Ben Kirby

Country WCA ID Gender Competitions Completed Solves
New Zealand 2017KIRB01 Male 12 945

Current Personal Records

Event NR CR WR Single Average WR CR NR
3x3x3 Cube 1 9 322 6.35 7.93 249 9 2
2x2x2 Cube 9 54 1211 1.54 3.09 1430 59 14
4x4x4 Cube 1 5 221 27.22 32.86 299 9 2
5x5x5 Cube 1 3 98 51.26 58.63 125 4 1
6x6x6 Cube 1 6 277 1:55.65 2:07.81 344 6 1
7x7x7 Cube 1 5 363 3:01.02 3:12.70 376 7 2
3x3x3 Blindfolded 32 165 5732 5:57.88
3x3x3 Fewest Moves 15 55 1744 35
3x3x3 One-Handed 10 31 1030 12.99 16.25 960 30 8
Megaminx 23 63 2262 1:16.89 1:22.30 1935 52 19
Pyraminx 3 10 314 2.04 4.26 846 23 5
Skewb 35 142 5051 4.91 6.44 2884 83 18
Square-1 10 39 1011 13.45 19.84 1267 41 9

Medal Collection

Gold Silver Bronze
12 12 15

Record Collection

WR CR NR
24
Competition Round Place Single Average Solves
3x3x3 Cube
Auckland Summer Open 2020 Final 2 7.21 8.02 8.237.748.098.677.21
Second round 2 7.72 7.93 8.457.897.767.728.15
First round 9 7.94 10.44 11.9312.469.879.517.94
New Zealand Nationals 2019 Final 1 8.03 8.64 8.038.129.268.549.87
Second round 2 7.84 8.41 NR 9.548.498.078.667.84
First round 2 7.57 9.03 9.817.579.058.239.90
WCA World Championship 2019 Second round 109 9.17 9.57 9.179.889.6012.339.23
First round 63 7.61 8.77 8.598.1710.879.547.61
Oceania 10th Anniversary 2019 Final 3 7.30 9.11 10.217.309.879.937.53
Second round 2 6.80 8.92 7.886.8011.428.6610.22
First round 3 8.66 9.72 9.598.7410.8311.958.66
Koalafication Palmy 2019 Final 3 6.79 9.41 6.799.3616.179.619.26
First round 1 8.67 9.25 9.149.458.679.759.17
New Zealand Nationals 2018 Final 2 7.90 8.88 7.908.079.2110.929.35
Second round 1 7.58 8.67 8.1411.218.349.537.58
First round 4 8.97 9.96 10.9814.189.709.208.97
Supreme South Open 2018 Final 1 7.79 8.43 NR 9.648.637.818.847.79
Second round 1 6.35 NR 8.85 6.359.6010.217.669.28
First round 2 9.39 9.86 9.3910.9010.199.689.72
Wellington Winter 2018 Final 5 8.40 11.14 8.789.1715.48DNF8.40
Second round 1 8.85 9.90 8.9310.6310.288.8510.48
First round 2 8.30 9.77 9.7510.0110.609.568.30
SNZ Southern 2018 Final 3 10.04 10.65 10.0414.1610.5110.9810.47
Second round 6 9.18 11.64 11.9514.1410.8112.179.18
First round 2 9.57 10.12 9.5710.009.7810.5712.41
New Zealand Nationals 2017 Second round 13 8.57 11.72 11.8112.5914.948.5710.75
First round 7 9.51 10.95 9.8711.079.5111.92DNF
Supreme South Open 2017 Final 5 10.40 12.18 13.89DNF10.4011.9010.74
Second round 3 9.93 10.84 11.7410.539.9310.26DNF
First round 1 9.37 10.44 9.499.3714.2411.5410.28
SNZ Southern 2017 Final 4 9.32 12.82 14.3213.359.3210.7814.72
Second round 5 12.44 13.51 12.4414.6213.8314.2712.44
First round 5 11.21 13.34 11.8613.5215.8711.2114.65
2x2x2 Cube
Auckland Summer Open 2020 First round 16 1.54 3.93 4.17DNF2.631.544.99
New Zealand Nationals 2019 Second round 16 2.57 4.64 5.244.594.854.472.57
