United States National Championships 2012


Date
Aug 3 - 5, 2012
City
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Venue

Riviera Hotel and Casino

Address
2901 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Website
United States National Championships 2012 website
WCA Delegate
Tyson Mao (毛台勝)
Contact

US Nationals 2012 Organization Team

Information

The competition is open to all competitors of all nationalities. Registration is available on the website. No experience in WCA competitions is necessary, but competitors should be familiar with the regulations. The competition is open to all competitors regardless of experience and skill with the Rubik's Cube, but certain event-based time limits will be in place. The competition is free to spectators and guests. Media personnel should contact the organizational staff regarding media opportunities.

Events
Main event
Competitors
259
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Highlights
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Andrew Ricci won with an average of 9.55 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Phillip Espinoza finished second (9.64) and Kevin Hays finished third (9.82).

Asian records: Baramee Pookcharoen (บารมี พุกเจริญ)‎ 3x3x3 One-Handed 9.65 (single); Jong-Ho Jeong (정종호)‎ 4x4x4 Cube 30.16 (single) and Megaminx 54.35 (average); Yumu Tabuchi (田渕雄夢)‎ 3x3x3 Cube 6.09 (single).

North American records: Andrew Ricci‎ 3x3x3 Cube 6.15 (single); Deven Nadudvari‎ 3x3x3 One-Handed 14.86 (average), Clock 8.26 (average), and Clock 8.03 (average); Kevin Hays‎ 5x5x5 Cube 1:04.57 (average) and 7x7x7 Cube 3:32.38 (average); Louis Cormier‎ 3x3x3 With Feet 46.31 (single); Mike Hughey‎ 3x3x3 Multi-Blind 12/13 56:51 (single).

3x3x3 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Andrew Ricci 6.15 NAR 9.55 United States 9.1110.4010.786.159.15
2 Phillip Espinoza 8.43 9.64 United States 12.218.8010.199.948.43
3 Kevin Hays 8.88 9.82 United States 9.719.9010.509.868.88

2x2x2 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Christopher Olson 1.84 2.17 United States 2.132.752.031.842.34
2 Edward Lin 2.05 2.82 United States 2.362.843.883.252.05
3 Austin Reed 1.58 2.86 United States 2.023.932.635.151.58

4x4x4 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Kevin Hays 37.28 40.67 United States 41.2537.2843.9443.4337.34
2 John Brechon 37.03 41.04 United States 45.6643.1341.4338.5537.03
3 Jong-Ho Jeong (정종호) 36.28 41.65 Republic of Korea 44.5338.5941.8348.3636.28

5x5x5 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Kevin Hays 59.72 1:06.35 United States 1:05.751:05.5359.721:12.001:07.77
2 Breandan Vallance 1:06.30 1:14.95 United Kingdom 1:23.081:26.131:11.051:06.301:10.71
3 Rowe Hessler 1:15.43 1:17.53 United States 1:20.251:19.611:15.431:17.161:15.83

6x6x6 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Kevin Hays 1:59.80 2:02.40 United States 1:59.802:05.432:01.97
2 John Brechon 2:34.34 2:39.54 United States 2:34.442:49.832:34.34
3 Myles Casanas 2:31.11 2:42.56 United States 2:40.132:56.442:31.11

7x7x7 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Kevin Hays 3:30.61 3:43.69 United States 3:30.613:59.333:41.13
2 John Brechon 3:48.97 3:58.16 United States 3:48.974:04.184:01.34
3 Myles Casanas 3:59.91 4:15.54 United States 4:09.024:37.683:59.91

3x3x3 Blindfolded

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Chester Lian 57.63 DNF Malaysia DNF57.6358.06
2 Mike Hughey 1:05.53 1:32.81 United States 2:18.831:14.061:05.53
3 Baramee Pookcharoen (บารมี พุกเจริญ) 1:14.22 DNF Thailand DNFDNF1:14.22

3x3x3 Fewest Moves

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Michael Young 27 United States 4827
1 Stefan Pochmann 27 Germany 3827
3 David Woner 28 United States DNF28

3x3x3 One-Handed

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Justin Mallari 14.44 14.94 United States 14.8117.0514.9415.0814.44
2 Rowe Hessler 13.72 16.53 United States 13.7215.9016.9016.8017.77
3 Deven Nadudvari 15.11 16.92 United States 15.1118.2516.1916.3320.06

Clock

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Deven Nadudvari 7.18 8.03 NAR United States 7.667.18DNF8.278.15
2 David Woner 7.03 9.20 United States DNF7.038.469.0010.13
3 Evan Liu 6.77 9.41 United States 10.346.778.8411.589.06

Megaminx

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Jong-Ho Jeong (정종호) 51.13 NR 54.35 AsR Republic of Korea 51.1355.8854.9452.2458.52
2 Taylor Cookmeyer 52.25 1:00.46 NR United States 1:04.3352.2558.651:03.1959.55
3 Louis Cormier 57.09 1:00.51 Canada 57.151:00.551:03.841:15.9457.09

Pyraminx

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Felix Lee 3.86 4.48 United States 4.386.524.344.713.86
2 Daniel Wu 3.65 4.96 United States 6.343.655.224.904.75
3 Corey Sakowski 4.93 5.80 United States 7.555.975.654.935.77

Square-1

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Andrew Nelson 12.31 17.50 United States 22.18DNF12.3115.5514.77
2 Takao Hashimoto (橋本貴夫) 16.09 18.58 Japan 18.3120.6816.0917.8419.58
3 David Woner 16.83 18.84 United States 25.5917.5916.8318.2720.65

4x4x4 Blindfolded

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Mike Hughey 6:13.03 7:09.23 NR United States 8:15.116:59.566:13.03
2 Julian David 9:49.32 NR 9:56.90 NR Canada 10:10.009:51.379:49.32
3 Dan Sarnelli 10:10.00 DNF United States 10:10.00DNFDNF

5x5x5 Blindfolded

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Chester Lian 15:16.00 DNF Malaysia DNF20:32.0015:16.00
2 Dan Sarnelli 27:15.00 DNF United States 27:15.00DNFDNF
3 Taylor Cookmeyer 27:20.00 DNF United States 27:20.00DNFDNS

3x3x3 Multi-Blind

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Mike Hughey 12/13 56:51 NAR United States 9/13 1:00:0012/13 56:51
2 Chester Lian 12/15 57:03 Malaysia 12/15 57:0311/15 51:58
3 Stefan Pochmann 6/6 58:41 Germany 6/6 58:41DNS

3x3x3 With Feet

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Louis Cormier 46.31 NAR 53.12 Canada 1:01.9651.0946.31
2 Yumu Tabuchi (田渕雄夢) 51.03 53.85 Japan 53.0057.5351.03
3 Timothy Sun 48.12 NR 55.13 NR United States 1:02.2848.1254.99

Magic

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Ernie Pulchny 0.93 1.18 United States 0.932.631.031.580.94
2 Preston Nguyen 1.18 1.28 United States 3.811.221.181.431.18
3 Hector Trujillo 1.05 1.35 United States 1.051.051.091.902.58

Master Magic

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Mitchell Lane 2.38 2.47 United States 2.432.402.383.252.58
2 Antoine Cantin 2.33 2.57 NR Canada 2.782.593.932.332.34
3 Evan Liu 2.53 2.77 United States 2.684.932.583.052.53