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Someone with experience may correct me if I’m totally off base here, but that feels like a weird way to cheat in an event where you one look every solve

Edit: having thought about it a bit more I can see it providing an advantage in an event like 2x2 where it gives you more time to find the optimal solution, but to my knowledge 7-simul is completely deterministic. Again, someone with more experience feel free to correct me, I do not know how to solve clock myself

Someone with experience may correct me if I’m totally off base here, but that feels like a weird way to cheat in an event where you one look every solve

You don't one look every solve, you just memorize certain moves, and execute them throughout the solve. Part of the solve you do the memorized moves, and the rest you blockbuild (connecting dials to other dials).

Knowing the scrambles beforehand gives you a big advantage in clock, because you can pick the best angle to memorize at, then find the best solution, then memorize that solution, so that way in the "blockbuilding" part of the solve you can just spam TPS. Even in one-look events, knowing the solution beforehand gives you unlimited inspection, so you can one-look a ton of solutions, giving you a huge advantage.

When I say this please do not judge Eryk, but during Clock Cup Semifinals there was a huge drama afterwards because Eryk was caught overinspecting many solves, and he won. I am just pointing out that he has a history of cheating, and he definitely could've changed, but I won't be surprised if he cheated. If it is real then this is an insane average and a big jump. 2.5 average is crazy

Someone with experience may correct me if I’m totally off base here, but that feels like a weird way to cheat in an event where you one look every solve

Edit: having thought about it a bit more I can see it providing an advantage in an event like 2x2 where it gives you more time to find the optimal solution, but to my knowledge 7-simul is completely deterministic. Again, someone with more experience feel free to correct me, I do not know how to solve clock myself

He claims that he had around sub 5 tps per solve. He lost his nerves after the 3rd solve because he already got the wr so he tought it couldnt be broken.