Wellington Mind Games 2021


Date
Feb 6, 2021
City
Wellington, New Zealand
Venue

ASB Sports Centre

Address
72 Kemp St, Kilbirnie, Wellington 6022, New Zealand
Details

Matairangi Room

Website
Wellington Mind Games 2021 website
Contact

https://speedcubing.nz/contact-us/

Organizer
Joshua Brungar
WCA Delegate
Alex Asbery
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Information

Wellington Mind Games 2021 is an official World Cube Association (WCA) sanctioned speedcubing competition. It is focused on some of the more mentally demanding events, that are given less of a focus in normal competitions - blindfolded and fewest moves solving, specifically.

The competition is open to all competitors regardless of experience or skill. There will also be event-based time limits in place, to ensure we stay on schedule, especially given the time taken by fewest moves solving. No prior experience in WCA competitions is necessary, but competitors should be familiar with the WCA regulations.

The main event of this competition is Fewest Moves

Events
Main event
Competitors
57
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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Register for this competition here.
There is a competitor limit of 60 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $30 (New Zealand Dollar).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 50% of your registration fee.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
Spectators can attend for free.

Payment is made via the external website with two options to pay, either bank transfer or Paypal.

If registration fills up, a waiting list will be created. The last date to make it off the waiting list would be 24 hours before the competition begins with the conditions being that a spot opens up (someone else pulls out) and payment is completed.

Competitors may make changes to their registered events up until the end of registration.

Highlights
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James Macdiarmid won with a mean of 30.00 moves in the 3x3x3 Fewest Moves event. Tom Stanton-Barnett finished second (35.67) and Finn Trass finished third (40.33).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Chris Mills 6.02 7.13 NR United Kingdom 8.757.407.736.026.26
4x4x4 Cube Ben Kirby 29.73 31.85 New Zealand 31.5536.3929.7332.8531.16
6x6x6 Cube Ben Kirby 1:47.24 NR 1:59.09 New Zealand 1:51.391:47.242:18.65
3x3x3 Blindfolded Ethan Pan 22.35 DNF New Zealand DNF22.35DNF
3x3x3 Fewest Moves James Macdiarmid 26 30.00 New Zealand 263133
Megaminx James Macdiarmid 36.12 41.18 New Zealand 50.7243.2340.3736.1239.95
4x4x4 Blindfolded Tom Nelson 2:02.85 DNF New Zealand 2:02.853:16.09DNF
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Tom Nelson 25/30 56:57 New Zealand 25/30 56:57
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00 Top 8 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
6x6x6 Cube First round Bo1 / Mo3 6:00.00 1 attempt to get < 4:00.00 Top 4 advance to next round
Final Mo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative * Top 4 advance to next round
Final Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Mo3 1 hour
Megaminx First round Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00 Top 4 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 30:00.00 cumulative *
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo3 30:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo1 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00

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Schedule for Saturday (February 06, 2021)

From 07:10 AM
To 08:10 AM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 1)
Matairangi Room
Format
Mo3
Time limit
1 hour
From 08:15 AM
To 09:15 AM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 2)
Matairangi Room
Format
Mo3
Time limit
1 hour
From 09:20 AM
To 10:20 AM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 3)
Matairangi Room
Format
Mo3
Time limit
1 hour
From 10:20 AM
To 10:50 AM
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round
Matairangi Room
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
Proceed
Top 4 advance to next round
From 10:50 AM
To 11:20 AM
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final
Matairangi Room
Format
Bo3
Time limit
30:00.00 cumulative *
From 10:50 AM
To 11:20 AM
Multi-Blind Puzzle Submission
Matairangi Room
From 11:20 AM
To 11:50 AM
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final
Matairangi Room
Format
Bo3
Time limit
30:00.00 cumulative *
From 11:50 AM
To 01:00 PM
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final (Attempt 1)
Matairangi Room
Format
Bo1
Time limit
10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00
From 01:00 PM
To 01:30 PM
Lunch
Matairangi Room
From 01:30 PM
To 01:45 PM
Tutorial for new competitors
Matairangi Room
From 01:45 PM
To 02:45 PM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Matairangi Room
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 02:45 PM
To 03:45 PM
4x4x4 Cube First round
Matairangi Room
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
Proceed
Top 8 advance to next round
From 03:45 PM
To 04:30 PM
6x6x6 Cube First round
Matairangi Room
Format
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
6:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 4:00.00
Proceed
Top 4 advance to next round
From 04:30 PM
To 05:15 PM
Megaminx First round
Matairangi Room
Format
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
Proceed
Top 4 advance to next round
From 05:15 PM
To 05:30 PM
6x6x6 Cube Final
Matairangi Room
Format
Mo3
Time limit
10:00.00
From 05:30 PM
To 05:45 PM
Megaminx Final
Matairangi Room
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 05:45 PM
To 06:00 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
Matairangi Room
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 06:00 PM
To 06:15 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
Matairangi Room
Format
Bo3
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
From 06:15 PM
To 06:30 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Matairangi Room
Format
Ao5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 06:30 PM
To 06:45 PM
Awards
Matairangi Room

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).

Cutoff

The result to beat to proceed to the second phase of a cutoff round (see Regulation 9g).

Format

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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