UK Championship 2016


The UK Rubik’s Cube Championship 2016 was held on 4-6th November in the Wessex Suite at the Mercure Grand Hotel Bristol

The organisation team consisted of the following people:
Daniel Sheppard, James Molloy, Evan Liu (Main organisers)
Billy Jeffs (Venue and Press Coordinator)
Adam Greenwood, Ronald Mansveld, Zak Walters, Oliver Frost, Robert Yau

This competition was kindly sponsored by Rubik’s Brand Ltd and John Adams.

2016 Champions

Rubik’s Cube: Alexander Lau
4x4x4: Robert Yau
5x5x5: Breandan Vallance
2x2x2: Callum Hales-Jepp
3x3x3 Blindfolded: Oliver Frost
3x3x3 One-Handed: Robert Yau
3x3x3 Fewest Moves: Harry Savage
3x3x3 With Feet: Callum Hales-Jepp
Megaminx: Robert Yau
Pyraminx: Harry Savage
Square-1: Charlie Stark
Rubik’s Clock: Daniel Sheppard
Skewb: George Scholey
6x6x6: Robert Yau
7x7x7: Robert Yau
4x4x4 Blindfolded: Harry Savage
5x5x5 Blindfolded: Callum Hales-Jepp
3x3x3 Multiple Blindfolded: Callum Hales-Jepp

The following National Records were set:
Megaminx Average – Robert Yau – 53.18
Square-1 Single – Charlie Stark – 7.73
Square-1 Average – Charlie Stark – 10.00
Skewb Average – George Scholey – 3.88
3x3x3 With Feet Single – Callum Hales-Jepp – 37.11
3x3x3 With Feet Average – Callum Hales-Jepp – 40.56
Special mention to Harry Savage (3.90) and Fabio Schwandt (3.92) who both beat the previous Skewb NR, but won’t be credited officially for it.

Evan Liu set a North American Record average in Clock with 5.90
Ciarán Beahan set 7 Irish Records
Morten Arborg set 3 Norwegian Records
Erik Sophocleous set 2 Cypriot Records