Adam Polkowski won the Polish Nationals 2009 with an average of 13.09 seconds. Piotr Kózka finished second (13.52) and Michal Halczuk finished third (14.00).
World records: Michal Halczuk 6x6x6 2:33.55 (single) 2:39.25 (average), 7x7x7 3:56.06 (single) 4:01.99 (average).
European records: Grzegorz Luczyna Pyraminx 4.50 (average), Grzegorz Prusak Square-1 19.11 (average).
Erik Akkersdijk won the Benelux Open 2009 with an average of 12.63 seconds. Mats Valk finished second (13.53) and Rama Temmink finished third (13.90).
World records: Erik Akkersdijk Rubik's Cube 11.11 (average).
European records: Erik Akkersdijk 6x6x6 3:14.18 (single) 3:30.07 (average), 7x7x7 4:50.96 (single) 5:01.98 (average).
Leyan Lo won the EPGY Stanford Winter 2009 with an average of 13.63 seconds. Chris Dzoan finished second (14.23) and Dan Dzoan finished third (14.79).
World records: Michael Gottlieb 7x7 4:16.47 (single) 4:31.26 (average).
North American records: David Shi Magic 1.12 (average).
Australian records: Dene Beardsley 4x4 1:05.47 (single) 1:07.98 (average), 5x5 1:39.43 (single), 7x7 5:05.58 (single) 5:29.82 (average).