Ben Kirby

Country WCA ID Gender Competitions Completed Solves
New Zealand 2017KIRB01 Male 12 945

Current Personal Records

Event NR CR WR Single Average WR CR NR
3x3x3 Cube 1 9 322 6.35 7.93 249 9 2
2x2x2 Cube 9 54 1211 1.54 3.09 1428 59 14
4x4x4 Cube 1 5 221 27.22 32.86 299 9 2
5x5x5 Cube 1 3 98 51.26 58.63 125 4 1
6x6x6 Cube 1 6 277 1:55.65 2:07.81 344 6 1
7x7x7 Cube 1 5 363 3:01.02 3:12.70 376 7 2
3x3x3 Blindfolded 32 165 5732 5:57.88
3x3x3 Fewest Moves 15 55 1744 35
3x3x3 One-Handed 10 31 1030 12.99 16.25 960 30 8
Megaminx 23 63 2262 1:16.89 1:22.30 1935 52 19
Pyraminx 3 10 312 2.04 4.26 845 23 5
Skewb 35 142 5045 4.91 6.44 2882 83 18
Square-1 10 39 1011 13.45 19.84 1267 41 9

Medal Collection

Gold Silver Bronze
12 12 15

Record Collection

WR CR NR
24
Competition Round Place Single Average Solves
3x3x3 Cube
Auckland Summer Open 2020 Final 2 7.21 8.02 8.237.748.098.677.21
Second 2 7.72 7.93 8.457.897.767.728.15
First 9 7.94 10.44 11.9312.469.879.517.94
New Zealand Nationals 2019 Final 1 8.03 8.64 8.038.129.268.549.87
Second 2 7.84 8.41 NR 9.548.498.078.667.84
First 2 7.57 9.03 9.817.579.058.239.90
WCA World Championship 2019 Second 109 9.17 9.57 9.179.889.6012.339.23
First 63 7.61 8.77 8.598.1710.879.547.61
Oceania 10th Anniversary 2019 Final 3 7.30 9.11 10.217.309.879.937.53
Second 2 6.80 8.92 7.886.8011.428.6610.22
First 3 8.66 9.72 9.598.7410.8311.958.66
Koalafication Palmy 2019 Final 3 6.79 9.41 6.799.3616.179.619.26
First 1 8.67 9.25 9.149.458.679.759.17
New Zealand Nationals 2018 Final 2 7.90 8.88 7.908.079.2110.929.35
Second 1 7.58 8.67 8.1411.218.349.537.58
First 4 8.97 9.96 10.9814.189.709.208.97
Supreme South Open 2018 Final 1 7.79 8.43 NR 9.648.637.818.847.79
Second 1 6.35 NR 8.85 6.359.6010.217.669.28
First 2 9.39 9.86 9.3910.9010.199.689.72
Wellington Winter 2018 Final 5 8.40 11.14 8.789.1715.48DNF8.40
Second 1 8.85 9.90 8.9310.6310.288.8510.48
First 2 8.30 9.77 9.7510.0110.609.568.30
SNZ Southern 2018 Final 3 10.04 10.65 10.0414.1610.5110.9810.47
Second 6 9.18 11.64 11.9514.1410.8112.179.18
First 2 9.57 10.12 9.5710.009.7810.5712.41
New Zealand Nationals 2017 Second 13 8.57 11.72 11.8112.5914.948.5710.75
First 7 9.51 10.95 9.8711.079.5111.92DNF
Supreme South Open 2017 Final 5 10.40 12.18 13.89DNF10.4011.9010.74
Second 3 9.93 10.84 11.7410.539.9310.26DNF
First 1 9.37 10.44 9.499.3714.2411.5410.28
SNZ Southern 2017 Final 4 9.32 12.82 14.3213.359.3210.7814.72
Second 5 12.44 13.51 12.4414.6213.8314.2712.44
First 5 11.21 13.34 11.8613.5215.8711.2114.65
2x2x2 Cube
Auckland Summer Open 2020 First 16 1.54 3.93 4.17DNF2.631.544.99
New Zealand Nationals 2019 Second 16 2.57 4.64 5.244.594.854.472.57
First 4 2.55 3.25 6.973.503.052.553.20
WCA World Championship 2019 Second 147 3.00 4.20 4.083.206.885.313.00
