Xi'an Open 2009

Jun 28, 2009
Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, China

Daisi Hotel

99 Northern road, Lianhu district, Xi'an
Xi'an Open 2009 website

Shenjia Zhang

Shenjia Zhang (张砷镓)
WCA Delegate
Danyang Chen (陈丹阳)
Main event
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Timothy Sun won with an average of 13.32 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Luchen Zhang (张录辰) finished second (14.73) and Shenjia Zhang (张砷镓) finished third (15.63).

Asian records: Kai Liu (刘恺)‎ Magic 0.91 (single) and Magic 1.03 (average).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Timothy Sun 12.41 13.32 United States 14.2714.5012.4112.4413.25
2x2x2 Cube Timothy Sun 1.96 4.40 United States 1.963.834.817.564.56
4x4x4 Cube Timothy Sun 46.86 52.77 United States 55.0051.7746.8656.5251.54
5x5x5 Cube Timothy Sun 1:31.58 1:42.65 United States 1:35.031:43.331:54.771:49.591:31.58
3x3x3 Blindfolded Haiyan Zhuang (庄海燕) 51.88 DNF China DNF51.8851.96
3x3x3 One-Handed Timothy Sun 23.13 27.57 United States 27.4123.1331.3345.4023.97
Pyraminx Timothy Sun 7.06 10.36 United States 14.317.9111.2511.937.06
Square-1 Timothy Sun 18.47 22.72 United States 21.0321.4618.4730.9625.68
Magic Kai Liu (刘恺) 0.91 AsR 1.03 AsR China 0.910.96DNF0.941.18
Master Magic Kai Liu (刘恺) 3.13 3.44 China
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 < 2:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 3:30.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3
3x3x3 One-Handed Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Pyraminx Final Ao5
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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