General Speedsolving Updates
Another month has passed, and April is coming to a close. The speedsolving.com community is as active as ever, with around 700 users logging in each day, and another 3,500 people browsing the forum each day. It is quite amazing to see the community grow and serve such a good purpose of the puzzle-solving hobby. Although the community is far from perfect, for many it is a great resource to not only learn, but to meet people who share the same hobby. Keep in mind we were all beginners at one point, so please welcome each and every new user to the site and help each other out. Lets grow the community together, and welcome anyone who is interested in joining.
In April, Michal Pleskowicz of Poland broke the 3x3 One-handed world record with an average time of 12.67 seconds. He also set the European record for 3x3 (2-handed) single of 6.11 seconds. Marcell Endrey of Hungary set a new world record for 5x5 Blindfolded with a time of 7 minutes, 59.16 seconds. Also in April, Daniel Sheppard of the United Kingdom broke that record and set a new 5x5 Blindfolded world record with a time of 7 minutes, 5.68 seconds. Mats Valk of the Netherlands set a new world record for 4x4 Single and Average, with a 26.77 second single and a 33.57 second average. Yu Nakajima of Japan set a new 5x5 single solve world record at 54.86 seconds, and also set the Asian record for 5x5 average at 1 minute, 7.88 seconds. Congratulations to all of them for their accomplishments!
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Do you organize competitions? Checkout cubecomps.com - for delegates and organizers. It is a system to for data management that makes running a competition easier.
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