Sinpei Araki won the Toyama Open 2009 with an average of 12.65 seconds. Yohei Oka finished second (13.21) and Nobuaki Suga finished third (13.94).
World records: Yohei Oka Pyraminx 4.07 (average).
Asian records: Shota Kobayashi Rubik's Clock 8.22 (single) 8.96 (average).
South American records: Enric Grau 2x2 Cube 4.18 (single), Matias Macaya Rubik's Clock 15.69 (single) 18.53 (average), Rubik's Magic 1.08 (single).
Han-Cyun Chen won the Taiwan Summer Open 2009 with an average of 13.30 seconds. Ming-Hao Kang finished second (13.66) and Kuo-Hao Wu finished third (13.80).
World records: Han-Cyun Chen 4x4 Cube 43.43 (average).
Asian records: Hsuan Chang 5x5 Cube 1:11.77 (single), 5x5 Cube 1:17.64 (average), Tse-Kan Lin / Yi-Sa Chen Rubik's Cube fewest moves 37.
Rowe Hessler won the US Nationals 2009 with an average of 11.64 seconds. Mitchell Stern finished second (12.42) and Ravi Fernando finished third (13.13).
World records: Dan Cohen 6x6 Cube 2:32.00 (average).
North American records: Alexander Yu Rubik's Cube blindfolded 51.80, Andy Tsao 4x4 Cube 39.36 (single), Dan Cohen Megaminx 1:22.09 (single) 1:27.34 (average), David Woner/Michael Young Rubik's Cube fewest moves 27, Mike Hughey Rubik's Cube multi blind 8/8 in 51:07.
Haixu Zhang won the Beijing Summer Open 2009 with an average of 12.88 seconds. Bingliang Li finished second (14.11) and Lin Tao finished third (14.15).
World records: Haiyan Zhuang Rubik's Cube blindfolded 35.96, Jianwei Zhu Square-1 12.05 (single) 14.61 (average), Tong Jiang Rubik's Cube multi blind 15/15 in 52:01, Yuxuan Wang Rubik's Magic 0.83 (single).
Asian records: Xiao Tan Master Magic 1.94 (single) 2.13 (average).