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Watch the video to see which Halloween/horror character he created AND for a final secret twist...

The Rubik’s Speedcubing UK Championship took place this weekend in Stevenage, where over 240 competitors took part with the aim of solving the classic puzzle in sub-10 seconds; by using their feet; and even blindfolded.

Rubik’s UK distributor and sponsor of the UK Championship, John Adams, invited magician Tom Crosbie to create – live – an impressive Rubik’s Cube mosaic. To celebrate the Championships and to mark Halloween, competitors were asked to name their favourite Halloween or Horror character, one of which was then picked at random and Tom performed the mosaic build live at the Championships. Watch the video to see which Halloween/horror character he created AND for a final secret twist...

About the UK Speedcubing Championships:

A new European Record in the 3x3 One Handed was secured by Philipp Weyer (Germany) in 7.77 seconds (single solve) - also the second fastest global time ever recorded. A new National 3x3 One Handed Record was achieved by Ciarán Beahan (Ireland) in 13.69 seconds, while Callum Hales-Jepp (UK) secured a new National Record in the 3x3 With Feet in a time of 38.91 seconds. Harry Savage (UK) secured a new National Record in the 3x3 Fewest Moves using just 26. The UK 3x3 Rubik’s Cube Final was won by Robert Yau, who regained his previous title of UK Rubik’s Cube Champion, with a new best time of 6.95 seconds.

The UK Championship comprised 18 official events, with the culmination being the crowning of the 3x3 Rubik’s Cube champion late on Sunday, 29th October. The other competitions in the three-day event included the following speedsolving events: 2x2, 4x4, 5x5, 6x6 and 7x7 solves; additional 3x3 events using one-hand, fewest moves and with feet; 3x3, 4x4 and 5x5 blindfolded; Pyraminx, Square-1, Megaminx and Rubik’s Clock.

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For additional details about the UK Championship 2017, visit the website. For more information about the Rubik’s Cube, including fun facts, visit rubiks.com.

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