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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 Rajkumar Anbu (LZ) 227 979
Defeated a player rated 1206 in: Phones DCL Junior Tourney
2 Aryan Munshi (LZ) 475 879
Defeated a player rated 1354 in: GCL Division 2
3 Nivedita Suyal (CO) 472 869
Defeated a player rated 1341 in: Edinburgh & Lothians League Division 3
4 Aksara Balakumar (GG) 450 858
Defeated a player rated 1308 in: Bowes-Lyon Trophy 2019
5 Krish Akula (DH) 488 752
Defeated a player rated 1240 in: NEJCA Albyn Open
6 Zayd Khan (G2) 458 748
Defeated a player rated 1206 in: Phones DCL Junior Tourney
7 Frederick Gordon (EA) 620 735
Defeated a player rated 1355 in: Bowes-Lyon Trophy 2019
8 Michael Moroz (LZ) 509 731
Defeated a player rated 1240 in: NEJCA Albyn Open
9 Alex MacDonald (GD) 898 697
Defeated a player rated 1595 in: Ayrshire Division 2
10 Callum Robertson (DR) 674 663
Defeated a player rated 1337 in: Bridge of Allan Congress U1400
11 Matthew Willder (ER) 972 662
Defeated a player rated 1634 in: SNCL Division 4
12 Ishan Kumar (LZ) 862 658
Defeated a player rated 1520 in: Edinburgh Bishops
13 Tai Wilson (NJ) 872 640
Defeated a player rated 1512 in: Scottish Championship 2018
14 Srivathsan Narasimhan (EK) 102 632
Defeated a player rated 734 in: UKCC Scotland East Megafinal U11
15 Ibrahim Khan (G2) 351 629
Defeated a player rated 980 in: UKCC Northern Final
16 Lewis Ng (LZ) 732 611
Defeated a player rated 1343 in: SNCL Division 4
17 Joshua Singh (GD) 670 607
Defeated a player rated 1277 in: Ayrshire Division 2
18 Ross Blackford (DR) 612 598
Defeated a player rated 1210 in: Edinburgh Knights
19 Oliver Norrie (J2) 101 593
Defeated a player rated 694 in: LJC Team Day 2 P6-7
20 Carolina Espinosa Cancino (GV) 819 592
Defeated a player rated 1411 in: Ogolnopolski Integracyjny Fianchetto
21 Shuban Kistareddy (NJ) 482 592
Defeated a player rated 1074 in: Bon Accord Club Championship
22 Rishabh Akula (DH) 608 580
Defeated a player rated 1188 in: SNCL Division 4
23 Oliver Whalley (SM) 1006 555
Defeated a player rated 1561 in: Stokes Cup 2018
24 Alex Sevic (G2) 639 531
Defeated a player rated 1170 in: GCL Division 3b
25 Kartike Sharan (LZ) 495 523
Defeated a player rated 1018 in: Phones Club Championship 2019
26 Declan McClelland (LK) 704 504
Defeated a player rated 1208 in: Lanarkshire League Division 2
27 Clara Ball Torokoff (SN) 237 501
Defeated a player rated 738 in: LJC Team Day 2 P5 & Under
28 Dawid Pasik (GD) 707 499
Defeated a player rated 1206 in: Ayrshire Division 1
29 Kalyan Sai Nandan Kante (NJ) 1600 498
Defeated a player rated 2098 in: Robinson Cup 2018
30 Mark Heron (CN) 1000 488
Defeated a player rated 1488 in: Central Division 1
31 Charvi Kanodia (CH) 701 487
Defeated a player rated 1188 in: Dundee Congress Minor 2018
32 Euan Samuel (CY) 602 481
Defeated a player rated 1083 in: Edinburgh & Lothians League Division 3
33 Jack Barrett (TR) 764 475
Defeated a player rated 1239 in: Ayrshire Division 3
34 Sanjith Madhavan (EK) 1170 470
Defeated a player rated 1640 in: Liverpool Quadrangular U12
35 Rachel Lorna Smith (AY) 1532 456
Defeated a player rated 1988 in: Gilbert Cup 2018
36 Shwetika Balaji (LZ) 242 452
Defeated a player rated 694 in: Bridge of Allan Congress Junior U800
37 Jake M Sanger (PW) 1840 449
Defeated a player rated 2289 in: FIDE World Youth Championships – open 14
38 Abhimanyu Singh Rana (LZ) 320 437
Defeated a player rated 757 in: Perth Juniors
39 Esther Sanderson (NJ) 368 434
Defeated a player rated 802 in: Scottish Girls Primary
40 Peter Fish (NJ) 777 433
Defeated a player rated 1210 in: Perth Minor
41 Sam Coates (OB) 1450 432
Defeated a player rated 1882 in: Oban – Open
42 Kai Moroz (FC) 492 428
Defeated a player rated 920 in: UKCC Northern Final
43 Donald Utyman (ES) 114 418
Defeated a player rated 532 in: LJC Team Day 1 P5 & Under 2018
44 David Murray (NB) 492 413
Defeated a player rated 905 in: Borders League 2019
45 Alina Tang (LZ) 564 410
Defeated a player rated 974 in: SNCL Division 4
46 Joe Dobson (GH) 1070 410
Defeated a player rated 1480 in: Edinburgh & Lothians League Division 3
47 Jonathan Turner (NJ) 680 405
Defeated a player rated 1085 in: Bon Accord Club Championship
48 Adhityan Arul (DY) 290 404
Defeated a player rated 694 in: LJC Team Day 1 P6-7 2018
49 Chelsea Liang (FC) 858 402
Defeated a player rated 1260 in: UKCC South Giga Final
50 Ryan Chan (LZ) 200 402
Defeated a player rated 602 in: Scottish Primary Individual 2019
51 Rachel Rose (BO) 299 395
