SpeedCubing.com News archive 2009

  
December 31, 2009Massimiliano Iovane won the South Italian Open 2009 with an average of 12.39 seconds. Paolo Moriello finished second (13.51) and Stefano Bevacqua finished third (13.95).
December 31, 2009The Berkeley Winter 2010 will take place on January 30, 2010 in Berkeley, California, USA. Check out the Berkeley Winter 2010 website for more information and registration.
December 31, 2009The Drexel's Winter 2010 Rubik's Cube Competition will take place on February 6, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Check out the Drexel's Winter 2010 Rubik's Cube Competition website for more information and registration.
December 30, 2009The Toronto Open, Winter 2010 will take place on January 30, 2010 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Check out the Toronto Open, Winter 2010 website for more information and registration.
December 30, 2009Bernett Orlando won the Chennai Cube Challenge 2009 with an average of 18.04 seconds. Girish Ganesan finished second (31.67) and Goudam Muralitharan finished third (35.26).
December 26, 2009The Indiana Winter 2010 will take place on February 27, 2010 in Fishers, Indiana, USA. Check out the Indiana Winter 2010 website for more information and registration.
December 23, 2009The Shanghai Winter Cubing Festival 2010 will take place on February 7, 2010 in Shanghai, China. Check out the Shanghai Winter Cubing Festival 2010 website for more information and registration.
December 23, 2009The Hangzhou Open 2010 will take place on January 31, 2010 in Hangzhou, China. Check out the Hangzhou Open 2010 website for more information and registration.
December 23, 2009The Korea Cube Championship 2010 will take place on January 23-24, 2010 in Anyang, Korea. Check out the Korea Cube Championship 2010 website for more information and registration.
December 23, 2009Shenjia Zhang won the Beijing Winter 2009 with an average of 12.32 seconds. Pascal So finished second (12.90) and Rui Yang finished third (13.44).
Asian records: Yunqi Ouyang 3x3 fewest moves 29 (single).
December 23, 2009Kanneti Sae Han won the Clermont Open 2009 with an average of 12.04 seconds. Frédéric Meinnel finished second (16.15) and Philippe Virouleau finished third (16.22).
December 23, 2009Phillip Espinoza won the Discovery Science Center Winter 2009 with an average of 13.72 seconds. Lennon Grinta finished second (14.30) and Cameron Brown finished third (14.80).
December 19, 2009The Benelux Open 2010 will take place on February 19-21, 2010 in Sint Michielsgestel, Netherlands. Check out the Benelux Open 2010 website for more information and registration.
December 19, 2009The Santiago BLD Open 2010 will take place on January 23, 2010 in Santiago, Chile. Check out the Santiago BLD Open 2010 website for more information and registration.
December 19, 2009Rowe Hessler won the Brown Cubing Day 2009 with an average of 11.04 seconds. John Tamanas finished second (12.48) and Tim Reynolds finished third (16.04).
World records: Rowe Hessler 2x2 Cube 2.45 (average).
North American records: Rowe Hessler Rubik's Cube 11.04 (average), 2x2 Cube 1.03 (single).
December 19, 2009Dan Dzoan won the Utah Cubing Fall Open 2009 with an average of 12.30 seconds. Michael Young finished second (14.78) and Edward Liu finished third (14.94).
December 13, 2009The Melbourne Summer Open 2010 will take place on January 30, 2010 in Melbourne, Australia. Check out the Melbourne Summer Open 2010 website for more information and registration.
December 13, 2009The Skårup Cube Day 2010 will take place on January 16, 2010 in Skårup, Denmark. Check out the Skårup Cube Day 2010 website for more information and registration.
December 13, 2009The Japan Open 2010 will take place on March 27-28, 2010 in Osaka, Japan. Check out the Japan Open 2010 website for more information and registration.
December 12, 2009Erik Akkersdijk won the The Hague Open 2009 with an average of 11.60 seconds. Mats Valk finished second (13.09) and Maarten Smit finished third (13.66).
December 10, 2009Chester Lian won the Carnegie Mellon Fall 2009 with an average of 13.08 seconds. Dan Cohen finished second (13.80) and Thompson Clarke finished third (14.10).
December 9, 2009The Montpellier Open 2010 will take place on March 20-21, 2010 in Montpellier, France. Check out the Montpellier Open 2010 website for more information and registration.
December 9, 2009The Bahia Inglesa Summer Open 2010 will take place on January 23, 2010 in Caldera, Chile. Check out the Bahia Inglesa Summer Open 2010 website for more information and registration.
December 8, 2009Shenjia Zhang won the Nanjing Open 2009 with an average of 11.89 seconds. Xiaobo Jin finished second (13.82) and Lin Tao finished third (14.54).
December 8, 2009Breandan Vallance won the Obei Obei Open 2009 with an average of 12.18 seconds. Massimiliano Iovane finished second (13.01) and Riccardo Simone finished third (14.00).
December 8, 2009Erik Akkersdijk won the Swedish Cube Day competition 2009 with an average of 10.86 seconds. Simon Westlund finished second (13.47) and Gunnar Krig finished third (14.18).
World records: Henrik Bui Rubik's Magic 0.87 (average).
December 7, 2009Rodrigo Septién Rodríguez won the Spanish Championship 2009 with an average of 12.98 seconds. Alejandro Riveiro Rodríguez finished second (13.43) and Javier Soto Bustos finished third (13.50).
December 7, 2009The Chicago Open 2010 will take place on February 6, 2010 in Arlington Heights, Illinois, USA. Check out the Chicago Open 2010 website for more information and registration.
December 4, 2009The JRCA Hokuriku Winter 2010 will take place on January 9, 2010 in Kanazawa, Japan. Check out the JRCA Hokuriku Winter 2010 website for more information and registration.
December 2, 2009The Chennai Rubik's Cube Challenge 2009 will take place on December 23, 2009 in Chennai, India.
December 1, 2009The Bayview Hills Open 2010 will take place on January 16, 2010 in San Diego, California, USA. Check out the Bayview Hills Open 2010 website for more information and registration.
December 1, 2009The Discovery Science Center Winter 2009 will take place on December 19, 2009 in Santa Ana, California, USA. Check out the Discovery Science Center Winter 2009 website for more information and registration.
November 30, 2009The Changchun Open 2010 will take place on January 2, 2010 in Changchun, China. Check out the Changchun Open 2010 website for more information and registration.
November 30, 2009The Mumbai Open 2010 will take place on February 6-7, 2010 in Mumbai, India. Check out the Mumbai Open 2010 website for more information and registration.
November 30, 2009The Danish Open 2010 will take place on February 27-28, 2010 in Århus, Denmark. Check out the Danish Open 2010 website for more information and registration.
November 30, 2009Tomasz Zolnowski won the Silesia Open 2009 with an average of 11.90 seconds. Adam Polkowski finished second (12.18) and Piotr Kózka finished third (13.13).
World records: Michal Halczuk 6x6 Cube 2:15.53 (single).
November 29, 2009Piti Pichedpan won the Malaysian Open 2009 with an average of 11.87 seconds. Amos Tay Swee Hui finished second (12.90) and Baramee Pookcharoen finished third (13.31).
Asian records: Piti Pichedpan Rubik's Cube 7.88 (single) 10.42 (average).
November 29, 2009Sinpei Araki won the Doshisha Open 2009 with an average of 12.20 seconds. Yohei Oka finished second (12.74) and Wataru Hashimura finished third (12.86).
November 29, 2009Results of the Pinoy Big Cubes Open 2009 are online now.
November 26, 2009Chris Dzoan won the Stanford Fall competition 2009 with an average of 12.76 seconds. Dan Dzoan finished second (13.61) and Leyan Lo finished third (13.76).
North American records: Chris Dzoan 3x3 one-handed 14.61 (single) 17.66 (average), Cameron Almasi 2x2 Cube 1.15 (single).
November 26, 2009Dan Cohen won the Thankscubing Day 2009 with an average of 13.21 seconds. Chester Lian finished second (16.54) and Nicholas Sia finished third (16.85).
November 23, 2009The Aachen Open 2010 will take place on January 16-17, 2010 in Aachen, Germany. Check out the Aachen Open 2010 website for more information and registration.
November 23, 2009The Indian Open 2010 will take place on February 12-13, 2010 in Kanpur, India. Check out the Indian Open 2010 website for more information and registration.
November 23, 2009The French Open 2010 will take place on February 27-28, 2010 in Paris, France. Check out the French Open 2010 website for more information and registration.
November 23, 2009The Chile Open 2010 will take place on January 9-10, 2010 in Santiago, Chile. Check out the Chile Open 2010 website for more information and registration.
November 23, 2009Robert Yau won the Bristol Open 2009 with an average of 11.89 seconds. Rowan Kinneavy finished second (12.99) and Bence Barát finished third (13.46).
World records: Olivér Perge Rubik's Clock 6.93 (single).
European records: Robert Yau 4x4 Cube 44.21 (average), Olivér Perge Rubik's Magic 0.94 (average).
November 23, 2009Alejandro Aguado Barahona won the Portugal Open 2009 with an average of 13.42 seconds. Rodrigo Septién Rodríguez finished second (13.44) and Ignacio Soto Bustos finished third (15.34).
November 23, 2009Erik Akkersdijk won the German Nationals 2009 with an average of 11.15 seconds. Rama Temmink finished second (12.61) and Jan Smarschevski finished third (14.72).
November 17, 2009The Clermont Open 2009 will take place on December 19-20, 2009 in Dallet, France. Check out the Clermont Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
November 17, 2009The Toulouse Open 2010 will take place on January 23-24, 2010 in Toulouse, France. Check out the Toulouse Open 2010 website for more information and registration.
November 17, 2009The Bangkok Open 2010 will take place on January 9-10, 2010 in Bangkok, Thailand. Check out the Bangkok Open 2010 website for more information and registration.
