28 HTM Official Solve by Tomoaki Okayama @ WC 2013

Scramble: D’ L2 R2 F2 D R2 D2 R D B2 F U’ L B R F2 R2 D’ U
Solution: F2 U2 B D’ R L’ B’ L’ B L’ B L B2 L’ D2 B’ D L’ B2 R’ F U2 F’ R B L2 B2 D2 (28 HTM)

Explanation:
30 min backup solution.

Pre-scramble: B D2

2x2x2 block: F2 U2 B D’ R
Pseudo 2x2x3 block: L’ B’ L’ B L’
More square: B L B2
More square: L’
Finish F2L: D2 B’ D
LL: L’ B2 R’ F U2 F’ R B L2 B
Correction: B D2

I knew this solution was not enough to win, but couldn’t find any better solution in time.

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