First round 4 2.55 3.25 6.973.503.052.553.20
WCA World Championship 2019 Second round 147 3.00 4.20 4.083.206.885.313.00
First round 136 2.64 3.74 4.652.643.70DNF2.86
Oceania 10th Anniversary 2019 Final 7 3.65 4.11 4.264.694.173.913.65
Second round 6 2.75 3.93 3.38DNF4.242.754.16
First round 11 2.09 4.31 3.312.095.105.664.52
New Zealand Nationals 2018 Final 9 3.03 4.64 3.854.625.503.035.45
Second round 12 3.82 4.58 3.824.984.933.835.99
First round 3 2.78 3.53 3.804.212.782.973.81
Supreme South Open 2018 Final 10 3.56 4.81 4.463.565.864.215.75
Second round 5 2.71 4.44 4.624.432.71DNF4.28
First round 4 1.90 3.09 3.832.922.521.904.87
Wellington Winter 2018 Final 12 3.31 8.52 DNF3.314.2817.164.11
First round 2 1.68 3.85 5.244.031.684.073.44
SNZ Southern 2018 First round 11 2.41 4.28 5.374.576.472.412.90
New Zealand Nationals 2017 Second round 12 3.10 4.16 5.014.454.103.103.93
First round 17 3.91 4.96 DNF5.704.403.914.79
Supreme South Open 2017 Final 4 3.19 3.99 5.093.193.204.204.58
Second round 5 3.95 4.95 4.334.286.253.956.37
First round 5 3.30 3.82 3.913.703.303.865.38
SNZ Southern 2017 Second round 9 3.72 4.76 4.9513.754.654.693.72
First round 6 4.11 4.93 5.635.034.115.454.32
4x4x4 Cube
Auckland Summer Open 2020 Final 2 30.80 35.21 38.26DNF30.8035.0232.36
First round 2 28.56 32.86 36.0833.3828.5631.1234.08
New Zealand Nationals 2019 Final 4 28.69 38.85 38.5628.69DNF36.6441.36
Second round 1 29.37 32.96 29.7441.3735.5029.3733.64
First round 3 31.07 36.18 31.0736.8036.0339.5035.70
WCA World Championship 2019 Second round 30 27.45 32.94 33.47DNF27.4530.2635.10
First round 53 32.53 34.00 32.5334.3837.5333.4134.22
Oceania 10th Anniversary 2019 Final 2 27.22 NR 32.96 34.4833.8827.2232.2332.78
Second round 4 30.25 39.59 33.851:20.6430.2536.3948.53
First round 6 35.17 39.54 41.8945.5038.0438.6835.17
Koalafication Palmy 2019 Final 5 35.73 40.83 42.9341.3040.8135.7340.38
First round 3 28.83 NR 39.28 28.8339.0940.7338.0342.27
New Zealand Nationals 2018 Final 4 34.97 37.31 37.0536.6939.6338.2034.97
Second round 5 34.38 40.91 37.4241.1134.3844.1944.51
First round 3 34.33 36.60 45.4934.3338.0135.8635.94
Supreme South Open 2018 Final 1 32.41 39.50 37.1943.6541.3839.9332.41
First round 1 36.10 38.03 36.3539.4238.3336.1042.07
Wellington Winter 2018 Final 3 36.44 38.82 51.2636.4437.5238.5540.40
First round 2 36.56 41.44 44.7736.5641.3652.0138.20
SNZ Southern 2018 Final 3 36.25 42.01 36.2541.7544.7241.0143.26
First round 2 31.69 37.59 35.5050.5331.6938.3438.94
New Zealand Nationals 2017 Final 5 39.25 42.77 46.5139.2541.9443.3743.00
Second round 8 39.27 45.30 59.1042.1449.8739.2743.88
First round 4 37.70 40.83 37.7038.4140.7543.3346.05
Supreme South Open 2017 Final 5 42.49 51.05 42.4949.2953.1050.7654.07
First round 8 54.58 1:01.17 58.7359.5754.581:05.221:12.20
