Pittsburgh Fall 2022

Dec 17 - 18, 2022
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

David L. Lawrence Convention Center

1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Meeting Rooms 301-305

Organization team
AJ Kamal, Christopher Chi, Evan Liu, and Stephen Griggs
WCA Delegates
Evan Liu, Lauren Phung, Stephen Griggs, and Zachary Ochs
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Day 1 Events: 6x6x6 Cube, 7x7x7 Cube, 3x3x3 Fewest Moves, Clock, Megaminx, 4x4x4 Blindfolded

Day 2 Events: 3x3x3 Cube, 2x2x2 Cube, 4x4x4 Cube, Pyraminx, Skewb, Square-1

Competitors may bring at most one guest. This will be checked at the entrance of the competition. No external spectators are allowed, only those coming with a confirmed competitor will be allowed in the venue.

All attendees (competitors + guests) must show valid proof of at least one of the following two requirements to be allowed in the venue:

1) They are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. To clarify, an individual is only considered fully vaccinated if they have received their second dose of a two-dose vaccine (Pfizer or Moderna) or their only dose of a single-dose vaccine (J&J) more than two weeks before the competition. Any dose received after Saturday, December 3rd is insufficient for entrance to the competition.
2) They tested negative for COVID-19 within 96 hours (4 days) of the competition. The date when the test is conducted is what matters, not the date when the results are received. Any test conducted earlier than Tuesday, December 13th is insufficient for entrance to the competition.
Along with a full vaccination or negative test document, a valid ID must be shown and checked at the registration desk on the day of the competition. Any proof sent electronically to the organizers and/or delegates prior to the competition will not be accepted.
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Jerry Yao won with an average of 5.83 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Luke Garrett finished second (6.10) and Patrick Ponce finished third (6.47).

3x3x3 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Jerry Yao 5.32 5.83 United States 5.325.666.225.6011.95
2 Luke Garrett 5.01 6.10 United States 6.246.856.485.015.58
3 Patrick Ponce 5.46 6.47 United States 8.416.715.645.467.06

2x2x2 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Zayn Khanani 0.97 1.12 United States 1.160.981.331.230.97
2 Luke Garrett 1.07 1.43 United States 1.641.402.441.251.07
3 Kerry Creech 1.27 1.58 United States 1.321.452.421.981.27

4x4x4 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Patrick Ponce 19.92 26.36 United States 19.9236.5726.1330.2622.70
2 Benjamin Wei 27.28 28.79 United States 27.2828.4638.9827.4630.44
3 Jerry Yao 26.25 28.98 United States 27.0332.5827.4832.4426.25

6x6x6 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Benjamin Wei 1:25.23 1:26.95 United States 1:25.231:27.551:28.08
2 Patrick Ponce 1:35.43 1:38.04 United States 1:35.431:36.101:42.60
3 Jack Pfeifer 1:32.75 1:40.70 United States 1:47.011:32.751:42.35

7x7x7 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Benjamin Wei 1:53.48 2:04.42 United States 2:04.201:53.482:15.58
2 Jack Pfeifer 2:20.70 2:25.97 United States 2:31.382:20.702:25.82
3 Jerry Yao 2:26.22 2:33.37 United States 2:32.752:41.132:26.22

3x3x3 Fewest Moves

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Christopher Chi 22 22.67 United States 222224
2 Krish Shah-Nathwani 23 23.67 United States 252323
3 Owen Widdis 19 24.00 United States 282519


# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Vishwa Sankar 4.45 5.47 United States 4.457.795.585.775.06
2 Kerry Creech 4.05 5.70 United States 4.894.554.058.207.67
3 Ryan Michael Breen 4.87 5.91 United States 4.87DNF5.325.606.81


# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Owen Chester 35.15 39.15 United States 42.0439.0635.1543.6436.35
2 AJ Kamal 37.18 41.61 United States 37.1842.0641.6442.7741.14
3 Patrick Ponce 35.62 41.63 United States 43.6635.6240.1141.1144.57


# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Marcus Kamen 1.79 1.98 United States 1.951.961.792.022.65
2 Kerry Creech 1.68 2.17 United States 4.132.861.681.891.77
3 Kyle Meade 1.86 2.22 United States 1.882.372.423.041.86


# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Zayn Khanani 1.68 2.31 United States 3.021.682.612.262.06
2 Christopher Chi 2.18 3.04 United States 3.422.832.884.952.18
3 Jack Pfeifer 3.11 3.86 United States 5.373.283.524.773.11


# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Hassan Khanani 5.74 7.09 United States 8.925.747.806.127.34
2 Daniel Karnaukh 5.33 7.30 United States 5.336.317.399.738.19
3 Dominic Cater 6.18 8.51 United States 7.686.187.929.9410.34

4x4x4 Blindfolded

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Christopher Sun 4:11.27 DNF United States 4:51.16DNF4:11.27
2 Michael Ngan (顏律言) 5:24.76 DNF Hong Kong 5:24.76DNFDNF
3 Hassan Khanani 5:37.95 DNF United States 5:37.95DNFDNF
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