Peter Renzland's Elegant Rubik's Cube Solution Method

Elegant Rubik's Cube Solution Method Overview:
1. Do White Corners:       intuitively.
2. Place Yellow Corners:   using Corner-Swap.
3. Orient Yellow Corners: using Corner-Twist.
4. Do Edges:                       using Edge-Pair-Swap.

Elegant Rubik's Cube Solution Method Descriprions:
Overview Description (22 words)
Brief Description (50 words)
Standard Description (PDF, 250 words)
Verbose description (650 words)
Discussion
Aspects of Elegance:

50 word Description needs no images.
Solves corners, then edges.

4-Step Solution Method uses 3 Transforms:
Corner Swap, Corner Twist, Edge Swap.

Transforms use only the easy Up and Right turns.
Transforms are short, simple, similar, repetitive.
Transforms have simple, direct effects.
Transforms are easy to apply.

Solves the 2x2x2 cube with 2 transforms, 30 words.

Corner Swap Transform
URURURURURURURU

Swaps 2 Corners
LDF <-> DLB



View from Front, showing the
2 Left-Down Corners Swapped.
Corner Twist Transform
UFDBUFDBUFDB = 12(Ur)

Twists 3 Corners Right
LUF LFD LDB -> UFL FDL DBL



View from Left, showing
3 Yellow Corners Twisted.
Edge Swap Transform
UURRUURRUURR

Swaps 2 Edge Pairs
UF <-> UB and RF <-> RB






View from Front Right, showing
the 2 Edge-Pairs Swapped.

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