Guildford Open 2013

Guildford Open 2013 took place on 24-25th August at the Trinity Centre, Guildford. Alexander Lau won with an average of 8.25 seconds. Howard Wong Jun Yen finished second (9.48) and Breandan Vallance finished third (10.21). The full results can be found on the WCA website.

The organisation team consisted of Billy Jeffs and James Molloy. The WCA Delegate was Daniel Sheppard.

Congratulations to Sameer Mahmood on breaking the 2×2 Average World Record with an average of 1.96! The world’s first Sub-2 average and at his first competition!

The following Continental Records were set:

5×5 Single: Daniel Cano Salgado – 1:15.72 (South American Record)
5×5 Average: Breandan Vallance – 1:05.73 (European Record)
Pyraminx Average: Conor Cronin – 8.35 (African Record)
Rubik’s Clock Single: Conor Cronin – 11.64 (African Record)
Rubik’s Clock Average: Conor Cronin – 12.29 (African Record)
7×7 Single: Conor Cronin – 5:36.97 (African Record)
7×7 Average: Conor Cronin – 5:56.80 (African Record)
Rubik’s Cube Multiple Blindfolded: Conor Cronin – 5/7 | 41:37 (African Record)

The following UK National Records were set:

4×4 Single: Breandan Vallance – 32.58
4×4 Average: Robert Yau – 37.93
Rubik’s Cube Blindfolded: Oliver Frost – 39.15
Rubik’s Cube Fewest Moves: Daniel Sheppard – 26 (Joint Record)
Pyraminx Average: Luke Hubbard – 4.23
6×6 Average: Robert Yau – 2:23.09
4×4 Blindfolded: Oliver Frost – 2:50.22

15 Irish National Records were set by Ciarán Beahan, 5 Malaysian National Records were set by Howard Wong Yun Jen, 3 Colombian National Records were set by Daniel Cano Salgado, and 1 South African National Record was set by Conor Cronin.