Combined First 136 2.64 3.74 4.652.643.70DNF2.86
Oceania 10th Anniversary 2019 Final 7 3.65 4.11 4.264.694.173.913.65
Second 6 2.75 3.93 3.38DNF4.242.754.16
First 11 2.09 4.31 3.312.095.105.664.52
New Zealand Nationals 2018 Final 9 3.03 4.64 3.854.625.503.035.45
Second 12 3.82 4.58 3.824.984.933.835.99
First 3 2.78 3.53 3.804.212.782.973.81
Supreme South Open 2018 Final 10 3.56 4.81 4.463.565.864.215.75
Second 5 2.71 4.44 4.624.432.71DNF4.28
First 4 1.90 3.09 3.832.922.521.904.87
Wellington Winter 2018 Final 12 3.31 8.52 DNF3.314.2817.164.11
First 2 1.68 3.85 5.244.031.684.073.44
SNZ Southern 2018 First 11 2.41 4.28 5.374.576.472.412.90
New Zealand Nationals 2017 Second 12 3.10 4.16 5.014.454.103.103.93
First 17 3.91 4.96 DNF5.704.403.914.79
Supreme South Open 2017 Final 4 3.19 3.99 5.093.193.204.204.58
Second 5 3.95 4.95 4.334.286.253.956.37
First 5 3.30 3.82 3.913.703.303.865.38
SNZ Southern 2017 Second 9 3.72 4.76 4.9513.754.654.693.72
First 6 4.11 4.93 5.635.034.115.454.32
4x4x4 Cube
Auckland Summer Open 2020 Final 2 30.80 35.21 38.26DNF30.8035.0232.36
Combined First 2 28.56 32.86 36.0833.3828.5631.1234.08
New Zealand Nationals 2019 Final 4 28.69 38.85 38.5628.69DNF36.6441.36
Second 1 29.37 32.96 29.7441.3735.5029.3733.64
Combined First 3 31.07 36.18 31.0736.8036.0339.5035.70
WCA World Championship 2019 Second 30 27.45 32.94 33.47DNF27.4530.2635.10
First 53 32.53 34.00 32.5334.3837.5333.4134.22
Oceania 10th Anniversary 2019 Final 2 27.22 NR 32.96 34.4833.8827.2232.2332.78
Second 4 30.25 39.59 33.851:20.6430.2536.3948.53
Combined First 6 35.17 39.54 41.8945.5038.0438.6835.17
Koalafication Palmy 2019 Final 5 35.73 40.83 42.9341.3040.8135.7340.38
Combined First 3 28.83 NR 39.28 28.8339.0940.7338.0342.27
New Zealand Nationals 2018 Final 4 34.97 37.31 37.0536.6939.6338.2034.97
Second 5 34.38 40.91 37.4241.1134.3844.1944.51
Combined First 3 34.33 36.60 45.4934.3338.0135.8635.94
Supreme South Open 2018 Final 1 32.41 39.50 37.1943.6541.3839.9332.41
First 1 36.10 38.03 36.3539.4238.3336.1042.07
Wellington Winter 2018 Final 3 36.44 38.82 51.2636.4437.5238.5540.40
Combined First 2 36.56 41.44 44.7736.5641.3652.0138.20
SNZ Southern 2018 Final 3 36.25 42.01 36.2541.7544.7241.0143.26
Combined First 2 31.69 37.59 35.5050.5331.6938.3438.94
New Zealand Nationals 2017 Final 5 39.25 42.77 46.5139.2541.9443.3743.00
Second 8 39.27 45.30 59.1042.1449.8739.2743.88
Combined First 4 37.70 40.83 37.7038.4140.7543.3346.05
Supreme South Open 2017 Final 5 42.49 51.05 42.4949.2953.1050.7654.07
First 8 54.58 1:01.17 58.7359.5754.581:05.221:12.20
SNZ Southern 2017 Combined First 9 54.06 1:14.29 1:04.53DNF1:13.1554.061:25.18
5x5x5 Cube
Auckland Summer Open 2020 Final 2 56.58 1:02.00 1:02.3456.581:05.8258.121:05.54
