Sébastien Auroux

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Sébastien Auroux
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Sébastien Auroux in !
Background Information
Alias(es):
Country: Germany
Born: June 9th, 1986 (age 25)
Occupation(s): Student
Years Active: 2008-present
WCA ID: 2008AURO01
Claim to Fame: Aachen Open organizer, FMC World Champion 2011

Sébastien Auroux is a German (half French) speedcuber. He has the most official sub-30 FMC solves (40 until July 1st 2013 out of 225 ever done in competition) and won the event at the World Championship 2011 with 28 moves. Sébastien was made WCA delegate in January 2010 and organizes and co-organizes many competitions in Germany. In particular he is a main organizer of the Aachen Open, the biggest European competition series with Aachen Open 2011 still being the biggest competition ever beside World Championships 2009 and 2011.

Sébastien is also one of the four first and current members of the WCA Regulations Committee, which completely redrafted the WCA Regulations in 2012 and he was appointed as WCA Board member together with Tim Reynolds in July 2012.

Sébastien participates in competitions very frequently (currently 91 WCA competitions, 9th place in the world) and currently has accomplished the most official WCA solves (6745 until July 1st 2013). Back in 2010 he was the 4th person worldwide to get official results in single and average of all official events. He is also the person with most official solves within a calander year (2033 solves in 2012).


Trivia

  • Sébastien's first competition was German Open 2008.
  • Sébastien came up with a self-made 2x2x2 based on Eastsheen caps and a mini 3x3x3 inside back in 2009, when the Eastsheen 2x2x2 was still the best 2x2x2 commercially available.

Achievements

World Titles
Preceded by
Olivér Perge
2009
3x3 Fewest Moves World Champion
2011
Succeeded by
Steven Xu
2013

See also