Oxford Open 2014

Oxford Open 2014 took place on the 17th and 18th of May at the East Oxford Community Centre in Oxford. Cornelius Dieckmann won with an average of 9.01 seconds. Ciarán Beahan finished second (10.30) and Breandan Vallance finished third (10.44). The full results can be found on the WCA website.

The organisation team consisted of Evan Liu with the WCA Delegates, Daniel Sheppard and James Molloy.

Congratulations to our two world record breakers at this competition!

Evan Liu on breaking his own Rubik’s Clock Average World Record once again with an average of 6.61! This beat his own previous world record by 0.07 seconds that he had previously set at the Nottingham Open 2014.
Oliver Frost on breaking the 4×4 Blindfolded World Record with a time of 2:30.47! This took a slim 0.15 seconds off of the previous record held by Marcell Endrey!

The following Continental Records were set:

5×5 Single: Breandan Vallance – 57.38 (European Record)

The following UK National Records were set:

Rubik’s Cube Blindfolded Mean: Oliver Frost – 48.42
Fewest Moves Single: Daniel Sheppard – 24
Fewest Moves Mean: Daniel Sheppard – 27.33
Pyraminx Average: Luke Hubbard – 4.05

16 Irish National Records were set by Ciarán Beahan, 1 German National Record was set by Cornelius Dieckmann and 1 Malaysian National Record was set by Nevins Chan Pak Hoong (陈百鸿).