Combined First 2 51.26 NR 58.63 NR 1:11.3751.261:03.3255.4257.16
New Zealand Nationals 2019 Final 1 56.84 NR 1:03.47 1:01.3356.841:03.691:08.371:05.39
Combined First 1 57.83 1:00.88 1:00.071:01.491:01.0757.831:01.94
WCA World Championship 2019 Second 31 58.37 1:00.33 NR 1:00.531:01.2358.3759.241:02.28
First 41 1:01.67 1:02.34 NR 1:04.231:02.201:02.101:02.711:01.67
Oceania 10th Anniversary 2019 Final 2 59.28 1:03.36 NR 1:03.0759.281:04.181:02.831:05.00
Combined First 3 57.41 NR 1:05.31 1:02.621:05.801:10.8357.411:07.50
Koalafication Palmy 2019 Final 1 58.64 NR 1:06.17 1:05.881:12.191:06.8158.641:05.82
Combined First 1 1:01.19 NR 1:04.62 NR 1:15.631:06.931:03.051:01.191:03.88
New Zealand Nationals 2018 Final 3 1:05.30 1:09.65 1:05.301:14.681:08.691:09.371:10.88
Combined First 2 1:03.98 NR 1:10.55 1:07.841:11.711:03.981:13.441:12.10
Supreme South Open 2018 Final 1 1:04.77 1:09.64 NR 1:15.621:04.771:11.311:11.641:05.97
First 1 1:05.43 1:13.02 1:12.161:16.151:10.751:23.691:05.43
Wellington Winter 2018 Final 1 1:04.72 1:13.04 1:04.721:10.961:21.831:14.801:13.36
Combined First 1 1:09.31 1:12.43 1:13.171:13.211:10.921:09.311:13.41
SNZ Southern 2018 Combined Final 3 1:17.05 1:28.00 1:23.011:32.471:17.051:28.521:35.25
New Zealand Nationals 2017 Combined First 9 1:29.02 1:33.65 1:35.391:29.021:58.291:31.571:34.00
Supreme South Open 2017 First 7 1:53.51 2:07.84 2:20.892:14.781:59.191:53.512:09.56
6x6x6 Cube
Auckland Summer Open 2020 Combined Final 2 2:03.28 2:08.22 2:03.282:13.762:07.62
New Zealand Nationals 2019 Final 2 2:16.11 2:20.39 2:16.112:22.252:22.81
Combined First 2 1:59.22 2:20.77 2:58.591:59.222:04.51
WCA World Championship 2019 Combined First 63 2:03.44 2:11.83 2:13.912:03.442:18.15
Oceania 10th Anniversary 2019 Final 3 2:04.39 2:12.06 2:16.762:15.022:04.39
Combined First 4 2:01.79 2:12.53 2:13.302:01.792:22.51
Koalafication Palmy 2019 Final 6 2:15.22 DNF 2:19.52DNF2:15.22
Combined First 1 1:55.65 NR 2:07.81 NR 2:15.941:55.652:11.83
New Zealand Nationals 2018 Combined First 13 2:15.90 DNF 2:15.902:27.74DNF
Supreme South Open 2018 Final 1 2:26.66 2:42.84 2:42.122:59.742:26.66
First 3 2:27.50 2:50.15 3:05.842:27.502:57.11
New Zealand Nationals 2017 Combined Final 10 3:07.66 3:13.49 3:10.493:07.663:22.31
7x7x7 Cube
Auckland Summer Open 2020 Combined Final 2 3:10.46 3:23.97 3:10.463:32.123:29.32
New Zealand Nationals 2019 Final 1 3:13.28 3:26.83 3:42.263:13.283:24.96
Combined First 1 3:10.25 3:24.80 3:47.873:10.253:16.29
WCA World Championship 2019 Combined First 56 3:05.27 3:12.70 3:14.823:18.023:05.27
Oceania 10th Anniversary 2019 Final 3 3:02.32 3:15.18 3:21.773:21.453:02.32
Combined First 5 3:08.94 3:19.28 3:08.943:28.143:20.77
