Fantastic Manhattan Competition 2016

Aug 20, 2016
New York, New York, United States

Contra Studios in Manhattan

Contra Studios, 5th Floor, 122 W 26th St, New York, NY 10001

Parking is difficult and limited in Manhattan, so mass transit is recommended.

Fantastic Manhattan Competition 2016 website

Alex Maass

Alex Maass
WCA Delegate
Arthur Adams

This competition features non-traditional events, and for example will not have a 3x3 speedsolve event. The competition is limited to the first 50 people registered.

Registration requirements
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North American records: Mark Boyanowski‎ 4x4x4 Blindfolded 4:16.49 (average).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Blindfolded Sreeram Venkatarao 27.70 DNF United States 38.3327.70DNF
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Mark Boyanowski 23 26.67 United States 272330
Clock Livia Kleiner 7.38 8.57 United States 9.247.388.777.7012.43
Megaminx Nicolas Naing 42.29 45.86 United States 42.2950.4545.9047.2644.43
Pyraminx Livia Kleiner 1.77 2.67 United States 2.562.013.431.773.90
Square-1 Brandon Lin 9.54 10.07 United States 9.549.9011.6210.409.91
4x4x4 Blindfolded Mark Boyanowski 3:56.68 4:16.49 NAR United States 3:56.684:29.994:22.81
5x5x5 Blindfolded Fabrizio Cirnigliaro 24:26.00 DNF Italy DNFDNF24:26.00
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Mark Boyanowski 31/38 58:33 United States 31/38 58:33DNFDNS
3x3x3 With Feet Roy Lee 50.08 53.10 United States 55.8653.3650.08
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Mo3 1 hour
Clock First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Megaminx First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Square-1 Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 15:00.00
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo3 25:00.00
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo3 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00
3x3x3 With Feet First round Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 5:00.00
Final Mo3 10:00.00

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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