Birmingham Open 2016

Dec 17 - 18, 2016
Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom

Aston Manor Academy

Phillips Street, Birmingham, B6 4PZ

Sports Hall

Birmingham Open 2016 website
Organization team
Cameron Gerleman, Evan Liu, and Ian Gerleman
WCA Delegates
Evan Liu and James Molloy

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Robert Yau won with an average of 9.20 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Breandan Vallance finished second (9.75) and Ben Whitmore finished third (10.34).

World records: Evan Liu‎ Clock 5.33 (average).

African records: Jesse Tipton‎ 3x3x3 With Feet 1:36.71 (single) and 3x3x3 With Feet 1:52.63 (average).

European records: Charlie Stark‎ Square-1 9.47 (average).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Robert Yau 8.31 9.20 United Kingdom 8.318.799.089.729.77
2x2x2 Cube Ben Whitmore 1.31 2.47 United Kingdom 2.312.594.242.501.31
4x4x4 Cube Robert Yau 33.68 35.96 United Kingdom 35.0533.6834.6142.7938.22
5x5x5 Cube Breandan Vallance 1:00.81 1:04.84 United Kingdom 1:07.891:05.541:02.561:00.811:06.43
6x6x6 Cube Breandan Vallance 2:07.34 2:13.21 United Kingdom 2:11.942:07.342:20.35
7x7x7 Cube Evan Liu 3:16.92 3:24.79 United States 3:36.823:20.623:16.92
3x3x3 Blindfolded Callum Hales-Jepp 53.74 59.60 United Kingdom 1:02.9553.741:02.10
3x3x3 One-Handed Robert Yau 14.39 17.08 United Kingdom 16.2617.5718.5517.4014.39
Clock Evan Liu 6.01 8.31 United States 6.018.82DNF7.618.50
Megaminx Robert Yau 54.41 1:00.70 United Kingdom 1:00.961:01.081:00.0654.411:01.87
Pyraminx Harry Savage 3.10 3.48 United Kingdom 4.883.103.183.363.89
Skewb Karam Al-Robaie 3.98 4.26 United Kingdom 8.423.984.314.424.06
Square-1 Charlie Stark 8.45 9.47 ER United Kingdom 8.568.4513.958.8111.05
5x5x5 Blindfolded Callum Hales-Jepp 8:29.67 DNF United Kingdom 8:45.788:29.67DNF
3x3x3 With Feet Callum Hales-Jepp 43.93 52.51 United Kingdom 45.911:07.6843.93
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Second round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
5x5x5 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
6x6x6 Cube First round Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 5:00.00
Final Mo3 10:00.00
7x7x7 Cube First round Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 7:00.00
Final Mo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Clock First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Megaminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
Pyraminx Final Ao5 10:00.00
Skewb First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Square-1 Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo3 25:00.00
3x3x3 With Feet Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 2:30.00

Time limit

If you reach the time limit during your solve, the judge will stop you and your result will be DNF (see Regulation A1a4).


The result to beat to proceed to the second phase of a cutoff round (see Regulation 9g).


The format describes how to determine the ranking of competitors based on their results. The list of allowed formats per event is described in Regulation 9b. See Regulation 9f for a description of each format.

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