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My Cubing Progresses (right now its 3BLD)

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Germany
WCA
2019HENK01
Here's a yellow cross solve, feel free to critique the solve.
(15.49) L' U B2 D' B2 F2 D B2 D F2 L2 B2 L' U' F2 R U' R' F' L2 :

y y // Inspection
D U L B2 U F R' F' D2 // Cross // could have been an X-Cross
Your Cross is really long and has bad finger tricks. Your Cross solutions are mostly really bad so definitely work on that.
I don't really know why you didn't just go with white, it's 1 move to 2-gen Cross and therefore easy to lookahead into first pair.

White Cross:
x2 y' U' R2' D' R D' R D2 // regripless and red/green only moves by a U'

Yellow Cross:
F R' D R (D U) R F2 D2 // X-Cross (gives really nice continuation too)
D R F' L D R D // more straightforward
D F' L R D R D // very similar
y (D' U') R' U' R' F B' // okay too
y2 B' (D' U') F2 R' U2 L2 // a little awkward but good continuation
R U R' D' R U' R' D
or R U' R' D' R U R' D // less moves + rotationsless + solves a back slot
even if you wouldn't have done keyhole you shouldn't do a rotation:
R U R' U R' U' R U2 R' U' R
or R U R' U' R' U2 R U' R' U' R
or R U' R2 U R U R' U2 R

red/blue leaves the opportunity of pseudoslotting:
U R U2 R' y L U L' // 1st Pair
then: D R' U R U' R' U' R D' // 2nd + 3rd Pair
U' L' U' L // 4th Pair
the way you did it was fine but you are left with a terrible continuation

better:
y U' R U' R' L U' L' // 2nd Pair + easy to see free pair
This solution is sooooo bad.
white/orange/blue corner is easy to see, this pair is objectively better in this case and more efficient

better red/green solution:
F D R' U' R D'
then cancel into orange/blue:
L' U' L U L F' L'

personally I would've done:
y U R U' R' L U' L' // 3rd Pair
Please just rotate and solve it 2-gen:
y' U' R U' R' U R U' R' // 4th Pair
woaj there is a good thing in this solve.
I prefer F R' F' R U R U' R' for this OLL but F R U' R' U' R U R' F' solves CP in this case
good

That solve was pretty thrash except LL.
Your best bet would've been white for this scramble.
 
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