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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 Zayd Khan (G2) 458 748
Defeated a player rated 1206 in: Phones DCL Junior Tourney
3 Michael Moroz (LZ) 509 687
Defeated a player rated 1196 in: SNCL Division 4
4 Callum Robertson (DR) 674 663
Defeated a player rated 1337 in: Bridge of Allan Congress U1400
5 Tai Wilson (NJ) 872 640
Defeated a player rated 1512 in: Scottish Championship 2018
6 Aryan Munshi (LZ) 475 633
Defeated a player rated 1108 in: Dundee Congress Minor 2018
7 Carolina Espinosa Cancino (GV) 819 592
Defeated a player rated 1411 in: Ogolnopolski Integracyjny Fianchetto
8 Alex MacDonald (GD) 898 582
Defeated a player rated 1480 in: Ayrshire Division 2
9 Rishabh Akula (DH) 608 580
Defeated a player rated 1188 in: SNCL Division 4
10 Oliver Whalley (SM) 1006 555
Defeated a player rated 1561 in: Stokes Cup 2018
11 Ishan Kumar (LZ) 862 534
Defeated a player rated 1396 in: Stranraer Congress U1400
12 Declan McClelland (LK) 704 504
Defeated a player rated 1208 in: Lanarkshire League Division 2
13 Kalyan Sai Nandan Kante (NJ) 1600 498
Defeated a player rated 2098 in: Robinson Cup 2018
14 Kartike Sharan (LZ) 495 490
Defeated a player rated 985 in: SNCL Division 4
15 Charvi Kanodia (CH) 701 487
Defeated a player rated 1188 in: Dundee Congress Minor 2018
16 Rachel Lorna Smith (AY) 1532 456
Defeated a player rated 1988 in: Gilbert Cup 2018
17 Shwetika Balaji (LZ) 242 452
Defeated a player rated 694 in: Bridge of Allan Congress Junior U800
18 Jake M Sanger (PW) 1840 449
Defeated a player rated 2289 in: FIDE World Youth Championships – open 14
19 Sam Coates (OB) 1450 432
Defeated a player rated 1882 in: Oban – Open
20 Donald Utyman (ES) 114 418
Defeated a player rated 532 in: LJC Team Day 1 P5 & Under 2018
21 Alina Tang (LZ) 564 410
Defeated a player rated 974 in: SNCL Division 4
22 Joe Dobson (GH) 1070 410
Defeated a player rated 1480 in: Edinburgh & Lothians League Division 3
23 Adhityan Arul (DY) 290 404
Defeated a player rated 694 in: LJC Team Day 1 P6-7 2018
24 James Hartman (TC) 1410 395
Defeated a player rated 1805 in: Scarborough Inter 2018
25 Ritvik Maheshwari (BD) 1364 386
Defeated a player rated 1750 in: SNCL Division 3
26 Ross Blackford (DR) 612 386
Defeated a player rated 998 in: SNCL Division 4
27 Benjamin Ridge (TC) 1544 380
Defeated a player rated 1924 in: Euro Youth Championship 2018 – O 14
28 Joshua Singh (GD) 670 380
Defeated a player rated 1050 in: Ayrshire Division 2
29 Alex Sevic (G2) 639 379
Defeated a player rated 1018 in: GCL Division 3b
30 Abhimanyu Singh Rana (LZ) 320 374
Defeated a player rated 694 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2018 Open
31 Aiden Brennan (SM) 498 369
Defeated a player rated 867 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2018 Open
32 Matthew Willder (ER) 972 356
Defeated a player rated 1328 in: Stokes Cup 2018
33 Ibrahim Khan (G2) 351 350
Defeated a player rated 701 in: Dundee Congress Minor 2018
34 Sam Cook (ST) 858 348
Defeated a player rated 1206 in: Phones DCL Junior Tourney
35 Dietah Connolly Sams (TC) 1440 344
Defeated a player rated 1784 in: SNCL Division 3
36 Jonathan McKay (NJ) 1510 340
Defeated a player rated 1850 in: Oban – Challengers
37 Daniel Best-Solorzano (P2) 558 340
Defeated a player rated 898 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2018 Open
38 Finlay J A Gibb (NJ) 972 325
Defeated a player rated 1297 in: Stokes Cup 2018
39 Cooper Patterson (GD) 1287 317
Defeated a player rated 1604 in: Ayrshire Championship
40 Marco D`Alessio (LZ) 1758 311
Defeated a player rated 2069 in: Scottish Championship 2018
41 Sanjith Madhavan (EK) 1170 308
Defeated a player rated 1478 in: GCL Division 1
42 Lukah Connolly Sams (TC) 1722 307
Defeated a player rated 2029 in: Euro Youth Championship 2018 – O 16
43 Kabir Kumar (LZ) 276 302
Defeated a player rated 578 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2018 Primary U600
44 Sambhav Chadha (BD) 1594 300
Defeated a player rated 1894 in: Dumbarton & District Division 1
45 Alasdair Sandham (W3) 1308 300
Defeated a player rated 1608 in: Stokes Cup 2018
46 Euan Gray (NJ) 1825 298
Defeated a player rated 2123 in: Inverness Premier
47 Oishani Dutta (NJ) 1247 297
Defeated a player rated 1544 in: Dundee Congress Major 2018
48 Chloe Ng (LZ) 134 292
Defeated a player rated 426 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2018 Primary U600
49 Morvin Gera (ER) 608 290
Defeated a player rated 898 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2018 Open
50 Orlaith Shepherd (ES) 802 258
Defeated a player rated 1060 in: Nscc Under 11 Finals
51 Samuelle Callea (ES) 374 257
