Manchester Summer - British Blind Off 2022

Aug 6 - 7, 2022
Altrincham, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

Alfie's Island Cafe

Manor Farm, Ridgeway Rd, Timperley, Altrincham WA15 7HE

Upstairs, Classroom 2

Organization team
Nevins Chan Pak Hoong (陈百鸿) and UK Cube Association
WCA Delegates
Christopher Morris, Nevins Chan Pak Hoong (陈百鸿), Oliver Wheat, and Sam Spendla
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PLEASE NOTE: This is a Blindfolded & Fewest Moves specialist competition. There will be no regular speedsolving events held. We do not recommend this competition to first time competitors. Please make sure to read all the information in the tabs above. As the venue is above a dog cafe, we strongly recommend that you do not attend this competition if you're allergic to dogs.

The winner of 3x3 Fewest Moves will be announced as the winner of the competition.

ALL competitors must read the COVID-19 tab to make sure that they are aware of the differences to prior competitions in the UK.

If you are a new competitor, please make sure to read all the information in the FAQ and the Important Information tabs before registering. All competitors should be familiar with the information in these tabs.


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Fabio Schwandt won with a mean of 27.33 moves in the 3x3x3 Fewest Moves event. Harry Savage finished second (28.67) and Lichi Fang (方力驰) finished third (31.33).

European records: Ezra Hirschi‎ 5x5x5 Blindfolded 4:44.96 (average).

3x3x3 Blindfolded

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Christopher Morris 26.85 DNF United Kingdom 26.85DNFDNF
2 Mengfei Shen (沈梦非) 26.89 29.36 China 26.8933.5727.63
3 Fabio Schwandt 28.21 DNF United Kingdom DNF28.2135.17

3x3x3 Fewest Moves

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Fabio Schwandt 26 27.33 United Kingdom 262828
2 Harry Savage 28 28.67 United Kingdom 292829
3 Lichi Fang (方力驰) 29 31.33 China 303529

4x4x4 Blindfolded

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Ezra Hirschi 2:01.51 NR 2:05.04 NR Switzerland 2:03.602:01.512:10.01
2 Nevins Chan Pak Hoong (陈百鸿) 4:05.20 4:29.87 Malaysia 4:56.454:05.204:27.97
3 Mengfei Shen (沈梦非) 4:19.95 DNF China DNFDNF4:19.95

5x5x5 Blindfolded

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Ezra Hirschi 4:20.84 NR 4:44.96 ER Switzerland 4:39.124:20.845:14.92
2 Mengfei Shen (沈梦非) 7:37.38 7:51.97 China 8:02.227:56.307:37.38
3 Nevins Chan Pak Hoong (陈百鸿) 8:42.80 10:10.00 NR Malaysia 8:42.8011:13.0010:34.00

3x3x3 Multi-Blind

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Ezra Hirschi 39/41 56:53 NR Switzerland 39/41 56:53DNS34/46 1:00:02
2 Mengfei Shen (沈梦非) 28/30 55:45 China 22/27 53:3328/30 55:45DNS
3 Alistair Miller 16/17 55:53 United Kingdom 16/17 55:538/13 41:0414/20 55:20
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