FMC New Zealand 2022

Nov 26, 2022
Multiple cities, New Zealand

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Multiple locations
FMC New Zealand 2022 website

Speedcubing New Zealand
WCA Delegates
Alex Asbery, David Lim, and Luke Heath-Edwards
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FMC New Zealand 2022 is an official World Cube Association (WCA) sanctioned speedcubing competition. This competition is the national championship for 3x3x3 Fewest Moves and is being held in 3 locations across NZ (Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch). No prior experience is necessary but competitors should be aware of what 3x3x3 Fewest Move involves and how to compete.

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There is a competitor limit of 70 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $20 (New Zealand Dollar).
Registration fees won't be refunded under any circumstance.
Registrants on the waiting list may be accepted onto the competitor list until .
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.

Payment is made via the external website with two options to pay, either bank transfer or Paypal.

Your registration will be effective once we have received your payment, so please get your registration as early as possible to secure your spot. Please be mindful of bank processing times.

If all the registration spots fill up, a waiting list will be created. If a confirmed competitor decides to cancel their registration, then the first competitor on the waiting list will take their place. Competitors on the waiting list will be arranged according to the order in which their registration payment is received. Registration fees will be held by Speedcubing NZ until the final list of competitors is confirmed (24 hours before the competition begins). Those competitors on the waiting list who do not get a confirmed spot will be issued a full refund the week after the competition ends.

Please note that even if the competitor list is not showing as full at the time you register, there may already be other registrations waiting to be accepted, so you are not guaranteed a spot until your registration is accepted and appears on the competitor list

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Tom Nelson won with a mean of 27.00 moves in the 3x3x3 Fewest Moves event. Aneurin Hunt finished second (29.00) and Jack Maddigan finished third (31.33).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Tom Nelson 25 27.00 NR New Zealand 252531
Event Round Format Time limit Proceed
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Mo3 1 hour

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Schedule for Saturday (November 26, 2022)

From 11:00 AM
To 12:00 PM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 1)
Room's name
Time limit
1 hour
From 12:30 PM
To 01:30 PM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 2)
Room's name
Time limit
1 hour
From 02:00 PM
To 03:00 PM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 3)
Room's name
Time limit
1 hour
From 03:10 PM
To 03:30 PM
Room's name


City Venue Address Competitor Limit Delegate
Auckland Takapuna War Memorial Hall 7 The Strand, Takapuna, Auckland 0622 30 David Lim
Wellington Wellington East Girls' College 131 Austin Street, Mount Victoria, Wellington 6011 20 Alex Asbery
Christchurch Cashmere High School 172 Rose Street, Somerfield, Christchurch 8024 20 Luke Heath-Edwards


Auckland Wellington Christchurch
Ashley Foster Aneurin Hunt Cooper Jones
Caleb Hall Ben Kirby Daniel Fraser
Camerone Chin Chris Mills Dwyane Ramos
Carol Chai Jack Maddigan Jasper Murray
Elyas Eyou Jack McDougall Jayden McNeill
Jinsol Hong Jules Graham
Richard Yiheng Tao Kayden Loke Zheng An
Tymon Mieszkowski Levente Swanepoel
Xavier Courteau-Laing Tom Nelson
Tom Stanton-Barnett
Xavier Evans

Wellington Venue Details

Enter via Gate A on Paterson Street and go all the way to the end of the driveway to the Sports Centre. Parking is on the netball courts outside.
The classroom is upstairs in the Sports Centre, number T11 or T12.

Christchurch Venue Details

Classroom W7, on the left if entering from Barrington Street.
Walking from the Barrington Street entrance, once you pass the bike storage, look to your left and walk onto the path between the Marae and the block of classrooms.
When you reach a corner with rooms to your left and in front of you, turn right and follow until the end of the path, where you will find W7.

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 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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