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Weekly competition 2010-05

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#61
2x2x2: (5.64), 4.74, 5.62, 5.29, (4.30) = 5.22
3x3x3: 16.34, 16.02, (17.86), (14.30), 15.84 = 16.07
4x4x4: (1:07.21), (1:19.87), 1:15.57, 1:07.83, 1:12.35 = 1:11.92
5x5x5: (2:14.20), 2:25.91, (2:29.37), 2:18.17, 2:28.96 = 2:24.35
6x6x6: 5:10.35, 5:14.57, (5:16.06), 5:08.89, (4:41.58) = 5:11.27
7x7x7: 8:33.21, (9:29.66), (8:00.08), 8:17.97, 8:51.44 = 8:34.21
PB single
2x2x2BLD: DNF, DNF, DNF = DNF
Ouch!
3x3x3BLD: 2:15.45, DNF, DNF = 2:15.45
4x4x4BLD: 11:33.87 [4:58.49], DNS, DNS = 11:33.87
It'll do
5x5x5BLD: DNF, DNS, DNS = DNF
Oh dear. Only time for one, and it happened to be a fail
OH: (31.54), 34.17, (37.44), 32.84, 32.39 = 33.13
Ended up being part of a PB avg12 so I guess I'm happy with this one!
Feet: (1:51.91), 1:44.16, 1:41.55, (1:38.83), 1:41.91 = 1:42.54
MTS: 1:01.36, (54.28), 1:01.21, 57.78+, (1:01.84) = 1:00.12
Stupid +2 cost me my sub-1 average
2x2x2+3x3x3+4x4x4: 1:57.93
I get 1:57 when my 3 averages are 5.22+16.07+71.92=1:34.21. Where did the 23 seconds go?!
2x2x2+3x3x3+4x4x4+5x5x5: 4:26.62
Megaminx: 3:21.65, 3:03.69, (3:38.12), 2:58.04, (2:36.85) = 3:07.79
PB single
Pyraminx: 7.17, (6.37), 9.73, 9.60, (12.51) = 8.83
Square-1: 1:03.27, 50.47, (49.14), (1:13.45), 1:00.11 = 57.95

FMC: 40 moves L R2 U' D B2 U D2 B2 U F R F R2 L F' U L' F2 L2 U' L' U' L F' U2 F' U2 F' U F L' U2 L2 F' L' F L' U2 L U2

2x2x2: y B (insertion here) D' R2 U L F L F2 (8)
2x2x3: y2 F R' U F' R2 F2 (6)
F2L: U' F' U' F R' U2 R' U2 R' U R (11)
OLL: F' U2 F2 R' F' R F' U2 F U2 (10)
Insertion: F2 U' D R2 U D' (6)
Cancellation at end of insertion gives 41-1 = 40 moves

Overall a bad week for BLD but generally good for other stuff
 
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2x2: (4.47), 3.29, 3.57, 3.72, (3.24) = 3.53
Good :)

3x3: 12.51, (12.97), 12.18, 12.60, (11.88) = 12.43

Sq-1: 16.18, (16.61), 13.33, (10.58), 13.59 = 14.37
Last one had O perm on D, which I learnt recently.
 
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2x2: 5.79+, (5.46), 5.94, (8.82), 5.58 =5.77
Lanlan is lush :D Should've been better average though...

3x3: 18.23, (18.07), (23.28), 18.76, 21.29 =19.43
I don't understand how it took so long for me to finally get sub20 in these comps lol...

3x3 OH: 44.36, 45.73, (48.91), 36.71, (31.99) =42.27
5 REALLY easy scrambles but for some reason epicly failed them all :mad:

2x2 BLD: DNF, 1:35.77+, DNF =1:35.77
Couldn't really be bothered to use my brain much...

3x3 BLD: DNF (4:30), DNF (4:30), 6:01.58 =6:01.58
Super slow on last one to make sure it was a success lol... Other two were memo errors.
 
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2x2- 5.73, 5.80, 6.18, 5.91, 4.86
3x3- 16.32, 18.15, 15.83, 14.49, 17.06
4x4- 1:13.67, 1:05.79, 1:09.38, 1:15.92, 1:13.59
5x5- 2:27.57, 2:20.34, 2:15.87, 2:02.50, 2:15.99
3x3 OH- 40.02, 34.00, 35.97, 35.02, 30.58
2-4 Relay- 1:23.57
Comment: Wow, this was great. With OLL parity, too.
2-5 Relay- 3:45.17
Magic- 2.34, 2.32, 2.90, 2.09, 2.11
Square-1- 54.29, 54.11, 1:05.38, 1:20.34, 51.34
Megaminx- 3:45.28, 3:34.28, 3:52.19, 3:51.29, 4:34.55
MTS- 1:34.83, 1:23.98, 1:45.21, 2:03.42, 1:41.33
3x3 WF- 3:02.18, 3:29.11, 4:05.67, 3:42.58, 2:58.66
2x2 BLD-25.43, DNF, 21.37
3x3 BLD- 3:44.61, DNF, DNF
MultiBLD- 4/5 43:29.10 3 points
Pyraminx- 9.56, 17.14, 15.35, 7.86, 23.38
 
