Liberty Science Center Open 2012

Dec 15, 2012
Jersey City, New Jersey, United States

Liberty Science Center

222 Jersey City Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey 07305

Jennifer Chalsty Center Forum

Liberty Science Center Open 2012 website

Bob Burton Jaclyn Sawler

Bob Burton and Jaclyn Burton
WCA Delegate
Bob Burton

The registration fee for pre-registered pre-paid competitors is $10 for the first event plus $2 for each additional event. If you do not pre-pay, the registration fee will be $20 and you will be limited to the 3x3x3 speedsolve event only. Please note that $1 from every competitor will go back to the WCA. 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. Spectators must purchase admission to the venue.

Main event
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Rowe Hessler won with an average of 9.26 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Collin Burns finished second (10.79) and Justin Mallari finished third (11.19).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Rowe Hessler 8.27 9.26 United States 10.319.068.408.2710.86
2x2x2 Cube Alex Koroglu 2.44 3.22 United States 2.443.973.443.023.19
4x4x4 Cube Rowe Hessler 36.65 39.60 United States 36.6539.6137.9041.3041.52
3x3x3 Blindfolded Noah Arthurs 46.11 DNF United States DNFDNF46.11
3x3x3 One-Handed Justin Mallari 13.06 13.67 United States 13.4313.3113.0622.8314.27
Clock Timothy Sun 10.61 12.21 United States DNF13.2810.6111.2512.11
4x4x4 Blindfolded Corey Sakowski 7:52.00 DNF United States 7:52.00DNSDNS
Magic Rowe Hessler 1.31 1.45 United States 1.502.911.311.331.52
Master Magic Ernie Pulchny 1.90 2.36 United States 2.162.782.132.941.90
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 < 1:10.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3
3x3x3 One-Handed Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 45.00
Clock Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 30.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo2
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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