Kidderminster - British Blind Off 2022

Mar 12 - 13, 2022
Kidderminster, Worcestershire, United Kingdom

Geek Retreat

11-17 Worcester Street, Kidderminster, DY10 1EA

First floor, through cafe

Organization team
Christopher Morris
WCA Delegates
Bertie Longden, Christopher Morris, James Molloy, and Nevins Chan Pak Hoong (陈百鸿)
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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 5x5 Blindfolded will be announced as the winner of the competition.

ALL competitors must read the COVID-19 tab to make sure that they are aware of the differences to prior competitions in the UK.

If you are a new competitor, please make sure to read all the information in the FAQ and the Important Information tabs before registering. All competitors should be familiar with the information in these tabs.


Main event
Registration period

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There is a competitor limit of 30 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is £25 (British Pound).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 75% of your registration fee.
Registrants on the waiting list may be accepted onto the competitor list until .
If you are a registered competitor you may change your registered events until by contacting the organization team.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.

Make sure to register and pay for the competition to be accepted. We will not accept any registrations at the competition.

Once you have been accepted you will receive a confirmation email. If registration is full by the time you pay then you will not receive this confirmation email and you will be on the waiting list. If you do not make the competitor list by the limit date for refunds (specified above), then you will be refunded 100% of your registration fee. You may contact us to ask for your current position on the waiting list.

If you can no longer attend, let us know as soon as possible through the contact link on the General Info page. We often have waiting lists so letting us know you cannot attend allows us to add another person to the competition. By not telling us you are denying someone a chance to compete.

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Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Ezra Hirschi won with a single solve of 6:53.15 in the 5x5x5 Blindfolded event. Kamil Przybylski finished second (8:21.68) and Nevins Chan Pak Hoong (陈百鸿) finished third (9:29.34).

3x3x3 Blindfolded

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Christopher Morris 22.88 DNF United Kingdom 22.88DNFDNF
2 Kamil Przybylski 22.97 DNF Poland 22.97DNFDNF
3 Ezra Hirschi 26.46 37.96 Switzerland 56.1926.4631.22

3x3x3 Fewest Moves

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Harry Savage 23 27.33 United Kingdom 282331
2 Ben Coppin 27 28.67 United Kingdom 302927
3 Fabio Schwandt 28 29.00 United Kingdom 302829

4x4x4 Blindfolded

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Kamil Przybylski 2:20.41 DNF Poland DNF2:20.41DNF
2 Ezra Hirschi 2:26.28 NR DNF Switzerland DNF2:26.282:35.81
3 Mengfei Shen (沈梦非) 3:33.89 4:13.06 China 5:02.724:02.563:33.89

5x5x5 Blindfolded

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Ezra Hirschi 6:53.15 NR 7:00.17 NR Switzerland 6:53.157:03.707:03.67
2 Kamil Przybylski 8:21.68 DNF Poland 8:21.68DNFDNF
3 Nevins Chan Pak Hoong (陈百鸿) 9:29.34 10:52.00 NR Malaysia 9:29.3411:05.0012:02.00

3x3x3 Multi-Blind

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Kamil Przybylski 39/46 1:00:00 Poland 37/46 1:00:0035/46 1:00:0039/46 1:00:00
2 Ezra Hirschi 33/36 55:16 NR Switzerland 33/36 55:16DNF22/37 1:00:00
3 Mengfei Shen (沈梦非) 21/25 55:52 China 21/25 55:5217/21 55:5319/25 58:10
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