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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) 596 687
Defeated a player rated 1283 in: Dundee Congress Minor 2019
2 Aryan Munshi (PO) 1073 685
Defeated a player rated 1758 in: GCL Division 2
3 Rishi Vijayakumar (CH) 482 647
Defeated a player rated 1129 in: Dundee Congress Minor 2019
4 Ashley Tandon (LZ) 505 632
Defeated a player rated 1137 in: Dundee Congress Minor 2019
5 Neev Lukhi (LZ) 498 631
Defeated a player rated 1129 in: Oban – Minor 2019
6 Jack Egan (SR) 477 579
Defeated a player rated 1056 in: Dundee Congress Minor 2019
7 Nivedita Suyal (CO) 897 579
Defeated a player rated 1476 in: SNCL Division 4
8 Kartike Sharan (PO) 881 556
Defeated a player rated 1437 in: SNCL Division 5
9 Carolina Espinosa Cancino (GV) 917 539
Defeated a player rated 1456 in: Satu Mare – Vasile Marian Memorial
10 Peter Hall (MI) 253 528
Defeated a player rated 781 in: Govanhill Junior 2019
11 Hagen Ross (NJ) 429 515
Defeated a player rated 944 in: Dundee Congress Minor 2019
12 Sanjith Madhavan (EK) 1298 505
Defeated a player rated 1803 in: East Kilbride Club Championship
13 Laksshana Deepak (CY) 700 493
Defeated a player rated 1193 in: U1500 Championships 2019
14 Max Whisson (DV) 948 489
Defeated a player rated 1437 in: SNCL Division 5
15 Christopher Nield (BD) 628 482
Defeated a player rated 1110 in: Lenzie Gridlords
16 Gabriel Opat (ER) 769 481
Defeated a player rated 1250 in: UKCC North South Challengers
17 Abhi Verma (LZ) 323 470
Defeated a player rated 793 in: Malawi Charity Allegro Junior
18 Atreya Subr (SN) 344 466
Defeated a player rated 810 in: UKCC Northern GigaFinal
19 Frederick Gordon (EA) 1211 466
Defeated a player rated 1677 in: Dundee Congress Major 2019
20 Ross Blackford (DR) 1061 461
Defeated a player rated 1522 in: Oban – Major 2019
21 Gregor Ross (NJ) 694 443
Defeated a player rated 1137 in: Dundee Congress Minor 2019
22 Dawid Pasik (GD) 819 439
Defeated a player rated 1258 in: Ayrshire Division 2
23 Ross Warcup (ST) 592 428
Defeated a player rated 1020 in: UKCC South Midlands London
24 Alex MacDonald (GD) 1303 427
Defeated a player rated 1730 in: Oban – Open 2019
25 Ibrahim Khan (G2) 563 427
Defeated a player rated 990 in: UKCC Northern GigaFinal
26 Nandini Dutta (NJ) 1123 422
Defeated a player rated 1545 in: SNCL Division 4
27 Oliver Whalley (SM) 1212 411
Defeated a player rated 1623 in: Stokes Cup
28 Jennifer Feng (SN) 896 402
Defeated a player rated 1298 in: UKCC Terafinals
29 Ishan Kumar (LZ) 1073 391
Defeated a player rated 1464 in: Stokes Cup
30 Kabir Kumar (PO) 600 378
Defeated a player rated 978 in: Govanhill Junior 2019
31 Shuban Kistareddy (NJ) 818 375
Defeated a player rated 1193 in: SNCL Division 4
32 Jake M Sanger (PW) 1883 357
Defeated a player rated 2240 in: Glorney Cup
33 Benjamin Ridge (TC) 1631 355
Defeated a player rated 1986 in: Oban – Open 2019
34 Jack Reid (GD) 784 353
Defeated a player rated 1137 in: Ayrshire Division 2
35 Anjishnu Bhaduri (NJ) 331 351
Defeated a player rated 682 in: Dundee Congress Minor 2019
36 Florence Wilson (TC) 952 351
Defeated a player rated 1303 in: SNCL Division 4
37 Tilak Ittigi (PW) 627 343
Defeated a player rated 970 in: UKCC Terafinals
38 Jainill Vadalia (PO) 646 334
Defeated a player rated 980 in: Dundee Congress Minor 2019
39 Conor Wilson (GD) 896 315
Defeated a player rated 1211 in: Ayrshire Division 2
40 Kanish Dholakia (PO) 255 308
Defeated a player rated 563 in: Lenzie Berserkers
41 Olly Simmers (SM) 574 276
Defeated a player rated 850 in: UKCC Northern GigaFinal
42 Kai Moroz (FC) 715 275
Defeated a player rated 990 in: UKCC Northern GigaFinal
43 Charvi Kanodia (CH) 706 274
Defeated a player rated 980 in: Dundee Congress Minor 2019
44 Anish Subramaniam (RG) 998 272
Defeated a player rated 1270 in: Dundee Congress Minor 2019
45 Finlay J A Gibb (NJ) 1060 270
Defeated a player rated 1330 in: Robinson Cup
46 Andrew Lyon (PW) 519 265
Defeated a player rated 784 in: Ayrshire Division 2
47 Max N Turner (BE) 2018 263
Defeated a player rated 2281 in: SNCL Division 1
48 Dietah Connolly Sams (TC) 1503 260
Defeated a player rated 1763 in: Robinson Cup
49 Kalyan Sai Nandan Kante (NJ) 1622 256
Defeated a player rated 1878 in: World Youth Championships-2019 U-16
50 Maya Shetty (SN) 282 250
Defeated a player rated 532 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2019 Primary U600
51 Lewis Ng (LZ) 891 246
Defeated a player rated 1137 in: SNCL Division 5
52 Daniel Kitaev (GR) 743 235
Defeated a player rated 978 in: Lenzie Gridlords
53 Euan Samuel (CY) 704 216
