MIT Fall 2009

Nov 14, 2009
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

77 Massachusetts Avenue

Room 26-100

MIT Fall 2009 website

MIT Rubik's Cube Club

WCA Delegate
Bob Burton
Main event
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John Tamanas won with an average of 12.34 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Rowe Hessler finished second (12.38) and Andy Tsao finished third (12.99).

World records: Patrick Jameson‎ Magic 0.90 (average).

North American records: Felix Lee‎ Pyraminx 6.25 (average); Patrick Jameson‎ Magic 0.78 (single); Rowe Hessler‎ 3x3x3 One-Handed 19.11 (average).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube John Tamanas 11.61 12.34 United States 13.4411.6114.0811.8611.72
2x2x2 Cube Rowe Hessler 1.83 3.23 United States 4.752.301.835.272.63
4x4x4 Cube Dan Cohen 43.31 51.32 United States 55.9644.6153.3857.2243.31
5x5x5 Cube Dan Cohen 1:11.03 1:18.75 United States 1:24.661:17.771:15.211:11.031:23.27
3x3x3 Blindfolded Timothy Sun 1:10.08 United States 1:11.721:10.08
3x3x3 One-Handed Rowe Hessler 16.56 19.46 United States 20.9016.5619.2820.8418.25
Clock Justin Jaffray 10.56 NR 12.69 Canada 15.0910.5611.4113.4413.21
Pyraminx Felix Lee 5.93 6.25 NAR United States 5.937.276.056.656.05
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Chester Lian 3/3 7:52 NR Malaysia 3/3 7:52
Magic Patrick Jameson 0.78 NAR 0.90 WR United States 2.520.810.780.940.94
Master Magic Patrick Jameson 2.47 3.06 United States 2.473.153.184.312.84
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5
Second round Ao5
Final Ao5
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5
Final Ao5
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 1:15.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 2:15.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo2
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
Final Ao5
Clock Final Ao5
Pyraminx Final Ao5
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo2
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo1 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00
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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