Yale Spring 2012

Apr 29, 2012
New Haven, Connecticut, United States

Yale University

1 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511

Sheffield-Sterling-Strathcona Hall, Room 114

Yale Spring 2012 website

Anthony Hsu

Anthony Hsu
WCA Delegate
Tim Reynolds

Registration Fee: $8 if pre-registered and pre-paid, $15 otherwise. Free for Yale students and staff.

Main event
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Andrew Ricci won with an average of 10.01 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Rowe Hessler finished second (11.46) and Tim Reynolds finished third (11.84).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Andrew Ricci 7.96 10.01 United States 8.3010.8310.9110.967.96
2x2x2 Cube Rowe Hessler 2.27 2.72 United States 2.432.272.94DNF2.78
4x4x4 Cube Rowe Hessler 41.88 48.15 United States 58.0549.3049.4641.8845.69
5x5x5 Cube Rowe Hessler 1:26.19 1:33.50 United States 1:26.191:31.651:42.091:31.681:37.18
3x3x3 Blindfolded Noah Arthurs 1:57.09 DNF United States DNF2:11.551:57.09
3x3x3 One-Handed Phil Yu 13.18 17.02 United States 14.9013.1816.2119.9620.36
Pyraminx Ernie Pulchny 7.25 8.91 United States 8.409.6810.387.258.65
Square-1 Kevin Costello III 32.97 44.24 United States 40.6559.3851.2532.9740.81
Magic Ernie Pulchny 0.94 1.26 United States
Master Magic Ernie Pulchny 1.78 2.15 United States 1.882.654.281.781.93
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5
Second round Ao5
Final Ao5
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5
Final Ao5
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
Final Ao5
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Ao5
Final Ao5
Pyraminx Final Ao5
Square-1 Final Ao5
Magic Final Ao5
Master Magic Final Ao5

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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