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'''Feliks Zemdegs''' is an [[Australia]]n 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.
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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 neutrality|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 ===
 
* 2x2x2: [[CLL]]
 
* 3x3x3: [[CFOP]] + [[subsets]]
 
* 4x4x4: [[Yau method]]
 
* 5x5x5-7x7x7: [[Reduction]] + [[Freeslice]]
 
 
 
=== 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.
 
 
 
{| class="wikitable" style="text-align: center;"
 
! Event !! Type !! First World Record !! Latest World Record !! Total
 
|-
 
|rowspan="2"| [[Rubik's Cube (puzzle type)|3×3×3]] || Single || '''7.08s''' <br> ''Melbourne Cube Day 2010'' <br> 13 November ||style="background: #ffaaa0;" | '''4.22s''' <br> ''Cube for Cambodia 2018'' <br> 6 May || 10
 
|-
 
|| Average || '''9.21s''' <br> ''Melbourne Summer Open 2010'' <br> 13 November ||style="background: #ffaaa0;" | '''5.80s''' <br> ''Malaysia Cube Open 2017'' <br> 14–15 October || 11
 
|-
 
|[[2x2x2 Cube|2×2×2]] || Average|| '''2.35s''' <br> ''Asian Championship 2010'' <br> 9–10 October || '''2.12s''' <br> ''Melbourne Cube Day 2010'' <br> 13 November || 2
 
|-
 
|rowspan="2"| [[4x4x4 Cube|4×4×4]] || Single || '''35.55s''' <br> ''New Zealand Champs 2010'' <br> 10 July || '''19.36s''' <br> ''LatAm Tour - Arequipa 2017'' <br> 22 June || 12
 
|-
 
|| Average || '''42.01s''' <br> ''Melbourne Summer Open 2010'' <br> 13 November || '''25.97s''' <br> ''Adelaide Summer 2017'' <br> 21 January || 7
 
|-
 
|rowspan="2"| [[5x5x5 Cube|5×5×5]] || Single || '''1:02.93'''  <br> ''Australian Nationals 2010'' <br> 4–5 September || '''37.93s''' <br> ''Canberra Autumn 2018'' <br> 21–22 April || 16
 
|-
 
|| Average || '''1:07.59''' <br> ''Australian Nationals 2010'' <br> 4–5 September || '''43.21s''' <br> ''Melbourne Cube Days 2017'' <br> 18–19 November || 21
 
|-
 
|rowspan="2"| [[6x6x6 Cube|6×6×6]] || Single || '''2:05.88''' <br> ''Melbourne Summer 2011'' <br> 29–30 January || '''1:20.03''' <br> ''World Championship 2017'' <br> 13–16 July || 6
 
|-
 
|| Average || '''2:15.64''' <br> ''Melbourne Summer 2011'' <br> 29–30 January || '''1:27.79''' <br> ''World Championship 2017'' <br> 13–16 July || 8
 
|-
 
|rowspan="2"| [[7x7x7 Cube|7×7×7]] || Single || '''2:23.55''' <br> ''World Championship 2015'' <br> 17–19 July || '''2:06.73''' <br> ''World Championship 2017'' <br> 13–16 July || 5
 
|-
 
|| Average || '''2:52.09''' <br> ''Australian Nationals 2013'' <br> 7-8 September || '''2:14.04''' <br> ''China's 10th Anniversary 2017'' <br> 1–2 October || 11
 
|-
 
|rowspan="2"| 3×3×3 One-handed || Single || '''11.16s''' <br> ''Kubaroo Open 2011'' <br> 7 May ||style="background: #ffaaa0;" | '''6.88s''' <br> ''Canberra Autumn 2015'' <br> 9–10 May || 4
 
|-
 
|| Average || '''14.76s''' <br> ''Australian Nationals 2010'' <br> 4–5 September || '''10.21s''' <br> ''Malaysia Cube Open 2017'' <br> 14–15 October || 5
 
|-
 
| 4×4×4 Blindfolded || Single || '''3:37.80''' <br> ''Melbourne Summer 2011'' <br> 29–30 January || — || 1
 
|}
 
 
 
=== Titles ===
 
{{S-start}}
 
 
 
{{S-ach| ach=World Titles}}
 
 
 
{{S-title-bef| before=[[Michał Pleskowicz]] | year=2011 }}
 
{{S-title| title=3x3x3 World Champion | year=2013, 2015 }}
 
{{S-title-aft| after=[[Max Park]] | year=2017 }}
 
 
 
