Northern Irish Open 2013

Apr 6 - 7, 2013
Ballymoney, County Antrim, United Kingdom

Ballymoney Town Hall

Townhead Street, Ballymoney, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, BT53 6BE.
Northern Irish Open 2013 website

Kelsey KcKennaDaniel Sheppard

Daniel Sheppard and Kelsey McKenna
WCA Delegate
Daniel Sheppard

Registration will open at 6pm on 18th January and will close on 17th March or when the competitor limit of 30 is reached. The competition is open to anyone. Registration fee will be £14 for 2 days, or £7 for one day.

Main event
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Daniel Sheppard won with an average of 12.10 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Kelsey McKenna finished second (12.59) and Ciarán Beahan finished third (13.65).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Daniel Sheppard 11.47 12.10 United Kingdom 11.6911.4712.2213.1912.38
2x2x2 Cube Tao Yu (喻韬) 3.15 3.48 China 3.433.554.553.463.15
4x4x4 Cube Daniel Sheppard 42.08 48.87 United Kingdom 50.1652.4044.0652.9142.08
5x5x5 Cube Daniel Sheppard 1:22.15 1:26.94 United Kingdom 1:27.031:23.331:30.46DNF1:22.15
6x6x6 Cube Daniel Sheppard 2:52.96 3:05.24 United Kingdom 2:52.963:08.183:14.59
7x7x7 Cube Daniel Sheppard 4:06.38 4:35.35 United Kingdom 4:06.384:52.194:47.47
3x3x3 Blindfolded Kelsey McKenna 1:14.78 NR 1:28.40 NR Ireland 1:16.881:53.531:14.78
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Daniel Sheppard 26 NR United Kingdom 26
3x3x3 One-Handed Daniel Sheppard 15.71 18.91 United Kingdom 20.4115.7120.4717.4118.91
Clock Daniel Sheppard 6.69 8.69 United Kingdom 11.947.948.056.6910.08
Megaminx Daniel Sheppard 1:19.63 1:32.49 United Kingdom 1:33.781:19.631:33.281:42.651:30.40
Pyraminx Daniel Sheppard 3.94 6.15 United Kingdom 6.335.693.947.916.43
Square-1 Daniel Sheppard 23.28 31.29 United Kingdom 35.8823.2828.40DNF29.58
4x4x4 Blindfolded Nevins Chan Pak Hoong (陈百鸿) 8:27.84 DNF Malaysia DNFDNF8:27.84
5x5x5 Blindfolded Nevins Chan Pak Hoong (陈百鸿) 18:15.00 DNF Malaysia DNF18:15.00DNF
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Kelsey McKenna 9/10 50:44 NR Ireland 9/10 50:44
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Second round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
5x5x5 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:45.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
6x6x6 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 6:00.00
7x7x7 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 15:00.00 1 attempt to get < 7:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo2 / Bo3 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 4:00.00
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Bo1 1 hour
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Clock Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00
Megaminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Square-1 Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo3 20:00.00
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo1 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00

Time limit

If you reach the time limit during your solve, the judge will stop you and your result will be DNF (see Regulation A1a4).


The result to beat to proceed to the second phase of a cutoff round (see Regulation 9g).


The format describes how to determine the ranking of competitors based on their results. The list of allowed formats per event is described in Regulation 9b. See Regulation 9f for a description of each format.

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