Empire State Winter A 2022

Jan 15, 2022
Albany, New York, United States

Albany Capital Center

55 Eagle St, Albany, NY 12207

Level 2 Pre-Function

Organization team
Evan Liu, Lauren Phung, and Louis Meunier
WCA Delegates
Evan Liu and Lauren Phung
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This is a series competition with Empire State Winter B 2022. You may only register for and compete in one of the two competitions. If you have already registered (with payment) for Empire State Winter B 2022, your registration for this competition will be rejected.

Competitors may bring at most one guest. This will be checked at the entrance of the competition.

All attendees (competitors + guests) must show valid proof of at least one of the following two requirements to be allowed in the venue:

1) 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, January 1st is insufficient for entrance to the competition.
2) 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, January 11th is insufficient for entrance to the competition.
Along with a full vaccination or negative test document, a valid ID must be shown and checked at the registration desk on the day of the competition. Any proof sent electronically to the organizers and/or delegates prior to the competition will not be accepted.
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Patrick Ponce won with an average of 6.33 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Rami Sbahi finished second (7.73) and Chengyang Song (宋成阳) finished third (7.82).

North American records: Nicolas Naing‎ Megaminx 28.19 (single) and Megaminx 32.42 (average).

3x3x3 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Patrick Ponce 4.93 6.33 United States 4.935.946.806.268.20
2 Rami Sbahi 6.96 7.73 United States 7.998.107.106.968.32
3 Chengyang Song (宋成阳) 7.26 7.82 China

4x4x4 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Patrick Ponce 21.46 24.08 United States 21.4625.2925.3331.8421.62
2 Louis Meunier 29.22 32.44 United States 31.3232.8833.1733.1229.22
3 Rami Sbahi 29.36 34.16 United States 34.0433.2129.3636.6335.23

6x6x6 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Patrick Ponce 1:40.09 1:47.06 United States 1:40.091:47.691:53.40
2 Chengyang Song (宋成阳) 2:13.51 2:19.24 China 2:13.512:22.582:21.63
3 Rami Sbahi 2:20.71 2:24.07 United States 2:20.712:21.862:29.64

3x3x3 One-Handed

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Patrick Ponce 8.38 10.51 United States 8.389.3312.2913.639.90
2 Richard Jiankun Peng (彭健坤) 11.33 13.12 China 14.7713.0411.3311.7414.59
3 Rami Sbahi 12.59 13.61 United States 16.1412.5914.5912.7113.53


# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Nicolas Naing 28.19 NAR 32.42 NAR United States 33.7234.5230.5432.9928.19
2 Rami Sbahi 44.22 45.99 United States 46.9244.2245.2745.7949.94
3 Patrick Ponce 40.72 47.20 United States 46.6549.3451.9045.6140.72
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