November 17, 2009The South Italian Open 2009 will take place on December 29-30, 2009 in San Severo (Foggia), Italy. Check out the South Italian Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
November 17, 2009The Beijing Winter competition 2009 will take place on December 20, 2009 in Beijing, China. Check out the Beijing Winter 2009 website for more information and registration.
November 17, 2009Anthony Searle won the Austin Fall competition 2009 with an average of 13.68 seconds. Casey Pernsteiner finished second (14.99) and Greg French finished third (16.81).
North American records: Anthony Searle Pyraminx 3.68 (single).
November 16, 2009Lucas Garron won the Berkeley Fall competition 2009 with an average of 12.49 seconds. Justin Adsuara finished second (12.72) and Darren Kwong finished third (12.81).
North American records: Phillip Espinoza 3x3 one-handed 14.65 (single).
November 16, 2009John Tamanas won the MIT Fall Competition 2009 with an average of 12.34 seconds. Rowe Hessler finished second (12.38) and Andy Tsao finished third (12.99).
World records: Patrick Jameson Rubik's Magic 0.90 (average).
North American records: Felix Lee Pyraminx 6.25 (average), Patrick Jameson Rubik's Magic 0.78 (single), Rowe Hessler 3x3 one-handed 19.11 (average).
November 15, 2009Erik Akkersdijk won the Dutch Nationals 2009 with an average of 11.57 seconds. Mats Valk finished second (11.58) and Rama Temmink finished third (11.68).
European records: Erik Akkersdijk 5x5 Cube 1:10.43 (single).
November 14, 2009Alejandro Riveiro Rodríguez won the Basauri Open 2009 with an average of 14.58 seconds. Alexander Olleta Del Molino finished second (20.13) and Alberto Burgos Martín-Hervás finished third (20.26).
November 14, 2009Guozheng Xu won the Harbin Open 2009 with an average of 14.70 seconds. Luchen Zhang finished second (15.98) and Meng Wang finished third (16.49).
November 11, 2009Willian Fidêncio won the Univercidade Open 2009 with an average of 16.49 seconds. Renan Mondini Cerpe finished second (17.07) and Tadeu Zagallo da Silva finished third (17.58).
South American records: Rafael Werneck Cinoto 3x3 with feet 44.34 (single), 3x3 with feet 51.28 (average).
November 10, 2009Breandan Vallance won the UK Open 2009 with an average of 11.17 seconds. Christopher Ness finished second (12.83) and Rowan Kinneavy finished third (13.92).
November 5, 2009The Zaragoza Open 2010 will take place on April 9-10, 2010 in Zaragoza, Spain. Check out the Zaragoza Open 2010 website for more information and registration.
November 4, 2009Anssi Vanhala won the Estonian Open 2009 with an average of 13.79 seconds. Teemu Tiinanen finished second (18.70) and Jass Murutalu finished third (20.93).
World records: Anssi Vanhala 3x3 with feet 36.72 (single), 3x3 with feet 42.08 (average).
November 3, 2009Gabriel Dechichi Barbar won the UNESP Open 2009 with an average of 13.40 seconds. Pedro Santos Guimarães finished second (14.96) and Rodrigo Kenji Asato Kobayashi finished third (16.18).
South American records: Gabriel Bucsan Square-1 18.00 (single), Gabriel Dechichi Barbar 2x2 Cube 4.20 (average), Pedro Santos Guimarães 4x4 Cube 1:06.18 (average), 3x3 blindfolded 1:19.96 (single), Square-1 25.22 (average), 7x7 Cube 7:00.18 (average), 4x4 blindfolded 9:56.22 (single), Rafael Werneck Cinoto Master Magic 6.43 (single), Master Magic 7.57 (average), Rodrigo Kenji Asato Kobayashi 6x6 Cube 4:04.15 (single), 6x6 Cube 4:34.12 (average), 7x7 Cube 6:21.21 (single).
November 3, 2009The Murcia Open 2010 will take place on February 27, 2010 in Puente Tocinos, Spain. Check out the Murcia Open 2010 website for more information and registration.
November 3, 2009The Obei Obei Open 2009 will take place on December 7, 2009 in Corsico, Italy. Check out the Obei Obei Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
November 3, 2009The German Nationals 2009 will take place on November 21, 2009 in Düsseldorf, Germany. Check out the German Nationals 2009 website for more information and registration.
November 3, 2009The Brown Cubing Day 2009 will take place on December 12, 2009 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. Check out the Brown Cubing Day 2009 website for more information and registration.
November 3, 2009The The Hague Open 2009 will take place on December 12, 2009 in The Hague, Netherlands. Check out the The Hague Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
November 1, 2009Tomasz Zolnowski won the Fuglsangpark Open 2009 with an average of 11.03 seconds. Bence Barát finished second (13.59) and Gunnar Krig finished third (14.80).
October 30, 2009The Basauri Open 2009 will take place on November 14, 2009 in Basauri (Bilbao), Spain.
October 29, 2009The Silesia Open 2009 will take place on November 28, 2009 in Chorzów Batory, Poland. Check out the Silesia Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
October 29, 2009The Bristol Open 2009 will take place on November 21-22, 2009 in Bristol, United Kingdom. Check out the Bristol Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
October 29, 2009The Norwegian Open 2010 will take place on February 13-14, 2010 in Trondheim, Norway. Check out the Norwegian Open 2010 website for more information and registration.
October 28, 2009Phillip Espinoza won the Caltech Fall competition 2009 with an average of 13.14 seconds. Lucas Garron finished second (13.54) and Jeremy Fleischman finished third (13.96).
North American records: Andrew Nelson Square-1 13.02 (single).
October 28, 2009The Nanjing Open 2009 will take place on December 6, 2009 in Nanjing, China. Check out the Nanjing Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
October 27, 2009The Utah Cubing Fall Open 2009 will take place on December 12, 2009 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Check out the Utah Cubing Fall Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
October 27, 2009The Carnegie Mellon Fall 2009 will take place on December 5, 2009 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Check out the Carnegie Mellon Fall 2009 website for more information and registration.
October 25, 2009Waris Ali won the Cubetcha 2009 with an average of 14.13 seconds. Kevin Kapinos finished second (15.60) and Blazer Challander finished third (16.43).
October 24, 2009Erik Akkersdijk won the Essen Open 2009 with an average of 11.41 seconds. Rama Temmink finished second (12.65) and Mats Valk finished third (13.18).
October 24, 2009James Benedict Cañares won the Cebu Masters 2009 with an average of 12.90 seconds. Aaron James Melendez finished second (16.29) and Keenie Jel Cabahug finished third (17.49).
October 24, 2009The Thankscubing Day 2009 will take place on November 21, 2009 in Columbus, Ohio, USA. Check out the Thankscubing Day 2009 website for more information and registration.
October 23, 2009The Spanish Championship 2009 will take place on December 5-6, 2009 in San Martín de la Vega, Spain. Check out the Spanish Championship 2009 website for more information and registration.
October 23, 2009The Stanford Fall competition 2009 will take place on November 21, 2009 in Stanford, California, USA. Check out the Stanford Fall competition 2009 website for more information and registration.
October 21, 2009The Portugal Open 2009 will take place on November 21, 2009 in Porto, Portugal. Check out the Portugal Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
October 21, 2009The Pinoy Big Cubes Open 2009 will take place on November 28, 2009 in Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines. Check out the Pinoy Big Cubes Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
October 20, 2009Breandan Vallance won the Hungarian Open 2009 with an average of 11.55 seconds. Piti Pichedpan finished second (12.77) and Milán Baticz finished third (13.46).
October 20, 2009The Dutch Nationals 2009 will take place on November 14-15, 2009 in Zwolle, Netherlands. Check out the Dutch Nationals 2009 website for more information and registration.
October 18, 2009Mats Valk won the Dutch Open 2009 with an average of 10.61 seconds. Erik Akkersdijk finished second (11.50) and Dan Dzoan finished third (12.35).
October 18, 2009The Malaysian Open 2009 will take place on November 28-29, 2009 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Check out the Malaysian Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
October 18, 2009The Doshisha Open 2009 will take place on November 28, 2009 in Kyoto, Japan. Check out the Doshisha Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
October 18, 2009The Berkeley Fall competition 2009 will take place on November 14, 2009 in Berkeley, California, USA.
October 15, 2009The Univercidade Open 2009 will take place on November 7, 2009 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Check out the Univercidade Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
October 12, 2009The Swedish Cube Day competition 2009 will take place on December 5-6, 2009 in Kungsängen, Sweden. Check out the Swedish Cube Day competition 2009 website for more information and registration.
October 12, 2009The Caltech Fall competition 2009 will take place on October 24, 2009 in Pasadena, California, USA. Check out the Caltech Fall competition 2009 website for more information and registration.
October 11, 2009Breandan Vallance won the World Rubik's Cube Championship 2009 with an average of 10.74 seconds. Erik Akkersdijk finished second (11.52) and Tomasz Zolnowski finished third (11.64).
World records: Dan Cohen 4x4 36.46 (single), Yumu Tabuchi Rubik's Cube One-handed 16.90 (average), Michal Halczuk 7x7 3:43.15 (single), Piotr Michal Padlewski Square-1 10.96 (single), Bálint Bodor Megaminx 57.94 (single).
Asian records: Yumu Tabuchi Rubik's Cube Fewest moves 29 (single), 4x4 blindfolded 8:41.85 (single), Ryosuke Mondo 5x5 blindfolded 26:30.00 (single).
European records: Erik Akkersdijk 4x4 39.43 (single), Michal Halczuk 7x7 4:01.23 (average), Piotr Michal Padlewski Square-1 15.21 (average), Rafal Guzewicz 5x5 blindfolded 15:43.00 (single).