Koalafication Palmy 2019 Final 2 3:04.42 3:33.40 3:19.923:04.424:15.87
Combined First 1 3:01.02 NR 3:12.95 NR 3:18.183:19.663:01.02
New Zealand Nationals 2018 Final 1 3:23.25 3:27.53 NR 3:23.253:24.303:35.03
Combined First 1 3:21.74 NR 3:35.56 3:21.743:50.723:34.22
New Zealand Nationals 2017 Combined Final 8 5:32.89 5:32.89
3x3x3 Blindfolded
Oceania 10th Anniversary 2019 First 17 DNF DNF DNFDNFDNF
Koalafication Palmy 2019 First 8 DNF DNF DNFDNFDNS
New Zealand Nationals 2018 First 11 5:57.88 DNF DNF5:57.88DNS
Supreme South Open 2018 First 6 9:32.40 DNF 9:32.40DNFDNS
SNZ Southern 2018 Final 5 7:29.21 DNF DNF7:29.21DNS
New Zealand Nationals 2017 First 10 7:19.00 DNF DNF7:19.00DNS
3x3x3 Fewest Moves
New Zealand Nationals 2019 Final 6 35 35
WCA World Championship 2019 Final 134 37 DNF DNF37DNF
New Zealand Nationals 2017 Final 9 38 4338
3x3x3 One-Handed
New Zealand Nationals 2019 Final 4 12.99 16.25 13.3330.3617.2618.1712.99
Second 6 15.53 17.81 15.5317.3217.3518.7520.03
Combined First 5 15.12 17.51 23.5915.1218.3917.1417.01
WCA World Championship 2019 First 91 13.99 17.01 16.5918.1619.6413.9916.27
Oceania 10th Anniversary 2019 Final 8 15.17 17.97 16.3328.9817.9715.1719.60
Combined First 4 14.81 16.45 14.8115.0918.4315.8322.01
New Zealand Nationals 2018 Final 8 18.86 19.73 19.4020.0121.7618.8619.78
Combined First 3 15.76 17.56 19.4517.3817.7017.6015.76
Supreme South Open 2018 Final 4 17.94 22.91 22.5123.5017.9422.9423.29
Second 4 19.59 20.69 21.1220.3619.5920.59DNF
First 4 17.46 21.30 21.9521.1539.7820.7917.46
Wellington Winter 2018 Final 7 19.30 21.75 23.1822.7523.6619.3019.31
Combined First 6 19.92 21.78 22.2719.9221.7822.3221.29
SNZ Southern 2018 Combined First 11 20.72 30.19 36.9927.5531.5831.4420.72
New Zealand Nationals 2017 Second 14 21.72 24.09 24.2421.7224.8223.2051.30
Combined First 8 17.37 21.11 28.0824.4017.3719.4619.48
Supreme South Open 2017 Final 6 24.37 28.16 36.9625.6624.3730.4028.43
First 7 24.03 27.39 26.6826.6524.0330.0328.85
SNZ Southern 2017 First 9 28.73 45.21 56.2338.5140.89DNF28.73
Megaminx
New Zealand Nationals 2019 Combined First 13 1:28.99 1:35.54 1:34.221:36.111:28.991:36.281:39.14
WCA World Championship 2019 Combined First 150 1:19.72 1:26.39 1:30.171:23.111:28.931:27.141:19.72
Oceania 10th Anniversary 2019 Combined First 11 1:16.89 1:31.70 1:26.211:38.851:16.891:31.571:37.32
Koalafication Palmy 2019 Final 6 1:17.04 1:22.30 1:18.651:31.501:26.741:21.511:17.04
Combined First 6 1:25.41 1:32.48 1:27.101:38.061:40.131:32.281:25.41
New Zealand Nationals 2018 Combined First 15 1:40.12 1:49.76 1:57.181:56.121:41.521:40.121:51.65
Supreme South Open 2018 Final 5 1:38.69 1:50.48 2:15.551:55.201:38.691:55.381:40.87
Pyraminx
Auckland Summer Open 2020 First 16 5.32 6.74 7.575.3214.506.266.38
