Kidderminster Summer - British Blind Off 2022

Jun 11 - 12, 2022
Kidderminster, Worcestershire, United Kingdom

Geek Retreat

11-17 Worcester Street, Kidderminster, DY10 1EA

First floor, through cafe

Organization team
Christopher Morris and UK Cube Association
WCA Delegates
Christopher Morris and James Molloy
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PLEASE NOTE: This is a Blindfolded & Fewest Moves specialist competition. There will be no regular speedsolving events held. We do not recommend this competition to first time competitors. Please make sure to read all the information in the tabs above.

The winner of 4x4 Blindfolded will be announced as the winner of the competition.

ALL competitors must read the COVID-19 tab to make sure that they are aware of the differences to prior competitions in the UK.

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Main event
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There is a competitor limit of 30 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is £25 (British Pound).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 75% of your registration fee.
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Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

William Wright won with a single solve of 3:13.38 in the 4x4x4 Blindfolded event. Ben Stokes finished second (3:33.39) and Ryan Eckersley finished third (4:49.13).

3x3x3 Blindfolded

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Ben Stokes 23.95 DNF United Kingdom DNF23.95DNF
2 Fabio Schwandt 39.50 DNF United Kingdom 39.50DNFDNF
3 Ryan Eckersley 47.55 DNF United Kingdom DNFDNF47.55

3x3x3 Fewest Moves

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Fabio Schwandt 21 26.67 United Kingdom 292130
2 Ben Stokes 32 33.33 United Kingdom 353332
3 Sean Moran 35 38.67 United Kingdom 414035

4x4x4 Blindfolded

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 William Wright 3:13.38 DNF United Kingdom DNFDNF3:13.38
2 Ben Stokes 3:33.39 DNF United Kingdom 3:42.08DNF3:33.39
3 Ryan Eckersley 4:49.13 DNF United Kingdom DNF4:49.13DNF

5x5x5 Blindfolded

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Fabio Schwandt 18:52.00 DNF United Kingdom DNF18:52.00DNS

3x3x3 Multi-Blind

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Ryan Eckersley 19/21 52:19 United Kingdom 17/20 55:1819/21 52:1916/25 59:39
2 William Wright 19/25 58:19 United Kingdom DNS17/23 51:5119/25 58:19
3 Ben Stokes 14/18 45:30 United Kingdom 11/15 34:3610/15 36:2914/18 45:30
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