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Featured [WR] Feliks Zemdegs - 43.21 5x5 WR average

Discussion in 'WR/CR/NR solves' started by FastCubeMaster, Nov 19, 2017.

  1. FastCubeMaster

    FastCubeMaster Member

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    Last edited: Nov 19, 2017
  2. willi pilz

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    now his comp average is better than his legendary 44.88 second single at home years ago with a shengshou 5x5. wow.
     
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  3. Gomorrite

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    Amazing WR! It is only 0.05 slower than his UWR!

    It is the 5th time he breaks the 5x5 WR average this year, but this one is the most impressive considering the huge leap it is. Seung and Max, who were both getting very close, are now rather far again.
     
  4. Benjamin Warry

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    ...sweet potato.
     
  5. Wow, that an amazing improvement! Gj!
     
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  6. Max Cruz

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    ...not.
     
  7. xyzzy

    xyzzy Member

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    Reconstruction of the fourth solve:
    /* Scramble */
    Uw F2 Fw B' U Dw2 Fw F2 Dw' Fw F2 Dw2 D' B2 D L' Dw' D' R' Fw2 Lw R2 Uw2 Bw2 Dw' Bw' Rw B' Uw2 Dw' Rw2 Fw' Dw2 Bw B R B Rw' Dw2 D' L' Bw2 F' Fw2 L Rw B' R' Bw R2 Fw Uw2 U Rw' Fw' Uw2 Fw' Lw D' Uw2

    /* Solve */
    x y2 // insp
    // centres

    D' r' (U' D') U' r L u 3u' U' 3l // green
    x' U' r U r' F F u (l' l) L' (U' d) r U2 r' (y' z) x' U' r2' (3r2 x' z') U' 3l' U U r // blue
    (y' x) B x U' r' U 3l' x x' U' (l r) (r2' x) U U' 3r r' U l r2 // white
    x' F' r U' r' U' r U r' U' r U' r' F F x' r U' U' r' U' U' 3r U' 3r U' U' 3r2' // red
    F' r U' r' F' r U' U' r' // yellow, orange
    // F8E (yellow-green and green-red solved)

    z' L' y' (z2 y') U U U' R U' R' 3u' // blue-red
    x' x R U' R' d2 // white-green
    U' R U' R' u d // white-orange
    y' U' R U' R' u y' R U R' F R' F' R u' // white-red
    U' R U' R' u (z2 y') u R U R' F R' F' R u' 3u // yellow-blue
    (y x) (x' y') (x' y') (y x) F R' F' R u' u' // blue-orange
    U R U' R' D d // yellow-orange; realign slices
    // L4E

    (x' y') x z2' y (x' y') L' u (U y') R' U R (x' y') r' // green-orange, yellow-red
    r U2 x r U U r U' U' r' U U l U2 3r' U' U' r U2 r' U' U' r' // white-blue
    // 333 stage

    R' D' x' R F 4u' R // cross
    x' x U R U R' L U L' // first slot
    R U' R' U' R' U' R // second slot
    U y' R U R2' U' // third slot
    R2 U' R' U y' R' U R U' U' R' U2 R // last slot
    U R' U' R U' R' U2 R // OLL
    R' U' F' R U R' U' R' F R2 U' R' U' R U R' U R U' U' // PLL (F perm)

    // View at alg.cubing.net

    Faz's secret to being so fast must be in all the cube rotations he does… (I'll do the fifth one later; the first three have large parts of the solve obscured by the table and I don't think I want to spend too much time trying to reconstruct those.)

    Edit: Fifth solve:
    /* Scramble */
    R2 F Uw' F' B' Uw' Bw2 B Rw' Uw' U L Bw Rw' Lw B' Lw2 B' Fw2 Dw B2 L2 B2 D' Uw' Lw R2 Rw' Uw Lw2 Fw Rw U2 F2 Fw B2 Lw2 Dw L Uw' Bw' D2 F2 B D2 Lw Bw Dw2 Rw2 Fw B' Rw' L R2 Uw2 U B' Lw2 Bw' Dw'

    /* Solve */
    y' // insp
    // centres

    u' U 3l' z F' 3r' U' U' r' R 3u // orange
    x' U' F r U' r' U' U' r' F F r U r U' r' R' d' 3u' U U 3l' U U r // red
    U y' r U' r' U x' F x' U' F r U' r' U' r U' r2' // blue
    U' U' 3r' F' 3r x' U' U' r U' r U' U' r2' // white
    F' r U r' U' r U' r' // green, yellow
    // F8E