New Zealand Nationals 2019 Final 2 3.57 4.30 3.574.574.405.143.92
Second 11 3.76 6.42 6.047.013.76DNF6.22
First 10 4.68 5.98 4.685.477.0212.385.46
WCA World Championship 2019 Combined First 168 4.83 7.38 DNF5.867.814.838.47
Oceania 10th Anniversary 2019 Final 6 3.45 5.60 8.023.454.209.174.59
Second 3 3.90 4.78 4.303.904.326.485.71
First 3 3.40 4.96 4.4810.186.084.313.40
New Zealand Nationals 2018 Final 3 2.95 4.34 4.295.193.55DNF2.95
Second 4 4.93 5.22 5.664.935.725.044.96
Combined First 2 3.35 4.92 5.235.493.354.056.59
Supreme South Open 2018 Final 2 2.04 NR 5.08 5.136.206.632.043.92
First 2 3.33 4.56 4.21DNF5.104.383.33
Wellington Winter 2018 Final 1 3.14 4.26 3.143.754.865.584.17
First 1 4.25 4.88 4.894.254.646.765.12
SNZ Southern 2018 Final 1 4.03 4.86 4.034.115.456.435.01
First 3 4.66 5.82 5.545.044.667.756.87
New Zealand Nationals 2017 Final 5 4.61 5.49 4.80DNF4.615.606.06
Second 3 3.41 4.55 6.425.194.433.414.04
First 10 4.62 7.00 4.626.647.556.827.72
Supreme South Open 2017 Final 3 3.32 6.00 6.273.326.235.51DNF
Second 2 3.40 4.57 4.614.953.408.354.15
First 3 4.57 5.79 8.524.585.784.577.01
SNZ Southern 2017 Final 3 4.70 5.70 5.935.624.705.765.73
Second 3 3.80 6.03 5.786.106.213.806.28
First 2 4.18 5.35 4.595.765.696.634.18
Skewb
Auckland Summer Open 2020 Final 12 4.91 8.95 8.5410.304.918.0210.77
First 9 5.14 7.08 6.357.247.659.075.14
New Zealand Nationals 2019 Second 25 5.91 10.64 16.468.12DNF7.355.91
First 25 6.84 9.61 6.848.4413.516.8913.75
WCA World Championship 2019 Combined First 205 6.51 9.44 9.336.519.699.509.50
New Zealand Nationals 2018 Final 8 5.76 7.78 6.978.568.407.965.76
Combined First 8 5.74 7.09 8.155.746.776.3612.04
Wellington Winter 2018 Final 3 5.50 6.48 6.465.508.386.286.69
First 6 6.06 7.16 6.906.067.787.686.90
SNZ Southern 2018 First 9 5.46 8.22 29.677.8910.466.325.46
New Zealand Nationals 2017 Final 6 5.96 7.25 8.476.848.066.855.96
First 7 5.42 6.44 6.915.426.825.588.13
Supreme South Open 2017 Final 6 8.14 10.84 10.8611.9515.398.149.71
First 7 13.66 17.07 15.5621.5157.1913.6614.13
Square-1
New Zealand Nationals 2019 Combined First 14 22.98 41.06 1:01.1622.9832.1835.3855.62
WCA World Championship 2019 First 162 25.34 36.75 32.8153.7343.3825.3434.07
Koalafication Palmy 2019 Final 4 17.43 22.97 17.4324.9120.7823.2125.30
Combined First 5 19.03 27.16 37.8734.9423.8922.6419.03
New Zealand Nationals 2018 Combined First 10 20.02 29.93 20.0234.5827.2327.9836.83
Supreme South Open 2018 Final 3 23.57 27.81 23.9728.2123.5731.2431.97
First 4 23.07 26.05 29.5527.7125.0823.0725.36
New Zealand Nationals 2017 Final 8 20.45 25.96 25.1420.4526.5826.1626.76
Combined First 6 13.45 19.84 15.9213.4524.5526.4019.04
Supreme South Open 2017 Final 3 19.30 30.92 34.4239.6926.0319.3032.30