SNZ Southern 2017 First round 9 54.06 1:14.29 1:04.53DNF1:13.1554.061:25.18
5x5x5 Cube
Auckland Summer Open 2020 Final 2 56.58 1:02.00 1:02.3456.581:05.8258.121:05.54
First round 2 51.26 NR 58.63 NR 1:11.3751.261:03.3255.4257.16
New Zealand Nationals 2019 Final 1 56.84 NR 1:03.47 1:01.3356.841:03.691:08.371:05.39
First round 1 57.83 1:00.88 1:00.071:01.491:01.0757.831:01.94
WCA World Championship 2019 Second round 31 58.37 1:00.33 NR 1:00.531:01.2358.3759.241:02.28
First round 41 1:01.67 1:02.34 NR 1:04.231:02.201:02.101:02.711:01.67
Oceania 10th Anniversary 2019 Final 2 59.28 1:03.36 NR 1:03.0759.281:04.181:02.831:05.00
First round 3 57.41 NR 1:05.31 1:02.621:05.801:10.8357.411:07.50
Koalafication Palmy 2019 Final 1 58.64 NR 1:06.17 1:05.881:12.191:06.8158.641:05.82
First round 1 1:01.19 NR 1:04.62 NR 1:15.631:06.931:03.051:01.191:03.88
New Zealand Nationals 2018 Final 3 1:05.30 1:09.65 1:05.301:14.681:08.691:09.371:10.88
First round 2 1:03.98 NR 1:10.55 1:07.841:11.711:03.981:13.441:12.10
Supreme South Open 2018 Final 1 1:04.77 1:09.64 NR 1:15.621:04.771:11.311:11.641:05.97
First round 1 1:05.43 1:13.02 1:12.161:16.151:10.751:23.691:05.43
Wellington Winter 2018 Final 1 1:04.72 1:13.04 1:04.721:10.961:21.831:14.801:13.36
First round 1 1:09.31 1:12.43 1:13.171:13.211:10.921:09.311:13.41
SNZ Southern 2018 Final 3 1:17.05 1:28.00 1:23.011:32.471:17.051:28.521:35.25
New Zealand Nationals 2017 First round 9 1:29.02 1:33.65 1:35.391:29.021:58.291:31.571:34.00
Supreme South Open 2017 First round 7 1:53.51 2:07.84 2:20.892:14.781:59.191:53.512:09.56
6x6x6 Cube
Auckland Summer Open 2020 Final 2 2:03.28 2:08.22 2:03.282:13.762:07.62
New Zealand Nationals 2019 Final 2 2:16.11 2:20.39 2:16.112:22.252:22.81
First round 2 1:59.22 2:20.77 2:58.591:59.222:04.51
WCA World Championship 2019 First round 63 2:03.44 2:11.83 2:13.912:03.442:18.15
Oceania 10th Anniversary 2019 Final 3 2:04.39 2:12.06 2:16.762:15.022:04.39
First round 4 2:01.79 2:12.53 2:13.302:01.792:22.51
Koalafication Palmy 2019 Final 6 2:15.22 DNF 2:19.52DNF2:15.22
First round 1 1:55.65 NR 2:07.81 NR 2:15.941:55.652:11.83
New Zealand Nationals 2018 First round 13 2:15.90 DNF 2:15.902:27.74DNF
Supreme South Open 2018 Final 1 2:26.66 2:42.84 2:42.122:59.742:26.66
First round 3 2:27.50 2:50.15 3:05.842:27.502:57.11
New Zealand Nationals 2017 Final 10 3:07.66 3:13.49 3:10.493:07.663:22.31
7x7x7 Cube
Auckland Summer Open 2020 Final 2 3:10.46 3:23.97 3:10.463:32.123:29.32
New Zealand Nationals 2019 Final 1 3:13.28 3:26.83 3:42.263:13.283:24.96
First round 1 3:10.25 3:24.80 3:47.873:10.253:16.29
WCA World Championship 2019 First round 56 3:05.27 3:12.70 3:14.823:18.023:05.27
Oceania 10th Anniversary 2019 Final 3 3:02.32 3:15.18 3:21.773:21.453:02.32
First round 5 3:08.94 3:19.28 3:08.943:28.143:20.77
