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==Pros==
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*Like the Roux and Petrus methods, it is a blockbuilding method, has a lower move count than the [[CFOP]] method.
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*CLLs are the fast OLLCPs from CFOP
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==Cons==
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*Blockbuilding can be hard for a beginner to understand
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*If a M move is left out, it could result in a DNF
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*Depending on how blockbuilding is done, and the final step, M-slices are used a lot, which makes it harder for higher layer puzzles and OH solving.
  
 
==Possible Improvements==
 
==Possible Improvements==
* '''Arrow''' - Instead of blockbuilding the first 2 layers, solve an arrow on the bottom layer without the DF edge, then do F2L. This could increase TPS and better lookahead
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* '''3/4 cross''' - Instead of blockbuilding the first 2 layers, solve a 3/4 cross on the bottom layer without the DF edge, then do F2L. This could increase TPS and better lookahead
  
 
==Algorithms==
 
==Algorithms==
  
 
[https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1feWj3FOAc6cH4Zpt_zGxuwJt8w_4aSkkmxoxpYzWdBA/edit?usp=sharing L5EP Algorithms]
 
[https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1feWj3FOAc6cH4Zpt_zGxuwJt8w_4aSkkmxoxpYzWdBA/edit?usp=sharing L5EP Algorithms]
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[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1n1Wn_fMkMeyMh_NnR3nrW0Pg5PR01sSYQa0ELjElB5A/edit?usp=sharing Alternative L5E Algorithms]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 16:16, 10 July 2019

Russo method
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Information about the method
Proposer(s): Anthony Russo
Proposed: 2019
Alt Names: none
Variants: L5EOP
No. Steps: 3
No. Algs: 25-58
Avg Moves: Unknown, but lower than 50
Purpose(s):

Russo is a method proposed by Anthony Russo in 2019. Russo is similar to Roux in the fact it is a blockbuilding method, but not similar in the way it solves BD edge, resulting in the final step only solving the last 5 edges instead of the last six.

Steps

1. Build the First 2 Layers without the FD cross edge.

2. Orient and Permute the Last Layer corners.

3a. Orient the remaining 5 edges. This step is done intuitively.

3b. Solve the last 5 edges is one algorithm.

Pros

  • Like the Roux and Petrus methods, it is a blockbuilding method, has a lower move count than the CFOP method.
  • CLLs are the fast OLLCPs from CFOP

Cons

  • Blockbuilding can be hard for a beginner to understand
  • If a M move is left out, it could result in a DNF
  • Depending on how blockbuilding is done, and the final step, M-slices are used a lot, which makes it harder for higher layer puzzles and OH solving.

Possible Improvements

  • 3/4 cross - Instead of blockbuilding the first 2 layers, solve a 3/4 cross on the bottom layer without the DF edge, then do F2L. This could increase TPS and better lookahead

Algorithms

L5EP Algorithms Alternative L5E Algorithms