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The Portugal Open 2009 will take place on November 21, 2009 in Porto, Portugal. Check out the Portugal Open 2009 website for more information and registration.

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The Pinoy Big Cubes Open 2009 will take place on November 28, 2009 in Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines. Check out the Pinoy Big Cubes Open 2009 website for more information and registration.

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Breandan Vallance won the Hungarian Open 2009 with an average of 11.55 seconds. Piti Pichedpan finished second (12.77) and Milán Baticz finished third (13.46).

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The Dutch Nationals 2009 will take place on November 14-15, 2009 in Zwolle, Netherlands. Check out the Dutch Nationals 2009 website for more information and registration.

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Mats Valk won the Dutch Open 2009 with an average of 10.61 seconds. Erik Akkersdijk finished second (11.50) and Dan Dzoan finished third (12.35).

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The Malaysian Open 2009 will take place on November 28-29, 2009 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Check out the Malaysian Open 2009 website for more information and registration.

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The Doshisha Open 2009 will take place on November 28, 2009 in Kyoto, Japan. Check out the Doshisha Open 2009 website for more information and registration.

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The Berkeley Fall competition 2009 will take place on November 14, 2009 in Berkeley, California, USA.

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The Univercidade Open 2009 will take place on November 7, 2009 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Check out the Univercidade Open 2009 website for more information and registration.

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The Swedish Cube Day competition 2009 will take place on December 5-6, 2009 in Kungsängen, Sweden. Check out the Swedish Cube Day competition 2009 website for more information and registration.

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The Caltech Fall competition 2009 will take place on October 24, 2009 in Pasadena, California, USA. Check out the Caltech Fall competition 2009 website for more information and registration.

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Breandan Vallance won the World Rubik's Cube Championship 2009 with an average of 10.74 seconds. Erik Akkersdijk finished second (11.52) and Tomasz Zolnowski finished third (11.64).
World records: Dan Cohen 4x4 36.46 (single), Yumu Tabuchi Rubik's Cube One-handed 16.90 (average), Michal Halczuk 7x7 3:43.15 (single), Piotr Michal Padlewski Square-1 10.96 (single), Bálint Bodor Megaminx 57.94 (single).
Asian records: Yumu Tabuchi Rubik's Cube Fewest moves 29 (single), 4x4 blindfolded 8:41.85 (single), Ryosuke Mondo 5x5 blindfolded 26:30.00 (single).
European records: Erik Akkersdijk 4x4 39.43 (single), Michal Halczuk 7x7 4:01.23 (average), Piotr Michal Padlewski Square-1 15.21 (average), Rafal Guzewicz 5x5 blindfolded 15:43.00 (single).
North American records: Dan Cohen 4x4 46.94 (average), Megaminx 1:20.34 (single) 1:27.30 (average), Timothy Sun Rubik's Cube with feet 58.38 (single).
South American records: Pedro Santos Guimarães 4x4 53.30 (single) 1:07.85 (average), Rubik's Cube One-handed 18.27 (single), Megaminx 1:35.77 (average), 4x4 blindfolded 13:09.00 (single), Renan Mondini Cerpe 2x2 3.33 (single).

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Bernett Orlando won the Shaastra Open 2009 with an average of 14.63 seconds. Karthik Puthraya finished second (18.30) and Nikhil Mande finished third (20.18).

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Giuliano Cayetano won the Quezon Megaminx Open 2009 with an average of 1:15.64. Jek Villacampa finished second (1:33.50) and Jonathan Papa finished third (1:45.93).

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Haixu Zhang won the Guangdong Open 2009 with an average of 11.83 seconds. Kailong Li finished second (12.57) and Chio Wai Cheng finished third (12.75).

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Tomasz Zolnowski won the Polish Open 2009 with an average of 11.81 seconds. Erik Akkersdijk finished second (12.85) and Adam Polkowski finished third (13.01).
World records: Tomasz Zolnowski Rubik's Cube 10.07 (average).
European records: Erik Akkersdijk 4x4 44.54 (average), Piotr Michal Padlewski Square-1 12.41 (single) 15.70 (average).

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The Harbin Open 2009 will take place on November 8, 2009 in Harbin, China. Check out the Harbin Open 2009 website for more information and registration.

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The Estonian Open 2009 will take place on November 7, 2009 in Kose, Estonia. Check out the Estonian Open 2009 website for more information and registration.

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Henrik Buus Aagaard won the Danish Special 2009 with an average of 15.10 seconds. Oscar Roth Andersen finished second (17.31) and Frank Severinsen finished third (21.22).

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The Austin Fall competition 2009 will take place on November 14, 2009 in Austin, Texas, USA. Check out the Austin Fall competition 2009 website for more information and registration.

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The Essen Open 2009 will take place on October 24, 2009 in Essen, Germany. Check out the Essen Open 2009 website for more information and registration.

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The MIT Fall competition 2009 will take place on November 14, 2009 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. Check out the MIT Fall 2009 website for more information and registration.

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Dan Dzoan won the Boulder 2009 with an average of 13.13 seconds. Anthony McKnight finished second (15.23) and Jeremy Fleischman finished third (15.77).

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Harris Chan won the Canadian Open 2009 with an average of 11.11 seconds. Eric Limeback finished second (12.53) and Derrick Eide finished third (12.99).
North American records: Harris Chan Rubik's Cube 11.11 (average), Derrick Eide Pyraminx 7.20 (average).
African records: Emile Compion 4x4 1:14.35 (average), Megaminx 2:00.05 (single) 2:15.00 (average), Pyraminx 11.38 (single) 13.45 (average), Square-1 22.38 (single) 32.35 (average), 6x6 3:49.28 (single) 4:05.74 (average), 7x7 5:51.44 (single) 5:57.52 (average).

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Milán Baticz won the Mantua Open 2009 with an average of 12.38 seconds. Breandan Vallance finished second (13.07) and Stefano Bevacqua finished third (14.51).