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The Cube camp in Kanazawa 2008 will take place on August 22-24, 2008 in Kanazawa, Japan. Check out the Cube camp in Kanazawa 2008 website for more information and registration.

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Jan Jerome Bautista won the Philippines Open 2008 with an average of 14.94 seconds. JB Cañares finished second (15.10) and Mateus Moitinho de Almeida finished third (15.76).

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The Busan Cube Championship 2008 will take place on August 3, 2008 in Busan, Korea. Check out the Busan 2008 website for more information and registration.

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The Cheonan Cube Championship 2008 will take place on July 27, 2008 in Cheonan, Korea. Check out the Cheonan 2008 website for more information and registration.

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Jean Pons won the Toulouse Summer Open 2008 with an average of 13.57 seconds. Edouard Chambon finished second (13.70) and Benjamin Sintes finished third (15.99).

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Benjamin Sintes won the Italian Open 2008 with an average of 15.94 seconds. Lorenzo Vigani Poli finished second (17.40) and Lars Vandenbergh finished third (17.60).
South American records: Rafael Werneck Cinoto 2x2 5.25 (single), Magic 1.93 (single) 2.05 (average).
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The Minas Open 2008 will take place on July 19/20, 2008 in Uberlândia, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Check out the Minas Open 2008 website for more information and registration.

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The Tokyo Open 2008 will take place on August 2, 2008 in Tokyo, Japan. Check out the Tokyo Open 2008 website for more information and registration.

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The Hong Kong Open 2008 will take place on July 27, 2008 in Hong Kong. Check out the Hong Kong Open 2008 website for more information and registration.

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The Czech Open 2008 will take place on July 12/13, 2008 in Pardubice, Czech Republic. Check out the Czech Open 2008 website for more information and registration.

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Phil Thomas won the Minnesota Open 2008 with an average of 14.32 seconds. Waris Ali finished second (17.55) and Alex Bailey finished third (17.92).
North American records: Phil Thomas 2x2 3.90 (average).

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Ibrahim Vajgel-Shedid won the Vancouver Open Summer 2008 with an average of 15.47 seconds. Kristopher de Asis finished second (18.14) and Deseree Aune finished third (20.83).

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The Finnish Open 2008 will take place on July 19/20, 2008 in Helsinki, Finland. Check out the Finnish Open 2008 website for more information and registration.

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Jason Baum won the DaVinci Science Center competition 2008 with an average of 11.97 seconds. Mitchell Stern finished second (12.49) and Rowe Hessler finished third (14.39).
World records: Dan Cohen 4x4 46.08 (single).
North American records: Jason Baum Rubik's Cube 11.97 (average), Dan Cohen 4x4 56.54 (average), 5x5 1:38.40 (average), Pyraminx 5.59 (single), Clock 9.13 (single) 9.84 (average).

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The Taiwan Summer Open 2008 will take place on July 13, 2008 in Taipei, Taiwan. Check out the Taiwan Summer Open 2008 website for more information and registration.

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The UCSD Summer competition 2008 will take place on July 12, 2008 in La Jolla, California, USA. Check out the USCD Summer 2008 website for more information and registration.

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Milán Baticz won the Polish Open 2008 with an average of 12.89 seconds. Tomasz Zolnowski finished second (13.22) and Rama Temmink finished third (13.44).
World records: Rafal Guzewicz 3x3 blindfolded 54.22 (single), Lukasz Cialon 2x2 3.63 (average).

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The Swedish Open 2008 will take place on September 6/7, 2008 in Rosersberg (Stockholm), Sweden. Check out the Swedish Open 2008 website for more information and registration.

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Jean Pons won the Nantes Open 2008 with an average of 12.29 seconds. Benjamin Sintes finished second (14.38) and Thomas Watiotienne finished third (15.58).

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Eric Limeback won the Cincinnati Spring Open 2008 with an average of 13.38 seconds. Jack Moseley finished second (16.14) and Mike Stewart finished third (16.79).
African records: Emile Compion 4x4 1:14.38 (single), 5x5 2:00.68 (single) 2:08.29 (average), 2x2 5.36 (single).

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Dan Cohen won the Captain's Cove competition 2008 with an average of 13.52 seconds. Erik Johnson finished second (16.27) and Tim Reynolds finished third (16.32).
North American records: Dan Cohen 4x4 1:00.06 (average), Sam Boyles Master Magic 2.44 (average).

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Phillip Espinoza won the San Diego Open 2008 with an average of 14.52 seconds. Ryan Patricio finished second (14.73) and Chris Dzoan finished third (15.46).
World records: Ryan Patricio Rubik's Cube One-handed 14.80 (single) 19.88 (average).

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The Dutch Masters 2008 will take place on August 23/24, 2008 in Sint Michielsgestel, The Netherlands. Check out the Dutch Masters 2008 website for more information and registration.

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The European Rubik's Cube Championship 2008 will take place on September 19/20/21, 2008 in Derio (Bilbao), Spain. Check out the Euro 2008 website for more information and registration.
    

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The Toulouse Summer Open 2008 will take place on July 5/6, 2008 in Toulouse, France. Check out the Toulouse Summer Open 2008 website for more information and registration.