North American records: Dan Cohen 4x4 46.94 (average), Megaminx 1:20.34 (single) 1:27.30 (average), Timothy Sun Rubik's Cube with feet 58.38 (single).
South American records: Pedro Santos Guimarães 4x4 53.30 (single) 1:07.85 (average), Rubik's Cube One-handed 18.27 (single), Megaminx 1:35.77 (average), 4x4 blindfolded 13:09.00 (single), Renan Mondini Cerpe 2x2 3.33 (single).
October 7, 2009Bernett Orlando won the Shaastra Open 2009 with an average of 14.63 seconds. Karthik Puthraya finished second (18.30) and Nikhil Mande finished third (20.18).
October 4, 2009Giuliano Cayetano won the Quezon Megaminx Open 2009 with an average of 1:15.64. Jek Villacampa finished second (1:33.50) and Jonathan Papa finished third (1:45.93).
October 4, 2009Haixu Zhang won the Guangdong Open 2009 with an average of 11.83 seconds. Kailong Li finished second (12.57) and Chio Wai Cheng finished third (12.75).
October 4, 2009Tomasz Zolnowski won the Polish Open 2009 with an average of 11.81 seconds. Erik Akkersdijk finished second (12.85) and Adam Polkowski finished third (13.01).
World records: Tomasz Zolnowski Rubik's Cube 10.07 (average).
European records: Erik Akkersdijk 4x4 44.54 (average), Piotr Michal Padlewski Square-1 12.41 (single) 15.70 (average).
October 2, 2009The Harbin Open 2009 will take place on November 8, 2009 in Harbin, China. Check out the Harbin Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
September 29, 2009The Estonian Open 2009 will take place on November 7, 2009 in Kose, Estonia. Check out the Estonian Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
September 28, 2009The Austin Fall competition 2009 will take place on November 14, 2009 in Austin, Texas, USA. Check out the Austin Fall competition 2009 website for more information and registration.
September 28, 2009Henrik Buus Aagaard won the Danish Special 2009 with an average of 15.10 seconds. Oscar Roth Andersen finished second (17.31) and Frank Severinsen finished third (21.22).
September 28, 2009The Essen Open 2009 will take place on October 24, 2009 in Essen, Germany. Check out the Essen Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
September 24, 2009The MIT Fall competition 2009 will take place on November 14, 2009 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. Check out the MIT Fall 2009 website for more information and registration.
September 23, 2009Dan Dzoan won the Boulder 2009 with an average of 13.13 seconds. Anthony McKnight finished second (15.23) and Jeremy Fleischman finished third (15.77).
September 22, 2009Harris Chan won the Canadian Open 2009 with an average of 11.11 seconds. Eric Limeback finished second (12.53) and Derrick Eide finished third (12.99).
North American records: Harris Chan Rubik's Cube 11.11 (average), Derrick Eide Pyraminx 7.20 (average).
African records: Emile Compion 4x4 1:14.35 (average), Megaminx 2:00.05 (single) 2:15.00 (average), Pyraminx 11.38 (single) 13.45 (average), Square-1 22.38 (single) 32.35 (average), 6x6 3:49.28 (single) 4:05.74 (average), 7x7 5:51.44 (single) 5:57.52 (average).
September 20, 2009Milán Baticz won the Mantua Open 2009 with an average of 12.38 seconds. Breandan Vallance finished second (13.07) and Stefano Bevacqua finished third (14.51).
September 19, 2009Sinpei Araki won the Toyama Open 2009 with an average of 12.65 seconds. Yohei Oka finished second (13.21) and Nobuaki Suga finished third (13.94).
World records: Yohei Oka Pyraminx 4.07 (average).
Asian records: Shota Kobayashi Rubik's Clock 8.22 (single) 8.96 (average).
September 19, 2009The Cubetcha 2009 will take place on October 24, 2009 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Check out the Cubetcha 2009 website for more information and registration.
September 18, 2009The Cebu Masters 2009 will take place on October 24, 2009 in Cebu City, Philippines. Check out the Cebu Masters 2009 website for more information and registration.
September 14, 2009Tomasz Zolnowski won the Wroclaw Open 2009 with an average of 11.26 seconds. Piotr Kózka finished second (12.82) and Michal Robaczyk finished third (13.41).
European records: Piotr Michal Padlewski Square-1 17.71 (average).
September 14, 2009Ibrahim Vajgel-Shedid won the Vancouver Open 2009 with an average of 13.89 seconds. Deseree Aune finished second (13.91) and Sarah Strong finished third (15.70).
September 13, 2009Erik Akkersdijk won the Brussels Summer Open 2009 with an average of 11.30 seconds. Guillain Potron finished second (13.56) and Rama Temmink finished third (13.68).
September 11, 2009The Shaastra Open 2009 will take place on October 2, 2009 in Chennai, India. Check out the Shaastra Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
September 9, 2009Matias Macaya won the Campeonato de Primavera 2009 with an average of 17.85 seconds. Enric Grau finished second (18.60) and José Garrido finished third (18.63).
South American records: Enric Grau 2x2 4.18 (single), Matias Macaya Rubik's Magic 1.08 (single), Sebastián Pino Castillo Rubik's Clock 12.25 (single) 18.08 (average).
September 7, 2009The Quezon Megaminx Open 2009 will take place on October 3, 2009 in Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines. Check out the Quezon Megaminx Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
September 7, 2009Gunnar Krig won the Swedish Open 2009 with an average of 14.68 seconds. Simon Westlund finished second (15.45) and Oskar Åsbrink finished third (15.49).
World records: Gunnar Krig Rubik's Cube one-handed 13.80 (single), Oskar Åsbrink Rubik's Magic 0.77 (single).
September 7, 2009Hao-Zheng Lin won the Maru Cube Day 2009 with an average of 13.00 seconds. Ming-Huan Tsai finished second (13.25) and Shiuan Chang finished third (13.48).
September 1, 2009Chia-Wei Lu won the Philippines Open 2009 with an average of 13.30 seconds. Piti Pichedpan finished second (13.56) and Lorenzo Bonoan finished third (14.55).
August 31, 2009Anssi Vanhala won the Finnish Open 2009 with an average of 14.35 seconds. Konsta Jukka finished second (15.39) and Johannes Laire finished third (15.93).
August 30, 2009Rama Temmink won the Indonesian Open 2009 with an average of 12.90 seconds. Mohamad Azraei finished second (14.59) and Lars Vandenbergh finished third (17.00).
August 30, 2009Anton Rostovikov won the Saint Petersburg Open 2009 with an average of 17.52 seconds. Anton Bedrichenko finished second (18.55) and Max Novicov finished third (18.58).
August 29, 2009The Danish Special 2009 will take place on September 26-27, 2009 in Hillerød, Denmark. Check out the Danish Special 2009 website for more information and registration.
August 26, 2009Cameron Brown won the Nisei Week Open 2009 with an average of 14.26 seconds. Ging-Ging Lin finished second (14.73) and Sikan Li finished third (15.42).
August 24, 2009The Toyama Open 2009 will take place on September 19, 2009 in Toyama, Japan. Check out the Toyama Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
August 24, 2009Pascal So won the Shenzhen Summer Open 2009 with an average of 12.03 seconds. Haixu Zhang finished second (12.87) and Jokey Chen finished third (13.27).
World records: Haixu Zhang 4x4 Cube 45.32 (average), Tang Yiu Chun Rubik's Magic 0.77 (single).
August 23, 2009Han-Cyun Chen won the Taiwan Summer Open 2009 with an average of 13.30 seconds. Ming-Hao Kang finished second (13.66) and Kuo-Hao Wu finished third (13.80).
World records: Han-Cyun Chen 4x4 Cube 43.43 (average).
Asian records: Hsuan Chang 5x5 Cube 1:11.77 (single), 5x5 Cube 1:17.64 (average), Tse-Kan Lin / Yi-Sa Chen Rubik's Cube fewest moves 37.
August 23, 2009Tomasz Zolnowski won the Gdansk Open 2009 with an average of 11.26 seconds. Adam Polkowski finished second (12.36) and Piotr Kózka finished third (13.52).
August 22, 2009The Polish Open 2009 will take place on September 26-27, 2009 in Pabianice, Poland. Check out the Polish Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
August 21, 2009The Boulder 2009 competition will take place on September 19, 2009 in Boulder, Colorado, USA. Check out the Boulder 2009 website for more information and registration.
August 17, 2009Rowe Hessler won the US Nationals 2009 with an average of 11.64 seconds. Mitchell Stern finished second (12.42) and Ravi Fernando finished third (13.13).
World records: Dan Cohen 6x6 Cube 2:32.00 (average).
North American records: Alexander Yu Rubik's Cube blindfolded 51.80, Andy Tsao 4x4 Cube 39.36 (single), Dan Cohen Megaminx 1:22.09 (single) 1:27.34 (average), David Woner/Michael Young Rubik's Cube fewest moves 27, Mike Hughey Rubik's Cube multi blind 8/8 in 51:07.
August 17, 2009Haixu Zhang won the Beijing Summer Open 2009 with an average of 12.88 seconds. Bingliang Li finished second (14.11) and Lin Tao finished third (14.15).
World records: Haiyan Zhuang Rubik's Cube blindfolded 35.96, Jianwei Zhu Square-1 12.05 (single) 14.61 (average), Tong Jiang Rubik's Cube multi blind 15/15 in 52:01, Yuxuan Wang Rubik's Magic 0.83 (single).
Asian records: Xiao Tan Master Magic 1.94 (single) 2.13 (average).
August 17, 2009Tam Ming Ki won the Macau Rubik´s Open 2009 with an average of 14.05 seconds. Hui Hing Ho finished second (14.16) and Pascal So finished third (14.18).
North American records: Hugo Tse Rubik's Magic 1.08 (average).
