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).