Erik Akkersdijk won the Czech Open 2009 with an average of 10.91 seconds. Tomasz Zolnowski finished second (12.17) and Kanneti Sae Han finished third (12.92).
World records: Erik Akkersdijk 5x5 1:11.02 (single), Piotr Michal Padlewski Square-1 12.50 (single).
European records: Erik Akkersdijk 5x5 1:16.87 (average), Olivér Perge Clock 7.47 (single).
Francisco Javier Lemes Sáez won the Santiago Winter Open 2009 with an average of 16.57 seconds. José Garrido finished second (19.59) and Sebastián Pino Castillo finished third (19.97).
South American records: Felipe Andres Rojas Garces Rubik's Master Magic 14.13 (single) 21.67 (average), Francisco Javier Lemes Sáez 3x3x3 multi blind 2/2 16:02, Sebastián Pino Castillo Square-1 29.10 (average).
Timothy Sun won the Xi'an Open 2009 with an average of 13.32 seconds. Luchen Zhang finished second (14.73) and Shenjia Zhang finished third (15.63).
World records: Xinxian Li oldest Rubik's Cube solver 88 years 6 months 16 days.
Asian records: Kai Liu Rubik's Magic 0.91 (single) 1.03 (average).
Harris Chan won the Toronto Open Summer 2009 with an average of 11.93 seconds. Eric Limeback finished second (13.15) and Jai Gambhir finished third (13.35).
North American records: Harris Chan Rubik's Cube 11.15 (average), Eric Limeback 2x2x2 Cube 1.52 (single).
African records: Emile Compion 2x2x2 Cube 2.06 (single), 3x3x3 blindfolded 3:16.88 (single), Megaminx 2:11.72 (single), Megaminx 2:20.34 (average).