The Glorious North 2015

Aug 1 - 2, 2015
Hale, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

St Peter's Hale

233 Ashley Road, Hale, Greater Manchester, WA15 9SS

Small Hall

The Glorious North 2015 website

Zak Walters & Adam Greenwood

Adam Greenwood and Zak Walters
WCA Delegate
James Molloy
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There is a provisional competitor limit of 50 competitors. Entrance fee is £12, payable on the day.

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Sameer Mahmood won with an average of 8.88 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Simon Crawford finished second (9.57) and Robert Yau finished third (9.85).

African records: Conor Cronin‎ 5x5x5 Cube 1:36.64 (average), Clock 8.29 (average), Skewb 6.00 (average), Square-1 16.31 (single), Square-1 25.88 (average), and 3x3x3 Multi-Blind 4/5 26:33 (single).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Sameer Mahmood 8.18 8.88 United Kingdom 9.378.968.329.648.18
2x2x2 Cube Robert Yau 1.96 2.61 United Kingdom 3.043.632.742.051.96
4x4x4 Cube Sameer Mahmood 35.56 37.05 United Kingdom 36.3637.0437.7535.5644.38
5x5x5 Cube Robert Yau 1:05.12 1:08.00 United Kingdom 1:15.331:05.121:06.561:10.471:06.98
6x6x6 Cube Robert Yau 2:07.13 NR 2:12.63 NR United Kingdom 2:16.422:14.332:07.13
7x7x7 Cube Sameer Mahmood 3:18.83 NR 3:21.14 NR United Kingdom 3:21.913:22.693:18.83
3x3x3 Blindfolded Zak Walters 1:01.14 1:36.28 United Kingdom 1:39.442:08.261:01.14
3x3x3 One-Handed Robert Yau 13.83 15.47 United Kingdom 17.1617.0813.8314.8614.48
Clock Conor Cronin 7.23 8.29 AfR South Africa 7.739.147.238.328.82
Megaminx Chris Wall 50.18 57.24 United Kingdom 59.9456.4458.3050.1856.98
Pyraminx Robert Yau 4.13 5.05 United Kingdom
Skewb Robert Yau 5.27 5.79 United Kingdom 5.307.195.276.435.65
Square-1 Simon Crawford 11.00 13.21 United Kingdom 11.0017.4211.7113.2114.71
4x4x4 Blindfolded Nevins Chan Pak Hoong (陈百鸿) 6:10.67 DNF Malaysia 6:10.67DNFDNF
5x5x5 Blindfolded Nevins Chan Pak Hoong (陈百鸿) 15:35.00 DNF Malaysia 15:35.00DNFDNS
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Lorenzo Vigani Poli 15/15 56:06 NR Italy 15/15 56:06
3x3x3 With Feet Jialin Zhou 1:00.24 1:02.91 United Kingdom 1:00.241:03.891:04.61

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).
A cumulative time limit may be enforced (see Regulation A1a2).
A cumulative time limit may be enforced across rounds (see Guideline A1a2++).


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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