Koalafication Palmy 2019 Final 2 3:04.42 3:33.40 3:19.923:04.424:15.87
First round 1 3:01.02 NR 3:12.95 NR 3:18.183:19.663:01.02
New Zealand Nationals 2018 Final 1 3:23.25 3:27.53 NR 3:23.253:24.303:35.03
First round 1 3:21.74 NR 3:35.56 3:21.743:50.723:34.22
New Zealand Nationals 2017 Final 8 5:32.89 5:32.89
3x3x3 Blindfolded
Oceania 10th Anniversary 2019 First round 17 DNF DNF DNFDNFDNF
Koalafication Palmy 2019 First round 8 DNF DNF DNFDNFDNS
New Zealand Nationals 2018 First round 11 5:57.88 DNF DNF5:57.88DNS
Supreme South Open 2018 First round 6 9:32.40 DNF 9:32.40DNFDNS
SNZ Southern 2018 Final 5 7:29.21 DNF DNF7:29.21DNS
New Zealand Nationals 2017 First round 10 7:19.00 DNF DNF7:19.00DNS
3x3x3 Fewest Moves
New Zealand Nationals 2019 Final 6 35 35
WCA World Championship 2019 Final 134 37 DNF DNF37DNF
New Zealand Nationals 2017 Final 9 38 4338
3x3x3 One-Handed
New Zealand Nationals 2019 Final 4 12.99 16.25 13.3330.3617.2618.1712.99
Second round 6 15.53 17.81 15.5317.3217.3518.7520.03
First round 5 15.12 17.51 23.5915.1218.3917.1417.01
WCA World Championship 2019 First round 91 13.99 17.01 16.5918.1619.6413.9916.27
Oceania 10th Anniversary 2019 Final 8 15.17 17.97 16.3328.9817.9715.1719.60
First round 4 14.81 16.45 14.8115.0918.4315.8322.01
New Zealand Nationals 2018 Final 8 18.86 19.73 19.4020.0121.7618.8619.78
First round 3 15.76 17.56 19.4517.3817.7017.6015.76
Supreme South Open 2018 Final 4 17.94 22.91 22.5123.5017.9422.9423.29
Second round 4 19.59 20.69 21.1220.3619.5920.59DNF
First round 4 17.46 21.30 21.9521.1539.7820.7917.46
Wellington Winter 2018 Final 7 19.30 21.75 23.1822.7523.6619.3019.31
First round 6 19.92 21.78 22.2719.9221.7822.3221.29
SNZ Southern 2018 First round 11 20.72 30.19 36.9927.5531.5831.4420.72
New Zealand Nationals 2017 Second round 14 21.72 24.09 24.2421.7224.8223.2051.30
First round 8 17.37 21.11 28.0824.4017.3719.4619.48
Supreme South Open 2017 Final 6 24.37 28.16 36.9625.6624.3730.4028.43
First round 7 24.03 27.39 26.6826.6524.0330.0328.85
SNZ Southern 2017 First round 9 28.73 45.21 56.2338.5140.89DNF28.73
Megaminx
New Zealand Nationals 2019 First round 13 1:28.99 1:35.54 1:34.221:36.111:28.991:36.281:39.14
WCA World Championship 2019 First round 150 1:19.72 1:26.39 1:30.171:23.111:28.931:27.141:19.72
Oceania 10th Anniversary 2019 First round 11 1:16.89 1:31.70 1:26.211:38.851:16.891:31.571:37.32
Koalafication Palmy 2019 Final 6 1:17.04 1:22.30 1:18.651:31.501:26.741:21.511:17.04
First round 6 1:25.41 1:32.48 1:27.101:38.061:40.131:32.281:25.41
New Zealand Nationals 2018 First round 15 1:40.12 1:49.76 1:57.181:56.121:41.521:40.121:51.65
Supreme South Open 2018 Final 5 1:38.69 1:50.48 2:15.551:55.201:38.691:55.381:40.87
Pyraminx
Auckland Summer Open 2020 First round 16 5.32 6.74 7.575.3214.506.266.38
New Zealand Nationals 2019 Final 2 3.57 4.30 3.574.574.405.143.92
