The Great British Blind Off 2019

Jan 19 - 20, 2019
Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom

The Rowton Hotel

145 Alcester Street, Birmingham B12 0PJ, UK

Moseley Suite

Organization team
Christopher Morris and Sam Spendla
WCA Delegates
James Molloy and Sam Spendla
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PLEASE NOTE: This is a Blindfolded & Fewest Moves specialist competition. There will be no regular speedsolving events held. We do not recommend this competition to first time competitors. Please make sure to read all the information in the tabs above.

The winner of 3x3 Blindfolded will be announced as the winner of the competition.

Main event
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There is a competitor limit of 32 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is £29.95 (British Pound).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 100% of your registration fee.
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Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Berta García Parra won with a single solve of 22.22 seconds in the 3x3x3 Blindfolded event. Sebastiano Tronto finished second (22.66) and Arthur Garcin finished third (25.38).

World records: Harry Savage‎ 3x3x3 Fewest Moves 17 (single); Sebastiano Tronto‎ 3x3x3 Fewest Moves 24.00 (average).

African records: Timothy Lawrance‎ 3x3x3 Fewest Moves 31 (single), 3x3x3 Fewest Moves 31.33 (average), 3x3x3 Fewest Moves 27 (single), and 3x3x3 Fewest Moves 31.00 (average).

3x3x3 Blindfolded

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Berta García Parra 22.22 DNF Spain DNFDNF22.22
2 Sebastiano Tronto 22.66 25.24 NR Italy 29.9322.6623.12
3 Arthur Garcin 25.38 DNF France 25.38DNFDNF

3x3x3 Fewest Moves

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Harry Savage 23 24.33 NR United Kingdom 252523
2 Fabio Schwandt 20 25.00 United Kingdom 202926
3 Sebastiano Tronto 23 25.33 Italy 232726

4x4x4 Blindfolded

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Kamil Przybylski 2:32.00 DNF Poland 2:35.41DNF2:32.00
2 Sebastiano Tronto 3:20.13 NR DNF Italy 3:20.13DNF3:26.34
3 Callum Hales-Jepp 3:55.27 DNF United Kingdom DNF3:55.27DNF

5x5x5 Blindfolded

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Kamil Przybylski 7:55.27 DNF Poland 7:55.27DNFDNF
2 William Wright 9:33.02 DNF United Kingdom 9:33.02DNFDNF
3 Oliver Wheat 9:51.21 DNF United Kingdom DNF9:51.21DNF

3x3x3 Multi-Blind

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Kamil Przybylski 38/42 1:00:00 Poland 39/46 59:4138/42 1:00:0039/46 1:00:00
2 Berta García Parra 34/39 1:00:00 Spain DNS34/39 1:00:0032/39 57:57
3 Bertie Longden 26/29 54:18 NR United Kingdom DNSDNS26/29 54:18
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