Phil Yu (also known as a small kitten or variations thereof) is an Asian-American speedcuber from Plainsboro, New Jersey best known for being Co-Founder and President of TheCubicle.us.
Since 2010, Phil Yu has been among the fastest one-handed cubers in the world, and the fastest to use the ZZ method (together with the VH system). He has posted several record-shattering home Ao5 videos at several points in the OH WR progression. He set the average North American Record of 13.46 at Saint Joseph's College Summer 2012.
Phil holds a Juris Doctor from the Georgetown University Law Center as well as a Bachelor of Music from New York University. In 2011, he and fellow NYU student cuber named James Chang opened one of the most well-known online cube stores, TheCubicle.us.
- Phil Yu has small hands, with the right hand being a centimeter smaller than the left.
- He is one of the few cubers to have two-handed rather than one-handed amnesia.
- He is known to do many one-handed solves during 3x3 speedsolve rounds