Feliks Zemdegs

Feliks A Zemdegs
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Feliks A Zemdegs in 2013
Background Information
Alias(es): faz
fazrulz
Country: Australia
Born: 20 December 1995 (age 22)
Occupation(s): Student
Years Active: 2009-present
WCA ID: 2009ZEMD01
Claim to Fame: First to 100 speedcubing WRs, 3x3-7x7 and OH WRs, and Megaminx CRs.

Feliks Zemdegs is an Australian speedcuber from Melbourne, Australia. Feliks is the first to have ever gotten the achievement of taking all single and average records for 3x3 through 7x7. He is widely considered to be the most successful competitive speedcuber in history.

He is currently sponsored by Gans.

Trivia

  • Feliks is often joked about for being outstandingly good at 3x3x3 With Feet, although he has never officially done a feet solve nor publicly posted any videos of him unofficially solving with feet.

Style

Feliks Zemdegs is a color-neutral CFOP user. His meteoric rise in 2009, together with Rowe Hessler's earlier success, were the catalysts for the current popularity of color neutrality in 3x3 speedsolving.

Methods

Milestones

Feliks was the first cuber to achieve the following milestones:

Official

  • 3x3 speedsolve average: sub-10, sub-9, sub-8, sub-7, sub-6
  • 3x3 speedsolve single: sub-7, sub-6
  • 4x4 speedsolve average: sub-40, sub-35, sub-26
  • 4x4 speedsolve single: sub-35
  • 5x5 speedsolve average: sub-70, sub-65, sub-60, sub-55, sub-50, sub-45
  • 5x5 speedsolve single: sub-60, sub-50, sub-45, sub-40
  • 3x3 one-handed average: sub-15
  • 3x3 one-handed single: sub-8, sub-7
  • 6x6 speedsolve average: sub-200, sub-170, sub-90
  • 6x6 speedsolve single: sub-190, sub-180, sub-90
  • 7x7 speedsolve average: sub-230, sub-220, sub-140, sub-135
  • 7x7 speedsolve single: sub-220, sub-130
  • Holding all 3x3-7x7 records at the same time for both single and average
  • Breaking more than 100 official WCA world records

World Records

Feliks currently holds (as of 31st July 2018) 3 world records; 2 single records and 1 average record. He is the cuber with world records in the most events (current and past), with world records in 3x3, 4x4, 5x5, 2x2, 3x3 One-handed, 6x6, 7x7, and 4x4 Blindfolded.

Current world records are displayed with a red background.

Event Type First World Record Latest World Record Total
3×3×3 Single 7.08s
Melbourne Cube Day 2010
13 November
4.22s
Cube for Cambodia 2018
6 May
10
Average 9.21s
Melbourne Summer Open 2010
13 November
5.80s
Malaysia Cube Open 2017
14–15 October
11
2×2×2 Average 2.35s
Asian Championship 2010
9–10 October
2.12s
Melbourne Cube Day 2010
13 November
2
4×4×4 Single 35.55s
New Zealand Champs 2010
10 July
19.36s
LatAm Tour - Arequipa 2017
22 June
12
Average 42.01s
Melbourne Summer Open 2010
13 November
25.97s
Adelaide Summer 2017
21 January
7
5×5×5 Single 1:02.93
Australian Nationals 2010
4–5 September
37.93s
Canberra Autumn 2018
21–22 April
16
Average 1:07.59
Australian Nationals 2010
4–5 September
43.21s
Melbourne Cube Days 2017
18–19 November
21
6×6×6 Single 2:05.88
Melbourne Summer 2011
29–30 January
1:20.03
World Championship 2017
13–16 July
6
Average 2:15.64
Melbourne Summer 2011
29–30 January
1:27.79
World Championship 2017
13–16 July
8
7×7×7 Single 2:23.55
World Championship 2015
17–19 July
2:06.73
World Championship 2017
13–16 July
5
Average 2:52.09
Australian Nationals 2013
7-8 September
2:14.04
China's 10th Anniversary 2017
1–2 October
11
3×3×3 One-handed Single 11.16s
Kubaroo Open 2011
7 May
6.88s
Canberra Autumn 2015
9–10 May
4
Average 14.76s
Australian Nationals 2010
4–5 September
10.21s
Malaysia Cube Open 2017
14–15 October
5
4×4×4 Blindfolded Single 3:37.80
Melbourne Summer 2011
29–30 January
1

Titles

World Titles
Preceded by
Michał Pleskowicz
2011
3x3x3 World Champion
2013, 2015
Succeeded by
Max Park
2017
Preceded by
Rowe Hessler
2009
2x2x2 World Champion
2011
Succeeded by
Cameron Stollery
2013
Preceded by
Cameron Stollery
2013
2x2x2 World Champion
2015
Succeeded by
Antonie Paterakis
2017
Preceded by
Syuhei Omura
2009
4x4x4 World Champion
2011, 2013, 2015
Succeeded by
Sebastian Weyer
2017
Preceded by
Dan Cohen
2009
5x5x5 World Champion
2011
Succeeded by
Kevin Hays
2013
Preceded by
Kevin Hays
2013
5x5x5 World Champion
2015, 2017
Incumbent
Preceded by
Dan Cohen
2009
6x6x6 World Champion
2011
Succeeded by
Kevin Hays
2013
Preceded by
Kevin Hays
2015
7x7x7 World Champion
2017
Incumbent
Preceded by
Arifumi Fushimi
2011
3x3x3 OH World Champion
2013, 2015
Succeeded by
Max Park
2017

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