Manchester Open 2016

Jan 30 - 31, 2016
Salford, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

Buile Hill Visual Arts College

Eccles Old Road, Salford, M6 8RD

School Hall

Manchester Open 2016 website
Organization team
Nevins Chan Pak Hoong (陈百鸿) and Zak Walters
WCA Delegates
Evan Liu and James Molloy

Registration will open at 7pm on Friday 4th December. Competitor limit of 120. Please see the website for more information

Main event
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Robert Yau won with an average of 9.72 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Breandan Vallance finished second (10.21) and Robert Clarke finished third (10.89).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Robert Yau 8.66 9.72 United Kingdom 10.2610.809.448.669.46
2x2x2 Cube Callum Hales-Jepp 2.16 3.36 United Kingdom
4x4x4 Cube Robert Yau 32.43 34.93 United Kingdom 36.5134.0132.4337.6134.28
5x5x5 Cube Breandan Vallance 57.90 1:01.48 United Kingdom 1:03.581:01.1757.9059.70DNF
6x6x6 Cube Evan Liu 2:15.41 2:17.41 United States 2:15.412:20.582:16.25
7x7x7 Cube Robert Yau 3:17.09 3:28.43 United Kingdom 3:37.943:30.263:17.09
3x3x3 Blindfolded Evan Liu 1:06.24 DNF United States DNF1:06.24DNF
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Thom Barlow 33 United Kingdom 33
3x3x3 One-Handed Robert Yau 14.33 16.25 United Kingdom 16.1314.3316.3316.2820.65
Clock Evan Liu 5.92 6.79 United States 7.946.767.256.365.92
Pyraminx Evan Liu 4.31 4.91 United States 6.564.604.315.264.88
Skewb Eli Jay 2.78 5.70 United Kingdom 7.352.784.105.657.34
Square-1 Charlie Stark 14.42 16.37 United Kingdom 15.8417.4217.4715.8614.42
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Evan Liu 9/9 36:01 United States 9/9 36:01

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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