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Kevin Hays won the Vancouver Open Summer 2012 with an average of 10.60 seconds. Jacob Hutnyk finished second (11.87) and Ibrahim Vajgel-Shedid finished third (12.31).

World records: Kristopher De Asis 5x5 Cube 52.65 (single).

African records: Jacobus Philip Haupt Rubik's Cube 10.71 (single), 3x3 one-handed 18.15 (single).

North American records: Kevin Hays 7x7 Cube 3:31.80 (average).

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Arifumi Fushimi (伏見有史) won the Kanto Open 2012 with an average of 9.59 seconds. Yu Sajima (佐島優) finished second (10.13) and Mitsuki Gunji (郡司光貴) finished third (10.54).

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The Berkeley Fall 2012 will take place on September 2, 2012 in Berkeley, California, USA. Check out the Berkeley Fall 2012 website for more information and registration.

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The Japan Open 2012 will take place on September 16-17, 2012 in Tokyo, Japan. Check out the Japan Open 2012 website for more information and registration.

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The Estonian Open 2012 will take place on October 27-28, 2012 in Tallinn, Estonia. Check out the Estonian Open 2012 website for more information and registration.

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Nguyễn Ngọc Thịnh won the Ha Noi Open 2012 with an average of 10.70 seconds. Nguyễn Đức Huy finished second (12.36) and Nguyễn Duy Cương finished third (13.01).

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Mulun Yin (阴目仑) won the Guiyang Open 2012 with an average of 9.92 seconds. Xiaolin Zeng (曾小林) finished second (10.41) and Haixu Zhang (张海旭) finished third (10.84).

World records: Bingliang Li (李炳良) Square-1 11.31 (average).

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Zhouheng Sun (孙舟横) won the Hefei Summer 2012 with an average of 9.77 seconds. Jie Jin (金杰) finished second (12.78) and Tianxing Wang (王天行) finished third (13.52).

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Pedro Henrique Leite Wanderley won the UFCG Open 2012 with an average of 13.86 seconds. Carlos Rafael Rego da Silva finished second (14.53) and Rafael Werneck Cinoto finished third (20.03).

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Michał Pleskowicz won the Polish Nationals 2012 with an average of 8.96 seconds. Marcin Zalewski finished second (10.50) and Tomasz Cyrklaff finished third (11.31).

World records: Marcin Kowalczyk 3x3 multi blind 26/29 53:01 (single).

European records: Michał Halczuk 5x5 Cube 1:01.03 (single).

Andrew Ricci won the United States National Championships 2012 with an average of 9.55 seconds. Phillip Espinoza finished second (9.64) and Kevin Hays finished third (9.82).

Asian records: Yumu Tabuchi (田渕雄夢) Rubik's Cube 6.09 (single), Baramee Pookcharoen (บารมี พุกเจริญ) 3x3 one-handed 9.65 (single), Jeong Jong-Ho (정종호) 4x4 Cube 30.16 (single), Megaminx 54.35 (average).

North American records: Andrew Ricci Rubik's Cube 6.15 (single), Deven Nadudvari 3x3 one-handed 14.86 (average), Rubik's Clock 8.03 (average), Kevin Hays 5x5 Cube 1:04.57 (average), 7x7 Cube 3:32.38 (average), Louis Cormier 3x3 with feet 46.31 (single), Mike Hughey 3x3 multi blind 12/13 in 56:51 (single).

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The Americana Open 2012 will take place on December 1-2, 2012 in Americana, Brazil. Check out the Americana Open 2012 website for more information and registration.

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The Johor Rubik's Cube Open 2012 will take place on September 2, 2012 in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, Malaysia. Check out the Johor Rubik's Cube Open 2012 website for more information and registration.

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The Helsinki Open 2012 will take place on September 1, 2012 in Helsinki, Finland. Check out the Helsinki Open 2012 website for more information and registration.

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The Tibet Open 2012 will take place on August 26, 2012 in Lhasa, Tibet, China. Check out the Tibet Open 2012 website for more information and registration.

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Lin Chen (陈霖) won the Qingdao Open 2012 with an average of 11.45 seconds. Fubo Wang (王富博) finished second (12.52) and Dongshuai Lin (林董帅) finished third (12.74).

World records: Lin Chen (陈霖) 7x7 Cube 3:05.80 (single) 3:13.56 (average).

Asian records: Lin Chen (陈霖) 6x6 Cube 2:03.81 (single) 2:08.20 (average).

The Battle of Appalachia 2012 will take place on September 15, 2012 in Clarksburg, West Virginia, USA. Check out the Battle of Appalachia 2012 website for more information and registration.

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The Milan Blind Day 2012 will take place on October 6-7, 2012 in Milan, Italy. Check out the Milan Blind Day 2012 website for more information and registration.

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The Latvian Open 2012 will take place on September 22-23, 2012 in Riga, Latvia. Check out the Latvian Open 2012 website for more information and registration.

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Rowe Hessler won the Jersey Shore Open 2012 with an average of 9.58 seconds. Dan Cohen finished second (12.22) and Andy Smith finished third (12.50).

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David Remolina Amórtegui won the Independencia 2012 with an average of 12.32 seconds. José Leonardo Chaparro Prieto finished second (13.53) and Juan Camilo Vargas Quintero finished third (15.98).

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Ivan Vynnyk (Іван Винник) won the Podolian Open 2012 with an average of 10.04 seconds. Sergey Ryabko finished second (12.25) and Alexander Eryomin finished third (12.61).

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Nguyễn Minh Luật won the Ho Chi Minh Open 2012 with an average of 13.80 seconds. Tu Nghi Phan finished second (13.91) and Ha Chan Uy finished third (14.07).

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Milán Baticz won the Bosnia and Herzegovina Open 2012 with an average of 10.49 seconds. Bence Barát finished second (11.58) and Matic Omulec finished third (11.64).

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Massimiliano Iovane won the Beneventum Open 2012 with an average of 10.25 seconds. Paolo Moriello finished second (10.53) and Stefano Bevacqua finished third (11.28).