Results of contest #267 (Jul 9, 2021)

Scramble:  R' U' F L2 F2 R2 F2 U' F2 D2 F2 U' R B2 U' B' L D2 R B2 U R2 F' R' U' F 

Pos Moves Participant Solution Explanation
🥇 19 Jihun Yang 1. B R L2 B' L2 F' U2 D2 R2 F' R2 U B' F2 R2 B2 U2 D' L' (19)

(L) B R // EO (3/3)
(D U2 B2 R2 F2 B U') // DR (7/10)
(R2 F) L2 B' L2 F' // HTR (6/16)
U2 D2 R2 // ??? (3/19)

Final: B R L2 B' L2 F' U2 D2 R2 F' R2 U B' F2 R2 B2 U2 D' L' (19)

nice

🥈 20 Korakot Inkaew 1. B R F2 D R2 F2 B2 L2 U F D B2 F' U2 B L2 F U2 D' L' (20)

(L) B R // EO (3/3)
(D) F2 D2 F U // DR (5/8)
(U2 F' L2 B' U2 F B2) // 4e4x (7/15)
(D' F' U' L2) // setup (4/19)
(S2) // S slide (1/20)
(L2 U F D) // undo setup (4-4/20)

🥈 20 Mauro Ortega 1. B R F2 D2 F U' R2 U2 B' D2 F R2 F2 U2 F2 U2 R2 B' D L' (20)

(L) B R//EO (3/3)
(D') F2 D2 F U'//DRgc (5/8)
(B) R2 U2 B' D2 F//HTR (6/14)
R2 F2 U2 F2 U2 R2//finish (6/20)

🥈 20 Jihan Lee 1. B R B2 U2 F' B2 U B L2 D2 F2 U2 B2 U2 B' U2 B U2 D' L' (20)

B R (L) // EO (3)
(D) B2 U2 F' B2 U // DR (9) (actually 8 but I did variation to get better continuation)
(U2 B' U2 B ^ F2 L2 B') // 16 to 2e2e

^ = (U2 B2 U2 F2 D2 F2) (6-2/20)

Solution : B R B2 U2 F' B2 U B L2 D2 F2 U2 B2 U2 B' U2 B U2 D' L' (20)

Comment : I think sub 20 is possible but I couldn't. Anyway, I'm satisfied to get 20 :)

5 22 Cyprian Kalbarczyk 1. B R L2 B2 F U2 F' L2 R2 D2 B' L2 D F B2 R2 B2 D2 F' B' D' L' (22)

(L) B R //EO
(D) //DR-2E4C
(B F D2 B2 R2 B2 F’ D’) //DR+pairs
(L2 B D2 R2) //123
(L2 F U2 F’ B2 L2) //finish

6 23 Flyntkoal 1. B R' B2 D' F2 R2 U2 D' F R2 B F' U L2 R2 U D' F2 U2 B' U2 D' L' (23)

(L) B R' //EO (3/3)
(D U2 B) B2 D' F2 R2 U2 D' B # //DR (10/13)
U' L2 R2 U D' F2 U2 //3e (7/20)

# = B' F R2 B F' U2 (6-3/23)

7 28 A-J 1. B R U B2 R2 B2 U2 B' U R2 F2 U2 B2 L' B' L' F' D F L2 B2 U B U F2 B2 L U2 (28)

B R and got the block, switched and did U2 L' B2 and got a nice pseudoblock. I switched back and before putting the block in place I sawed another block, put that in place and basically got f2l minus one with U B2 R2 B2 U2 B' U then I switched back and with the blocks I had I built some more. I got to 3C2E with F' R' F R2. And then I its insertions

B R U B2 R2 B2 U2 B' U R2 F' 9 R F B2 L U2
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F' U2 B2 L' B' L B' U2 F R'
Skeleton
B R U B2 R2 B2 U2 B' U R2 F2 U2 B2 L' B' L 8 B' U2 F2 B2 L U2
8
L2 F' D F L2 B2 U B U' B

8 31 Nunime 1. L2 F R' F' R2 F R F R' F' R2 B R' B' U2 B2 R2 B' U' B' R2 U2 B2 L2 U2 L D2 L' U2 L D2 (31)

(a) R L2 F // 2x2x2 + pre L’ (4/4) L’ Sc (a)
(b)’ B2 U2 R2 B U // EO (9/9) (b) L’ Sc (a) R/U; W/F
(c)’ B R2 B2 U2 B R B’ // F2L-1 (7/16)
(d) F‘ R’ F R’ F’ R2 F R F R’ F’ R2 // 3c (12-4 8/24)

SK: (c) (b) L’ Sc (a) (d) = Sc (a) (d) (c) (b) L’
= (L2) (F R’ F’ R2 F R F R’ F’ R2) (B R’ B’ U2 B2 R2 B’) (U’ B’ R2 U2 B2) L’ #

# L’ U2 L D2 L’ U2 L D2 // comm (8-1 7/31)

9 36 Aldhi 1. L' F' B R' F2 B2 R2 F2 L' F' L D2 F' D2 F2 D2 F' D2 F L2 F' L2 F B D2 B' U2 D2 F D2 F' B D R2 D2 F' (36)

(F D2 R2 D') // EO (4)
L' F' B R' F2 B2 R2 F2 L' F' L // DR (11/15)
(B' U2 D2 F' L2 F L2) // 223 (7/22)
D2 F' D2 F2 D2 F' D2 F // L3E (8/30)

Skeleton: L' F' B R' F2 B2 R2 F2 L' F' L D2 F' D2 F2 D2 F' D2 F L2 F' L2 F * D2 U2 B D R2 D2 F'

* = B D2 B' U2 D2 F D2 F' U2 D2 // solve 3E (10-4/36)

10 69 Prakhar Gupta 1. R B D' F L' F' D R2 U2 z2 y R' U R U2 F' U F y2 U' F U' F2 U F U' L' U' L y2 U2 F U2 F' U F U F' U F U' F' U' R2 D' R U2 R' D R U2 R R' F R' B2 R F' R' B2 R2 U2 y2 R U' R U R U R U' R' U' R2 (69)

R B D' F L' F' D R2 U2 //cross
z2 y R' U R U2 F' U F //1st pair
y2 U' F U' F2 U F //2nd pair
U' L' U' L //3rd pair
y2 U2 F U2 F' U F U F' U F U' F' //4th pair
U' R2 D' R U2 R' D R U2 R //OLL
R' F R' B2 R F' R' B2 R2 U2 y2 R U' R U R U R U' R' U' R2 //PLL