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

Rank

Name (Club)

Grade

Diff

1 Rishi Vijayakumar (DY) 482 588
Defeated a player rated 1070 in: UKCC Northern GigaFinal
2 Laksshana Deepak (CY) 700 493
Defeated a player rated 1193 in: U1500 Championships 2019
3 Atreya Subr (SN) 344 466
Defeated a player rated 810 in: UKCC Northern GigaFinal
4 Ross Warcup (ST) 592 428
Defeated a player rated 1020 in: UKCC South Midlands London
5 Ibrahim Khan (G2) 563 427
Defeated a player rated 990 in: UKCC Northern GigaFinal
6 Oliver Whalley (SM) 1212 411
Defeated a player rated 1623 in: Stokes Cup
7 Ishan Kumar (LZ) 1073 391
Defeated a player rated 1464 in: Stokes Cup
8 Frederick Gordon (EA) 1211 383
Defeated a player rated 1594 in: Euro Youth – Bratislava
9 Jake M Sanger (PW) 1883 357
Defeated a player rated 2240 in: Glorney Cup
10 Aryan Munshi (LZ) 1073 337
Defeated a player rated 1410 in: UKCC Northern GigaFinal
11 Unnabh Shrestha (GI) 596 324
Defeated a player rated 920 in: UKCC South Midlands London
12 Jack Egan (SR) 477 323
Defeated a player rated 800 in: UKCC Northern GigaFinal
13 Nivedita Suyal (CO) 897 296
Defeated a player rated 1193 in: U1500 Championships 2019
14 Kai Moroz (FC) 715 275
Defeated a player rated 990 in: UKCC Northern GigaFinal
15 Finlay J A Gibb (NJ) 1060 270
Defeated a player rated 1330 in: Robinson Cup
16 Olly Simmers (SM) 574 266
Defeated a player rated 840 in: UKCC Northern GigaFinal
17 Dietah Connolly Sams (TC) 1503 260
Defeated a player rated 1763 in: Robinson Cup
18 Sanjith Madhavan (EK) 1298 220
Defeated a player rated 1518 in: UKCC Northern GigaFinal
19 Euan Samuel (CY) 704 216
Defeated a player rated 920 in: UKCC Northern GigaFinal
20 Marco D`Alessio (LZ) 1838 197
Defeated a player rated 2035 in: Glorney Cup
21 Matthew Willder (ER) 1384 194
Defeated a player rated 1578 in: Stokes Cup
22 Samuel A Parry (EN) 1476 182
Defeated a player rated 1658 in: U1850 Championships 2019
23 Callum Robertson (DR) 1174 182
Defeated a player rated 1356 in: U1850 Championships 2019
24 Jonathan McKay (NJ) 1641 160
Defeated a player rated 1801 in: Glorney Cup
25 Alex MacDonald (GD) 1303 109
Defeated a player rated 1412 in: U1500 Championships 2019
26 Sam Coates (OB) 1591 100
Defeated a player rated 1691 in: 126th Scottish Championships
27 Ben Volland (DL) 1763 67
Defeated a player rated 1830 in: Glorney Cup
28 Ritvik Maheshwari (BD) 1486 17
Defeated a player rated 1503 in: 126th Scottish Championships