August 17, 2009Johan Holmedahl won the Kristianstad Open 2009 with an average of 13.89 seconds. Gunnar Krig finished second (14.44) and Oskar Åsbrink finished third (15.72).
World records: Oskar Åsbrink Rubik's Magic 0.80 (single).
August 15, 2009The Wroclaw Open 2009 will take place on September 12, 2009 in Wroclaw, Poland. Check out the Wroclaw Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
August 14, 2009The Dutch Open 2009 will take place on October 17-18, 2009 in Eindhoven, Netherlands. Check out the Dutch Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
August 14, 2009The UK Open 2009 will take place on November 7, 2009 in Manchester, United Kingdom. Check out the UK Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
August 11, 2009Shuang Chen won the Shanghai Weisuo Open 2009 with an average of 11.92 seconds. Shenjia Zhang finished second (13.02) and Xiaobo Jin finished third (15.24).
August 11, 2009The UNESP Open 2009 will take place on October 31 - November 2, 2009 in São Paulo, Brazil. Check out the UNESP Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
August 9, 2009Guillain Potron won the Dauphiné Open 2009 with an average of 13.39 seconds. Benjamin Sintes finished second (13.57) and Kanneti Sae Han finished third (13.65).
August 5, 2009The Fuglsangpark Open 2009 will take place on October 31 - November 1, 2009 in Farum, Denmark. Check out the Fuglsangpark Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
August 4, 2009Anthony Searle won the Houston Open 2009 with an average of 14.83 seconds. Weston Mizumoto finished second (16.19) and Casey Pernsteiner finished third (16.61).
August 3, 2009Yumu Tabuchi won the Japan Open 2009 with an average of 11.53 seconds. Mitsuki Gunji finished second (12.07) and Syuhei Omura finished third (12.38).
World records: Syuhei Omura 4x4 39.28 (single).
Asian records: Yumu Tabuchi Rubik's Cube 10.71 (average), 3x3 one-handed 18.73 (average), Ryosuke Mondo 5x5 blindfolded 27:21, 3x3 multi blind 7/8 in 47:07, Taki Sugimoto Clock 8.33 (single) 9.06 (average).
August 2, 2009Rowe Hessler won the Connecticut Summer Competition 2009 with an average of 14.00 seconds. Chris Dzoan finished second (14.75) and John Tamanas finished third (15.04).
August 1, 2009Tzu-Chun Chou won the Chia-yi Pyraminx Competition 2009 with an average of 6.96 seconds. Wei-Shu Lai finished second (15.68) and Tzu-Cheng Chen finished third (17.15).
July 30, 2009The Nisei Week Open 2009 will take place on August 22, 2009 in Los Angeles, California, USA. Check out the Nisei Week Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
July 29, 2009Chi-Ning Chou won the Taichung Pyraminx Competition 2009 with an average of 10.12 seconds. Chao-Wen Fu finished second (12.84) and Ming-Yi Lin finished third (13.73).
July 28, 2009The Saint Petersburg Open 2009 will take place on August 29, 2009 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Check out the Saint Petersburg Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
July 26, 2009The Campeonato de Primavera 2009 will take place on September 5, 2009 in Santiago, Chile. Check out the Campeonato de Primavera 2009 website for more information and registration.
July 26, 2009Han-Cyun Chen won the Taipei Pyraminx 2009 with an average of 7.43 seconds. Pei-Chun Tsao finished second (10.18) and Tse-Kan Lin finished third (10.36).
July 26, 2009Results of the Big Cubes Summer competition 2009 are now available.
World records: Dan Cohen 5x5 1:07.25 (single), 6x6 2:18.81 (single), 7x7 3:57.71 (average).
North American records: Dan Cohen Square-1 13.03 (single), 7x7 3:49.28 (single).
July 26, 2009Isaac Wappes won the Indiana Summer Open 2009 with an average of 14.20 seconds. Phil Thomas finished second (15.64) and Kellon Olusola finished third (17.08).
July 26, 2009Eric Limeback won the canadianCubing Classic 2009 with an average of 11.88 seconds. Harris Chan finished second (13.00) and Jai Gambhir finished third (13.39).
African records: Emile Compion 4x4 1:15.74 (average), 5x5 Cube 1:46.84 (average), 2x2 Cube 5.09 (average).
July 23, 2009The Philippines Open 2009 will take place on August 29-30, 2009 in Manila, Philippines. Check out the Philippines Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
July 22, 2009The Vancouver Open 2009 will take place on September 12, 2009 in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. Check out the Vancouver Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
July 22, 2009The Canadian Open 2009 will take place on September 19-20, 2009 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Check out the Canadian Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
July 22, 2009The Maru Cube Day 2009 will take place on September 5, 2009 in Tainan City, Taiwan. Check out the Maru Cube Day 2009 website for more information and registration.
July 22, 2009The Taiwan Summer Open 2009 will take place on August 22-23, 2009 in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. Check out the Taiwan Summer Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
July 20, 2009The Finnish Open 2009 will take place on August 29-30, 2009 in Helsinki, Finland. Check out the Finnish Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
July 20, 2009Piti Pichedpan won the Hong Kong Open 2009 with an average of 12.50 seconds. Pascal So finished second (13.85) and Lorenzo Bonoan finished third (13.91).
World records: Haiyan Zhuang 3x3 blindfolded 45.55 (single), Tang Yiu Chun Rubik's Magic 0.90 (average).
Asian records: Tang Yiu Chun Rubik's Magic 0.86 (single).
July 20, 2009Feliks Zemdegs won the New Zealand Championships 2009 with an average of 13.74 seconds. Luke Mayn finished second (18.20) and Dene Beardsley finished third (18.74).
Australian records: Feliks Zemdegs Rubik's Cube 10.05 (single) 12.55 (average), 4x4 49.11 (single) 51.46 (average), 5x5 1:16.36 (single) 1:25.70 (average), 2x2 2.48 (single) 4.43 (average), 3x3 blindfolded 2:37.68 (single), 3x3 one-handed 20.83 (single) 23.72 (average), Dene Beardsley Pyraminx 12.15 (single) 14.84 (average).
July 20, 2009Pedro Santos Guimarães won the Brasilia Open 2009 with an average of 13.96 seconds. Gabriel Dechichi Barbar finished second (14.16) and Caio José Lafetá finished third (16.37).
South American records: Gabriel Dechichi Barbar 2x2 4.19 (single) 5.50 (average), Pedro Santos Guimarães Rubik's Cube 12.77 (average), 5x5 1:43.05 (single), 3x3 one-handed 19.15 (single) 20.79 (average), Pyraminx 5.28 (single) 8.48 (average), Square-1 27.12 (average), Rafael Werneck Cinoto 3x3 with feet 50.32 (single) 54.66 (average), Renan Mondini Cerpe Rubik's Cube 11.40 (single), Rubik's Master Magic 10.06 (single) 11.18 (average).
July 20, 2009Patrick Kelly won the Aurora Summer 2009 with an average of 15.60 seconds. Niklaus Parcell finished second (17.71) and Tristan Wright finished third (18.14).
July 19, 2009Sinpei Araki won the JRCA Kansai Summer 2009 with an average of 12.83 seconds. Takuma Akutsu finished second (13.06) and Takumi Yoshida finished third (13.42).
July 19, 2009Erik Akkersdijk won the Czech Open 2009 with an average of 10.91 seconds. Tomasz Zolnowski finished second (12.17) and Kanneti Sae Han finished third (12.92).
World records: Erik Akkersdijk 5x5 1:11.02 (single), Piotr Michal Padlewski Square-1 12.50 (single).
European records: Erik Akkersdijk 5x5 1:16.87 (average), Olivér Perge Clock 7.47 (single).
July 17, 2009The Brussels Summer Open 2009 will take place on September 12-13, 2009 in Brussels, Belgium. Check out the Brussels Summer Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
July 15, 2009The Gdansk Open 2009 will take place on August 22, 2009 in Gdansk, Poland. Check out the Gdansk Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
July 15, 2009The Shanghai Weisuo Open 2009 will take place on August 9, 2009 in Shanghai, China. Check out the Shanghai Weisuo Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
July 14, 2009Uriel Gayosso Ruiz won the Puebla Open 2009 with an average of 17.01 seconds. Edgar Sánchez Esquivel finished second (18.52) and Gabriel Alejandro Orozco Casillas finished third (19.25).
July 14, 2009Erik Akkersdijk won the Madrid Open 2009 with an average of 12.40 seconds. Edouard Chambon finished second (13.25) and Kanneti Sae Han finished third (13.27).
July 14, 2009Breandan Vallance won the UK Masters 2009 with an average of 12.09 seconds. Robert Yau finished second (12.96) and Christopher Ness finished third (13.15).
July 11, 2009Waris Ali won the Minnesota Open 2009 with an average of 14.78 seconds. Connor Grieves finished second (18.49) and Bob Burton finished third (19.03).
North American records: Connor Grieves Pyraminx 7.66 (average).
July 8, 2009Francisco Javier Lemes Sáez won the Santiago Winter Open 2009 with an average of 16.57 seconds. José Garrido finished second (19.59) and Sebastián Pino Castillo finished third (19.97).
South American records: Felipe Andres Rojas Garces Rubik's Master Magic 14.13 (single) 21.67 (average), Francisco Javier Lemes Sáez 3x3x3 multi blind 2/2 16:02, Sebastián Pino Castillo Square-1 29.10 (average).
July 7, 2009The Beijing Summer Open 2009 will take place on August 16, 2009 in Beijing, China. Check out the Beijing Summer Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
July 6, 2009The Connecticut Summer competition 2009 will take place on August 1, 2009 in Wilton, Connecticut, USA. Check out the Connecticut Summer competition 2009 website for more information and registration.
July 5, 2009Adam Polkowski won the Kociewie Open 2009 with an average of 14.07 seconds. Michal Robaczyk finished second (14.24) and Piotr Frankowski finished third (14.54).
