The Final Typing Championship 2020 has now come to an in depth after an intense ultimate dash. Anthony E., referred to as chak, used to be topped the Final Typing Champion on Aug 22, dethroning Sean W. (arenasnow) in a exceptional display of deftness. He’s now sitting beautiful on a report breaking top typing velocity of 233WPM, averaging at 208.five throughout the finale.
The contest used to be the second one ever arrange by means of the German producer Das Keyboard—makers of the arena’s first good keyboard. It has noticed geeks from the world over rushing off for the throne and the highest prize, a whopping $five,000. The winner, except for attending to stay the Das Keyboard four Professional Mechanical Keyboard equipped for the competition, used to be additionally showered with a suite of GMK keycaps and a restricted version Cherry MX keycap. Final however now not least they had been awarded a unique pen to commemorate Das Keyboard’s 15 yr anniversary, simply in case all that typing had them nostalgic for the great ol’ days of hand-writing.
All over qualification, members had been in a position to take a typing check any selection of instances to rack up the typical WPM vital to qualify, the usage of any previous keyboard they needed to hand.
Simply as an instance the type of ability we’re taking a look at from the champ, runner up arenasnow took 770 tries to safe a 203WPM moderate and quarter-finalist izzy took 470 makes an attempt for her 203.3WPM moderate. The reigning king, chak, who’s now quashed any previous accusations of dishonest, averaged 200WPM over simply 63 races in an effort to qualify. That’s some severe dexterity, particularly whilst you imagine the fellow has a 99.7% best accuracy ranking in his closing 12 races.
The sensational chak smashed out 3 consecutive wins all through the overall, securing his victory earlier than his rival may just even get a glance in. arenasnow used to be no pushover, even though, averaging at 169.7 WPM, with best speeds of 217.7WPM and 100% best accuracy score. There used to be some degree all through the finale the place it appeared both two of those WPM wizards may just’ve walked away with the highest prize however, towards the tip, chak used to be persistently whizzing a complete line forward of his opponent.
All in all, we’ve noticed a super display from all of the contestants and at the moment are taking a look ahead to extra wizardry in subsequent yr’s tournament. For those who’d like to grasp extra, check out the Final Typing Championship website online, the place you’ll be able to in finding the leaderboard and extra details about registration if you are feeling as much as taking at the champion subsequent yr.