Empire State Spring 2022

Apr 30 - May 1, 2022
Albany, New York, United States

Albany Capital Center

55 Eagle St, Albany, NY 12207

Meeting Room 2

Organization team
Evan Liu and Louis Meunier
WCA Delegate
Evan Liu
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Day 1 Events: 6x6 Cube, 7x7 Cube, Clock, Megaminx, Pyraminx
Day 2 Events: 2x2 Cube, 3x3 Cube, 4x4 Cube, 5x5 Cube

Competitors may bring at most one guest.

This competition will be held in Meeting Room 2, which is on the 1st floor and NOT the same room where the previous two Empire State competitions took place.

All attendees (competitors + guests) must show valid proof that they satisfy one of the following two requirements in order to be allowed in the venue:

-They are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. To clarify, an individual is only considered fully vaccinated if they have received their second dose of a two-dose vaccine (Pfizer or Moderna) or their only dose of a single-dose vaccine (J&J) more than two weeks before the competition. Any dose received after Saturday, April 16th is insufficient for entrance to the competition.


-They tested negative for COVID-19 within 96 hours (4 days) of the competition. The date when the test is conducted is what matters, not the date when the results are received. Any test conducted earlier than Tuesday, April 26th is insufficient for entrance to the competition.
Main event
Registration period

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There is a competitor limit of 90 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $30 (United States Dollar).
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Christopher Sun won with an average of 6.89 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Brandon Nunez finished second (7.80) and Jerry Yao finished third (8.27).

3x3x3 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Christopher Sun 5.83 6.89 United States 5.836.947.326.806.94
2 Brandon Nunez 6.62 7.80 United States 7.488.087.858.786.62
3 Jerry Yao 5.06 8.27 United States 5.0610.049.398.207.22

2x2x2 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Jerry Yao 1.45 1.64 United States 1.45DNF1.721.641.55
2 Aedan Bryant 1.49 2.35 United States 1.492.642.452.252.36
3 Boris McCoy 1.49 2.49 United States 1.893.442.154.521.49

4x4x4 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Ari Randers-Pehrson 21.87 26.35 United States 29.1421.8726.9226.0326.11
2 Christopher Sun 25.24 28.18 United States 28.7833.7528.9225.2426.84
3 Brandon Nunez 24.15 28.57 United States 28.7024.1529.2832.0727.73

5x5x5 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Brandon Nunez 45.95 48.29 United States 54.6250.0346.3448.4945.95
2 Ari Randers-Pehrson 49.97 53.68 United States 52.7853.2849.9756.9254.97
3 Christopher Sun 54.50 56.23 United States 57.13DNF54.5054.5057.05

6x6x6 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Brandon Nunez 1:31.19 1:36.22 United States 1:41.091:36.381:31.19
2 Jerry Yao 1:46.26 1:48.98 United States 1:46.261:48.211:52.46
3 Ari Randers-Pehrson 1:43.79 1:51.71 United States 1:51.351:59.991:43.79

7x7x7 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Brandon Nunez 2:31.92 2:37.00 United States 2:33.052:46.022:31.92
2 Evan Liu 2:32.28 2:39.87 United States 2:49.382:32.282:37.96
3 Alexei Sinyavin 2:35.26 2:43.05 United States 2:50.792:43.102:35.26


# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Joshua Marriott 4.00 5.15 United States 7.575.144.004.925.39
2 Aedan Bryant 4.37 6.00 United States 6.086.524.37DNF5.39
3 Carter Williams 4.16 6.32 United States 7.714.16DNF6.155.09


# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Alexei Sinyavin 31.71 34.13 United States 31.7134.8336.3634.5533.01
2 Noah Melita 38.87 47.43 United States 47.3347.3747.5851.6438.87
3 Christopher Sun 45.67 50.22 United States 47.4256.2949.7945.6753.44


# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Heath Flick 2.22 2.87 United States
2 Kyle Meade 2.23 3.30 United States 2.235.563.753.312.84
3 Aedan Bryant 1.93 3.81 United States 3.494.894.283.651.93
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