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3x3x3 Fewest Moves: 38 moves
3-move cross resulted with all 4 slots "paired," but none paired correctly.
So I ended up abandoning the easy cross and built Siamese 2x2x2s.
It wasn't a very good start, but I got a "last slot cancellation" on a Fridrich-style ending.
2x2x2: R' D' B L' F L' U' R' (8)
Siamese 2x2x2s: D2 B2 L2 D' R' B R L2 (16)
F2L minus 1 slot: D' B' D2 B F' D2 F (23)
F2L: R D2 R' (26)
OLL: R D2 R' D' R D' R' (33 - 6 = 27)
PLL (G-perm): R L D2 R' L' B' D F' D2 B D' F D2 (40 - 2 = 38)
 
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3x3bld: 9:46.33, 6:21.28, DNF = 6:21.28
3x3oh: (59.86), 1:15.96, 1:12.25, (1:22.46), 1:05.61 = 1:11.27
Magic: 2.33, 3.02, 2.22, 2.25, 2.96
234: 3:05.84
2345: 7:40.68
2x2: 13.69, (15.24), 13.85, 9.57, (8.89) = 12.37
3x3: 22.16, 27.81, (28.72), 26.19, (20.06) = 25.39
5x5: 4:04.21, (3:55.78), (4:56.04), 4:17.70, 4:06.61 = 4:09.51
 
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Hi

I agree with Bruce: this weeks FMC was a terrible scramble! So much bad-pairs that it was impossible to find a good start.
After 40 minutes of trying all my tricks (inverse scramble, pre-moves, inserted moves, NISS etc) I only came up with a 32-move Fridrich-like solve (with luck 8 move LL).
Definitely not happy with this I tried something new: "unlink moves": A few moves at the beginning, not ment to create blocks or pairs, but to destruct or unlink bad pairs!
I came up with D B U which unlinks 4 bad pairs
Then the scramble turned into a mediate scramble which I solved in 27 moves. So the result was 3 + 27 = 30 moves

So my solution for this week:
fmc: D B U F' D2 B' D2 B L2 F' L' R2 U R U2 R2 B' R' B R2 F R' F2 L F' L' F2 R2 U D2 (30)

explanation
pre-scramble move D2
unlink bad pairs D B U (3)
F2L minu pair: F' D2 B' D2 B L2 F' L' R2 U R (14)
F2L U2 R2 B' R' B R' (20)
LL: R' F R' F2 L F' L' F2 R2 U (29)
undo pre-move: D2 (30)

pffffffff....

Gus
 
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2x2: 11.00, 8.74, 10.05, (12.61), (8.56) = 9.93

3x3: 28.04, )37.46), (24.55), 31.70, 31.57 = 30.43
Suck Suck Suck Suck.

2x2 BLD: DNF, DNF, 3:09.25 = 3:09.25

3x3 OH: (1:14.40), 1:13.39, (57.86), 1:03.49, 59.93 = 1:05.60

3x3 Fewest Moves: 57
 
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3x3x3 FMC: 39 moves
Scramble: D2 R B2 F2 D2 L D2 L' R' F2 U L2 F D B L2 U R2 B' L2 F'

Solution: B' L2 B U' D L2 U D' B L B2 L2 B L2 B L2 B L' U' B' U D' B D R' B' R2 B R' L' B' L B2 L' B L U F' L
Explanation:

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

Cross: L' F U' (3)

1st pair: L' B' L B2 L' B L (7)

2nd pair: R' B' R2 B R (5)

3rd pair: D' B' D U' B U (6)
Last slot + OLL: L B' L2 B' L2 B' L2 B2 L (9)
PLL + AUF: L2 B' D U' L2 D U B' L2 B (10-1)

Comment: Aargh.Tough scramble.Other than this, I had found an alternate last slot leaving three corners:L B2 L' B' L B2 L' U (8).But the last three corners were in their correct place but twisted. I know the optimal alg, but its 13 moves.
Other start was slightly better: L2 B' L B L F U' L' B2 L2 B2 L' B' L B2 L' D B2 D'(19) but bad LL.

3x3x3 BLD : DNF,1:45.80, DNF=1:45.80
Comment:Ok, except accuracy.
 
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When does this comp close? cause I'm not feeling very well today.
The new competition has already been postet, but you can compete here until the results get posted.
Mine are coming soon - I just need to type them up. I didn't realize Arnaud had switched to Wednesday/Thursday nightchange instead of Thursday/Friday, like it was earlier.
 