European records: Piotr Michal Padlewski Square-1 18.37 (average).
July 1, 2009The Chia-yi Pyraminx Competition 2009 will take place on July 31, 2009 in Chia-yi, Taiwan. Check out the Chia-yi Pyraminx Competition 2009 website for more information and registration.
July 1, 2009The Taichung Pyraminx Competition 2009 will take place on July 28, 2009 in Taichung, Taiwan. Check out the Taichung Pyraminx Competition 2009 website for more information and registration.
July 1, 2009The Taipei Pyraminx Competition 2009 will take place on July 26, 2009 in Taipei, Taiwan. Check out the Taipei Pyraminx Competition 2009 website for more information and registration.
June 30, 2009Timothy Sun won the Xi'an Open 2009 with an average of 13.32 seconds. Luchen Zhang finished second (14.73) and Shenjia Zhang finished third (15.63).
World records: Xinxian Li oldest Rubik's Cube solver 88 years 6 months 16 days.
Asian records: Kai Liu Rubik's Magic 0.91 (single) 1.03 (average).
June 29, 2009The Japan Open 2009 will take place on August 1/2, 2009 in Matsudo, Chiba, Japan. Check out the Japan Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
June 28, 2009Tomasz Zolnowski won the Poznan Open 2009 with an average of 11.09 seconds. Michal Halczuk finished second (13.19) and Piotr Frankowski finished third (13.67).
European records: Piotr Michal Padlewski Square-1 18.43 (average).
June 27, 2009Harris Chan won the Toronto Open Summer 2009 with an average of 11.93 seconds. Eric Limeback finished second (13.15) and Jai Gambhir finished third (13.35).
North American records: Harris Chan Rubik's Cube 11.15 (average), Eric Limeback 2x2x2 Cube 1.52 (single).
African records: Emile Compion 2x2x2 Cube 2.06 (single), 3x3x3 blindfolded 3:16.88 (single), Megaminx 2:11.72 (single), Megaminx 2:20.34 (average).
June 27, 2009Phillip Espinoza won the Berkeley Summer competition 2009 with an average of 13.17 seconds. Darren Kwong finished second (13.98) and Lucas Garron finished third (14.05).
North American records: Edward Lin Pyraminx 4.19 (single) 7.78 (average).
June 27, 2009The Dauphiné Open 2009 will take place on August 8-9, 2009 in Lancey, France. Check out the Dauphiné Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
June 22, 2009Balázs Bernát won the Mammut Open 2009 with an average of 14.63 seconds. Péter Róka finished second (14.77) and Bence Barát finished third (15.04).
June 22, 2009The Big Cubes Summer competition 2009 will take place on July 26, 2009 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA. Check out the Big Cubes Summer 2009 website for more information and registration.
June 22, 2009The JRCA Kansai Summer 2009 will take place on July 18, 2009 in Amagasaki, Japan. Check out the JRCA Kansai Summer 2009 website for more information and registration.
June 21, 2009The Houston Open 2009 will take place on August 1, 2009 in Richmond, Texas, USA. Check out the Houston Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
June 21, 2009Andrew Kang won the Horizons Open 2009 with an average of 14.14 seconds. Chris Hardwick finished second (14.95) and Chris Tran finished third (17.13).
June 21, 2009Takumi Yoshida won the JRCA Kanto Summer 2009 with an average of 11.48 seconds. Syuhei Omura finished second (13.30) and Moe Nakano finished third (13.82).
June 20, 2009Dan Cohen won the Safe Haven 2009 with an average of 12.69 seconds. Rowe Hessler finished second (12.81) and John Tamanas finished third (13.95).
World records: Dan Cohen Square-1 16.28 (average).
June 16, 2009Anthony Searle won the Dallas Open 2009 with an average of 15.41 seconds. Daniel Brenes finished second (18.08) and Alex Mason finished third (18.40).
June 15, 2009The Swedish Open 2009 will take place on September 5-6, 2009 in Stockholm, Sweden. Check out the Swedish Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
June 14, 2009Ravi Fernando won the Missouri Open 2009 with an average of 12.55 seconds. Austin Moore finished second (13.60) and Waris Ali finished third (14.03).
June 10, 2009The World Rubik's Cube Championship 2009 will take place on October 9-11, 2009 in Düsseldorf, Germany. Check out the World Rubik's Cube Championship 2009 website for more information and registration.
June 8, 2009The canadianCubing Classic 2009 will take place on July 25, 2009 in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. Check out the canadianCubing Classic 2009 website for more information and registration.
June 8, 2009Kanneti Sae Han won the Nantes Open 2009 with an average of 12.42 seconds. Guillain Potron finished second (13.81) and Jimmy Coll finished third (14.51).
June 6, 2009The Aurora Summer competition 2009 will take place on July 18, 2009 in Aurora, Colorado, USA. Check out the Aurora Summer competition 2009 website for more information and registration.
June 3, 2009The Hong Kong Open 2009 will take place on July 18-19, 2009 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Check out the Hong Kong Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
June 3, 2009The Shenzhen Summer Open 2009 will take place on August 1-2, 2009 in Shenzhen, China. Check out the Shenzhen Summer Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
June 3, 2009The Macau Rubik´s Open 2009 will take place on August 15, 2009 in Macau, Macau. Check out the Macau Rubik´s Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
June 3, 2009The Guangdong Open 2009 will take place on October 1-2, 2009 in Guangzhou, China. Check out the Guangdong Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
June 1, 2009Che-Ting Chu won the Taiwan Spring Open 2009 with an average of 11.76 seconds. Kittikorn Tangsucharitthum finished second (13.21) and Han-Cyun Chen finished third (14.39).
World records: Han-Cyun Chen 4x4 45.85 (average).
Asian records: Han-Cyun Chen 5x5 1:20.62 (average).
June 1, 2009Tomasz Zolnowski won the Lublin Open 2009 with an average of 11.45 seconds. Adam Polkowski finished second (12.01) and Piotr Kózka finished third (14.28).
World records: Michal Halczuk 6x6 2:36.64 (average).
European records: Marcin Jakubowski Magic 0.84 (single), Michal Halczuk 6x6 2:27.03 (single), Piotr Alexandrowicz 3x3 one-handed 15.11 (single).
June 1, 2009The Berkeley Summer competition 2009 will take place on June 27, 2009 in Berkeley, California, USA. Check out the Berkeley Summer competition 2009 website for more information and registration.
May 31, 2009Shenjia Zhang won the Duanwu Festival Open 2009 with an average of 15.14 seconds. Yang Jiang finished second (16.28) and Dianxi Gao finished third (16.95).
Asian records: Xiao Tan Rubik's Master Magic 2.31 (single) 2.55 (average).
May 31, 2009Rowe Hessler won the Cumberland Valley Open 2009 with an average of 11.70 seconds. Dan Cohen finished second (13.84) and John Tamanas finished third (14.23).
World records: Rowe Hessler 2x2 3.15 (average).
May 31, 2009Yohei Oka won the JRCA Kansai Spring 2009 with an average of 12.93 seconds. Takuma Akutsu finished second (13.67) and Sinpei Araki finished third (14.10).
May 29, 2009The Hungarian Open 2009 will take place on October 16-18, 2009 in Budapest, Hungary. Check out the Hungarian Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
May 27, 2009The Mammut Open 2009 will take place on June 17, 2009 in Budapest, Hungary. Check out the Mammut Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
May 25, 2009The Horizons Open 2009 will take place on June 20, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Check out the Horizons Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
May 25, 2009Phillip Espinoza won the San Diego Open 2009 with an average of 13.37 seconds. Ryan Patricio finished second (14.43) and Darren Kwong finished third (14.72).
May 25, 2009John Tamanas won the Captain's Cove 2009 with an average of 14.82 seconds. Rowe Hessler finished second (14.84) and Erik Johnson finished third (14.98).
North American records: Dan Cohen Pyraminx 8.18 (average), Patrick Jameson Magic 1.08 (average).
May 25, 2009The Xi'an Open 2009 will take place on June 28, 2009 in Xi'an, China. Check out the Xi'an Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
May 24, 2009The Poznan Open 2009 will take place on June 27-28, 2009 in Poznan, Poland. Check out the Poznan Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
May 23, 2009The New Zealand Championships 2009 will take place on July 18, 2009 in Wellington, New Zealand. Check out the New Zealand Championships 2009 website for more information and registration.
May 23, 2009The JRCA Kanto Summer 2009 will take place on June 21, 2009 in Tokyo, Japan. Check out the JRCA Kanto Summer 2009 website for more information and registration.
May 21, 2009The Kociewie Open 2009 will take place on July 4, 2009 in Starogard Gdanski, Poland. Check out the Kociewie Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
May 21, 2009The Mantua Open 2009 will take place on September 19/20, 2009 in Mantova, Italy. Check out the Mantua Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
May 20, 2009The Santiago Winter Open 2009 will take place on June 19-21, 2009 in Santiago, Chile. Check out the Santiago Winter Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
May 18, 2009James Benedict Cañares won the Bulacan Open 2009 with an average of 13.28 seconds. Chia-Wei Lu finished second (14.26) and Kevin Zerzes Sapo finished third (15.24).
Asian records: Reynaldo Mape Jr. 4x4 blindfolded 11:23.00 (single).
May 18, 2009Phillip Espinoza won the Discovery Science Center 2009 with an average of 13.49 seconds. Leyan Lo finished second (14.13) and Michael Gottlieb finished third (15.23).
Australian records: Dene Beardsley 3x3 15.06 (average), 6x6 3:04.27 (single) 3:32.71 (average).
May 18, 2009Benjamin Sintes won the Lyon Spring Open 2009 with an average of 13.36 seconds. Julien Rochette finished second (15.31) and Nico Kupfer finished third (16.14).