    R2 u' u' (z x' z) U' z x2' (x z) 3u' // yellow-orange
    U' U' R U' R' 3u' R U R' F R' R R' F' R u' 3u // yellow-blue
    U' R U' R' u' // green-red
    R U' R' 3u' (z2 y) U R U' R' 3u' // white-orange
    U R U' R' y (y x) (x' y') U' U y' U R U' R' x2' u R' U R u' 3u // white-blue
    R U' R' u' R U R' F R' F' (R z x') (x z) u' d // yellow-red
    U' U' R U' R' y 3u U' 3u' U u U' R U' R' 3u' // white-green
    (x' y') (y x y x) (x' y') U F R' F' R U' U' d' // white-red
    R U' R' u 3u' // realign slices
    // L4E

    z U2 3r r' U2 l' 3l // green-orange, blue-red
    x' (z' y') u' R U R' F R' F' R 3d // blue-orange, yellow-green
    // 333 stage

    U' R' U R x2' y' U' D' U' 4l' U 4l D L D' // cross
    R U R' y R' U R // green-orange edge
    U' y' R U R' y' R' U' // first slot
    R2 U' R' U R U R' // second slot
    y' R U' R' U R U' R' U R U' R' // third slot
    U F R U' R' F' // VHLS
    F R U' R' U' R U2 R' U' F' // OLL
    x' R2 D2 R' U' R D2 R' U 4l' U // PLL (A perm)

    // View at alg.cubing.net

    Not sure if the "OLL" alg was actually meant to be ZBLL (the case it solves is the mirror of the case that showed up) or just a big cube OLL alg.

    Ninja edit: reconstruction for the third solve too!
    /* Scramble */
    Rw' B R F2 Bw' Lw' L R Fw2 D F D2 Lw' Dw2 D' Bw' D' F2 Uw' D R2 Fw Lw R B2 Bw Lw' Rw' R' Bw2 Uw2 L2 D2 Uw2 R' Dw Uw2 Lw2 Dw Rw2 D' Bw2 Rw' L Uw' L' Dw Fw2 D Lw' B' Lw Uw' U' L' U Rw F2 Bw' Fw'

    /* Solve */
    x' z' // insp
    // centres

    (D U') r' 3r U' 3r2' (F' z) U' r' z' r' // white
    F U' U' r U2 r' l' U l (x' y') 3l' 3l 3l' l2 (z' y') r U2 3l' // yellow
    y' r' x U' r U' r' U' r U' x 3r' r2 U' (r2' x) U x r2' 3r U' l r2 // orange
    x' F x' U' U' 3r2 U' (3r2' x) U r U' U' r' U U r U' r' // blue
    x' r' F r F' U' U' L U' U r U r' U r U r' // red, green
    // F8E

    u' d R U R' F R' F' R u 3u' // yellow-blue
    R U' R' (x' y') (y' x) 3u' y R U' R' y' u // yellow-orange
    U' R U' R' 3u' R U R' F R' F' R 3u u' // white-red
    F R' F' R u 3u' // blue-red
    F R' F' R u' d // white-orange
    R U' R' (z x') (x z) u R U R' F R' F' R u' d // blue-orange
    U R U' R' u d // green-red
    U' U' R U' R' u R' U R2 U' R' 3u' // yellow-red
    U' R U' R' u' d' // realign slices
    // L4E

    z x' U2 3l' y' 4l U R' F R' F' (R z x') 3r U2 l' 3l // white-green, yellow-green
    (x' x) r' U' R U U' R' U (y' x') R' F R F' R U' R' u // green-orange, white-blue
    // 333 stage

    x x' U x' x' F R U' 4l U' 4l' // cross
    U' R' U R // first slot (white-orange)
    y' U' F R' U' R U' F' // second slot (yellow-orange)
    U R U R' U' F R U R' F' // third slot (white-red)
    R U' R' U2 R U' R' // last slot (yellow-red)
    U' R U R' U R' F R F' R U' U' R' // OLL(CP)
    R R' U' R U' R U R U R U' R' U' R2 U // EPLL (U perm)

    // View at alg.cubing.net
     
    Last edited: Feb 11, 2018
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  8. People actually spend their time doing this- how long did that take, please do the first 3 @xyzzy
     
  9. xyzzy

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    Almost an hour each. The first three solves would take even longer because I suck at making reconstructions when the cube is barely visible; I'll leave those to the experts.
     
  10. Faz

    Faz Former Clock NR Holder

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    Honestly, I don't think I've been quite as nervous as I was for that 4th solve in a while - I was shaking a lot during centers, and freaked out even more once I saw that 2 entire edges were solved after centers. I promise my first 2 42s were a lot nicer :p

    5th solve 3x3 stage was also really dumb - 5 pairs as well as executing the mirror of the ZBLL instead of the actual ZBLL - mainly just caused by competition nerves again.
     
  11. Competition Cuber

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    Nervous and still getting 42s- Im happy with my official 1:45 lol.
     
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  12. Reed Merrill

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    I was thinking about this too. I think maybe it helps with finding pieces faster since rotating shows a new part of the cube. Your reconstructions show a ton more R moves too, so I guess he might be getting better TPS by using his dominant hand as well.
     
  13. mark49152

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    Lol. I don't feel so bad now :)
     
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  14. abunickabhi

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    Congrats Faz, you are a legend!
     

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