Saitama 2018

Nov 11, 2018
Saitama, Saitama, Japan

西与野コミュニティホール (Nishi-Yono Community Hall)

〒338-0005 さいたま市中央区桜丘2-6-28 (2-6-28, Sakuragaoka, Chuo, Saitama, Saitama)

多目的ホール (Multipurpose Hall)

Masayuki Hirai (平井雅之), Tatsuya Kusanagi (草彅達也), and Yuya Ito (伊藤友哉)
WCA Delegates
Kei Suga (須賀慶), Shuhei Omura (大村周平), Yuji Suse (巣瀬雄史), and Yuki Tanaka (田中悠樹)

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Saitama 2018 is characterized by multiple rounds of events less frequently held. It includes two rounds for 3x3x3, 7x7x7, 3x3x3 blindfolded, Megaminx and three rounds for Skewb and Square-1.
For smoothness of the competition, we introduce some experimental round procedure (announced later.)

Main event
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

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There is a competitor limit of 80 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is ¥2,000 (Japanese Yen).
Registration fees won't be refunded under any circumstance.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
Spectators can attend for free.

●Details on registration fee
Competitor only for 3x3x3: 2,000 JPY
Competitor for other than 3x3x3: 3,000 JPY
Please pay at the venue on the competition day. (Sorry we accept cash only.)

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Arifumi Fushimi (伏見有史) won with an average of 8.25 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Asato Irifune (入船朝斗) finished second (8.46) and Makoto Takaoka (高岡誠) finished third (9.23).

Asian records: Makoto Takaoka (高岡誠)‎ Square-1 7.74 (average).

3x3x3 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Arifumi Fushimi (伏見有史) 5.71 NR 8.25 Japan 8.977.179.378.605.71
2 Asato Irifune (入船朝斗) 7.70 8.46 Japan 8.977.749.327.708.68
3 Makoto Takaoka (高岡誠) 8.29 9.23 Japan 9.179.708.2910.358.82

7x7x7 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Tomoya Iida (飯田朋也) 2:53.45 2:56.99 Japan 3:03.282:54.252:53.45
2 Shuhei Omura (大村周平) 2:58.30 3:04.12 Japan 3:04.193:09.872:58.30
3 Tomohiro Kobayashi (小林知広) 3:06.16 3:11.50 Japan 3:11.313:06.163:17.04

3x3x3 Blindfolded

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Ahsanul Insan Hamid 37.84 DNF Indonesia DNF37.84DNF
2 Yuhei Takagi (高木佑平) 41.80 DNF Japan 49.36DNF41.80
3 Yuta Okada (岡田雄太) 50.08 DNF Japan 50.08DNFDNF


# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Masayuki Hirai (平井雅之) 40.21 43.74 Japan 43.5340.2145.5646.6942.14
2 Arifumi Fushimi (伏見有史) 41.45 45.17 Japan 47.5944.751:20.3343.1641.45
3 Kaito Mori (森海斗) 43.45 50.92 Japan 52.3453.9955.7843.4546.42


# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Noriyuki Okada (岡田典之) 1.94 2.96 Japan 1.943.752.604.032.52
2 Makoto Takaoka (高岡誠) 2.13 4.11 Japan 2.135.784.404.333.59
3 Taiga Takaoka (高岡汰虎) 3.54 4.36 Japan 6.504.084.523.544.48


# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Makoto Takaoka (高岡誠) 7.31 7.74 AsR Japan 7.3110.648.187.587.45
2 Ryota Aoki (青木涼太) 8.62 9.90 Japan 9.2111.408.6215.769.08
3 Tatsuya Kusanagi (草彅達也) 9.48 12.13 Japan 9.4814.0412.0218.9210.33