Masayuki Akimoto

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Masayuki Akimoto
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Masayuki Akimoto
Background Information
Alias(es):
Country: Japan
Born:
Occupation(s):
Years Active: 1981-present
WCA ID: 2003AKIM01
Claim to Fame: Big cube Columns First, 2003 4x4 and 5x5 World Champion

Masayuki Akimoto (秋元正行) is a Japanese speedcuber. He is a current board member of the WCA. He also served as the chairman of the JRCA (Japan Rubik's Cube Association) from its foundation through 2011.

He invented the Columns First method for Big cubes in the 1980s, which he used to win 4x4 and 5x5 Speedsolve at the World Championship 2003.

Achievements

World Titles
Preceded by
None
4x4 Speedsolve World Champion
2003
Succeeded by
Yuki Hayashi
2005
Preceded by
None
5x5 Speedsolve World Champion
2003
Succeeded by
Frank Morris
2005
Preceded by
None
2x2 Speedsolve World Champion
2005
Succeeded by
Łukasz Ciałoń
2007

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