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2x2: 5.44 (4.89) 5.38 (5.72) 4.91 = 5.24
3x3: 13.36 12.24 (26.94) 11.77 (11.39) = 12.46
4x4: 57.2 53.97 (1:05.84) (52.83) 59.50 = 56.89
5x5: 1:25.65 (1:21.94) 1:33.65 (1:46.75) 1:24.75 = 1:28.02
6x6: (3:04.66) 2:35.98 2:40.00 2:45.98 (2:32.45) = 2:40.65
Magic: 1.03 (.93) .94 1.05 (1.10) = 1.01
Master Magic: 3.30 3.56 (3.14) 3.56 (4.09) = 3.47
 

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Mike Hughey:

My non-BLD event of the week:
4x4x4: 1:30.77 [OP], 1:33.83, 1:43.72 [O], 1:41.53, 1:36.71 = 1:37.36
Comment: Not very good, especially considering the relatively nice parity. I guess not practicing eventually takes its toll.

The BLD events:
2x2x2 BLD: 31.69, 23.80, DNF [27.83] = 23.80
Comment: On the third one, I forgot to go back to the starting piece when breaking into a new cycle.
3x3x3 BLD: DNF [1:51.96], 1:43.09, 1:51.31 = 1:43.09
Comment: On the first one, I didn’t see a piece in the edge cycle, so I was off by parity. On the second one, an edge piece started to pop, but I caught it before it came all the way out.
4x4x4 BLD: DNF [9:02.59, 5:23], DNF [7:30.40, 3:38], 8:54.87 [4:53] = 8:54.87
Comment: First one off by 3 wings – I memorized H instead of G; lots of memo mistakes on the wings made my memorization very slow. Second one was off by just 2 centers – interestingly enough, I again memorized H instead of G, but this was centers instead of wings – very weird. Third one was slow and careful, because I was afraid of a DNF.
5x5x5 BLD: DNF [18:01.90, 10:05], DNF [17:03.80, 8:53], 17:39.23 [10:08] = 17:39.23
Comment: I was living dangerously this week. :) First one was off by 3 + centers due to a bad commutator; I reoriented improving 8 center pieces to 14. Second one was off by 3 wings – I solved PV instead of OV; no reorient. Third one was also no reorient – there were just 9 centers solved, but I didn’t see anything better.
3x3x3 multiBLD: 2/4 = 0 points, 18:39.76 [12:25]
Comment: First cube had 2 corners twisted; third cube was off by 3 corners. Just terrible. I’m trying to optimize my edge algorithms to be closer to BH; it’s really hurting my 3x3x3 BLD times and accuracy. I’ll probably do terrible on BLD in Chicago. :( By the way, this one thoroughly convinces me – we should just make 50% on multiBLD be a DNF. That would solve the 1/2 problem. For sure this one of mine should be a DNF!

And non-BLD events done BLD:
6x6x6: DNS
Comment: I just didn’t have time for it with the shortened week.
7x7x7: 59:53.03 [30:08], DNS, DNS, DNS, DNS = DNF
Comment: Yes! I finally got one again! I was having a terrible time getting my memory to stick, so it was really awesome to actually solve it anyway. I reoriented, improving 20 centers to 27.
Magic: 2.22, 2.03, 3.16, 2.61, 2.61 = 2.48
Master Magic: 4.66, 4.77, 6.13, 4.94, 9.18 = 5.28
Pyraminx: 1:00.31, 1:09.78, 48.19, 1:00.06, 1:25.05 = 1:03.38
Comment: Not bad! All 5 correct, and very close to sub-1! I’m getting better.
 
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Comment: I just didn’t have time for it with the shortened week.
7x7x7: 59:53.03 [30:08], DNS, DNS, DNS, DNS = DNF
Comment: Yes! I finally got one again! I was having a terrible time getting my memory to stick, so it was really awesome to actually solve it anyway. I reoriented, improving 20 centers to 27.
Congratulations!
What is your PB for 7x7 BLD?
 

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Comment: I just didn’t have time for it with the shortened week.
7x7x7: 59:53.03 [30:08], DNS, DNS, DNS, DNS = DNF
Comment: Yes! I finally got one again! I was having a terrible time getting my memory to stick, so it was really awesome to actually solve it anyway. I reoriented, improving 20 centers to 27.
Congratulations!
What is your PB for 7x7 BLD?
Oh, a good bit better than that - I'm only a couple of minutes away from Ville - something like 48 minutes or so. But I've missed so many 7x7x7's lately that I'm really happy just to get one, especially when my memorization was going so badly.
 

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fmc: 31 moves

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

Solution: U F' B' L F' B' U. B R' U' B R F D' B2 D' B' U' B D2 B' U D B2 D' B2 D L B' L' D'

Explanation:

2xcross+pair: U F' B' L F' B' U B R' U' B R F

F2l: D' B2 D B', D B2 D' B2 D B' D'

Leave 3 corners: D B L B' L' D'

4 bold moves cancel, insert B D2 B' U' B D2 B' U at the , cancelling 3 moves. Quick solution, didn't really try any other starts. meh.
 
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