Caltech Fall 2015

Nov 21, 2015
Pasadena, California, United States

California Institute of Technology

330 S Holliston Avenue, Pasadena, California 91125

Annenberg Center, room 105. See website for more details.

Caltech Fall 2015 website

Xi Xu

Michael Young and Xi Xu
WCA Delegate
James Hamory

The cost of registration is $10 if you are doing four or fewer events, and $20 if you are doing five or more events. If you do not pre-register online by Nov 14th, the fee will be doubled. There is a 100-person competitor limit. If you are a Caltech student, just show your student ID and the registration fee will be waived. $1 per competitor goes to the WCA.

Main event
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Zhouheng Sun (孙舟横) won with an average of 8.83 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Nick Stanton finished second (9.02) and Everett Kelly finished third (9.88).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Zhouheng Sun (孙舟横) 8.06 8.83 China 9.598.068.679.638.22
2x2x2 Cube Everett Kelly 2.72 3.02 United States 11.662.863.372.842.72
4x4x4 Cube Max Park 31.10 33.40 United States 35.6932.8731.1043.5731.64
3x3x3 Blindfolded Sreeram Venkatarao 30.38 DNF United States DNF51.7730.38
3x3x3 One-Handed Andrew Nathenson 14.14 15.30 United States 16.5816.3414.2015.3514.14
Skewb Jungwoo Kim (김정우) 3.06 4.06 Republic of Korea 3.063.964.273.946.35
Square-1 Michael Young 11.69 14.65 United States 15.5511.6915.3213.0716.92
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 Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:10.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo2 / Bo3 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 5:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Skewb Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00
Square-1 First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00

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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