Michigan Cubing Club Alpha 2015

Jan 31, 2015
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Palmer Commons, University of Michigan

100 Washtenaw Avenue

Great Lakes Room (Fourth Floor)

Michigan Cubing Club Alpha 2015 website

Michigan Cubing Club

WCA Delegate
Kit Clement

Thanks to many generous donations from previous competitors, this competition will be free of charge. However, to ensure that the list of pre-registered competitors accurately reflects the number of people attending the event, we will be collecting a $5 deposit via PayPal which can be refunded the day of the competition, or donated to the organizers for future competitions. This deposit will not be refunded if you find that you cannot attend the event.

Main event
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Rami Sbahi won with an average of 9.54 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Andy Denney finished second (9.74) and Phillip Lewicki finished third (9.75).

North American records: Rami Sbahi‎ Skewb 3.49 (average).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Rami Sbahi 8.47 9.54 United States 8.6810.0711.259.878.47
5x5x5 Cube Louis Cormier 1:09.86 1:13.14 Canada 1:14.491:15.221:14.221:10.721:09.86
7x7x7 Cube Louis Cormier 3:21.49 3:24.50 NR Canada 3:28.373:23.633:21.49
3x3x3 Blindfolded Sreeram Venkatarao 28.02 DNF United States DNF28.0234.96
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Mark Boyanowski 30 United States 30
3x3x3 One-Handed Shreyas Talamakki 15.87 17.57 India 16.4019.4516.8715.8719.47
Pyraminx Rami Sbahi 4.21 4.90 United States 4.215.424.766.164.51
Skewb Rami Sbahi 2.60 3.49 NAR United States 3.322.603.673.473.82
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
7x7x7 Cube First round Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 6:30.00
Final Mo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 10:00.00
Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Bo1 1 hour
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Second round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Pyraminx First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 20.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Skewb First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00
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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