NCR2013 happened this past weekend in Rockland, Ontario. Jonathan Tan Wei Xiat won the competition with an average of 9.77 seconds in the final round of 3x3x3. Louis Cormier was second at 10.28 and Thompson Clarke finished third at 10.46.
Find the full results of the competition here.
Up next is the Canadian Open 2013 which will be held on July 6-7. Full information will be announced by the end of the week.
The Vancouver Open, Summer 2013 speedcubing competition will take place in Vancouver, British Columbia on August 3rd, 2013. This is the weekend immediately following the World Championships. This is a great opportunity for any visitors to North America for Worlds to take in another WCA competition in a beautiful city. For full information, click here.
There was a number of records set at the competition. Emily Wang set the National Record for 5x5x5 average at 1:11.55. Emily wasn't done there, setting the North American record for Megaminx with an average of 54.96. Antoine Cantin added to his NR collection setting new records for One Handed Single (11.75) and One Handed Average (16.10). And finally, Julian David became the first Canadian to successfully solve a 5x5x5 Blindfolded, with a time of 18:10.
Stay tuned for more competitions coming up, including Toronto, Ottawa and an announcement about The Canadian Open 2013.
Harris Chan won the Toronto Open, Winter 2013 with an average of 9.62 seconds. Antoine Cantin finished second (10.15) setting a new National Record for single solve at 7.16 seconds. And Emily Wang finished third (10.15).
We had a record turnout for a competition in Canada with over 115 competitors. Many thanks to everyone that came out to help make us finish on time, in spite of being off schedule early in the day. Our next competition is on March 23, 2013 in Montreal, Quebec, for the Montreal Open 2013. Stay tuned for more competitions coming up.