May 16, 2009The Toronto Open Summer 2009 will take place on June 27, 2009 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Check out the Toronto Open Summer 2009 website for more information and registration.
May 16, 2009Dan Grönberg won the Vaasa Open 2009 with an average of 28.23 seconds. Juho Kuisma finished second (28.72) and Vilho Kivihalme finished third (31.86).
May 13, 2009The Missouri Open 2009 will take place on June 14, 2009 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Check out the Missouri Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
May 13, 2009The Indiana Summer Open 2009 will take place on July 25, 2009 in Fishers, Indiana, USA. Check out the Indiana Summer Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
May 10, 2009Michal Halczuk broke the Unofficial World Record for solving 5x5x5 Cube, with a new average record of 1 minute 15.82 seconds.
May 10, 2009Norbert Héjja broke the Unofficial World Record for solving 7x7x7 Cube, with a new average record of 4 minutes 21.52 seconds.
May 10, 2009Chris Brownlee broke the Unofficial World Record for solving Megaminx, with a new average record of 59.43 seconds.
May 10, 2009Ville Seppänen broke the Unofficial World Record for solving Rubik's Cube Blindfolded, with a new average record of 40.75 seconds.
May 10, 2009James Benedict Cañares won the Rizal Open 2009 with an average of 14.05 seconds. Leo Barcenas Jr. finished second (15.06) and Simon Lim finished third (15.37).
May 7, 2009The Kristianstad Open 2009 will take place on August 15/16, 2009 in Kristianstad, Sweden. Check out the Kristianstad Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
May 7, 2009HaiYan Zhuang broke the Unofficial World Record for solving Rubik's Cube Blindfolded, with a new average record of 41.84 seconds.
May 7, 2009Ville Seppänen broke the Unofficial World Record for solving 4x4x4 Cube Blindfolded, with a new record of 3 minutes 26.39 seconds.
May 7, 2009Ville Seppänen broke the Unofficial World Record for solving 5x5x5 Cube Blindfolded, with a new record of 7 minutes 51.56 seconds.
May 4, 2009The Nantes Open 2009 will take place on June 5-7, 2009 in Nantes, France. Check out the Nantes Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
May 4, 2009Jason Baum won the Carnegie Mellon Spring 2009 with an average of 14.94 seconds. Dan Cohen finished second (15.56) and Mike Stewart finished third (18.23).
World records: David Woner Clock 7.08 (single).
May 3, 2009Piti Pichedpan won the Thailand Open 2009 with an average of 12.72 seconds. Kittikorn Tangsucharitthum finished second (13.16) and Rachata Thongruay finished third (14.33).
Asian records: Kittikorn Tangsucharitthum 3x3 8.25 (single).
May 3, 2009Shenjia Zhang won the Beijing Metropolis Open 2009 with an average of 14.25 seconds. Timothy Sun finished second (14.83) and Lin Tao finished third (15.16).
World records: Haiyan Zhuang 3x3 blindfolded 47.22.
Asian records: Ge Song Magic 1.08 (average), Fubo Wang Master Magic 2.69 (average), Xiao Tan Master Magic 2.34 (single).
North American records: Timothy Sun 3x3 with feet 1:02.19 (single).
May 3, 2009Yohei Oka won the JRCA Hokuriku 2009 with an average of 12.56 seconds. Yu Sajima finished second (14.35) and Sinpei Araki finished third (14.75).
May 1, 2009Anthony Searle won the Denver Open 2009 with an average of 15.27 seconds. Pat Kelly finished second (15.86) and Dan Knights finished third (15.92).
May 1, 2009The Taiwan Spring Open 2009 will take place on May 31, 2009 in Tapei, Taiwan. Check out the Taiwan Spring Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
April 29, 2009The Madrid Open 2009 will take place on July 10/11, 2009 in Madrid, Spain. Check out the Madrid Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
April 29, 2009The Puebla Open 2009 will take place on July 11/12, 2009 in Puebla, Mexico. Check out the Puebla Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
April 27, 2009The Duanwu Festival Open 2009 will take place on May 29, 2009 in Shenyang, China. Check out the Duanwu Festival Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
April 27, 2009The Czech Open 2009 will take place on July 17-19, 2009 in Pardubice, Czech Republic. Check out the Czech Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
April 27, 2009Andy Tsao won the Berkeley Spring competition 2009 with an average of 11.90 seconds. Leyan Lo finished second (12.69) and Dan Dzoan finished third (13.24).
Australian records: Dene Beardsley 4x4 1:05.42 (average), 5x5 1:37.78 (single) 1:43.80 (average), Square-1 23.97 (average).
April 26, 2009Daniel Lundwall won the Västerås Open 2009 with an average of 16.36 seconds. Kåre Krig finished second (19.14) and Oskar Åsbrink finished third (19.23).
April 26, 2009Erik Akkersdijk won the German Open 2009 with an average of 11.14 seconds. Mats Valk finished second (11.85) and Rama Temmink finished third (12.65).
World records: Erik Akkersdijk 4x4 39.83 (single).
April 26, 2009Jimmy Coll won the Barcelona Open 2009 with an average of 13.37 seconds. Alejandro Aguado Barahona finished second (14.52) and David Calvo Vivas finished third (14.87).
World records: Jimmy Coll 3x3 Fewest moves 22 moves.
South American records: Gabriel Eduardo Núñez Serna Clock 25.15 (average).
April 26, 2009Eric Limeback won the Motor City Open 2009 with an average of 12.69 seconds. Jim Mertens finished second (14.92) and Sarah Strong finished third (16.34).
African records: Emile Compion 3x3 13.50 (single) 15.52 (average), 4x4 1:02.94 (single) 1:17.20 (average), 5x5 1:31.61 (single) 1:47.64 (average), 2x2 3.77 (single) 5.25 (average), 3x3 One-handed 22.15 (single), Square-1 36.04 (average), 7x7 6:02.18 (single) 6:11.34 (average).
April 26, 2009The Lublin Open 2009 will take place on May 30, 2009 in Lublin, Poland. Check out the Lublin Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
April 26, 2009The Cumberland Valley Open 2009 will take place on May 30, 2009 in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, USA. Check out the Cumberland Valley Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
April 19, 2009Durben Joun Virtucio won the Cebu Open 2009 with an average of 14.56 seconds. James Benedict Cañares finished second (15.11) and Aaron James Melendez finished third (16.14).
April 16, 2009The Dallas Open 2009 will take place on June 13, 2009 in Dallas, Texas, USA. Check out the Dallas Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
April 15, 2009The JRCA Kansai Spring 2009 will take place on May 30, 2009 in Amagasaki, Japan. Check out the JRCA Kansai Spring 2009 website for more information and registration.
April 12, 2009Bernett Orlando won the Shristi Open 2009 with an average of 17.45 seconds. Ranphoa Ngowa finished second (29.17) and John Louis finished third (38.48).
April 12, 2009Dan Dzoan won the Utah Open 2009 with an average of 13.71 seconds. Jeremy Fleischman finished second (13.79) and Edward Liu finished third (14.65).
April 10, 2009Edouard Chambon won the French Nationals 2009 with an average of 12.55 seconds. Kanneti Sae Han finished second (12.77) and Jean Pons finished third (12.79).
April 10, 2009The Bulacan Open 2009 will take place on May 16/17, 2009 in Meycauayan City, Bulacan, Philippines. Check out the Bulacan Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
April 8, 2009The Vaasa Open 2009 will take place on May 16, 2009 in Vaasa, Finland. Check out the Vaasa Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
April 7, 2009Che-Ting Chu won the Qingming Festival Open 2009 with an average of 12.42 seconds. Timothy Sun finished second (12.81) and Shuang Chen finished third (13.41).
April 7, 2009The Lyon Spring Open 2009 will take place on May 16/17, 2009 in Lyon, France. Check out the Lyon Spring Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
April 6, 2009Erik Akkersdijk won the Danish Open 2009 with an average of 12.26 seconds. Gunnar Krig finished second (13.51) and Daniel Lundwall finished third (15.34).
World records: Erik Akkersdijk 5x5 1:13.22 (single), Megaminx 1:04.34 (average).
European records: Erik Akkersdijk 5x5 1:19.56 (average), Megaminx 59.78 (single).
April 5, 2009Tomasz Zolnowski won the Warsaw Open 2009 with an average of 11.85 seconds. Adam Polkowski finished second (12.93) and Piotr Kózka finished third (13.26).
World records: Tomasz Zolnowski 3x3 10.63 (average).
April 5, 2009Phillip Espinoza won the San Diego Science Center 2009 with an average of 13.81 seconds. Cameron Brown finished second (16.18) and Shelley Chang finished third (17.16).
April 2, 2009The JRCA Hokuriku 2009 will take place on May 2, 2009 in Kanazawa, Japan. Check out the JRCA Hokuriku 2009 website for more information and registration.
April 2, 2009The Safe Haven competition 2009 will take place on June 20, 2009 in Milford, Pennsylvania, USA. Check out the Safe Haven 2009 website for more information and registration.
March 31, 2009The Captain's Cove competition 2009 will take place on May 23, 2009 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA. Check out the Captain's Cove 2009 website for more information and registration.
March 31, 2009The Carnegie Mellon Spring 2009 will take place on May 2, 2009 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Check out the Carnegie Mellon Spring 2009 website for more information and registration.
March 31, 2009The Minnesota Open 2009 will take place on July 11, 2009 in Rochester, Minnesota, USA. Check out the Minnesota Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
March 31, 2009Pedro Santos Guimarães won the Santiago Open 2009 with an average of 15.32 seconds. Carlos Matías Ramart Ramírez finished second (15.60) and Francisco Javier Lemes Sáez finished third (17.05).
