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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 Aryan Munshi (PO) 1073 685
Defeated a player rated 1758 in: GCL Division 2
2 Rishi Vijayakumar (CH) 482 598
Defeated a player rated 1080 in: UKCC Northern GigaFinal
3 Carolina Espinosa Cancino (GV) 917 539
Defeated a player rated 1456 in: Satu Mare – Vasile Marian Memorial
4 Unnabh Shrestha (GI) 596 515
Defeated a player rated 1111 in: UKCC Terafinals
5 Nivedita Suyal (CO) 897 513
Defeated a player rated 1410 in: UKCC Terafinals
6 Sanjith Madhavan (EK) 1298 505
Defeated a player rated 1803 in: East Kilbride Club Championship
7 Laksshana Deepak (CY) 700 493
Defeated a player rated 1193 in: U1500 Championships 2019
8 Christopher Nield (BD) 628 482
Defeated a player rated 1110 in: Lenzie Gridlords
9 Gabriel Opat (ER) 769 481
Defeated a player rated 1250 in: UKCC North South Challengers
10 Atreya Subr (SN) 344 466
Defeated a player rated 810 in: UKCC Northern GigaFinal
11 Jack Egan (SR) 477 443
Defeated a player rated 920 in: UKCC North South Challengers
12 Ross Warcup (ST) 592 428
Defeated a player rated 1020 in: UKCC South Midlands London
13 Ibrahim Khan (G2) 563 427
Defeated a player rated 990 in: UKCC Northern GigaFinal
14 Oliver Whalley (SM) 1212 411
Defeated a player rated 1623 in: Stokes Cup
15 Jennifer Feng (SN) 896 402
Defeated a player rated 1298 in: UKCC Terafinals
16 Ishan Kumar (LZ) 1073 391
Defeated a player rated 1464 in: Stokes Cup
17 Frederick Gordon (EA) 1211 383
Defeated a player rated 1594 in: Euro Youth Championship 2019 Open 10
18 Jake M Sanger (PW) 1883 357
Defeated a player rated 2240 in: Glorney Cup
19 Tilak Ittigi (PW) 627 343
Defeated a player rated 970 in: UKCC Terafinals
20 Shuban Kistareddy (NJ) 818 319
Defeated a player rated 1137 in: Inverness Minor
21 Kanish Dholakia (PO) 255 308
Defeated a player rated 563 in: Lenzie Berserkers
22 Olly Simmers (SM) 574 276
Defeated a player rated 850 in: UKCC Northern GigaFinal
23 Kai Moroz (FC) 715 275
Defeated a player rated 990 in: UKCC Northern GigaFinal
24 Finlay J A Gibb (NJ) 1060 270
Defeated a player rated 1330 in: Robinson Cup
25 Dietah Connolly Sams (TC) 1503 260
Defeated a player rated 1763 in: Robinson Cup
26 Jainill Vadalia (PO) 646 251
Defeated a player rated 897 in: Lenzie Gridlords
27 Daniel Kitaev (GR) 743 235
Defeated a player rated 978 in: Lenzie Gridlords
28 Euan Samuel (CY) 704 216
Defeated a player rated 920 in: UKCC Northern GigaFinal
29 Ross Blackford (DR) 1061 209
Defeated a player rated 1270 in: Inverness Minor
30 Kartike Sharan (LZ) 881 204
Defeated a player rated 1085 in: Lenzie Gridlords
31 Marco D`Alessio (LZ) 1838 197
Defeated a player rated 2035 in: Glorney Cup
32 Matthew Willder (ER) 1384 194
Defeated a player rated 1578 in: Stokes Cup
33 Kabir Kumar (LZ) 600 193
Defeated a player rated 793 in: Lenzie Gridlords
34 Angelo Lynn (LZ) 399 193
Defeated a player rated 592 in: Lenzie Berserkers
35 Raghav Palanivel (CY) 817 193
Defeated a player rated 1010 in: UKCC Terafinals
36 Samuel A Parry (EN) 1476 182
Defeated a player rated 1658 in: U1850 Championships 2019
37 Callum Robertson (DR) 1174 182
Defeated a player rated 1356 in: U1850 Championships 2019
38 Ishita Israni (LZ) 247 180
Defeated a player rated 427 in: Lenzie Berserkers
39 Tai Wilson (NJ) 930 178
Defeated a player rated 1108 in: Inverness Minor
40 Jonathan McKay (NJ) 1641 160
Defeated a player rated 1801 in: Glorney Cup
41 Alex MacDonald (GD) 1303 118
Defeated a player rated 1421 in: Inverness Major
42 Sam Coates (OB) 1591 100
Defeated a player rated 1691 in: 126th Scottish Championships
43 Neev Lukhi (LZ) 498 98
Defeated a player rated 596 in: Lenzie Berserkers
44 Shwetika Balaji (LZ) 699 94
Defeated a player rated 793 in: Lenzie Gridlords
45 Nikunj Nagar (PO) 265 84
Defeated a player rated 349 in: Lenzie Berserkers
46 Murdo McLaurin (FC) 1368 72
Defeated a player rated 1440 in: Crewe Intermediate
47 Ben Volland (DL) 1763 67
Defeated a player rated 1830 in: Glorney Cup
48 Jonathan Turner (NJ) 734 59
Defeated a player rated 793 in: Lenzie Gridlords
49 Jonathan Feng (SN) 923 55
Defeated a player rated 978 in: Lenzie Gridlords
50 Ashley Tandon (LZ) 505 55
Defeated a player rated 560 in: Hamilton Open
51 Alexander Barron-Majerik (NJ) 216 48
Defeated a player rated 264 in: Lenzie Berserkers
52 Benjamin Ridge (TC) 1631 27
Defeated a player rated 1658 in: Inverness Graded Friendlies
53 Ritvik Maheshwari (BD) 1486 17
Defeated a player rated 1503 in: 126th Scottish Championships