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Exeter Open 2016 (UK)

~Adam~

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Great comp! Thanks organisers.

Maybe DYKs to come.

So pleased I managed a pb in my final round. I'm sure I'll lose my streak soon because my WCA page is looking really good for me now. I should probably practice occasionally.
 

Selkie

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Great to make a comp for the first time in nearly 3 years. Certainly won't be leaving it as long next time (North London). 17 PBs and meeting and cubing with old friends and new.

FM: D R F' D' L2 B2 L' D F2 B U2 B' U2 L2 B U2 B2 D2 R2
^^ is nice scramble
Will post solution tonight
Still trying to figure out how I had a lovely F2L-1 in 15 moves in about 20 minutes and could not find a single continuation. Though to be fair I need to FMC more. Congratulations on the 22 Dan, look forward to seeing the solution.
 

Hssandwich

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Still trying to figure out how I had a lovely F2L-1 in 15 moves in about 20 minutes and could not find a single continuation. Though to be fair I need to FMC more. Congratulations on the 22 Dan, look forward to seeing the solution.
I also had a 15 move F2L-1 and DNFed.
B2 F' U F U R' U2
L F' D F
R D' R' D2 B2
This also preserves EO, whereas I found a 14 which didn't preserve EO.
 

mark49152

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Big thanks to the organisers and UKCA team for another great comp! Congrats to all those who got PBs and especially of course the various NRs/CRs, and Harry and Max for first official 4BLD successes :). I thoroughly enjoyed the comp as usual. Looking forward to London.

BTW, does anyone know where I can find the scrambles?
 
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Hssandwich

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Some people seem to be doing goals now, so
Goals:
3: sub 9? / sub 10 would be nice no/no. I may have had average if I didn't get a counting 12,9.5 and 10.
FMC: sub 35? dnf lol
3BLD: sub 1:20? no, blind events are a lot harder officially.
4BLD: success, sub 7 would be very nice though. yay success
5BLD: success if I do it/ have enough time
Pyra: a sub 3/ NR yes/no. Counting 5 :/
Square-1: find someone's to borrow because mine sucks, sub 15/17 yes/yes yay [/b
Skewb: sub 3/ NR yes/no


Thanks everyone for a great competition!
 

ronaldm

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It surely was an awesome comp :) didn't PB on 2x2, and DNFed both 4x4 attempts, but apart from that I've set PBs in everything I competed in, so very chuffed with that :D

Finally got my official sub-30 single, and made second round for 3x3 for the first time!

Didn't see Ollie get a 3BLD NR, but I had my revenge by being judge for his 5BLD NR ^^

Didn't high five Adam as much as planned, but enough nonetheless.

Great comp, thank you Connor, Louis and Katie for organising :) Also thank you all for being good sports, and help out judging and scrambling and all, have a feeling there was less asking for it this comp, so keep that going!

See you all in North London!
 

TDM

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Thanks, this reminds me, the fourth scramble in the first OH group:

B2 L2 B2 D2 F L2 R2 B' R B U' R B2 U' R2 F2 D L D'

Rob Yau and I found this solution:
x' L' D r F // FB (4/4)
U R2 U2 M' U2 R' U R U R U r' // SB (12/16)
U' F R U R' U' F' // CMLL (7/23)
M U' M' U M U2 M' U M' U2 M U2 M2 // LSE (13/36)

I wouldn't have done that SB but I just tried it now and got 14.80 (different solution) with no warmup. :(
 

SteveMitch

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Thanks for an awesome first event! It was so well organised and was an incredible experience, I only wish it were longer!! nom nom cake

It was a pleasure to meet everyone, I made some great new friends and learned a lot from so many! Thanks for your great alg training Adam, Matt, Ronald and Andy. Kevin your "magic" astounds me thank you for the tips and tricks.

I feel like i have the holiday blues! Cannot wait to get to another competition and see you all again.

Until next time :)
 

fabdabs1234

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Goals:

2x2: Do well and podium no/yes
3x3: good single and sub 10.5 avg no/no
4x4: dont fail yes
5x5: sub 1:25 and sub 1:33 yes
6x6: maybe sub 3 single yes
7x7: sub 4:40 avg yes
OH: sub 18 and sub 21 yes
BLD: succeed no
FMC: dunno yes
Pyra: dont care still don't care
Sq1: sub 25 avg no
Clock: sub 13 avg yes
Mega: sub 1:52 avg no
Skewb: sub 4.5 avg and podium no/yes
Another great competition as well as great cake!
 

kinch2002

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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
333r2 2 960 Breandan Vallance 927 1088 864 847 1181

555f 9 10648 Greg Austin 10930 11772 10793 10220 9979
555f 12 10704 Adam Greenwood 10578 10907 10628 10072 11410

222f 6 432 Oliver Frost 458 303 800 504 335
222f 7 467 Evan Liu 436 276 469 496 513

sq1f 4 1766 Eli Jay 1686 2025 1621 1991 1568
sq1f 5 1788 Harry Savage 1325 1969 1503 1987 1893
 
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