2.56 Official Pyraminx World Record Average - Drew Brads

There we go! Before you ask, no I don't have the MoYu pyra yet, but I will soon.
2.46, 2.65, 2.58, (9.19 lol), (1.96)
Pyraminx: modified ShengShou
Method: top first

done at Virginia Fall 2014

1.28 Former Pyraminx World Record Single - Benjamin Kyle

EDIT: Congrats to Tymon Kolasiński on the new world record :D

Scramble: B' U' B' U' L R B L' U R' L' u' b'

I can't believe it!

Note: Earlier in the day, Ryan M. Cho got a 1.76 NR single, but got a misscramble for this solve. He honestly deserves the record just as much as I do. Check him out here:

Done at Newmarket Open 2017

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2.04 Pyraminx World Record+World championship Average! - Drew Brads

Huge thanks to my sponsors, MoYu and for funding my trip to worlds and making this possible!

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Cube: MoYu magnetic pyraminx
(1.52), 1.70, 2.26, (3.21), 2.17

Congrats to Yulun Wu and Aniket Das for sharing the podium with me, and to Jules Desjardin for setting the European record average in the previous round.

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Drew Brads 1.32 Official Pyraminx World Record Single

Done at Lexington Fall 2015. Broke the oldest standing WCA world record. I do weird things when I'm happy.

Pyraminx: Moyu
Method: in this case, 1 flip.

7 moves/1.32sec=5.3 TPS.

Feliks Zemdegs Pyraminx 4.83 seconds @ Asian Championship 2010

avg6.06 1st place in this event. not me

Pyraminx World Record Single: 0.204 (JOKE!)


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AFTER NEARLY 3 YEARS OF CUBING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

FIRST SUB 1 IN THE WHOLE WORLD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

NO WAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

NOOOO WAAAAYYYYYY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WR!

Scramble: R L R' L' R U U' L R' L' R L B B' R' L' u l b r u l' b' r u r

Why am I uploading this? I don't know... -_-

Poor judge was confused ;(

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QiYi X-Man Design "Bell" Pyraminx Review

I don't like it, but it's not bad. If that makes sense.
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Solves at the end are a 2.51 average. Which is honestly hard for me to get on this puzzle.

Cong's Design MeiChi Pyraminx Review

An updated version of one of my favorite puzzles ever.
Available now for just $11.99!
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Unboxing New Premium Cubes - Magnetic Pyraminx and 2x2!

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Random Pyraminx Tricks #1

Getting back to one of my favorite things: learning about pyraminx. Hope you find this series useful as well as entertaining. If you have any suggestions for topics, please let me know and I may just use them!
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Moyu Pyraminx Review

Awesome puzzle, go buy it at By the way the solves at the end are a 2.32 ao5.

All Pyraminx LL Algs Sub 0.5 Seconds

Spamming vids because there won't be any starting Friday to worlds.
Algs in order
L R' L' R (0.188)
R' L R L' (0.195)
L R' L' R2 U' R' U (0.491)
R' L R L2' U L U' (0.493
L R' L' R U' R U R' (0.466)

Pyraminx Tutorial: 1-Flip Method

Read this.

Ok, so here is how I am going to give you the algs: first letter= which center you should place the edge over, then I will put a / And tell you which way each center needs to twisted (cw=clockwise ccw=counterclockwise). The alg will be directly below this notation.
R/R ccw
alg: R' U R L R' L'
L/L cw
alg: L U' L' R' L R
R/ R ccw, L ccw
alg: R' U L'
L/ R cw, L cw
alg: L U' R
L/ R cw, L ccw
alg: L R L R' U' R
R/R ccw, L cw
alg: R' Dw R L' R' L R
R/R ccw, L ccw, B ccw
alg: R' U' B' U' L'
L/ R cw, L cw, B cw
alg: L U B U R
R/ R ccw, L ccw, B cw
alg: R' U' B U' L'
L/ R cw, L cw, B ccw
alg: L U B' U R

Pyraminx World Record FAIL!! 1.26 +2 - Drew Brads

My hand just slipped off as I went to do the last move, and I got a +2. the angle is almost so perfect that you can't see it in this video haha. The record stands at 1.28 seconds by Ben Kyle.
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L' U' B' L' B R L' R' L' R' U' u' b'

u' r L U' // V
R' U R U' // L4E
but then my last B failed. Would have been over 7 TPS.
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More Pyraminx Methods: WO and Nutella

These are the fast/useful cases from the WO and Nutella methods. Some cases are not included because they are slow. Neither method is intended as a main method, and you really shouldn't learn them until you have learned 1-flip and Oka.

Listing the algs and the cases they solve is tricky, here's the system I'm using for Nutella: (place you should put the swapped edges R, L or F)/direction R center should be twisted(CW or CCW)/direction L center should be twisted/direction B center should be twisted.
so for example, R/R:ccw/L:ccw/B:none means the 2 centers on the front need to be twisted counterclockwise, and the 2 swapped edges should be on the right side of the U vertex.
R L R L'
L R' L' R'
L U [U] R' L R
R' U' [U'] L R' L'
R' L' Dw' R'
R Dw L R
there are 2 cases I didn't show in the vid that are decent, but not great. They are:
R' L' R' U' B'

For the WO algs the case identification will be the same, but without the letter that tells you where to place swapped edges.
R' L' R' L R
L R L R' L'
R' L R' L' R L'
L R' L R L' R
R' Dw R Dw R'
L U' R' Dw' R

ugh, tutorials are hard.

Cubing Classroom Pyraminx Unboxing/First Impressions

This puzzle is very interesting. It is a very slightly modified version of the MoYu magnetic pyraminx, but it uses ball bearings for the clicking mechanism. It's performance is very good, but the tips especially tend to click with too much force.
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Cong's Design Pyraminx Unboxing! | 2.67 avg12

Thanks for watching! This cube is very promising, I’m excited to lube and tension it. I also forgot to mention that I really like the tips of this pyraminx. I’m sure they would become even better with some break-in, too. I realized after the video was recorded that it said roncesvalles under every time. Sorry about that, I'm not sure how that got there.

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Generated By csTimer on 2017-7-5
avg of 12: 2.67

Time List:
1. 2.47 U L U' B' R B L R' l' b u
2. (4.26) U' B' U' R B' U' L R l
3. 2.07 U' R U R' B' U' B R l' b'
4. 2.74 L' B L B R' L' R B l r' b' u'
5. 2.58 R' U' R U' L' R U' R' b u'
6. 2.13 U L U' L U L U B l' b u'
7. 2.89 R' B U' R B U' L R B l' r' u
8. 3.23 U' R' L B R' U B L' R r u'
9. 2.82 U' R' L' R' B' L R' B' l r b u
10. 3.05 U R B' R L B L' U' l r' b
11. 2.71 U L' B' R L' U B' U b' u
12. (1.83) U R U' R' U' R U R' r'

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If you are wondering why the average of 12 didn’t show up at the bottom of my computer screen (Where it normally would show up), I was using avg20 instead, to practice for the 20 pyraminx solves I’ll be doing at Nats (if I make finals).

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Random Pyraminx Tricks #2: 1-Flip Hacks

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MoYu Magnetic Pyraminx Review

Yup. It's really good. Thanks to MoYu for sending me a sample.
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0.82 Pyraminx Single

My crowning achievement as a cuber. comp legal too.
pyraminx: MoYu magnetic (ya'll were really jumping to conclusions about that qiyi. I just said the tips are good.)
0.82 U B L' R' B L B U' r'
This might be pb idk