Manchester Open 2017 was held on 14-15th January 2017 at Oasis Academy MediaCityUK. The competition was organised by Nevins Chan and Zak Walters, and delegated by Daniel Sheppard, James Molloy and Evan Liu.
Cornelius Dieckmann won the competition with an average of 8.98 seconds. Sameer Mahmood finished second (9.29) and Breandan Vallance finished third (9.31).
The following UK National Records were set:
7x7x7 Single – Sameer Mahmood – 2:59.97
7x7x7 Mean – Sameer Mahmood – 3:08.52
Skewb Average – Eli Jay – 3.83
(George Scholey also beat the previous Skewb NR average with a 3.84)
Khalfan Salim Al-Arfi set 4 Omani Records