Newcastle-under-Lyme Open 2017

Apr 15 - 16, 2017
Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, United Kingdom

St John Fisher Catholic College

Ashfields New Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 2SJ

Main Hall

Newcastle-under-Lyme Open 2017 website
Ben Whitmore
WCA Delegates
Daniel Sheppard, Evan Liu, and James Molloy



You must pay the entry fee online via the button on the UKCA site before your registration is approved. This fee is non-refundable, as it represents a commitment to attending the competition. There is a competitor limit of 120. Registration opens at 19:00 on Saturday 28th January and will close at midnight on Sunday 2nd April.

Main event
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Keaton Ellis won with an average of 8.21 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Ben Whitmore finished second (10.03) and Daniel Sheppard finished third (10.33).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Keaton Ellis 7.71 8.21 United States 8.778.097.767.718.91
2x2x2 Cube Lewis Byng 2.18 2.89 United Kingdom
4x4x4 Cube Robert Yau 29.30 31.72 NR United Kingdom 29.3031.8447.9731.8731.44
5x5x5 Cube Robert Yau 1:01.47 1:03.37 United Kingdom 1:01.471:04.371:08.151:03.361:02.38
3x3x3 Blindfolded Callum Hales-Jepp 58.98 DNF United Kingdom DNF1:07.8658.98
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Robert Yau 27 United Kingdom 27
3x3x3 One-Handed Robert Yau 12.68 14.06 United Kingdom 14.1713.6314.3712.6815.50
Clock Evan Liu 4.58 5.74 United States 5.695.715.814.587.36
Megaminx Robert Yau 49.25 59.74 United Kingdom 1:01.631:01.701:06.4755.8949.25
Pyraminx Evan Liu 3.20 3.63 United States 3.2012.934.133.503.26
Skewb George Scholey 3.07 3.58 NR United Kingdom 4.263.434.233.083.07
Square-1 Charlie Stark 9.29 11.79 United Kingdom 12.329.2912.0511.0113.57
5x5x5 Blindfolded Callum Hales-Jepp 11:45.00 DNF United Kingdom 11:45.00DNFDNF

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.