History of National Records

Single Average Competition Round Solves
3x3x3 Cube
8.41 New Zealand Nationals 2019 Second 9.548.498.078.667.84
8.43 Supreme South Open 2018 Final 9.648.637.818.847.79
6.35 Supreme South Open 2018 Second
4x4x4 Cube
27.22 Oceania 10th Anniversary 2019 Final
28.83 Koalafication Palmy 2019 Combined First
5x5x5 Cube
51.26 58.63 Auckland Summer Open 2020 Combined First 1:11.3751.261:03.3255.4257.16
56.84 New Zealand Nationals 2019 Final
1:00.33 WCA World Championship 2019 Second 1:00.531:01.2358.3759.241:02.28
1:02.34 WCA World Championship 2019 First 1:04.231:02.201:02.101:02.711:01.67
1:03.36 Oceania 10th Anniversary 2019 Final 1:03.0759.281:04.181:02.831:05.00
57.41 Oceania 10th Anniversary 2019 Combined First
58.64 Koalafication Palmy 2019 Final
1:01.19 1:04.62 Koalafication Palmy 2019 Combined First 1:15.631:06.931:03.051:01.191:03.88
1:03.98 New Zealand Nationals 2018 Combined First
1:09.64 Supreme South Open 2018 Final 1:15.621:04.771:11.311:11.641:05.97
6x6x6 Cube
1:55.65 2:07.81 Koalafication Palmy 2019 Combined First 2:15.941:55.652:11.83
7x7x7 Cube
3:01.02 3:12.95 Koalafication Palmy 2019 Combined First 3:18.183:19.663:01.02
3:27.53 New Zealand Nationals 2018 Final 3:23.253:24.303:35.03
3:21.74 New Zealand Nationals 2018 Combined First
Pyraminx
2.04 Supreme South Open 2018 Final

National Championship Podiums

Event Place Single Average Solves
New Zealand Nationals 2019
3x3x3 Cube 1 8.03 8.64 8.038.129.268.549.87
5x5x5 Cube 1 56.84 1:03.47 1:01.3356.841:03.691:08.371:05.39
6x6x6 Cube 2 2:16.11 2:20.39 2:16.112:22.252:22.81
7x7x7 Cube 1 3:13.28 3:26.83 3:42.263:13.283:24.96
3x3x3 One-Handed 3 12.99 16.25 13.3330.3617.2618.1712.99
Pyraminx 2 3.57 4.30 3.574.574.405.143.92
New Zealand Nationals 2018
3x3x3 Cube 1 7.90 8.88 7.908.079.2110.929.35
4x4x4 Cube 3 34.97 37.31 37.0536.6939.6338.2034.97
5x5x5 Cube 2 1:05.30 1:09.65 1:05.301:14.681:08.691:09.371:10.88
7x7x7 Cube 1 3:23.25 3:27.53 3:23.253:24.303:35.03
Pyraminx 3 2.95 4.34 4.295.193.55DNF2.95
New Zealand Nationals 2017
Pyraminx 3 4.61 5.49 4.80DNF4.615.606.06