 311
Defeated a player rated 2069 in: Scottish Championship 2018
9 Alasdair Sandham (W3) 1308 300
Defeated a player rated 1608 in: Stokes Cup 2018
10 James Hartman (TC) 1410 286
Defeated a player rated 1696 in: Robinson Cup 2018
11 Sam Coates (OB) 1450 272
Defeated a player rated 1722 in: Scottish Championship 2018
12 Sahib Kohli (GA) 1007 203
Defeated a player rated 1210 in: Scottish Championship 2018
13 Jake M Sanger (PW) 1840 168
Defeated a player rated 2008 in: Glorney Cup 2018
14 Ritvik Maheshwari (BD) 1364 124
Defeated a player rated 1488 in: Robinson Cup 2018
15 Ananth Subramaniam (RG) 986 89
Defeated a player rated 1075 in: Stokes Cup 2018
16 Ishan Kumar (LZ) 862 52
Defeated a player rated 914 in: Scottish Championship 2018