Defeated a player rated 694 in: Lothian Junior Championships 2019 P6-7
52 Fabio Farina (DY) 140 395
Defeated a player rated 535 in: LJC Team Day 2 P6-7
53 James Hartman (TC) 1410 395
Defeated a player rated 1805 in: Scarborough Inter 2018
54 Ritvik Maheshwari (BD) 1364 386
Defeated a player rated 1750 in: SNCL Division 3
55 Benjamin Ridge (TC) 1544 380
Defeated a player rated 1924 in: Euro Youth Championship 2018 – O 14
56 Ishan Rohatgi (LZ) 323 371
Defeated a player rated 694 in: Renfrew Junior U800
57 Aiden Brennan (SM) 498 369
Defeated a player rated 867 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2018 Open
58 Caitlin Metcalfe (NJ) 196 368
Defeated a player rated 564 in: NEJCA Albyn Intermediate Girls
59 Archie Stewart (ES) 312 364
Defeated a player rated 676 in: LJC Team Day 2 P6-7
60 Andrew Lyon (PW) 475 363
Defeated a player rated 838 in: Ayrshire Junior Tour
61 Florence Wilson (TC) 898 354
Defeated a player rated 1252 in: Edinburgh & Lothians League Division 3
62 Sam Cook (ST) 858 348
Defeated a player rated 1206 in: Phones DCL Junior Tourney
63 Dietah Connolly Sams (TC) 1440 344
Defeated a player rated 1784 in: SNCL Division 3
64 Angharad Hunt (SN) 199 343
Defeated a player rated 542 in: UKCC Scotland East Megafinal U9
65 Daniel Best-Solorzano (AQ) 558 340
Defeated a player rated 898 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2018 Open
66 Jonathan McKay (NJ) 1510 340
Defeated a player rated 1850 in: Oban – Challengers
67 Hagen Ross (NJ) 346 334
Defeated a player rated 680 in: NEJCA Albyn Intermediate Boys
68 Daniel Tonnessen (EC) 128 332
Defeated a player rated 460 in: UKCC Scotland East Megafinal U10
69 Kabir Kumar (LZ) 276 332
Defeated a player rated 608 in: Perth Juniors
70 Keerthana Sreekanth (DR) 171 331
Defeated a player rated 502 in: LJC Team Day 2 P6-7
71 Anish Subramaniam (RG) 914 326
Defeated a player rated 1240 in: Bon Accord Club Championship
72 Finlay J A Gibb (NJ) 972 325
Defeated a player rated 1297 in: Stokes Cup 2018
73 Milo McNair (SR) 214 321
Defeated a player rated 535 in: LJC Team Day 2 P6-7
74 Alasdair Sandham (GR) 1308 318
Defeated a player rated 1626 in: Perth Major
75 Cooper Patterson (GD) 1287 317
Defeated a player rated 1604 in: Ayrshire Championship
76 Karthikeya Vundi (SM) 857 311
Defeated a player rated 1168 in: Perth Minor
77 Marco D`Alessio (LZ) 1758 311
Defeated a player rated 2069 in: Scottish Championship 2018
78 Lukah Connolly Sams (TC) 1722 307
Defeated a player rated 2029 in: Euro Youth Championship 2018 – O 16
79 Vagif Ramazanov (BA) 1370 301
Defeated a player rated 1671 in: NE League
80 Sambhav Chadha (BD) 1594 300
Defeated a player rated 1894 in: Dumbarton & District Division 1
81 Euan Gray (NJ) 1825 298
Defeated a player rated 2123 in: Inverness Premier
82 Oishani Dutta (NJ) 1247 297
Defeated a player rated 1544 in: Dundee Congress Major 2018
83 Sorcha Shepherd (ES) 902 294
Defeated a player rated 1196 in: Edinburgh & Lothians League Division 3
84 Chloe Ng (LZ) 134 292
Defeated a player rated 426 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2018 Primary U600
85 Connor Sibbald (NJ) 1405 292
Defeated a player rated 1697 in: NE League
86 Morvin Gera (CY) 608 290
Defeated a player rated 898 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2018 Open
87 Andrew McMillan (OB) 1558 271
Defeated a player rated 1829 in: Edinburgh Major
88 Orlaith Shepherd (ES) 802 258
Defeated a player rated 1060 in: Nscc Under 11 Finals
89 Samuele Callea (ES) 374 257
Defeated a player rated 631 in: LJC Team Day 1 P6-7 2018
90 Andrey Teplechuk (ES) 104 248
Defeated a player rated 352 in: LJC Team Day 1 P6-7 2018
91 Percy Sutherland (BT) 389 245
Defeated a player rated 634 in: LJC Team Day 2 P6-7
92 Osian Hunt (SN) 656 242
Defeated a player rated 898 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2018 Open
93 Murdo McLaurin (FC) 1308 242
Defeated a player rated 1550 in: Blackpool Congress 2019
94 Pranav Saravanan (NJ) 1006 241
Defeated a player rated 1247 in: Bon Accord Club Championship
95 Ross Warcup (ST) 542 218
Defeated a player rated 760 in: British Championship Under-9
96 Ananth Subramaniam (RG) 986 217
Defeated a player rated 1203 in: Liverpool Quadrangular U12
97 Christopher Calwell (ES) 388 214
Defeated a player rated 602 in: LJC Team Day 2 P6-7
98 Max Whisson (DV) 974 214
Defeated a player rated 1188 in: SNCL Division 4
99 Josh Cargill (CH) 902 212
Defeated a player rated 1114 in: TAFCA Division Two
100 Sahib Kohli (GA) 1007 203
Defeated a player rated 1210 in: Scottish Championship 2018