Name : Taosif Amin Sahil
Father’s Name : Mahbub Alam
Mother’s Name : Sufia Begum
School : Ideal School & College

# The first question, Do you solve cubes all day long?
=> No. I used to spend 1.5-2 hours daily but nowadays i spend roughly one hour.

# So how did this journey start?
=> It was around late 2015, I went to my cousin’s house and found a Rubik’s cube there. I asked him if he could solve it and he said that he could. I was really impressed by it and wanted to learn it as well.So when I came back home with the help of YouTube tutorials I solved it for the first time.

# What was your motivation back then? I mean why did you put so much effort into cubing?
=> I just enjoyed it to be honest :”3 It was just for time pass, i never had any goals.

# How come your improvement rate is so good?
=> I Don’t know . I just practise a lot.

# Did you have any obligations from your parents? Like when you used to spend a lot of time solving cubes.
=> No, they were very supportive regarding cubing.They allowed me to go to comps (even skipping school sometimes :3)

# What are your main events?
=> 2*2, 3*3, 3*3 OH, 4*4, 5*5

# What is your favourite event?
=> Currently 3×3 OH.

# How much time did it take for you to get sub 9 from sub 20?
=> About 1 year.
# How many methods do you know on solving a 3*3?
=> I know the main four methods and some other old ones like corners first as well. So I guess somewhere around 6-7.

# If someone wants to be as fast as you what should he/she do?
=> Practise a lot and have patience.And he/she should also attend lots of cube competitions.

# What did you get throughout this journey?
=> A lot of memories from the competitions, a big happy and fun family(i mean the cubers :”3), Experience and i did get some money and free cubes though (definitely not bragging).

Enough talking about cubing.

# What is your favourite colour, favourite food,favourite sport and favourite memory?
=> My favourite colour is deep blue.Not any specific food :”3 All are good. I love cricket and football. I don’t have any specific favourite memory :”3 My life is kinda boring haha.

# Someone asked how do you have a beard at this age?
=> I don’t know lol.

# Well this is a critical question. Which anime character do you think has committed the most cruel betrayal?
=> Aizen from bleach imo.

# Pewdiepie or t-series?
=> Pewdiepie.

# How would you sum up your whole journey and what is your future goals?
=> This journey has been amazing. I learned so much from it. As of now i have a few goals. i want to attend more competitions, i am eagerly waiting for the next WCA competition. I want to break the 4*4 NR and 3*3 NR single and average. I also want to get a sponsorship :”3

# Any advice for new cubers?
=> Try to attend competitions even if you don’t win . Don’t get demotivated if you are slow,everyone was at your stage at some point. Have patience and practice.

Interview of a CuberName : Taosif Amin SahilFather's Name : Mahbub AlamMother's Name : Sufia BegumSchool : Ideal School & College # The first question, Do you solve cubes all day long? => No. I used to spend 1.5-2 hours daily but nowadays i spend roughly one hour.# So how did this journey start? => It was around late 2015, I went to my cousin's house and found a Rubik's cube there. I asked him if he could solve it and he said that he could. I was really impressed by it and wanted to learn it as well.So when I came back home with the help of YouTube tutorials I solved it for the first time.# What was your motivation back then? I mean why did you put so much effort into cubing? => I just enjoyed it to be honest :"3 It was just for time pass, i never had any goals.# How come your improvement rate is so good? => I Don't know . I just practise a lot. # Did you have any obligations from your parents? Like when you used to spend a lot of time solving cubes.=> No, they were very supportive regarding cubing.They allowed me to go to comps (even skipping school sometimes :3)# What are your main events? => 2*2, 3*3, 3*3 OH, 4*4, 5*5# What is your favourite event?=> Currently 3×3 OH.# How much time did it take for you to get sub 9 from sub 20?=> About 1 year.# How many methods do you know on solving a 3*3?=> I know the main four methods and some other old ones like corners first as well. So I guess somewhere around 6-7.# If someone wants to be as fast as you what should he/she do?=> Practise a lot and have patience.And he/she should also attend lots of cube competitions.# What did you get throughout this journey? => A lot of memories from the competitions, a big happy and fun family(i mean the cubers :"3), Experience and i did get some money and free cubes though (definitely not bragging).Enough talking about cubing.# What is your favourite colour, favourite food,favourite sport and favourite memory? => My favourite colour is deep blue.Not any specific food :"3 All are good. I love cricket and football. I don't have any specific favourite memory :"3 My life is kinda boring haha.# Someone asked how do you have a beard at this age? => I don't know lol.# Well this is a critical question. Which anime character do you think has committed the most cruel betrayal?=> Aizen from bleach imo.# Pewdiepie or t-series?=> Pewdiepie.# How would you sum up your whole journey and what is your future goals?=> This journey has been amazing. I learned so much from it. As of now i have a few goals. i want to attend more competitions, i am eagerly waiting for the next WCA competition. I want to break the 4*4 NR and 3*3 NR single and average. I also want to get a sponsorship :"3# Any advice for new cubers?=> Try to attend competitions even if you don't win . Don't get demotivated if you are slow,everyone was at your stage at some point. Have patience and practice. Next interviewing Muhtasim Al Farabi

Posted by CubeNation on Saturday, December 29, 2018

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  1. Which cube did you use in the competition, Taosif Bhaiya?

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