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4BLD and 5BLD Mo3 recognized by the WCA in 2019

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This will be the latest change since 333ft changing from mean to average!

Announcement: https://github.com/thewca/wca-regulations/issues/681
Commit: https://github.com/thewca/wca-regulations/commit/8b3a38bf71836c42eab409f574612daee6a124f4
Discussion: https://github.com/thewca/wca-regulations/issues/539
Current missing averages statistics page: https://www.worldcubeassociation.org/results/misc/missing_averages/

[I'll update here tomorrow with an retroactive history of Mo3 records.]

(RIP Stanley)
 
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Currently
20 Platinum members
46 Gold members
94 Silver members
33 Bronze members

With the inclusion of BigBLD means
1 Platinum member (Jan Bentlage)
3 Gold members (Cale Schoon, Mark Boyanowski, Yunqi Ouyang),
6 Silver members (Wenjie Xu, Mike Hughey, Jason White, Sukant Koul, Hanns Hub, Kit Clement)
183 Bronze members (everybody else who's currently Bronze+)

So about 1/9 of people will keep silver, gold and platinum. The rest get bumped down to bronze :p
 

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It's an unofficial title, so nobody really "lost" anything.

Getting all singles in competition is an accomplishment in its own right, and I think that now "bronze" membership has a bit more prestige. All averages (before 4/5BLD means) was never really recognized before because it's generally agreed that this was significantly less difficult than all singles, and was just a matter of going to competitions with a sufficiently easy cutoff. I think with the addition of 4/5BLD means that both Bronze and Silver are big milestones, rather than Bronze being a quick stepping stone (or entirely bypassed) on the way to Silver.
 
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It's an unofficial title, so nobody really "lost" anything.

Getting all singles in competition is an accomplishment in its own right, and I think that now "bronze" membership has a bit more prestige. All averages (before 4/5BLD means) was never really recognized before because it's generally agreed that this was significantly less difficult than all singles, and was just a matter of going to competitions with a sufficiently easy cutoff. I think with the addition of 4/5BLD means that both Bronze and Silver are big milestones, rather than Bronze being a quick stepping stone (or entirely bypassed) on the way to Silver.
I guess.

Did they really deserve silver+ if they couldn't even get 4BLD/5BLD means? :thinking:
Well if it wasn't a thing before, no one really aimed for it as it wasn't gonna count.

Did they really deserve silver+ if they couldn't even get 4BLD/5BLD means? :thinking:
As I said before, if it wasn't a thing before, no one really aimed for it.
 
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