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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) 596 957
Defeated a player rated 1553 in: EK Wilson
2 Gregor Ross (NJ) 694 928
Defeated a player rated 1622 in: NEJCA Albyn Open
3 Aryan Munshi (PO) 1073 685
Defeated a player rated 1758 in: GCL Division 2
4 Rishi Vijayakumar (CH) 482 647
Defeated a player rated 1129 in: Dundee Congress Minor 2019
5 Ashley Tandon (LZ) 505 632
Defeated a player rated 1137 in: Dundee Congress Minor 2019
6 Neev Lukhi (LZ) 498 631
Defeated a player rated 1129 in: Oban – Minor 2019
7 Atharva Dixit (HA) 414 604
Defeated a player rated 1018 in: GCL Division 3b
8 Alex Wood (P2) 116 581
Defeated a player rated 697 in: LJC Team Day 1 2019 P5 & Under
9 Jack Egan (SR) 477 579
Defeated a player rated 1056 in: Dundee Congress Minor 2019
10 Nivedita Suyal (CO) 897 579
Defeated a player rated 1476 in: SNCL Division 4
11 Shuban Kistareddy (NJ) 818 565
Defeated a player rated 1383 in: SNCL Division 4
12 Kartike Sharan (PO) 881 556
Defeated a player rated 1437 in: SNCL Division 5
13 Carolina Espinosa Cancino (GV) 917 539
Defeated a player rated 1456 in: Satu Mare – Vasile Marian Memorial
14 Peter Hall (MI) 253 528
Defeated a player rated 781 in: Govanhill Junior 2019
15 Hagen Ross (NJ) 429 515
Defeated a player rated 944 in: Dundee Congress Minor 2019
16 Megan MacMillan (NJ) 199 507
Defeated a player rated 706 in: NEJCA Albyn Inter Girls
17 Sanjith Madhavan (EK) 1298 505
Defeated a player rated 1803 in: East Kilbride Club Championship
18 Laksshana Deepak (CY) 700 493
Defeated a player rated 1193 in: U1500 Championships 2019
19 Max Whisson (DV) 948 489
Defeated a player rated 1437 in: SNCL Division 5
20 Christopher Nield (BD) 628 485
Defeated a player rated 1113 in: Dumbarton & District Division 2
21 Gabriel Opat (ER) 769 481
Defeated a player rated 1250 in: UKCC North South Challengers
22 Thomas Wakulicz (EA) 222 471
Defeated a player rated 693 in: LJC Team Day 1 2019 P5 & Under
23 Abhi Verma (LZ) 323 470
Defeated a player rated 793 in: Malawi Charity Allegro Junior
24 Atreya Subr (SN) 344 466
Defeated a player rated 810 in: UKCC Northern GigaFinal
25 Frederick Gordon (EA) 1211 466
Defeated a player rated 1677 in: Dundee Congress Major 2019
26 Ross Blackford (DR) 1061 461
Defeated a player rated 1522 in: Oban – Major 2019
27 Dawid Pasik (GD) 819 439
Defeated a player rated 1258 in: Ayrshire Division 2
28 Ross Warcup (ST) 592 428
Defeated a player rated 1020 in: UKCC South Midlands London
29 Ibrahim Khan (G2) 563 427
Defeated a player rated 990 in: UKCC Northern GigaFinal
30 Alex MacDonald (GD) 1303 427
Defeated a player rated 1730 in: Oban – Open 2019
31 Nandini Dutta (NJ) 1123 422
Defeated a player rated 1545 in: SNCL Division 4
32 Oliver Whalley (SM) 1212 411
Defeated a player rated 1623 in: Stokes Cup
33 Jennifer Feng (SN) 896 402
Defeated a player rated 1298 in: UKCC Terafinals
34 Ishan Kumar (LZ) 1073 391
Defeated a player rated 1464 in: Stokes Cup
35 Kabir Kumar (PO) 600 378
Defeated a player rated 978 in: Govanhill Junior 2019
36 Nicholas Herbert (ER) 362 376
Defeated a player rated 738 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2019 Friendlies
37 Jake M Sanger (PW) 1883 357
Defeated a player rated 2240 in: Glorney Cup
38 Benjamin Ridge (TC) 1631 355
Defeated a player rated 1986 in: Oban – Open 2019
39 Jack Reid (GD) 784 353
Defeated a player rated 1137 in: Ayrshire Division 2
40 Gerry Chen (FC) 341 352
Defeated a player rated 693 in: LJC Team Day 1 2019 P5 & Under
41 Anjishnu Bhaduri (NJ) 331 351
Defeated a player rated 682 in: Dundee Congress Minor 2019
42 Florence Wilson (TC) 952 351
Defeated a player rated 1303 in: SNCL Division 4
43 Andrey Teplechuk (ES) 195 347
Defeated a player rated 542 in: LJC Team Day 1 2019 P6-7
44 Tilak Ittigi (PW) 627 343
Defeated a player rated 970 in: UKCC Terafinals
45 Jainill Vadalia (PO) 646 334
Defeated a player rated 980 in: Dundee Congress Minor 2019
46 Conor Wilson (GD) 896 315
Defeated a player rated 1211 in: Ayrshire Division 2
47 Matthew Willder (ER) 1384 309
Defeated a player rated 1693 in: Liverpool Quadrangular 2019 – U14
48 Kai Moroz (FC) 715 308
Defeated a player rated 1023 in: Edinburgh & Lothians League Division 3
49 Kanish Dholakia (PO) 255 308
Defeated a player rated 563 in: Lenzie Berserkers
50 Finlay J A Gibb (NJ) 1060 286
Defeated a player rated 1346 in: Liverpool Quadrangular 2019 – U14
51 Olly Simmers (SM) 574 276
Defeated a player rated 850 in: UKCC Northern GigaFinal