Defeated a player rated 631 in: LJC Team Day 1 P6-7 2018
52 Andrey Teplechuk (ES) 104 248
Defeated a player rated 352 in: LJC Team Day 1 P6-7 2018
53 Kai Moroz (FC) 492 246
Defeated a player rated 738 in: LJC Team Day 1 P5 & Under 2018
54 Osian Hunt (SN) 656 242
Defeated a player rated 898 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2018 Open
55 Ross Warcup (ST) 542 218
Defeated a player rated 760 in: British Championship Under-9
56 Keerthana Sreekanth (NJ) 171 217
Defeated a player rated 388 in: LJC Team Day 1 P6-7 2018
57 Sahib Kohli (GA) 1007 203
Defeated a player rated 1210 in: Scottish Championship 2018
58 Siyumi Parakramawansha (LZ) 102 197
Defeated a player rated 299 in: LJC Team Day 1 P6-7 2018
59 Javid McGhee (SR) 372 192
Defeated a player rated 564 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2018 Primary U600
60 Euan Samuel (ER) 602 189
Defeated a player rated 791 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2018 Open
61 Liam Tang (LZ) 1696 186
Defeated a player rated 1882 in: Dumbarton & District Division 1
62 Pranav Saravanan (NJ) 1006 162
Defeated a player rated 1168 in: Oban – Minor
63 Angharad Hunt (SN) 199 161
Defeated a player rated 360 in: LJC Team Day 1 P5 & Under 2018
64 Aryaman Verma (TC) 1200 141
Defeated a player rated 1341 in: Edinburgh & Lothians Summer Cup 2018
65 Pranav Arcot (RG) 1376 136
Defeated a player rated 1512 in: SNCL Division 4
66 Gregory Stewart Roper (BT) 228 136
Defeated a player rated 364 in: LJC Team Day 1 P6-7 2018
67 Vagif Ramazanov (BA) 1370 125
Defeated a player rated 1495 in: SNCL Division 4
68 Lewis Ng (LZ) 732 125
Defeated a player rated 857 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2018 Open
69 Euan Dawson (CH) 1798 124
Defeated a player rated 1922 in: Oban – Open
70 Ben Volland (DL) 1822 120
Defeated a player rated 1942 in: Dundee Congress Open 2018
71 Hugo Stewart (ES) 708 98
Defeated a player rated 806 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2018 Open
72 Luke Bendle (ES) 120 95
Defeated a player rated 215 in: LJC Team Day 1 P5 & Under 2018
73 Nivedita Suyal (ER) 472 92
Defeated a player rated 564 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2018 Primary U600
74 Ananth Subramaniam (RG) 986 89
Defeated a player rated 1075 in: Stokes Cup 2018
75 Daniel Tonnessen (EC) 128 86
Defeated a player rated 214 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2018 U300 Primary
76 Anton Skornyakov (ER) 324 85
Defeated a player rated 409 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2018 Primary U600
77 Florence Wilson (E2) 898 84
Defeated a player rated 982 in: Edinburgh & Lothians Summer Cup 2018
78 Ethan Best-Solorazano (P2) 468 81
Defeated a player rated 549 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2018 Primary U600
79 James Dalgliesh (SM) 264 70
Defeated a player rated 334 in: LJC Team Day 1 P6-7 2018
80 Connor McLeod (P2) 671 67
Defeated a player rated 738 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2018 Open
81 Connor Sibbald (NJ) 1405 64
Defeated a player rated 1469 in: Inverness Major
82 Aiden M J Clarke (ES) 688 62
Defeated a player rated 750 in: Nscc Under 11 Finals
83 Sara Best-Solorzano (P2) 364 62
Defeated a player rated 426 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2018 Primary U600
84 Tom Constance (CH) 1521 59
Defeated a player rated 1580 in: Dundee Congress Major 2018
85 Murdo McLaurin (FC) 1308 56
Defeated a player rated 1364 in: Dundee Congress Major 2018
86 Aiden Deng (SN) 528 50
Defeated a player rated 578 in: LJC Team Day 1 P6-7 2018
87 Liam Richmond (OB) 1371 49
Defeated a player rated 1420 in: Oban – Major
88 Eklavya Singh (G2) 500 42
Defeated a player rated 542 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2018 Primary U600
89 Archie Stewart (ES) 312 40
Defeated a player rated 352 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2018 Primary U600
90 Rocco Chalmers (E2) 634 37
Defeated a player rated 671 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2018 Open
91 Eva Tai (SN) 334 30
Defeated a player rated 364 in: LJC Team Day 1 P6-7 2018
92 George Burton (SM) 577 25
Defeated a player rated 602 in: LJC Team Day 1 P6-7 2018
93 Clara Ball Torokoff (SN) 237 23
Defeated a player rated 260 in: LJC Team Day 1 P5 & Under 2018
94 Charlie Melaugh (ES) 238 22
Defeated a player rated 260 in: LJC Team Day 1 P5 & Under 2018
95 Alexander Gilbert (SM) 508 20
Defeated a player rated 528 in: LJC Team Day 1 P6-7 2018
96 Jonathan Feng (SN) 788 14
Defeated a player rated 802 in: LJC Team Day 1 P6-7 2018
97 Calum Dall (BO) 306 6
Defeated a player rated 312 in: Edinburgh Junior Congress 2018 Primary U600