Second round 11 3.76 6.42 6.047.013.76DNF6.22
First round 10 4.68 5.98 4.685.477.0212.385.46
WCA World Championship 2019 First round 168 4.83 7.38 DNF5.867.814.838.47
Oceania 10th Anniversary 2019 Final 6 3.45 5.60 8.023.454.209.174.59
Second round 3 3.90 4.78 4.303.904.326.485.71
First round 3 3.40 4.96 4.4810.186.084.313.40
New Zealand Nationals 2018 Final 3 2.95 4.34 4.295.193.55DNF2.95
Second round 4 4.93 5.22 5.664.935.725.044.96
First round 2 3.35 4.92 5.235.493.354.056.59
Supreme South Open 2018 Final 2 2.04 NR 5.08 5.136.206.632.043.92
First round 2 3.33 4.56 4.21DNF5.104.383.33
Wellington Winter 2018 Final 1 3.14 4.26 3.143.754.865.584.17
First round 1 4.25 4.88 4.894.254.646.765.12
SNZ Southern 2018 Final 1 4.03 4.86 4.034.115.456.435.01
First round 3 4.66 5.82 5.545.044.667.756.87
New Zealand Nationals 2017 Final 5 4.61 5.49 4.80DNF4.615.606.06
Second round 3 3.41 4.55 6.425.194.433.414.04
First round 10 4.62 7.00 4.626.647.556.827.72
Supreme South Open 2017 Final 3 3.32 6.00 6.273.326.235.51DNF
Second round 2 3.40 4.57 4.614.953.408.354.15
First round 3 4.57 5.79 8.524.585.784.577.01
SNZ Southern 2017 Final 3 4.70 5.70 5.935.624.705.765.73
Second round 3 3.80 6.03 5.786.106.213.806.28
First round 2 4.18 5.35 4.595.765.696.634.18
Skewb
Auckland Summer Open 2020 Final 12 4.91 8.95 8.5410.304.918.0210.77
First round 9 5.14 7.08 6.357.247.659.075.14
New Zealand Nationals 2019 Second round 25 5.91 10.64 16.468.12DNF7.355.91
First round 25 6.84 9.61 6.848.4413.516.8913.75
WCA World Championship 2019 First round 205 6.51 9.44 9.336.519.699.509.50
New Zealand Nationals 2018 Final 8 5.76 7.78 6.978.568.407.965.76
First round 8 5.74 7.09 8.155.746.776.3612.04
Wellington Winter 2018 Final 3 5.50 6.48 6.465.508.386.286.69
First round 6 6.06 7.16 6.906.067.787.686.90
SNZ Southern 2018 First round 9 5.46 8.22 29.677.8910.466.325.46
New Zealand Nationals 2017 Final 6 5.96 7.25 8.476.848.066.855.96
First round 7 5.42 6.44 6.915.426.825.588.13
Supreme South Open 2017 Final 6 8.14 10.84 10.8611.9515.398.149.71
First round 7 13.66 17.07 15.5621.5157.1913.6614.13
Square-1
New Zealand Nationals 2019 First round 14 22.98 41.06 1:01.1622.9832.1835.3855.62
WCA World Championship 2019 First round 162 25.34 36.75 32.8153.7343.3825.3434.07
Koalafication Palmy 2019 Final 4 17.43 22.97 17.4324.9120.7823.2125.30
First round 5 19.03 27.16 37.8734.9423.8922.6419.03
New Zealand Nationals 2018 First round 10 20.02 29.93 20.0234.5827.2327.9836.83
Supreme South Open 2018 Final 3 23.57 27.81 23.9728.2123.5731.2431.97
First round 4 23.07 26.05 29.5527.7125.0823.0725.36
New Zealand Nationals 2017 Final 8 20.45 25.96 25.1420.4526.5826.1626.76
First round 6 13.45 19.84 15.9213.4524.5526.4019.04
Supreme South Open 2017 Final 3 19.30 30.92 34.4239.6926.0319.3032.30