{{S-title-bef| before=[[Rowe Hessler]] | year=2009 }}
 
{{S-title| title=2x2x2 World Champion | year=2011 }}
 
{{S-title-aft| after=[[Cameron Stollery]] | year=2013 }}
 
 
 
{{S-title-bef| before=[[Cameron Stollery]] | year=2013 }}
 
{{S-title| title=2x2x2 World Champion | year=2015 }}
 
{{S-title-aft| after=[[Antonie Paterakis]] | year=2017 }}
 
 
 
{{S-title-bef| before=[[Syuhei Omura]] | year=2009 }}
 
{{S-title| title=4x4x4 World Champion | year=2011, 2013, 2015 }}
 
{{S-title-aft| after=[[Sebastian Weyer]] | year=2017 }}
 
 
 
{{S-title-bef| before=[[Dan Cohen]] | year=2009 }}
 
{{S-title| title=5x5x5 World Champion | year=2011 }}
 
{{S-title-aft| after=[[Kevin Hays]] | year=2013 }}
 
 
 
{{S-title-bef| before=[[Kevin Hays]] | year=2013 }}
 
{{S-title| title=5x5x5 World Champion | year=2015, 2017 }}
 
{{S-inc}}
 
 
 
{{S-title-bef| before=[[Dan Cohen]] | year=2009 }}
 
{{S-title| title=6x6x6 World Champion | year=2011 }}
 
{{S-title-aft | after=[[Kevin Hays]] | year=2013}}
 
 
 
{{S-title-bef| before=[[Kevin Hays]] | year=2015 }}
 
{{S-title| title=7x7x7 World Champion | year=2017 }}
 
{{S-inc}}
 
 
 
{{S-title-bef| before=[[Arifumi Fushimi]] | year=2011 }}
 
{{S-title| title=3x3x3 OH World Champion | year=2013, 2015 }}
 
{{S-title-aft| after=[[Max Park]] | year=2017 }}
 
 
 
{{S-end}}
 
 
 
== See also ==
 
* [[Color neutrality]]
 
 
 
== External links ==
 
* [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1etN_cYzamRragAUqp06ybWQmBOP91s3WeZNn0spiVT4/edit#gid=0 Feliks's at-home personal best sheet (updated within minutes of each personal best). Includes mains, upcoming competitions, and FAQ]
 
* [http://www.youtube.com/user/fazrulz1 Feliks Zemdegs's YouTube channel]
 
* [http://www.cubecastpodcast.com/episodes/ CubeCast Podcast: Episode 02 - Feliks Zemdegs]
 
 
 
=== Interviews ===
 
* [http://www.speedsolving.com/forum/entry.php?23-The-Faztest The Faztest]
 
* Speedsolving.com: [http://www.speedsolving.com/forum/showthread.php?24929 Interview with Feliks Zemdegs]
 
* [http://www.speedsolving.com/forum/entry.php?21-Interview-with-Jessica-Fridrich-and-Zbigniew-Zborowski-about-Feliks-Zemdegs Interview with Jessica Fridrich and Zbigniew Zborowski about Feliks Zemdegs]
 
* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mgbNYznXxEE Feliks Zemdegs Exclusive Interview - Rubik's Cube record holder]
 
 
 
=== Tribute Videos ===
 
* Speedsolving.com: [http://www.speedsolving.com/forum/showthread.php?35848-video-My-name-is-Feliks-Zemdegs (video) My name is Feliks Zemdegs]
 
* Youtube.com: [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aWRVUWEaOQo My name is Feliks Zemdegs]
 
 
 
[[Category:World record holders|Zemdegs, Feliks]]
 
[[Category:World champions|Zemdegs, Feliks]]
 
[[Category:Big Cube solvers|Zemdegs, Feliks]]
 
[[Category:OH cubers|Zemdegs, Feliks]]
 
[[Category:3x3x3 solvers|Zemdegs, Feliks]]
 
[[Category:4x4x4 solvers|Zemdegs, Feliks]]
 
[[Category:Megaminx solvers|Zemdegs, Feliks]]
 
[[Category:Speedcubers|Zemdegs, Feliks]]
 
[[Category:Cubers|Zemdegs, Feliks]]
 

Revision as of 17:44, 29 September 2018

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 23)
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.

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