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Jason Baum won the Stetson Spring competition 2008 with an average of 14.48 seconds. Cliff Shen finished second (17.38) and Andrew Chow finished third (18.58).

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JB Cañares won the Cebu Open 2008 with an average of 15.66 seconds. Chia-Wei Lu finished second (15.99) and Moon Bum-Seok finished third (16.79).

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Leyan Lo won the Discovery Science Center competition 2008 with an average of 13.79 seconds. Chris Dzoan finished second (13.97) and Dan Dzoan finished third (14.17).

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Harris Chan won the canadianCubing Classic 2008 with an average of 13.10 seconds. Eric Limeback finished second (14.10) and Doowon Joo finished third (14.63).
North American records: Harris Chan Rubik's Cube 9.44 (single) 12.05 (average).
African records: Emile Compion Rubik's Cube 18.09 (average), 4x4 1:21.33 (single) 1:22.68 (average), 2x2 5.41 (single) 6.71 (average), 3x3 One-handed 24.88 (single).

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Erik Akkersdijk won the German Open 2008 with an average of 12.90 seconds. Ron van Bruchem finished second (15.46) and Bertalan Bodor finished third (16.37).
World records: Tim Habermaas Rubik's Cube Multiple Blindfolded 24 cubes in 2:15:57.
European records: István Kocza 5x5 Blindfolded 37:29 (single).

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The Utah Open 2008 will take place on May 17, 2008 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Check out the Utah Open 2008 website for more information and registration.

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Tomasz Zolnowski won the WSTIH Open 2008 with an average of 12.32 seconds. Adam Polkowski finished second (13.36) and Piotr Kózka finished third (14.43).

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Tyson Mao won the Denver Open 2008 with an average of 16.02 seconds. Doug Reed finished second (16.58) and Frank Morris finished third (17.47).
North American records: Frank Morris 5x5 1:35.81 (single) 1:42.22 (average), Daniel Hayes Megaminx 1:36.93 (single) 1:46.46 (average).

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Edouard Chambon won the French Nationals 2008 with an average of 12.27 seconds. Jean Pons finished second (13.21) and Thibaut Jacquinot finished third (13.23).
European records: Emilien Combaret 3x3 youngest solver 5 years 1 month 23 days.

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The Da Vinci Science Center competition 2008 will take place on June 14/15, 2008 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA. Check out the Da Vinci Science Center 2008 website for more information and registration.

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Edouard Chambon won the Madrid Open 2008 with an average of 12.49 seconds. Joël van Noort finished second (12.76) and Erik Akkersdijk finished third (15.48).
World records: Erik Akkersdijk 4x4 53.99 (average), 5x5 1:23.95 (single).
South American records: Gabriel Eduardo Núñez Serna 2x2 7.73 (average), Magic 2.77 (single) 5.16 (average), Pyraminx 11.29 (average), Square-1 58.40 (single) 1:07.96 (average), Clock 35.18 (single).

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The Pabianice Open 2008 will take place on May 10, 2008 in Pabianice, Poland. Check out the Pabianice Open 2008 website for more information and registration.

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The Kashiwa Open 2008 will take place on May 5, 2008 in Kashiwa, Japan. Check out the Kashiwa Open 2008 website for more information and registration.

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Andrew Kang won the Chattahoochee Spring competition 2008 with an average of 12.56 seconds. Jason Baum finished second (15.70) and Freddie Yuan finished third (16.35).
World records: Chris Hardwick 5x5 blindfolded 17:22 (single).

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The Beijing Spring Open 2008 will take place on May 2, 2008 in Beijing, China. Check out the Beijing Spring Open 2008 website for more information and registration.

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Erik Akkersdijk won the Danish Open 2008 with an average of 12.78 seconds. Joël van Noort finished second (13.22) and Gunnar Krig finished third (15.46).

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Yu Nakajima won the Osaka Open 2008 with an average of 11.33 seconds. Mitsuki Gunji finished second (11.88) and Takumi Yoshida finished third (12.70).
World records: Yu Nakajima Rubik's Cube 11.33 (average), Takayuki Ookusa 5x5 1:27.43 (single) 1:35.04 (average).
Asian records: Syuhei Omura 2x2 2.09 (single) 4.07 (average), Yohei Oka Pyraminx 4.61 (single) 6.01 (average), Takayuki Ookusa Master Magic 3.31 (single) 3.56 (average).

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The Cebu Open 2008 will take place on April 19, 2008 in Cebu City, Philippines. Check out the Cebu Open 2008 website for more information and registration.

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The Cincinnati Spring Open 2008 will take place on May 31, 2008 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Check out the Cincinnati Spring Open 2008 website for more information and registration.

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The canadianCubing Classic 2008 will take place on April 19, 2008 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Check out the canadianCubing Classic 2008 website for more information and registration.

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Harris Chan won the Princeton Open 2008 with an average of 13.18 seconds. Sy-Dar Liou finished second (13.60) and Mitchell Stern finished third (13.87).
World records: Alexander Yu Rubik's Cube Blindfolded 1:00.62 (single).
North American records: Sam Boyles Master Magic 2.22 (single).
Asian records: Takao Hashimoto Master Magic 4.14 (single) 5.07 (average), Square-1 26.58 (average).
African records: Anthony Orji Pyraminx 19.40 (average).

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The Polish Open 2008 will take place on June 7, 2008 in Wadowice, Poland. Check out the Polish Open 2008 website for more information and registration.

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The WSTIH Open 2008 will take place on April 13, 2008 in Gdansk, Poland. Check out the WSTIH Open 2008 website for more information and registration.

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Thibaut Jacquinot won the French Open 2008 with an average of 13.16 seconds. Edouard Chambon finished second (13.35) and Benjamin Sintes finished third (16.17).

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Harris Chan won the Toronto Open Winter 2008 with an average of 13.75 seconds. Derrick Eide finished second (13.80) and Rowe Hessler finished third (15.52).
North American records: Harris Chan Rubik's Cube 12.27 (average), Rowe Hessler 3x3 one-handed 16.21 (single), Derrick Eide 2x2 5.46 (average).
African records: Emile Compion 5x5 2:08.38 (single) 2:15.84 (average), 2x2 7.61 (average), 3x3 one-handed 31.15 (average).