Liberty Science Center Open 2010

Dec 18, 2010
Jersey City, New Jersey, United States

Liberty Science Center

222 Jersey City Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey 07305

Chalsty Center Forum

Liberty Science Center Open 2010 website

Bob Burton

Bob Burton
WCA Delegate
Bob Burton

The registration fee for pre-registered competitors is $5. If you do not pre-register, the registration fee will be $10. If you do not pre-register, you will not be on the guest list and will have to pay to get into the science center in addition to the registration fee. If you would like to explore the venue, you must purchase admission to the science center.

Main event
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Rowe Hessler won with an average of 10.05 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. John Tamanas finished second (11.55) and Dan Cohen finished third (11.58).

North American records: Dan Cohen‎ 4x4x4 Cube 43.15 (average); Ernie Pulchny‎ Master Magic 1.96 (single) and Master Magic 2.37 (average); Rowe Hessler‎ 3x3x3 Cube 8.91 (average).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Rowe Hessler 9.18 10.05 United States 10.5510.389.189.7210.06
2x2x2 Cube Rowe Hessler 1.19 3.08 United States 3.023.441.194.562.78
4x4x4 Cube Dan Cohen 37.19 43.15 NAR United States 42.5946.8440.0237.192:11.88
3x3x3 Blindfolded Mike Kotch 1:41.08 DNF United States 1:41.08DNFDNF
3x3x3 One-Handed Rowe Hessler 15.16 16.41 United States 20.5016.8316.0316.3615.16
Magic Edwin Zhou 1.11 1.25 United States 1.111.331.711.161.27
Master Magic Ernie Pulchny 1.96 NAR 2.37 NAR United States 3.841.962.592.332.18
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5
Second round Ao5
Final Ao5
2x2x2 Cube Final Ao5
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 1:20.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3
3x3x3 One-Handed Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 45.00
Magic Final Ao5
Master Magic Final Ao5

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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