Top 10 contest winners


In celebration of MyChessGuru's 5th anniversary, we introduced monthly 'Top 10' contest for students starting in March 2014. Ranking is based on USCF rating improvement during the month. We use 'MCG Index' to measure improvement. Congratulations to all winners and their coaches.
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May 2017 Winners

Rank Winner State Coach Prev month
USCF rating
This month
USCF rating
MCG index
1 Shaurya Bisht VA Jagan 1285 1460 10.87
2 Sanik Malepati California V K Rao 929 1084 7.88
3 Ronit Podder TX Jagan 1467 1577 7.70
4 SATVIK LOLLA MD Jagan 1469 1559 6.31
5 Vishnu Rayavarapu VA V K Rao 622 762 6.16
6 Shyla Bisht VA Jagan 1540 1617 5.68
7 Siya Jariwala Illinois Jagan 1056 1097 2.23
8 Karthik Bhargav Virginia Jagan 1282 1315 2.05
9 Pranav Konduru VA V K Rao 1345 1372 1.74
10 Akshay Kobla VA Jagan 1720 1735 1.28
Calculation for MyChessGuru index
  • USCF official ratings are published on the 3rd Wednesday of each month (in Rtg.Supp. tab on USCF profile page) and become official on the 1st day of the next month.
  • USCF highest regular rating is used in MCG Index calculation
  • Microsoft Surface will be awarded if a student stands at No 1 in 'Top 10' for two consecutive months (twice in a row).

Eligibility rules for entering monthly contest of 'Top 10':

  • Student must attend a minimum of 4 hours of coaching during 30 days period before the provisional results are announced.
  • Student's USCF official rating for the month must be 500 or more