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Feliks Zemdegs - 4.73 3x3 WR single - POPS Open 2016

Spoiler: Video

U2 F L2 U2 R2 F L2 F2 L' D' B2 R D2 R' B' U' L' B'

x' y' // inspection
U' R F R' (U' D) // Xcross
L' U2 L2 U' L' // 2nd / 3rd pairs
U R' U2 R U R' U' R // 4th pair
F R U' R' U' R U R' F' // OLL(CP)
R U' R U R U R U' R' U' R2 U // EPLL View at alg.cubing.net

U2 F L2 U2 R2 F L2 F2 L' D' B2 R D2 R' B' U' L' B'

x' y' // inspection
U' R F R' (U' D) // Xcross
L' U2 L2 U' L' // 2nd / 3rd pairs
U R' U R R' U R U R' U' R // 4th pair
F R U' R' U' R U R' F' // OLL(CP)
R U' R U R U R U' R' U' R2 U // EPLL View at alg.cubing.net

This is the reconstruction of the World Record Rubik's Cube Single set by Feliks Zemdegs with a time of 4.73!
Congrats to him!

Scramble = U' L2 U B2 U' L2 D L' D' R' U F B' R' F2 D2 R D R'

Reconstruction

Inspection// y' z
XCross// U' R F R' D
F2L 1&2// U' L' U2 L2 U' L'
F2L 3// U R' U R R' U R U R' U' R
OLL// F R U' R' U' R U R' F'
PLL// R U' R U R U R U' R' U' R2 U

Maybe it was obvious to Feliks, but I think it's pretty awesome how he chose to do break up the obvious already made pair on the green cross to do a different x cross with a better continuation. Its also awesome how he didn't do the obvious 2nd pair first. I love it when fast solves are fast because the solver did something smart.

A visual reconstruction of the solve. (Kinda aimed at intermediate cubers)
I didn't really wanna make a new thread for this cos I thought there were too many already:

Feels bad to be Mats, ahaha. But congratulations to Faz for claiming the title of WR single holder back finally! It was a shock to see this pop up so suddenly, but I'm not altogether surprised in the end - a well deserved result!