Defeated a player rated 920 in: UKCC Northern GigaFinal
54 Callum Robertson (DR) 1174 215
Defeated a player rated 1389 in: SNCL Division 4
55 Jonathan McKay (NJ) 1641 204
Defeated a player rated 1845 in: Oban – Challengers 2019
56 Marco D`Alessio (LZ) 1838 197
Defeated a player rated 2035 in: Glorney Cup
57 Matthew Willder (ER) 1384 194
Defeated a player rated 1578 in: Stokes Cup
58 Angelo Lynn (LZ) 399 193
Defeated a player rated 592 in: Lenzie Berserkers
59 Raghav Palanivel (CY) 817 193
Defeated a player rated 1010 in: UKCC Terafinals
60 Nicholas Herbert (ER) 362 190
Defeated a player rated 552 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2019 Secondary U600
61 Ewan Robinson (PW) 634 185
Defeated a player rated 819 in: Ayrshire Division 2
62 Samuel A Parry (EN) 1476 182
Defeated a player rated 1658 in: U1850 Championships 2019
63 Ishita Israni (LZ) 247 180
Defeated a player rated 427 in: Lenzie Berserkers
64 Tai Wilson (NJ) 930 178
Defeated a player rated 1108 in: Inverness Minor
65 Morvin Gera (CO) 1150 178
Defeated a player rated 1328 in: Edinburgh & Lothians League Division 3
66 Ramit Kanodia (CH) 882 174
Defeated a player rated 1056 in: Dundee Congress Minor 2019
67 Gerry Chen (FC) 341 172
Defeated a player rated 513 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2019 Primary U600
68 Andrew McMillan (OB) 1588 165
Defeated a player rated 1753 in: Oban – Challengers 2019
69 Angelina Lynn (LZ) 103 164
Defeated a player rated 267 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2019 Primary U300
70 Meiting Wang (EA) 103 154
Defeated a player rated 257 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2019 Primary U300
71 Phoebe Potter (NJ) 199 132
Defeated a player rated 331 in: NEJCA SJC CFK U-600
72 Rishon Ashly Arun (DY) 415 121
Defeated a player rated 536 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2019 Primary U600
73 Krish Akula (DH) 569 113
Defeated a player rated 682 in: Dundee Congress Minor 2019
74 Sara Best-Solorzano (P2) 354 113
Defeated a player rated 467 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2019 Secondary U600
75 Liam Richmond (OB) 1367 108
Defeated a player rated 1475 in: Oban – Major 2019
76 Sam Coates (OB) 1591 100
Defeated a player rated 1691 in: 126th Scottish Championships
77 Benjamin Cranston (NJ) 626 98
Defeated a player rated 724 in: NEJCA SJC CFK U-1200
78 Shwetika Balaji (LZ) 699 94
Defeated a player rated 793 in: Lenzie Gridlords
79 Douglas Robertson (BO) 343 93
Defeated a player rated 436 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2019 Primary U600
80 Srinivas Rath (CY) 485 89
Defeated a player rated 574 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2019 Primary U600
81 Srivathsan Narasimhan (EK) 236 87
Defeated a player rated 323 in: Malawi Charity Allegro Junior
82 Alexander Ivanchenko (ER) 466 86
Defeated a player rated 552 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2019 Secondary U600
83 Savva Nazarov (E4) 489 85
Defeated a player rated 574 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2019 Primary U600
84 Cameron Dunbar (E2) 351 85
Defeated a player rated 436 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2019 Primary U600
85 Nikunj Nagar (EK) 265 84
Defeated a player rated 349 in: Lenzie Berserkers
86 Murdo McLaurin (FC) 1368 72
Defeated a player rated 1440 in: Crewe Intermediate
87 Ben Volland (DL) 1763 67
Defeated a player rated 1830 in: Glorney Cup
88 Jonathan Turner (NJ) 734 59
Defeated a player rated 793 in: Lenzie Gridlords
89 Jonathan Feng (SN) 923 55
Defeated a player rated 978 in: Lenzie Gridlords
90 Thomas Wakulicz (EA) 222 52
Defeated a player rated 274 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2019 Primary U300
91 Alasdair Sandham (GR) 1341 51
Defeated a player rated 1392 in: Dundee Congress Major 2019
92 Alexander Barron-Majerik (NJ) 216 48
Defeated a player rated 264 in: Lenzie Berserkers
93 Joe Dobson (GH) 1134 46
Defeated a player rated 1180 in: SNCL Division 4
94 Andrey Teplechuk (ES) 195 40
Defeated a player rated 235 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2019 Primary U300
95 Ritvik Maheshwari (BD) 1486 17
Defeated a player rated 1503 in: 126th Scottish Championships
96 Sambhav Chadha (BD) 1721 13
Defeated a player rated 1734 in: GCL Division 1
97 Megan MacMillan (NJ) 199 12
Defeated a player rated 211 in: NEJCA SJC CFK U-300
98 James Houston (NJ) 160 9
Defeated a player rated 169 in: NEJCA SJC CFK U-300
99 Campbell Elliott (NJ) 562 7
Defeated a player rated 569 in: SNCL Division 5