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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 Tilak Ittigi (PW) 627 736
Defeated a player rated 1363 in: Ayrshire Division 2
4 Aryan Munshi (PO) 1073 685
Defeated a player rated 1758 in: GCL Division 2
5 Ashley Tandon (LZ) 505 678
Defeated a player rated 1183 in: EK Wilson
6 Rishi Vijayakumar (CH) 482 647
Defeated a player rated 1129 in: Dundee Congress Minor 2019
7 Neev Lukhi (LZ) 498 631
Defeated a player rated 1129 in: Oban – Minor 2019
8 Atharva Dixit (HA) 414 604
Defeated a player rated 1018 in: GCL Division 3b
9 Alex Wood (P2) 116 581
Defeated a player rated 697 in: LJC Team Day 1 2019 P5 & Under
10 Jack Egan (SR) 477 579
Defeated a player rated 1056 in: Dundee Congress Minor 2019
11 Lloyd Ferguson (GD) 635 579
Defeated a player rated 1214 in: Ayrshire Division 3
12 Nivedita Suyal (CO) 897 579
Defeated a player rated 1476 in: SNCL Division 4
13 Jainill Vadalia (PO) 646 579
Defeated a player rated 1225 in: Rajaferz Gridlords 2020
14 Shuban Kistareddy (NJ) 818 565
Defeated a player rated 1383 in: SNCL Division 4
15 Kartike Sharan (PO) 881 556
Defeated a player rated 1437 in: SNCL Division 5
16 Rio Wan (SM) 270 544
Defeated a player rated 814 in: LJC Team Day 2 2020 P6-7
17 Carolina Espinosa Cancino (GV) 917 539
Defeated a player rated 1456 in: Satu Mare – Vasile Marian Memorial
18 Peter Hall (MI) 253 528
Defeated a player rated 781 in: Govanhill Junior 2019
19 Hagen Ross (NJ) 429 515
Defeated a player rated 944 in: Dundee Congress Minor 2019
20 Ross Blackford (DR) 1061 511
Defeated a player rated 1572 in: SNCL Division 4
21 Megan MacMillan (NJ) 199 507
Defeated a player rated 706 in: NEJCA Albyn Inter Girls
22 Sanjith Madhavan (EK) 1298 505
Defeated a player rated 1803 in: East Kilbride Club Championship
23 Conor Wilson (GD) 896 504
Defeated a player rated 1400 in: Ayrshire Division 2
24 Laksshana Deepak (CY) 700 493
Defeated a player rated 1193 in: U1500 Championships 2019
25 Max Whisson (DV) 948 489
Defeated a player rated 1437 in: SNCL Division 5
26 Christopher Nield (BD) 628 485
Defeated a player rated 1113 in: Dumbarton & District Division 2
27 Gabriel Opat (ER) 769 481
Defeated a player rated 1250 in: UKCC North South Challengers
28 Thomas Wakulicz (EA) 222 471
Defeated a player rated 693 in: LJC Team Day 1 2019 P5 & Under
29 Abhi Verma (LZ) 323 470
Defeated a player rated 793 in: Malawi Charity Allegro Junior
30 Atreya Subr (SN) 344 466
Defeated a player rated 810 in: UKCC Northern GigaFinal
31 Frederick Gordon (EA) 1211 466
Defeated a player rated 1677 in: Dundee Congress Major 2019
32 Jonathan Turner (NJ) 734 459
Defeated a player rated 1193 in: Perth Minor 2020
33 Ishan Kumar (LZ) 1073 446
Defeated a player rated 1519 in: Perth Major 2020
34 Dawid Pasik (GD) 819 439
Defeated a player rated 1258 in: Ayrshire Division 2
35 Florence Wilson (TC) 952 438
Defeated a player rated 1390 in: Hastings Weekend
36 Anjishnu Bhaduri (NJ) 331 428
Defeated a player rated 759 in: Perth Minor 2020
37 Ross Warcup (ST) 592 428
Defeated a player rated 1020 in: UKCC South Midlands London
38 Alex MacDonald (GD) 1303 427
Defeated a player rated 1730 in: Oban – Open 2019
39 Ibrahim Khan (G2) 563 427
Defeated a player rated 990 in: UKCC Northern GigaFinal
40 Nandini Dutta (NJ) 1123 422
Defeated a player rated 1545 in: SNCL Division 4
41 Oliver Whalley (SM) 1212 411
Defeated a player rated 1623 in: Stokes Cup
42 Benjamin Ridge (TC) 1631 410
Defeated a player rated 2041 in: Perth Open 2020
43 Jennifer Feng (SN) 896 402
Defeated a player rated 1298 in: UKCC Terafinals
44 Gerry Chen (FC) 341 397
Defeated a player rated 738 in: LJC Team Day 2 2020 P5 & Under
45 Callum Robertson (DR) 1174 379
Defeated a player rated 1553 in: Perth Major 2020
46 Kabir Kumar (PO) 600 378
Defeated a player rated 978 in: Govanhill Junior 2019
47 Nicholas Herbert (ER) 362 376
Defeated a player rated 738 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2019 Friendlies
48 Kanish Dholakia (PO) 255 361
Defeated a player rated 616 in: Rajaferz Gridlords 2020
49 Jake M Sanger (PW) 1883 357
Defeated a player rated 2240 in: Glorney Cup
50 Jack Reid (GD) 784 353
Defeated a player rated 1137 in: Ayrshire Division 2
51 Andrey Teplechuk (ES) 195 347
Defeated a player rated 542 in: LJC Team Day 1 2019 P6-7
52 Archie Stewart (ES) 447 322
Defeated a player rated 769 in: LJC Team Day 2 2020 P6-7
