Princeton Fall 2012

Sep 22, 2012
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Princeton University

Princeton University

Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall

Princeton Fall 2012 website

Alan Chang

Alan Chang
WCA Delegate
Bob Burton
Main event
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Andrew Ricci won with an average of 9.65 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Lucas Etter finished second (11.23) and Justin Mallari finished third (11.24).

North American records: Brandon Lin (林博浩)‎ Magic 0.90 (average).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Andrew Ricci 8.44 9.65 United States 9.6112.388.448.9010.44
2x2x2 Cube Lucas Etter 3.47 3.88 United States
4x4x4 Cube Kevin Costello III 40.21 45.36 United States 51.9445.5947.6640.2142.84
5x5x5 Cube Vinny Vecchio 1:23.00 1:26.58 United States 1:23.001:32.311:23.901:23.531:38.46
3x3x3 Blindfolded Noah Arthurs 47.88 DNF United States DNF47.88DNF
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Bob Burton 31 United States 31
3x3x3 One-Handed Justin Mallari 14.31 16.28 United States 16.1817.2816.9014.3115.75
Clock Alex Thielemier 9.78 10.82 United States 11.4112.009.7810.1310.91
Pyraminx Corey Sakowski 5.40 6.41 United States 10.716.346.475.406.43
Square-1 Brian Qiu 16.19 17.56 United States 16.9328.5816.4719.2816.19
Magic Brandon Lin (林博浩) 0.86 0.90 NAR United States 0.910.900.860.902.61
Master Magic Ernie Pulchny 2.00 2.53 United States 2.002.472.962.163.02
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5
Second round Ao5
Final Ao5
2x2x2 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 15.00
Final Ao5
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Bo1 1 hour
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Final Ao5
Clock Final Ao5
Pyraminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 30.00
Square-1 Final Ao5
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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