South American records: Matias Macaya 4x4 59.80 (single), 5x5 1:50.02 (single) 1:58.24 (average), 7x7 7:13.98 (average), Magic 1.08 (single) 1.18 (average), Pedro Santos Guimarães 4x4 1:08.90 (average), 3x3 One-handed 20.56 (single) 23.47 (average), Megaminx 1:25.18 (single), Square-1 19.21 (single), José Garrido 2x2 4.28 (single) 5.76 (average), Sebastián Pino Castillo Square-1 29.55 (average).
March 31, 2009Dan Cohen won the Ohio Open 2009 with an average of 13.18 seconds. Jason Baum finished second (13.71) and Jim Mertens finished third (15.34).
World records: Dan Cohen 6x6 2:23.63 (single).
North American records: Dan Cohen 4x4 48.53 (average), Square-1 14.22 (single), Megaminx 1:36.02 (average), 6x6 2:39.39 (average), 7x7 3:54.94 (single) 4:07.21 (average).
Australian records: Dene Beardsley 4x4 58.19 (single) 1:07.62 (average), 3x3 feet 1:35.80 (single) 2:01.88 (average), Pyraminx 16.91 (single) 27.44 (average), 6x6 3:16.94 (single) 3:37.09 (average), 7x7 4:48.71 (single) 4:57.93 (average).
March 31, 2009The San Diego Open 2009 will take place on May 23, 2009 in San Diego, California, USA. Check out the San Diego Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
March 29, 2009The Beijing Metropolis Open 2009 will take place on May 2, 2009 in Beijing, China. Check out the Beijing Metropolis Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
March 29, 2009Yumu Tabuchi won the Osaka Open 2009 with an average of 10.83 seconds. Takumi Yoshida finished second (12.22) and Yohei Oka finished third (12.45).
World records: Yumu Tabuchi 3x3 10.83 (average), Yu Nakajima 7x7 3:47.36 (single) 4:01.73 (average).
Asian records: Syuhei Omura 4x4 48.01 (average), Yu Nakajima 6x6 2:48.94 (single) 3:03.72 (average), Megaminx 1:08.70 (average).
March 27, 2009Deepthi Rathakrishnan won the Dubai Open 2009 with an average of 47.59 seconds. Mohammad Forootani finished second (66.43) and Paul Martin De Leon finished third (70.95).
March 25, 2009The UK Masters 2009 will take place on July 11/12, 2009 in Swindon, United Kingdom. Check out the UK Masters 2009 website for more information and registration.
March 22, 2009The Rizal Open 2009 will take place on May 7/8, 2009 in Cainta City, Rizal, Philippines. Check out the Rizal Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
March 22, 2009Jason Baum won the Chattahoochee Spring 2009 with an average of 12.21 seconds. Andrew Kang finished second (12.50) and Chris Hardwick finished third (15.32).
World records: Chris Hardwick 4x4 Blindfolded 4:46.19.
North American records: Brian Loftus 3x3 One-handed 19.33 (average).
March 22, 2009Dan Cohen won the UPenn Spring 2009 with an average of 13.45 seconds. Patrick Jameson finished second (14.47) and John-Michael Clay finished third (15.01).
World records: Dan Cohen 5x5 1:16.75 (average).
North American records: Dan Cohen 4x4 42.81 (single) 52.52 (average), 5x5 1:13.96 (single), Square-1 14.59 (single) 18.18 (average), David Woner Clock 8.87 (average).
Australian records: Dene Beardsley 3x3 15.16 (average), Square-1 18.86 (single) 24.75 (average).
March 20, 2009The German Open 2009 will take place on April 25/26, 2009 in Gütersloh, Germany. Check out the German Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
March 19, 2009The Cebu Open 2009 will take place on April 18, 2009 in Cebu City, Philippines. Check out the Cebu Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
March 16, 2009Timothy Sun won the Shijiazhuang Open 2009 with an average of 13.78 seconds. Shenjia Zhang finished second (14.74) and Luchen Zhang finished third (15.96).
Asian records: Haiyan Zhuang 3x3 Blindfolded 52.16.
North American records: Timothy Sun 3x3 With feet 1:13.25 (single) 1:16.29 (average).
March 16, 2009Breandan Vallance won the French Open 2009 with an average of 12.06 seconds. Jimmy Coll finished second (13.48) and Mats Valk finished third (13.67).
South American records: Gabriel Eduardo Núñez Serna 4x4 1:00.83 (single), 5x5 2:09.78 (single) 2:12.82 (average), Clock 30.19 (average), 6x6 4:22.28 (single) 4:38.19 (average), 7x7 6:48.25 (single) 7:25.69 (average).
Australian records: Jonathan Adlam 3x3 Fewest Moves 42.
March 16, 2009John Tamanas won the Drexel Winter 2009 with an average of 12.84 seconds. Patrick Jameson finished second (13.89) and Henry Merker finished third (17.54).
World records: Patrick Jameson Magic 0.83 (single).
March 9, 2009Anton Rostovikov won the Moscow Open 2009 with an average of 18.98 seconds. Clément Gallet finished second (19.72) and Anton Bedrichenko finished third (19.91).
March 8, 2009Yu Nakajima broke the Unofficial World Record for solving 4x4x4 Cube, with a new average record of 43.99 seconds.
March 8, 2009Yu Nakajima broke the Unofficial World Record for solving 5x5x5 Cube, with a new average record of 1 minute 18.68 seconds.
March 8, 2009Koen Wermer broke the Unofficial World Record for solving Rubik's Clock, with a new average record of 6.90 seconds.
March 8, 2009Yu Nakajima broke the Unofficial World Record for solving Megaminx, with a new average record of 1 minute 0.93 seconds.
March 8, 2009Ville Seppänen broke the Unofficial World Record for solving Rubik's Cube Blindfolded, with a new average record of 42.01 seconds.
March 8, 2009Harris Chan won the Toronto Open Winter 2009 with an average of 11.70 seconds. Eric Limeback finished second (12.53) and Sarah Strong finished third (15.17).
African records: Emile Compion 3x3 17.41 (average), 5x5 1:45.86 (average), Square-1 26.68 (single) 38.28 (average).
March 8, 2009Rowe Hessler won the Fort Lee Winter 2009 with an average of 13.29 seconds. Dan Cohen finished second (14.89) and John Tamanas finished third (15.20).
North American records: Dan Cohen 4x4 43.77 (single), 5x5 1:17.05 (single) 1:24.93 (average), 6x6 2:35.00 (single) 2:45.80 (average), 7x7 3:57.47 (single) 4:22.65 (average), Square-1 19.92 (average), Patrick Jameson 4x4 52.63 (average), Magic 0.86 (single), David Woner Clock 7.84 (single).
March 7, 2009Anssi Vanhala won the Helsinki Open 2009 with an average of 14.95 seconds. Ville Seppänen finished second (18.05) and Aili Asikainen finished third (18.61).
March 4, 2009The Denver Open 2009 will take place on April 25, 2009 in Golden, Colorado, USA. Check out the Denver Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
March 3, 2009The Indonesian Open 2009 will take place on August 30, 2009 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Check out the Indonesian Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
March 3, 2009The Thailand Open 2009 will take place on May 1/2/3, 2009 in Bangkok, Thailand. Check out the Thailand Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
March 3, 2009The Warsaw Open 2009 will take place on April 4, 2009 in Warsaw, Poland. Check out the Warsaw Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
March 3, 2009The Qingming Festival Open 2009 will take place on April 6, 2009 in Shanghai, China. Check out the Qingming Festival Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
March 1, 2009Mats Valk won the Belgian Open 2009 with an average of 13.26 seconds. Rama Temmink finished second (13.39) and Tobias Daneels finished third (14.22).
March 1, 2009Alejandro Aguado Barahona won the Murcia Open 2009 with an average of 13.59 seconds. Víctor Torrecilla Chicote finished second (15.36) and Alejandro Riveiro Rodríguez finished third (15.65).
South American records: Gabriel Eduardo Núñez Serna 4x4 1:05.44 (single) 1:15.17 (average), 2x2 4.65 (single) 6.10 (average), Clock 22.75 (single).
March 1, 2009Piti Pichedpan won the Singapore Open 2009 with an average of 12.96 seconds. Hoe Tze Han finished second (13.80) and Tan Yi Kai finished third (14.42).
March 1, 2009Waris Ali won the Twin Cities Cubing Classic 2009 with an average of 14.86 seconds. Blazer Challander finished second (21.33) and Tyler Antony finished third (21.38).
March 1, 2009The Utah Open 2009 will take place on April 11, 2009 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Check out the Utah Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
February 28, 2009The San Diego Science Festival 2009 will take place on April 4, 2009 in San Diego, California, USA. Check out the San Diego Science Festival 2009 website for more information and registration.
February 27, 2009The Dubai Open 2009 will take place on March 25, 2009 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Check out the Dubai Open 2009 competition page for more information and registration.
February 24, 2009The Osaka Open 2009 will take place on March 28, 2009 in Osaka, Japan. Check out the Osaka Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
February 24, 2009The Santiago Open 2009 will take place on March 28/29, 2009 in Santiago, Chile. Check out the Santiago Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
February 23, 2009The Brasília Open 2009 will take place on July 18/19, 2009 in Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil. Check out the Brasília Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
February 23, 2009The Shristi Open 2009 will take place on April 7/8, 2009 in Nirjuli, Arunachal Pradesh, India. Check out the Shristi Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
February 22, 2009Adam Polkowski won the Polish Nationals 2009 with an average of 13.09 seconds. Piotr Kózka finished second (13.52) and Michal Halczuk finished third (14.00).
World records: Michal Halczuk 6x6x6 2:33.55 (single) 2:39.25 (average), 7x7x7 3:56.06 (single) 4:01.99 (average).
European records: Grzegorz Luczyna Pyraminx 4.50 (average), Grzegorz Prusak Square-1 19.11 (average).
February 22, 2009Jacob Powell won the Austin Spring 2009 with an average of 18.70 seconds. Anthony Searle finished second (18.94) and Casey Pernsteiner finished third (19.28).
