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Anssi Vanhala won the Helsinki Open 2008 with an average of 14.98 seconds. Johannes Laire finished second (15.81) and Teemu Tiinanen finished third (19.30).

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Bernett Orlando won the Indian Open 2008 with an average of 14.85 seconds. Karthik Puthraya finished second (21.55) and Pradeep Dhananjay finished third (45.94).
Asian records: Bernett Orlando Square-1 31.84 (average).

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Hong Tan Lam won the Norwegian Open 2008 with an average of 18.27 seconds. Eivind Fonn finished second (20.11) and Vidar Klungre finished third (29.20).

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The Nantes Open 2008 will take place on May 31/June 1, 2008 in Nantes, France. Check out the Nantes Open 2008 website for more information and registration.

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The San Diego Open 2008 will take place on May 24, 2008 in San Diego, California, USA. Check out the San Diego Open 2008 website for more information and registration.

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The Denver Open 2008 will take place on April 12, 2008 in Denver, Colorado, USA. Check out the Denver Open 2008 website for more information and registration.

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Anthony Hsu won the Kearny Kardinal competition 2008 with an average of 14.85 seconds. Alexander Yu finished second (15.33) and Tim Reynolds finished third (15.82).
North American records: Rowe Hessler 4 cubes blindfolded in 18:34, Sam Boyles Master Magic 2.37 (single).

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Andy Tsao won the EPGY California Open 2008 with an average of 13.49 seconds. Leyan Lo finished second (14.51) and Lucas Garron finished third (15.23).
Asian records: Takao Hashimoto Square-1 24.08 (single) 29.73 (average).
North American records: Nick Young Square-1 25.86 (single) 31.48 (average).

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Erik Akkersdijk won the Benelux Open 2008 with an average of 14.01 seconds. Gunnar Krig finished second (14.13) and Joël van Noort finished third (14.59).
World records: Erik Akkersdijk 4x4 54.71 (average), Rama Temmink 3x3 one-handed 20.58 (average).

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Edouard Chambon won the Montpellier Open 2008 with an average of 12.16 seconds. Benjamin Sintes finished second (15.71) and Thomas Watiotienne finished third (18.64).
European records: Edouard Chambon 3x3 12:16 (average).
South American records: Gabriel Eduardo Núñez Serna Pyraminx 8.03 (single) 13.59 (average), Square-1 1:37.16 (single) 2:30.36 (average).

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The Italian Open 2008 will take place on June 21, 2008 in Monza, Italy. Check out the Italian Open 2008 website for more information and registration.

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The Madrid Open 2008 will take place on April 5/6, 2008 in Madrid, Spain. Check out the Madrid Open 2008 website for more information and registration.

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The Chattahoochee Spring competition 2008 will take place on March 29, 2008 in Alpharetta, Georgia, USA. Contact the organization team for more information and registration.

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The Discovery Science Center competition 2008 will take place on April 19, 2008 in Santa Ana, California, USA. Check out the Discovery Science Center 2008 website for more information and registration.

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The Toronto Open Winter 2008 will take place on March 8, 2008 in Toronto, Canada. Check out the Toronto Open Winter 2008 website for more information and registration.

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Edouard Chambon won the Belgian Open 2008 with an average of 12.66 seconds. Erik Akkersdijk finished second (12.94) and Milán Baticz finished third (13.37).
World records: Erik Akkersdijk 4x4 57.15 (average), 5x5 1:28.66 (single) 1:36.02 (average), Megaminx 1:01.78 (single) 1:07.70 (average), Mátyás Kuti Magic 0.86 (single), Master Magic 1.72 (single).
European records: Edouard Chambon 3x3 12:31 (average), Rama Temmink 3x3 one-handed 20.72 (average).
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Leyan Lo won the UCSD competition 2008 with an average of 13.92 seconds. Phillip Espinoza finished second (14.64) and Dan Dzoan finished third (14.75).
World records: Ryan Patricio 3x3 one-handed 20.66 (average).

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The Västervik Cube Meeting 2008 will take place on March 8, 2008 in Västervik, Sweden. Contact the organisation team for more information and registration.

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The Barcelona Open 2008 will take place on May 2/3, 2008 in Terrassa, Spain. Check out the Barcelona Open 2008 website for more information and registration.

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The Osaka Open 2008 will take place on March 29, 2008 in Osaka, Japan. Check out the Osaka Open 2008 website for more information and registration.

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Kim Hyung-Sub won the KCA Korea Open 2008 with an average of 13.32 seconds. Lee Seung-Woon finished second (13.80) and Sinpei Araki finished third (14.71).
Asian records: Kim Hyung-Sub 4x4 49.91 (single) 59.46 (average), Kim Hyun-Gyum 2x2 4.52 (average), Lee Jung-Hyun 3x3 with feet 1:02.02 (single).

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The Murcia Open 2008 will take place on February 23, 2008 in Puente Tocinos, Spain. Check out the Murcia Open 2008 website for more information and registration.

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The Helsinki Open 2008 will take place on February 23, 2008 in Helsinki, Finland. Check out the Helsinki Open 2008 website for more information and registration.

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The Kearny Kardinal competition 2008 will take place on February 16, 2008 in Kearny, New Jersey, USA. Check out the Kearny Kardinal 2008 website for more information and registration.

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The Princeton Open 2008 will take place on March 22, 2008 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. Check out the Princeton Open 2008 website for more information and registration.