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Dharmesh Shahu won the Chennai Mathematical Institute Open 2012 with an average of 12.35 seconds. Jishnu Jeevan finished second (13.87) and Bhargav Narasimhan finished third (14.62).

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Sergey Ryabko won the European Rubik's Cube Championship 2012 with an average of 8.89 seconds. Mats Valk finished second (9.21) and Michał Pleskowicz finished third (9.24).

World records: Marcell Endrey 3x3 blindfolded 26.36 (single).

European records: Michał Pleskowicz 2x2 Cube 2.22 (average), Bence Barát 7x7 Cube 3:08.43 (single) 3:18.54 (average), Henrik Buus Aagaard 3x3 with feet 39.02 (average), Simon Crawford Square-1 11.76 (average).

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The West Japan Big Cube 2012 will take place on November 24, 2012 in Osaka, Japan. Check out the West Japan Big Cube 2012 website for more information and registration.

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The Indonesian Championship 2012 will take place on December 14-16, 2012 in Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta Special Region, Indonesia. Check out the Indonesian Championship 2012 website for more information and registration.

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The UT Open 2012 will take place on November 25, 2012 in Tokyo, Japan. Check out the UT Open 2012 website for more information and registration.

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The Magic Revenge 2012 will take place on December 30, 2012 in Hsinchu, Taiwan. Check out the Magic Revenge 2012 website for more information and registration.

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The Wuhan Open 2012 will take place on November 4, 2012 in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Check out the Wuhan Open 2012 website for more information and registration.

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Richard Jay S. Apagar won the Asian Championship 2012 with an average of 9.45 seconds. Nipat Charoenpholphant (นิพัฒน์ เจริญพลพันธุ์) finished second (9.47) and Weixing Zhang (张炜星) finished third (10.21).

Asian records: Weixing Zhang (张炜星) 4x4 Cube 28.10 (single).

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The Iran Open 2012 will take place on October 24-26, 2012 in Tehran, Iran. Check out the Iran Open 2012 website for more information and registration.

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The Caltech Fall Open 2012 will take place on November 17, 2012 in Pasadena, California, USA. Check out the Caltech Fall Open 2012 website for more information and registration.

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The Kurri Kurri 2012 will take place on November 10, 2012 in Kurri Kurri, Australia. Check out the Kurri Kurri 2012 website for more information and registration.

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The Antelope Valley Winter 2013 will take place on January 5, 2013 in Palmdale, California, USA. Check out the Antelope Valley Winter 2013 website for more information and registration.

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Jan Smarschevski won the Munich Open 2012 with an average of 9.81 seconds. Björn Korbanka finished second (10.15) and Stefan Huber finished third (10.57).

Rowe Hessler won the Harvard Fall 2012 with an average of 9.35 seconds. Andrew Sopchak finished second (9.94) and Andrew Ricci finished third (10.04).

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Simon Westlund won the Swedish Championship 2012 with an average of 9.55 seconds. Harald Stiff finished second (10.40) and Oskar Åsbrink finished third (10.60).

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The Italian Championship 2012 will take place on December 8-9, 2012 in Rome, Italy. Check out the Italian Championship 2012 website for more information and registration.

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The Campeonato Profecía 2012 will take place on November 11-12, 2012 in Bogota, Colombia. Check out the Campeonato Profecía 2012 website for more information and registration.

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John Brechon won the UIUC Fall 2012 with an average of 12.20 seconds. Trevor Mahoney finished second (16.36) and Nathan Dwyer finished third (16.39).

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Christopher Olson won the Cubetcha 2012 with an average of 10.13 seconds. Waris Ali finished second (11.12) and Albert You finished third (13.00).

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Paolo Moriello won the Milan Blind Day 2012 with an average of 9.99 seconds. Riccardo Simone finished second (11.27) and Andrea Lo Sardo finished third (12.48).

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The Japan Contest 2012 will take place on November 4, 2012 in Tokyo, Japan. Check out the Japan Contest 2012 website for more information and registration.

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José Leonardo Chaparro Prieto won the Santander Regionales 2012 with an average of 13.02 seconds. Jhon Edinson Arias Parra finished second (15.49) and Andres Esteban Peña finished third (15.97).

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The Sinuessa Open 2012 will take place on November 11, 2012 in Sessa Aurunca, Italy. Check out the Sinuessa Open 2012 website for more information and registration.

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Jonathan Tan Wei Xiat won the Waterloo Open Fall 2012 with an average of 10.50 seconds. Eric Limeback finished second (10.98) and Louis Cormier finished third (11.39).

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James Hamory won the Eagle Peak - San Diego Open 2012 with an average of 10.68 seconds. Phillip Espinoza finished second (10.99) and Cameron Brown finished third (11.32).