UK Championship 2017

UK Championship 2017 was held at The Forum, Stevenage on 27-29th October 2017.

The organisation team consisted of the following people:
Daniel Sheppard, Evan Liu, James Molloy (Main organisers)
Adam Greenwood, Chris Morris, David Lim, Robert Yau, Ronald Mansveld, Simon Crawford, Zak Walters

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

2017 Podiums

Rubik’s Cube

1. Robert Yau (8.56)
2. Alexander Lau (8.57)
3. George Scholey (8.87)

2x2x2 Cube

1. George Scholey (2.57)
2. Harry Savage (2.57)
3. Callum Hales-Jepp (2.65)

4x4x4 Cube

1. Robert Yau (31.87)
2. Breandan Vallance (36.39)
3. Callum Hales-Jepp (36.62)

5x5x5 Cube

1. Breandan Vallance (1:01.12)
2. Robert Yau (1:02.00)
3. Daniel Sheppard (1:08.17)

6x6x6 Cube

1. Breandan Vallance (2:09.67)
2. Robert Yau (2:20.10)
3. James Molloy (2:26.83)

7x7x7 Cube

1. Robert Yau (2:59.37)
2. Breandan Vallance (3:19.45)
3. Daniel Sheppard (3:33.87)

3x3x3 Blindfolded

1. Christopher Morris (44.99)
2. Oliver Frost (45.47)
3. Bertie Longden (46.41)

3x3x3 Fewest Moves

1. Harry Savage (26.00)
2. Ben Whitmore (29.33)
3. Robert Yau (29.33)

3x3x3 One-Handed

1. Robert Yau (16.37)
2. Louis de Mendonça (16.38)
3. Fabio Schwandt (17.56)

3x3x3 With Feet

1. Callum Hales-Jepp (38.91)
2. Charlie Stark (46.21)
3. Robert Yau (1:06.61)

Megaminx

1. Robert Yau (56.93)
2. Bernard Solomon (59.62)
3. Cormac Farrell (1:05.44)

Pyraminx

1. Harry Savage (3.96)
2. Fabio Schwandt (4.37)
3. Eli Jay (4.57)

Rubik’s Clock

1. James Molloy (7.87)
2. Samuel Spendla (8.01)
3. Sebastian Munster (9.22)

Skewb

1. George Scholey (3.08)
2. Daniel Tidsey (3.47)
3. Harry Savage (3.58)

Square-1

1. Charlie Stark (9.53)
2. Simon Crawford (11.14)
3. Harry Savage (11.81)

4x4x4 Blindfolded

1. Callum Hales-Jepp (4:35.00)
2. Mark Rivers (4:47.53)
3. Oliver Wheat (5:17.58)

5x5x5 Blindfolded

1. Callum Hales-Jepp (12:35.00)
2. Mark Rivers (13:25.00)
3. Harry Savage (17:30.00)

3x3x3 Multi-Blind

1. Ben Ridley (16/18 55:32.00)
2. Oliver Wheat (12/12 57:07.00)
3. Steven Kearns (13/15 55:28.00)

Special mention to Daniel Sheppard, who managed to finish 4th in 7 different events.

The following National Records were set:

7x7x7 Single – Robert Yau – 2:47.35
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Average – Harry Savage – 26.00
Skewb Average (Tied) – George Scholey – 3.08
3x3x3 With Feet Single – Callum Hales-Jepp – 34.80
3x3x3 With Feet Average – Callum Hales-Jepp – 38.91

Philipp Weyer set the European Record single for 3x3x3 One-Handed with a time of 7.77 seconds.

Ainesh Sevellaraja set 3 Malaysian Records
Arthur Garcin set 2 French Records
Ciarán Beahan set 7 Irish Records
Jake Donnelly set 1 Irish Record