Cornell Spring competition 2008

Apr 19, 2008
Ithaca, New York, United States

Cornell University

Willard Straight Hall
Cornell Spring competition 2008 website

Joe Lu

Joe Lu
WCA Delegate
Jim Mertens
Main event
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Rowe Hessler won with an average of 14.88 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Jim Mertens finished second (15.42) and Erik Johnson finished third (15.58).

North American records: Dan Cohen‎ 5x5x5 Cube 1:27.02 (single); Erik Johnson‎ 2x2x2 Cube 4.32 (average); Rowe Hessler‎ 2x2x2 Cube 2.90 (single); Tim Reynolds‎ 3x3x3 Fewest Moves 31 (single).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Rowe Hessler 13.18 14.88 United States 16.5614.7113.3813.18DNF
2x2x2 Cube Erik Johnson 3.66 4.32 NAR United States 3.743.665.116.564.11
4x4x4 Cube Dan Cohen 58.13 1:02.77 United States 1:04.2858.461:05.5658.13DNF
5x5x5 Cube Dan Cohen 1:27.02 NAR 1:45.02 United States 1:27.021:55.521:39.691:48.591:46.77
3x3x3 Blindfolded Rowe Hessler 1:30.50 DNF United States 1:30.50DNFDNF
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Tim Reynolds 31 NAR United States 31
3x3x3 One-Handed Dan Cohen 27.75 29.40 United States 37.4727.7529.5329.7128.96
4x4x4 Blindfolded Daniel Beyer 14:28.00 United States DNF14:28.00
5x5x5 Blindfolded Daniel Beyer 25:53.00 United States 25:53.00
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5
Final Ao5
2x2x2 Cube Final Ao5
4x4x4 Cube Final Ao5
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 7:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Bo1 1 hour
3x3x3 One-Handed Final Ao5
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo2
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo1

Time limit

If you reach the time limit during your solve, the judge will stop you and your result will be DNF (see Regulation A1a4).


The result to beat to proceed to the second phase of a cutoff round (see Regulation 9g).


The format describes how to determine the ranking of competitors based on their results. The list of allowed formats per event is described in Regulation 9b. See Regulation 9f for a description of each format.

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