Newark Head to Head 2013

May 18, 2013
Newark, New Jersey, United States

The Newark Public Library

5 Washington Street, Newark, New Jersey 07101

Centennial Hall, on the second floor

Newark Head to Head 2013 website

Bob Burton

Bob Burton
WCA Delegate
Bob Burton

The second round of 3x3x3 will be held as a head to head battle. The competitors with the top 32 averages from round 1 will move on, and will continue to round two where they will compete one on one until a winner is found. The top 8 single times from the first solve of the head-to-head will determine who moves onto the final round of the official 3x3x3 competition. Only the first solve of the head-to-head will be official. The remainder of the head-to-head competition will be unofficial and for entertainment purposes.

Main event
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Justin Mallari won with an average of 9.66 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Rowe Hessler finished second (9.71) and Timothy Sun finished third (10.35).

North American records: Nick Rech‎ Megaminx 50.37 (single).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Justin Mallari 8.90 9.66 United States 10.459.599.0610.348.90
2x2x2 Cube Andy Smith 2.17 3.02 United States 3.103.454.672.172.52
4x4x4 Cube Rowe Hessler 31.89 36.36 United States 35.8239.9231.8936.6036.67
5x5x5 Cube Rowe Hessler 1:15.26 1:22.21 United States 1:15.261:18.111:37.071:26.811:21.70
3x3x3 One-Handed Rowe Hessler 14.41 14.64 United States 14.4114.9514.5420.0114.42
Megaminx Nick Rech 50.37 NAR 57.01 United States 1:00.1357.3350.3755.7057.99
Pyraminx Corey Sakowski 4.77 5.69 United States 8.526.275.894.774.92
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Second round Bo1 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:15.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:40.00
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Megaminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
Pyraminx Final Ao5 10:00.00

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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