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Feliks Zemdegs won the Australian Nationals 2012 with an average of 7.53 seconds. Kirt Protacio finished second (10.70) and Florian Kreyssig finished third (12.65).

World records: Feliks Zemdegs Rubik's Cube 7.53 (average), 4x4 Cube 26.75 (single), 5x5 Cube 51.09 (single) 57.64 (average).

Oceanian records: Feliks Zemdegs 4x4 Cube 31.55 (average), 2x2 Cube 0.88 (single), Pyraminx 2.65 (single), 6x6 Cube 1:54.91 (single), 6x6 Cube 2:00.87 (average), 7x7 Cube 3:24.02 (single), 7x7 Cube 3:25.04 (average), Zane Carney 3x3 blindfolded 31.02 (single), Bryson Azzopardi Master Magic 2.88 (single).

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Antoine Piau and Jules Desjardin won the Galeries Lafayette Open 2012 with an average of 11.40 seconds. Abdelhak Kaddour finished third (11.83).

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Anssi Vanhala won the Helsinki Open 2012 with an average of 11.81 seconds. Ville Seppänen finished second (12.40) and Elmo Tiitola finished third (14.06).

The Aarhus Open 2012 will take place on November 10-11, 2012 in Aarhus, Denmark. Check out the Aarhus Open 2012 website for more information and registration.

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The Dutch Open 2012 will take place on November 3-4, 2012 in Voorburg, Netherlands. Check out the Dutch Open 2012 website for more information and registration.

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The Cubetcha 2012 will take place on October 6, 2012 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Check out the Cubetcha 2012 website for more information and registration.

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The DJ SpeedCubing Open 2012 will take place on October 13-14, 2012 in Mumbai, India. Check out the DJ SpeedCubing Open 2012 website for more information and registration.

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Richard Jay S. Apagar won the Bayani 2012 with an average of 9.49 seconds. Simon Lim finished second (10.96) and Kevin Zerzes Sapo finished third (12.69).

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Fernando Daniel Hernández Sánchez won the Orizaba Cube Fest 2012 with an average of 15.93 seconds. Uriel Gayosso Ruiz finished second (16.70) and Fernando Castro Ibarra finished third (18.75).

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The Santander Regionales 2012 will take place on September 30, 2012 in Floridablanca, Colombia. Check out the Santander Regionales 2012 website for more information and registration.

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The Eagle Peak - San Diego Open 2012 will take place on September 29, 2012 in San Diego, California, USA. Check out the Eagle Peak - San Diego Open 2012 website for more information and registration.

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Daniel Grabski won the Haute-Patate Open 2012 with an average of 13.81 seconds. Pierre Lemerle finished second (13.90) and Alexandre Philiponet finished third (15.47).

European records: Pierre Bouvier Rubik's Clock 7.20 (average).

Erik Akkersdijk won the Moves are for n00bs 2012 with a solve of 24 moves in the Fewest Moves event. Tomoaki Okayama (岡山友昭) finished second (27) and Sébastien Auroux and Guus Razoux Schulz finished third (31).

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Mats Valk won the N8W8 Summer 2012 with an average of 8.58 seconds. Robert Yau finished second (11.08) and Maarten Smit finished third (11.76).

Jr-Wei Jang (張智瑋) won the Taiwan Summer Open 2012 with an average of 10.34 seconds. Yi-Heng Lee (李宜衡) finished second (10.79) and I-Fan Wu (吳亦凡) finished third (11.21).

The Industrial Cube 2012 will take place on September 22, 2012 in Stalowa Wola, Poland. Check out the Industrial Cube 2012 website for more information and registration.

The Waterloo Open, Fall 2012 will take place on September 29, 2012 in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Check out the Waterloo Open, Fall 2012 website for more information and registration.

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Sergey Ryabko won the Oleksandriia Open 2012 with an average of 10.55 seconds. Nikolay Evdokimov finished second (11.03) and Ivan Vynnyk (Іван Винник) finished third (12.32).

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The Jakarta Open 2012 will take place on September 29-30, 2012 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Check out the Jakarta Open 2012 website for more information and registration.

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The Hangzhou Open 2012 will take place on September 22, 2012 in Hangzhou, China. Check out the Hangzhou Open 2012 website for more information and registration.

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Jorge Castillo Matas won the Valgame Open 2012 with an average of 12.64 seconds. Marcin Jakubowski finished second (14.23) and Alexandre Toledo Guillén finished third (16.41).

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Weixing Zhang (张炜星) won the Guangdong Open 2012 with an average of 9.85 seconds. Ken Lin (練柏健) finished second (10.48) and Howard Wong Jun Yen (黄俊仁) finished third (10.79).

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Bill Wang won the Toronto Summer 2012 with an average of 10.42 seconds. Eric Limeback finished second (10.50) and Louis Cormier finished third (10.83).

African records: Emile Compion 4x4 Cube 1:01.21 (average).

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Mulun Yin (阴目仑) won the Qinghai Open 2012 with an average of 11.01 seconds. Jiekang Pan (潘杰康) finished second (14.00) and Bowen Deng (邓博文) finished third (14.93).

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Arifumi Fushimi (伏見有史) won the Cube Camp in Kanazawa 2012 with an average of 9.54 seconds. Yumu Tabuchi (田渕雄夢) finished second (9.80) and Yu Nakajima (中島悠) finished third (9.94).