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Kim Jun-Hyuk won the Discovery Science Center 10th Anniversary 2008 with an average of 14.07 seconds. Lennon Grinta finished second (15.01) and Lucas Garron finished third (15.33).

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Sinpei Araki won the Kanazawa Open 2008 with an average of 14.55 seconds. Toshiya Hirohata finished second (16.20) and Daiki Matsumoto finished third (16.52).
World records: Kazuhito Iimura Square-1 16.62 (average), Yohei Oka Pyraminx 4.15 (average).
Asian records: Yohei Oka Pyraminx 3.21 (single).

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Edouard Chambon won the Clermont Open 2008 with an average of 12.59 seconds. Kanneti Sae Han finished second (17.24) and Clément Gallet finished third (17.41).

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The Twin Cities Cubing Classic 2009 will take place on February 28, 2009 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Check out the Twin Cities 2009 website for more information and registration.

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The Norrköping Open 2009 will take place on February 7/8, 2009 in Norrköping, Sweden. Check out the Norrköping Open 2009 website for more information and registration.

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The Singapore Open 2009 will take place on February 28/March 1, 2009 in Singapore. Check out the Singapore Open 2009 website for more information and registration.

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Shenjia Zhang won the Nanjing Open 2008 with an average of 13.86 seconds. Timothy Sun finished second (14.42) and Shuang Chen finished third (15.28).

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Isaac Wappes won the Indiana Winter Open 2008 with an average of 14.06 seconds. Phil Thomas finished second (14.82) and Jim Mertens finished third (15.46).

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The <a href="https://www.worldcubeassociation.org/results/c.php?i=ItalianOpen2009" target="_blank">Italian Open 2009</a> will take place on February 14, 2009 in Bergamo, Italy. Check out the <a href="http://cubo.schermotv.com/" target="_blank">Italian Open 2009 website</a> for more information and registration.

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Jason Baum won the Carnegie Mellon Fall 2008 with an average of 13.70 seconds. Dan Cohen finished second (15.71) and Adam Zamora finished third (17.97).

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Gunnar Krig won the Swedish Cube Day competition 2008 with an average of 14.62 seconds. Johan Holmedahl finished second (16.19) and Henrik Buus Aagaard finished third (17.11).
World records: Ville Seppänen Rubik's Cube blindfolded 48.05, 4x4 blindfolded 6:05.21.

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The Polish Nationals 2009 will take place on February 21/22, 2009 in Gdansk, Poland. Check out the Polish Nationals 2009 website for more information and registration.

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The NSM Thailand Rubik's Cube contest 2009 will take place on January 8/9/10, 2009 in Bangkok, Thailand. Check out the NSM Thailand 2009 website for more information and registration.

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The Benelux Open 2009 will take place on February 21/22, 2009 in Sint Michielsgestel, The Netherlands. Check out the Benelux Open 2009 website for more information and registration.

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The Belgian Open 2009 will take place on February 28/March 1, 2009 in Brussels, Belgium. Check out the Belgian Open 2009 website for more information and registration.

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The Newark Winter 2009 will take place on February 7, 2009 in Newark, New Jersey, USA. Check out the Newark Winter 2009 website for more information and registration.

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Víctor Torrecilla Chicote won the Portugal Open 2008 with an average of 16.45 seconds. Manuel López Sheriff finished second (16.56) and Alejandro Aguado Barahona finished third (16.89).

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The Danish Open 2009 will take place on April 4/5, 2009 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Check out the Danish Open 2009 website for more information and registration.

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Rowe Hessler won the Virginia Open 2008 with an average of 12.75 seconds. Jason Baum finished second (12.81) and Mitchell Stern finished third (12.93).
North American records: Rowe Hessler 2x2 3.35 (average).

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Mats Valk won the The Hague Open 2008 with an average of 12.26 seconds. Rama Temmink finished second (14.65) and Ron van Bruchem finished third (14.68).

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The São Paulo Open 2009 will take place on January 17/18, 2009 in São Paulo, Brazil. Check out the São Paulo Open 2009 website for more information and registration.

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The Austin Spring 2009 will take place on February 21, 2009 in Austin, Texas, USA. Check out the Austin Spring 2009 website for more information and registration.

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Dan Dzoan won the Caltech Fall 2008 with an average of 13.08 seconds. Lucas Garron finished second (13.54) and Leyan Lo finished third (14.88).

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Dan Cohen won the Westchester Fall 2008 with an average of 13.80 seconds. John Tamanas finished second (15.03) and Erik Johnson finished third (15.11).
World records: Rowe Hessler 3x3 Blindfolded 52.27.
North American records: Patrick Jameson Magic 0.94, Dan Cohen Square-1 15.18 (single) 21.05 (average).

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The Sandö Open 2009 will take place on January 17, 2009 in Kramfors, Sweden. Check out the Sandö Open 2009 website for more information and registration.