Welwyn Garden City Open 2014 took place on the 5th and 6th April in the Collingwood Suite at Gosling Sports Park in Welwyn Garden City. Alexander Lau won with a new ER average of 7.52 seconds. Robert Yau finished second (9.46) and Breandan Vallance finished third (9.69). The full results can be found on the WCA website.
The organisation team consisted of Billy Jeffs and James Molloy. The WCA Delegates were Daniel Sheppard and James Molloy.
The following Continental Records were set:
Rubik’s Cube Average: Alexander Lau – 7.52 (European Record)
Rubik’s Cube Blindfolded Single: Conor Cronin – 2:05.90 (African Record)
Pyraminx Average: Conor Cronin – 7.29 (African Record)
Rubik’s Clock Single: Conor Cronin – 7.91 (African Record)
Skewb Single: Conor Cronin – 8.90 (African Record)
Skewb Average: Conor Cronin – 14.25 (African Record)
4×4 Blindfolded: Conor Cronin – 12:42.00 (African Record)
The following UK National Records were set:
2×2 Single: Ben Whitmore – 0.75
Rubik’s Cube Blindfolded Mean: Oliver Frost – 50.02
7×7 Single: Daniel Sheppard – 3:37.79
7×7 Average: Robert Yau – 3:43.69
Rubik’s Cube Multiple Blindfolded: Oliver Frost – 19/21 | 50:24
8 Cypriot National Records were set by Maria Koukou, 7 Georgian National Records were set by Giorgi Tarielashvili (გიორგი ტარიელაშვილი), 4 South African National Records were set by Conor Cronin, and 1 Malaysian National Record was set by Nevins Chan Pak Hoong (陈百鸿).