February 22, 2009Erik Akkersdijk won the Benelux Open 2009 with an average of 12.63 seconds. Mats Valk finished second (13.53) and Rama Temmink finished third (13.90).
World records: Erik Akkersdijk Rubik's Cube 11.11 (average).
European records: Erik Akkersdijk 6x6x6 3:14.18 (single) 3:30.07 (average), 7x7x7 4:50.96 (single) 5:01.98 (average).
February 22, 2009Timothy Sun won the Beijing Spring Open 2009 with an average of 14.07 seconds. Shenjia Zhang finished second (14.37) and Yunqi Ouyang finished third (16.14).
North American records: Timothy Sun Magic 1.12 (average), 3x3 with feet 1:19.84 (single) 1:34.94 (average).
February 22, 2009The Berkeley Spring 2009 will take place on April 25, 2009 in Berkeley, California, USA. Check out the Berkeley Spring 2009 website for more information and registration.
February 22, 2009The Motor City Open 2009 will take place on April 25, 2009 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. Check out the Motor City Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
February 18, 2009The US Nationals 2009 will take place on August 14-16, 2009 in Stanford, California, USA. Check out the US Nationals 2009 website for more information and registration.
February 16, 2009Bernett Orlando won the Indian Open 2009 with an average of 16.25 seconds. Karthik Puthraya finished second (19.28) and Pulkit Bansal finished third (22.20).
February 16, 2009The UPenn Spring 2009 will take place on March 21, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Check out the UPenn Spring 2009 website for more information and registration.
February 15, 2009Leyan Lo won the EPGY Stanford Winter 2009 with an average of 13.63 seconds. Chris Dzoan finished second (14.23) and Dan Dzoan finished third (14.79).
World records: Michael Gottlieb 7x7 4:16.47 (single) 4:31.26 (average).
North American records: David Shi Magic 1.12 (average).
Australian records: Dene Beardsley 4x4 1:05.47 (single) 1:07.98 (average), 5x5 1:39.43 (single), 7x7 5:05.58 (single) 5:29.82 (average).
February 15, 2009Edouard Chambon won the Montpellier Open 2009 with an average of 13.12 seconds. Alejandro Riveiro finished second (14.80) and Clément Gallet finished third (17.16).
February 15, 2009Hong-Tan Lam won the Norwegian Open 2009 with an average of 13.39 seconds. Henrik Buus Aagaard finished second (16.09) and Kristoffer Absalonsen finished third (18.61).
February 15, 2009Breandan Vallance won the Italian Open 2009 with an average of 13.85 seconds. Bertalan Bodor finished second (14.91) and Norbert Héjja finished third (15.04).
February 14,2009Hsuan Chang broke the Unofficial World Record for solving 5x5x5 Cube, with a new average record of 1 minute 19.67 seconds.
February 14, 2009Ville Seppänen broke the Unofficial World Record for solving Rubik's Cube Blindfolded, with a new average record of 45.23 seconds.
February 14, 2009David Woner broke the Unofficial World Record for solving Rubik's Clock, with a new average record of 7.87 seconds.
February 12, 2009The Discovery Science Center 2009 will take place on May 16, 2009 in Santa Ana, California, USA. Check out the Discovery Science Center 2009 website for more information and registration.
February 11, 2009The Shijiazhuang Open 2009 will take place on March 15, 2009 in Shijiazhuang, China. Check out the Shijiazhuang Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
February 11, 2009The Drexel Winter 2009 will take place on March 14, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Check out the Drexel Winter 2009 website for more information and registration.
February 11, 2009The Chattahoochee Spring 2009 will take place on March 21, 2009 in Alpharetta, Georgia, USA. Check out the Chattahoochee Spring 2009 website for more information and registration.
February 9, 2009Gunnar Krig won the Norrköping Open 2009 with an average of 15.68 seconds. Simon Westlund finished second (16.49) and Mattias Claesson finished third (17.06).
February 8, 2009Han-Cyun Chen won the Taiwan Winter Open 2009 with an average of 12.38 seconds. Hsuan Chang finished second (12.63) and Che-Ting Chu finished third (13.46).
World records: Hsuan Chang 5x5 1:13.28 (single) 1:20.91 (average), 7x7 4:49.13 (single) 4:52.57 (average).
Asian records: Han-Cyun Chen 4x4 40.21 (single) 48.74 (average), Tse-Kan Lin 3x3 blindfolded 52.96.
February 8, 2009Shotaro Makisumi won the Newark Winter 2009 with an average of 12.98 seconds. Dan Cohen finished second (13.02) and Rowe Hessler finished third (13.53).
World records: Dan Cohen 6x6 2:56.34 (single) 3:01.40 (average).
North American records: Dan Cohen 4x4 52.65 (average), 5x5 1:18.33 (single) 1:25.77 (average), David Woner clock 9.00 (single).
February 3, 2009The Helsinki Open 2009 will take place on March 7, 2009 in Helsinki, Finland. Check out the Helsinki Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
February 2, 2009Bertalan Bodor won the Galanta Open 2009 with an average of 15.20 seconds. Michal Halczuk finished second (15.28) and János Márton Daróczi finished third (15.40).
World records: Michal Halczuk 5x5 1:21.05 (average).
February 2, 2009Edouard Chambon won the Swiss Open 2009 with an average of 12.99 seconds. Stefan Huber finished second (13.21) and Milán Baticz finished third (14.39).
February 1, 2009HaiYan Zhuang broke the Unofficial World Record for solving Rubik's Cube Blindfolded, with a new average record of 46.31 seconds.
February 1, 2009Ville Seppänen broke the Unofficial World Record for solving 4x4x4 Cube Blindfolded, with a new record of 4 minutes 17.34 seconds.
February 1, 2009Ville Seppänen broke the Unofficial World Record for solving 5x5x5 Cube Blindfolded, with a new record of 8 minutes 49.58 seconds.
February 1, 2009The Toronto Open Winter 2009 will take place on March 7, 2009 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Check out the Toronto Open Winter 2009 website for more information and registration.
January 28, 2009The Fort Lee Winter 2009 will take place on March 7, 2009 in Fort Lee, New Jersey, USA. Check out the Fort Lee Winter 2009 website for more information and registration.
January 24, 2009The Moscow Open 2009 will take place on March 8, 2009 in Moscow, Russia. Check out the Moscow Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
January 19, 2009Andy Tsao won the San Francisco Open 2009 with an average of 13.41 seconds. Chris Dzoan finished second (13.93) and Dan Dzoan finished third (13.96).
North American records: Arthur Adams Pyraminx 8.36 (average).
Australian records: Dene Beardsley 5x5 1:42.93 (single) 1:51.17 (average), Pyraminx 30.77 (single) 48.04 (average), Minh Duong Magic 1.47 (single) 1.66 (average).
January 19, 2009Kim Jun-Beom won the Korea Cube Championship 2009 with an average of 12.81 seconds. Jo Han-Hyuk finished second (13.01) and Son Seul-Gi finished third (13.56).
Asian records: Lee Seung-Woo 5x5 1:21.28 (single), Nam Yun-Su 2x2 3.64 (average).
January 19, 2009Pedro Santos Guimarães won the São Paulo Open 2009 with an average of 15.89 seconds. Willian Fidêncio finished second (17.48) and Carlos Alberto de Alcântara Jr finished third (18.54).
South American records: Pedro Santos Guimarães Rubik's Cube 11.66 (single) 13.63 (average), 3x3 One-handed 24.33 (average), Megaminx 1:32.84 (single) 1:36.89 (average), Pyraminx 5.84 (single) 8.94 (average), Square-1 20.33 (single) 31.76 (average), 3x3 multiple blindfolded 3/4, Willian Fidêncio 4x4 1:20.34 (single) 1:24.80 (average), Rafael Werneck Cinoto 2x2 7.40 (average), 3x3 with feet 55.05 (single) 1:04.02 (average), Carlos Alberto de Alcântara Jr 3x3 fewest moves 36 (single).
January 18, 2009Mattias Claesson won the Sandö Open 2009 with an average of 16.36 seconds. Grzegorz Luczyna finished second (16.84) and Magnus Claesson finished third (22.97).
January 15, 2009The Västerås Open 2009 will take place on April 25, 2009 in Västerås, Sweden. Check out the Västerås Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
January 13, 2009The Murcia Open 2009 will take place on February 28, 2009 in Puente Tocinos, Spain. Check out the Murcia Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
January 13, 2009The Beijing Spring Open 2009 will take place on February 21, 2009 in Beijing, China. Check out the Beijing Spring Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
January 13, 2009The EPGY Stanford Winter competition 2009 will take place on February 14, 2009 in Stanford, California, USA. Check out the EPGY Stanford Winter 2009 website for more information and registration.
January 12, 2009Yohei Oka won the Amagasaki Open 2009 with an average of 12.38 seconds. Sinpei Araki finished second (14.00) and Daiki Matsumoto finished third (15.78).
World records: Takumi Yoshida Megaminx 59.33 (single).
Asian records: Takumi Yoshida Megaminx 1:12.31 (average), Ryosuke Mondo Multiple Blindfolded 33 out of 50.
January 12, 2009Piti Pichedpan won the NSM Thailand competition 2009 with an average of 12.43 seconds. Kampanart Yamsual finished second (13.49) and Kittikorn Tangsucharitthum finished third (14.15).
January 11, 2009Erik Akkersdijk won the Aachen Open 2009 with an average of 11.98 seconds. Jimmy Coll finished second (14.07) and Mats Valk finished third (14.17).
World records: Erik Akkersdijk: 4x4 40.05 (single) 47.94 (average).
January 7, 2009The Ohio Open 2009 will take place on March 28/29, 2009 in Columbus, Ohio, USA. Check out the Ohio Open 2009 website for more information and registration.
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