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David Nguyen won the Sioux Falls Summer 2018 with an average of 7.86 seconds. Logan McGraw finished second (10.05) and Walker Welch finished third (10.06).

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Raymond Goslow won the Wyoming Jackalope Dash 2018 with an average of 10.67 seconds. Brendan Bakker finished second (12.06) and George Higgins finished third (12.39).

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We are happy to announce that we have a new Committee Leader. Walker Welch will become the new Leader of the WCA Ethics Committee (WEC). Walker was already working as a member of the WEC.

Walker was selected by the WCA Board and approved in a voting among the current Committee/Team Leaders and Senior Delegates, following Section 4 of our Motion 10.2017.0 about WCA Committees and Teams.

We wish Walker the best of luck in fulfilling his new duties!

The new Leader will be promoted immediately. Walker Welch was one among five applicants for the position and all candidacy documents can be found here for anyone interested in viewing them.

List of the other candidates who applied:
- Joseph Blas
- Abhijeet Ghodgaonkar
- Callum Goodyear
- Chris Krueger

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Allen John won the Cochin Monsoon Open 2018 with an average of 15.99 seconds in the 3x3x3 One-Handed event. Jishnu Jeevan finished second (17.08) and Sidharth Thachilath Sudheer finished third (18.59).

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Hassen Kallala won the Finally Tunis Open 2018 with an average of 9.75 seconds. Moez Boussarsar finished second (11.02) and Emna Boughizane finished third (11.44).

African records: Emna Boughizane‎ Megaminx 1:01.98 (average), Hassen Kallala‎ Square-1 14.14 (average), Moez Boussarsar‎ 2x2x2 Cube 1.05 (single).

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The German Big Cube Open 2018 will take place on November 3 - 4, 2018 in Düsseldorf, Germany. Check out the German Big Cube Open 2018 website for more information and registration.

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The MIT Fall 2018 will take place on October 6, 2018 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Check out the MIT Fall 2018 website for more information and registration.

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The Tokyo Pyraminx Returns 2018 will take place on September 22, 2018 in Tachikawa, Tokyo, Japan. Check out the Tokyo Pyraminx Returns 2018 website for more information and registration.

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The Polish Championship 2018 will take place on October 26 - 28, 2018 in Bydgoszcz, Poland. Check out the Polish Championship 2018 website for more information and registration.

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The Sergio Arboleda 2018 will take place on September 15, 2018 in Bogotá, Colombia. Check out the Sergio Arboleda 2018 website for more information and registration.

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The LLS VII Final 2018 will take place on September 15 - 16, 2018 in Lublin, Poland. Check out the LLS VII Final 2018 website for more information and registration.

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Akash Rupela won the Tajikistan Open 2018 with an average of 9.90 seconds. Clément Cherblanc finished second (10.06) and Dilshodbek Kholmurodov finished third (12.96).

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Allan Tabriez Rosyada won the Indonesian Championship 2018 with an average of 9.60 seconds. Anang Hariyanto Nurhadi finished second (10.19) and Farras Ahmad Fajari finished third (10.43).

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Haluk Ulkusal won the Constanta Cube Days 2018 with an average of 8.40 seconds. Martin Fronescu finished second (9.05) and János Bereczki finished third (9.68).

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Victor Medeiros Rebouças won the Campeonato Interescolar JC 2018 with an average of 10.01 seconds. Daniel Gomes da Silva Filho finished second (12.09) and Jefferson Nunes Brito de Oliveira finished third (14.24).

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Jhoan Andrade won the Ibarra Open 2018 with an average of 11.33 seconds. Renato Rivera finished second (11.87) and Michael Kevin Astudillo Muñoz finished third (12.72).

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The Chester Open 2019 will take place on March 30 - 31, 2019 in Chester, United Kingdom. Check out the Chester Open 2019 website for more information and registration.

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The Arnold Open 2018 will take place on September 29 - 30, 2018 in L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain. Check out the Arnold Open 2018 website for more information and registration.

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The Hiroshima 2018 will take place on October 7, 2018 in Hiroshima, Japan. Check out the Hiroshima 2018 website for more information and registration.

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The Lower Moreland Fall 2018 will take place on November 10, 2018 in Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, United States. Check out the Lower Moreland Fall 2018 website for more information and registration.

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Muhammad Haris Aamir won the Pakistan Open 2018 with an average of 13.06 seconds. Muhammad Ahsan Kaleem finished second (13.69) and Aayan Alam finished third (13.84).

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Mika Smulders won the Belgian Summer 2018 with an average of 8.66 seconds. Francisco Hamlin finished second (9.45) and Daan Baartmans finished third (9.66).

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Martin Vædele Egdal won the Dåstrup Sleepover 2018 with an average of 7.73 seconds. Peter Nielsen finished second (8.65) and Rasmus Stub Detlefsen finished third (8.70).

World records: Rasmus Stub Detlefsen‎ Square-1 7.14 (average).

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Elvin Thorsen won the Sala Summer Blind 2018 with an average of 9.69 seconds. Alexander Tosting finished second (10.61) and Daniel Wallin finished third (10.66).

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Mykyta Tytar (Микита Титарь) won the Kharkiv Open 2018 with an average of 8.45 seconds. Lev Holub (Лев Голуб) finished second (9.37) and Ihor Bilchenko (Ігор Більченко) finished third (9.40).