History of National Records

Single Average Competition Round Solves
3x3x3 Cube
8.41 New Zealand Nationals 2019 Second round 9.548.498.078.667.84
8.43 Supreme South Open 2018 Final 9.648.637.818.847.79
6.35 Supreme South Open 2018 Second round
4x4x4 Cube
27.22 Oceania 10th Anniversary 2019 Final
28.83 Koalafication Palmy 2019 First round
5x5x5 Cube
51.26 58.63 Auckland Summer Open 2020 First round 1:11.3751.261:03.3255.4257.16
56.84 New Zealand Nationals 2019 Final
1:00.33 WCA World Championship 2019 Second round 1:00.531:01.2358.3759.241:02.28
1:02.34 WCA World Championship 2019 First round 1:04.231:02.201:02.101:02.711:01.67
1:03.36 Oceania 10th Anniversary 2019 Final 1:03.0759.281:04.181:02.831:05.00
57.41 Oceania 10th Anniversary 2019 First round
58.64 Koalafication Palmy 2019 Final
1:01.19 1:04.62 Koalafication Palmy 2019 First round 1:15.631:06.931:03.051:01.191:03.88
1:03.98 New Zealand Nationals 2018 First round
1:09.64 Supreme South Open 2018 Final 1:15.621:04.771:11.311:11.641:05.97
6x6x6 Cube
1:55.65 2:07.81 Koalafication Palmy 2019 First round 2:15.941:55.652:11.83
7x7x7 Cube
3:01.02 3:12.95 Koalafication Palmy 2019 First round 3:18.183:19.663:01.02
3:27.53 New Zealand Nationals 2018 Final 3:23.253:24.303:35.03
3:21.74 New Zealand Nationals 2018 First round
Pyraminx
2.04 Supreme South Open 2018 Final

National Championship Podiums

Event Place Single Average Solves
New Zealand Nationals 2019
3x3x3 Cube 1 8.03 8.64 8.038.129.268.549.87
5x5x5 Cube 1 56.84 1:03.47 1:01.3356.841:03.691:08.371:05.39
6x6x6 Cube 2 2:16.11 2:20.39 2:16.112:22.252:22.81
7x7x7 Cube 1 3:13.28 3:26.83 3:42.263:13.283:24.96
3x3x3 One-Handed 3 12.99 16.25 13.3330.3617.2618.1712.99
Pyraminx 2 3.57 4.30 3.574.574.405.143.92
New Zealand Nationals 2018
3x3x3 Cube 1 7.90 8.88 7.908.079.2110.929.35
4x4x4 Cube 3 34.97 37.31 37.0536.6939.6338.2034.97
5x5x5 Cube 2 1:05.30 1:09.65 1:05.301:14.681:08.691:09.371:10.88
7x7x7 Cube 1 3:23.25 3:27.53 3:23.253:24.303:35.03
Pyraminx 3 2.95 4.34 4.295.193.55DNF2.95
New Zealand Nationals 2017
Pyraminx 3 4.61 5.49 4.80DNF4.615.606.06