52 Charvi Kanodia (CH) 706 274
Defeated a player rated 980 in: Dundee Congress Minor 2019
53 Anish Subramaniam (RG) 998 272
Defeated a player rated 1270 in: Dundee Congress Minor 2019
54 Andrew Lyon (PW) 519 265
Defeated a player rated 784 in: Ayrshire Division 2
55 Max N Turner (BE) 2018 263
Defeated a player rated 2281 in: SNCL Division 1
56 Dietah Connolly Sams (TC) 1503 260
Defeated a player rated 1763 in: Robinson Cup
57 Morvin Gera (CO) 1150 258
Defeated a player rated 1408 in: Edinburgh & Lothians League Division 3
58 Kalyan Sai Nandan Kante (NJ) 1622 256
Defeated a player rated 1878 in: World Youth Championships-2019 U-16
59 Maya Shetty (SN) 282 250
Defeated a player rated 532 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2019 Primary U600
60 Lewis Ng (LZ) 891 246
Defeated a player rated 1137 in: SNCL Division 5
61 Daniel Kitaev (GR) 743 235
Defeated a player rated 978 in: Lenzie Gridlords
62 Cameron Sarpong (E2) 348 226
Defeated a player rated 574 in: LJC Team Day 1 2019 P6-7
63 Euan Samuel (CY) 704 216
Defeated a player rated 920 in: UKCC Northern GigaFinal
64 Callum Robertson (DR) 1174 215
Defeated a player rated 1389 in: SNCL Division 4
65 Samuel Winton (EA) 231 215
Defeated a player rated 446 in: LJC Team Day 1 2019 P5 & Under
66 Srinivas Rath (CY) 485 212
Defeated a player rated 697 in: LJC Team Day 1 2019 P5 & Under
67 Alasdair Sandham (GR) 1341 206
Defeated a player rated 1547 in: Central Division 2
68 Jonathan McKay (NJ) 1641 204
Defeated a player rated 1845 in: Oban – Challengers 2019
69 Joseph Zhao (ER) 536 202
Defeated a player rated 738 in: LJC Team Day 1 2019 P5 & Under
70 Pranav Arcot (RG) 1421 201
Defeated a player rated 1622 in: NEJCA Albyn Open
71 Marco D`Alessio (LZ) 1838 197
Defeated a player rated 2035 in: Glorney Cup
72 Raghav Palanivel (CY) 817 193
Defeated a player rated 1010 in: UKCC Terafinals
73 Angelo Lynn (LZ) 399 193
Defeated a player rated 592 in: Lenzie Berserkers
74 Ewan Robinson (PW) 634 185
Defeated a player rated 819 in: Ayrshire Division 2
75 Milo McNair (SR) 391 183
Defeated a player rated 574 in: LJC Team Day 1 2019 P6-7
76 Samuel A Parry (EN) 1476 182
Defeated a player rated 1658 in: U1850 Championships 2019
77 Ishita Israni (LZ) 247 180
Defeated a player rated 427 in: Lenzie Berserkers
78 Tai Wilson (NJ) 930 178
Defeated a player rated 1108 in: Inverness Minor
79 Ramit Kanodia (CH) 882 174
Defeated a player rated 1056 in: Dundee Congress Minor 2019
80 Andrew McMillan (OB) 1588 165
Defeated a player rated 1753 in: Oban – Challengers 2019
81 Angelina Lynn (LZ) 103 164
Defeated a player rated 267 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2019 Primary U300
82 James Meyer-McKeon (ES) 532 161
Defeated a player rated 693 in: LJC Team Day 1 2019 P5 & Under
83 Rio Wan (SM) 270 159
Defeated a player rated 429 in: LJC Team Day 1 2019 P6-7
84 Meiting Wang (EA) 103 154
Defeated a player rated 257 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2019 Primary U300
85 Jashn Gera (CY) 310 136
Defeated a player rated 446 in: LJC Team Day 1 2019 P5 & Under
86 Phoebe Potter (NJ) 199 132
Defeated a player rated 331 in: NEJCA SJC CFK U-600
87 Joe Dobson (GH) 1134 127
Defeated a player rated 1261 in: Edinburgh & Lothians League Division 3
88 Aidan West (LB) 416 126
Defeated a player rated 542 in: LJC Team Day 1 2019 P6-7
89 Gregory Stewart Roper (BT) 291 125
Defeated a player rated 416 in: LJC Team Day 1 2019 P6-7
90 Finlay Bruce (P2) 103 121
Defeated a player rated 224 in: LJC Team Day 1 2019 P6-7
91 Rishon Ashly Arun (DY) 415 121
Defeated a player rated 536 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2019 Primary U600
92 Daksh Gosi (E2) 108 116
Defeated a player rated 224 in: LJC Team Day 1 2019 P6-7
93 Krish Akula (DH) 569 113
Defeated a player rated 682 in: Dundee Congress Minor 2019
94 Sara Best-Solorzano (P2) 354 113
Defeated a player rated 467 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2019 Secondary U600
95 Liam Richmond (OB) 1367 108
Defeated a player rated 1475 in: Oban – Major 2019
96 Rajkumar Anbu (LZ) 781 101
Defeated a player rated 882 in: NEJCA Albyn Open
97 Sam Coates (OB) 1591 100
Defeated a player rated 1691 in: 126th Scottish Championships
98 Benjamin Cranston (NJ) 626 98
Defeated a player rated 724 in: NEJCA SJC CFK U-1200
99 Shwetika Balaji (LZ) 699 94
Defeated a player rated 793 in: Lenzie Gridlords
100 Douglas Robertson (BO) 343 93
Defeated a player rated 436 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2019 Primary U600