Rapid Dash Open 2012

Apr 14 - 15, 2012
Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom

The Trinity Centre

5 Trinity Churchyard, GU1 3RR

Trinity Churchyard

Rapid Dash Open 2012 website

James Molloy,Chris Wright,Daniel Sheppard

Chris Wright, Daniel Sheppard, and James Molloy
WCA Delegate
Daniel Sheppard

Will be done via email with details on the website. Competitor limit will be 50. The competition will be open to anyone. Registration fee will be £15 for 2 days, or £7.50 for one day.

Main event
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Alexander Lau won with an average of 10.00 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Robert Yau finished second (10.64) and Thom Barlow finished third (11.35).

World records: Daniel Sheppard‎ 5x5x5 Blindfolded 7:05.68 (single).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Alexander Lau 9.00 10.00 United Kingdom 10.9011.639.159.009.94
2x2x2 Cube Rowan Kinneavy 1.72 3.68 United Kingdom 3.311.723.913.814.63
4x4x4 Cube Robert Yau 35.88 NR 42.59 United Kingdom 47.7243.0243.9040.8435.88
5x5x5 Cube Breandan Vallance 1:06.00 1:11.59 NR United Kingdom 1:17.281:12.631:09.811:06.001:12.33
6x6x6 Cube Breandan Vallance 2:34.06 2:39.51 United Kingdom 2:45.412:34.062:39.06
7x7x7 Cube Robert Yau 4:49.81 4:50.90 United Kingdom 4:52.154:50.754:49.81
3x3x3 Blindfolded Joey Gouly 2:03.34 DNF United Kingdom DNF2:03.34DNF
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Daniel Sheppard 26 NR United Kingdom 26
3x3x3 One-Handed Rowan Kinneavy 15.90 18.90 United Kingdom 19.9115.9020.2218.4018.40
Clock Daniel Sheppard 7.61 8.80 United Kingdom 8.057.618.849.5012.58
Megaminx Oscar Roth Andersen 50.30 56.39 NR Denmark 51.501:04.211:04.0353.6550.30
Pyraminx Oscar Roth Andersen 2.77 4.48 Denmark 4.502.77DNF5.753.18
Square-1 Robert Yau 13.18 19.70 United Kingdom 22.5913.5922.93DNF13.18
4x4x4 Blindfolded Chung Tze Yang (鍾志扬) 11:16.00 DNF Malaysia DNFDNF11:16.00
5x5x5 Blindfolded Daniel Sheppard 7:05.68 WR DNF United Kingdom 7:05.68DNSDNS
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Daniel Sheppard 5/5 8:16 United Kingdom 5/5 8:16
3x3x3 With Feet Daniel Sheppard 1:35.15 1:38.17 United Kingdom 1:41.161:35.151:38.19
Magic Leon Parfitt 1.08 1.27 United Kingdom
Master Magic Thom Barlow 3.00 3.82 United Kingdom 5.183.593.064.803.00
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5
Second round Ao5
Final Ao5
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5
Second round Ao5
Final Ao5
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
Final Ao5
5x5x5 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
Final Ao5
6x6x6 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 1 attempt to get < 5:00.00
7x7x7 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 1 attempt to get < 7:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo2 / Bo3 2 attempts to get < 4:00.00
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Bo1 1 hour
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Final Ao5
Clock First round Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 30.00
Final Ao5
Megaminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5
Final Ao5
Square-1 First round Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Final Ao5
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo3
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo1 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00
3x3x3 With Feet Final Bo1 / Bo3 1 attempt to get < 2:30.00
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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