Famous KinchRubik here. Many things on the mind, sorry if this post is a bit of a jumble.
I'm intending to submit a proposal to the Board for official recognition of a Current Rankings system early next year. I believe this becoming a necessity for 2 main reasons:
Records always require a bit...
With regards to cutoffs:
The main motivation is to save time. That means stricter cutoffs for 4x4 and 5x5. Without those cutoffs, we'd probably not have time for any subsequent rounds.
A secondary consideration is how to cater for newcomers, hence nice and easy ones for 2x2, that won't take too...
Here are the "Sheps" from Exeter
First 4 solves worse, but average better
Sorry about the rubbish formatting
round pos average name id solves
333r1 18 1542 Andrew Coghill 1576 1707 1342 2164 1114
333r1 19 1600 Harry Taylor 1501 1639 1332 1661 2191
333r2 1 946 Robert Yau 988 1233 931 920 728...
Switch to inverse then D L B L' F' R' B R F B' D' to leave 3 corners
Skeleton B2 * F' U F U R' U2 L F' D F B' D B R' B' R L B' L' D' (23)
Insert at * D' F' U2 F D F' U2 F to cancel 3 moves
Optimal double insertion from your actual skeleton gets you 30 btw. What else did you expect...
Wow didn't have an F2L-1 this short! Your continuation is obvious enough after that, but how about this...
R D' F' U F' U' F R2 F R' D // 3 corners (think of it as building the RBW block in a convoluted way, while making an extra pair)
Skeleton B2 U * L F2 D R' F B2 R D' F' U F' U' F R2 F R' D...
22 moves UK NR
Exeter Open 2016
D R F' D' L2 B2 L' D F2 B U2 B' U2 L2 B U2 B2 D2 R2
Could have spent another 2 hours on this scramble without getting bored...too much to explore here in 1 hour.
My 22 move NR
F2 R' D' U2 F R D2 R2 // 2x2x3 (8)
D' L B2 L' // F2L-1 (12) (yes there's a 13...
Hey Edouard! Registration is full, so you'd go onto a waiting list for now.
You should come to North London Open end of April if you're around London still. Registration opens 7pm tomorrow (Tuesday) evening on the WCA site