53 Rajkumar Anbu (LZ) 781 318
Defeated a player rated 1099 in: Perth Minor 2020
54 Jeric Peter Kiran (DY) 251 312
Defeated a player rated 563 in: LJC Team Day 2 2020 P6-7
55 Matthew Willder (ER) 1384 309
Defeated a player rated 1693 in: Liverpool Quadrangular 2019 – U14
56 Kai Moroz (FC) 715 308
Defeated a player rated 1023 in: Edinburgh & Lothians League Division 3
57 Angelo Lynn (LZ) 399 300
Defeated a player rated 699 in: Rajaferz Gridlords 2020
58 Ewan Anderson (GD) 827 289
Defeated a player rated 1116 in: Ayrshire Division 3
59 Finlay J A Gibb (NJ) 1060 286
Defeated a player rated 1346 in: Liverpool Quadrangular 2019 – U14
60 Ramit Kanodia (CH) 882 279
Defeated a player rated 1161 in: Perth Minor 2020
61 Olly Simmers (SM) 574 276
Defeated a player rated 850 in: UKCC Northern GigaFinal
62 Charvi Kanodia (CH) 706 274
Defeated a player rated 980 in: Dundee Congress Minor 2019
63 Craig Kinkead (NJ) 290 272
Defeated a player rated 562 in: Keith Hoban Junior
64 Anish Subramaniam (RG) 998 272
Defeated a player rated 1270 in: Dundee Congress Minor 2019
65 Andrew Lyon (PW) 519 265
Defeated a player rated 784 in: Ayrshire Division 2
66 Max N Turner (BE) 2018 263
Defeated a player rated 2281 in: SNCL Division 1
67 Dietah Connolly Sams (TC) 1503 260
Defeated a player rated 1763 in: Robinson Cup
68 Morvin Gera (CO) 1150 258
Defeated a player rated 1408 in: Edinburgh & Lothians League Division 3
69 Kalyan Sai Nandan Kante (NJ) 1622 256
Defeated a player rated 1878 in: World Youth Championships-2019 U-16
70 Maya Shetty (SN) 282 250
Defeated a player rated 532 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2019 Primary U600
71 Lewis Ng (LZ) 891 246
Defeated a player rated 1137 in: SNCL Division 5
72 Finlay Bruce (P2) 103 246
Defeated a player rated 349 in: LJC Team Day 2 2020 P6-7
73 Jonathan McKay (NJ) 1641 241
Defeated a player rated 1882 in: GCL Division 1
74 Daniel Kitaev (GR) 743 235
Defeated a player rated 978 in: Lenzie Gridlords
75 Samuel Winton (EA) 231 227
Defeated a player rated 458 in: LJC Team Day 2 2020 P5 & Under
76 Cameron Sarpong (E2) 348 226
Defeated a player rated 574 in: LJC Team Day 1 2019 P6-7
77 Ethan Best-Solorzano (P2) 513 225
Defeated a player rated 738 in: LJC Team Day 2 2020 P5 & Under
78 Euan Samuel (CY) 704 216
Defeated a player rated 920 in: UKCC Northern GigaFinal
79 Srinivas Rath (CY) 485 212
Defeated a player rated 697 in: LJC Team Day 1 2019 P5 & Under
80 Georgios Tsagkarakis (LB) 607 207
Defeated a player rated 814 in: LJC Team Day 2 2020 P6-7
81 Alasdair Sandham (GR) 1341 206
Defeated a player rated 1547 in: Central Division 2
82 Joseph Zhao (C1) 536 202
Defeated a player rated 738 in: LJC Team Day 1 2019 P5 & Under
83 Zain Nashed (BO) 257 201
Defeated a player rated 458 in: LJC Team Day 2 2020 P5 & Under
84 Pranav Arcot (RG) 1421 201
Defeated a player rated 1622 in: NEJCA Albyn Open
85 Marco D`Alessio (LZ) 1838 197
Defeated a player rated 2035 in: Glorney Cup
86 Raghav Palanivel (CY) 817 193
Defeated a player rated 1010 in: UKCC Terafinals
87 Rishon Ashly Arun (DY) 415 190
Defeated a player rated 605 in: LJC Team Day 2 2020 P6-7
88 Ewan Robinson (PW) 634 185
Defeated a player rated 819 in: Ayrshire Division 2
89 Milo McNair (SR) 391 183
Defeated a player rated 574 in: LJC Team Day 1 2019 P6-7
90 Samuel A Parry (EN) 1476 182
Defeated a player rated 1658 in: U1850 Championships 2019
91 Ishita Israni (LZ) 247 180
Defeated a player rated 427 in: Lenzie Berserkers
92 Tai Wilson (NJ) 930 178
Defeated a player rated 1108 in: Inverness Minor
93 Andrew McMillan (OB) 1588 165
Defeated a player rated 1753 in: Oban – Challengers 2019
94 Angelina Lynn (LZ) 103 164
Defeated a player rated 267 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2019 Primary U300
95 James Meyer-McKeon (ES) 532 161
Defeated a player rated 693 in: LJC Team Day 1 2019 P5 & Under
96 Meiting Wang (EA) 103 154
Defeated a player rated 257 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2019 Primary U300
97 Rosie MacLean (ES) 103 151
Defeated a player rated 254 in: LJC Team Day 2 2020 P5 & Under
98 Reuben Elliot (SR) 103 142
Defeated a player rated 245 in: LJC Team Day 2 2020 P5 & Under
99 Sophie Heron (CN) 760 136
Defeated a player rated 896 in: Rajaferz Gridlords 2020
100 Jashn Gera (CY) 310 136
Defeated a player rated 446 in: LJC Team Day 1 2019 P5 & Under