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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).

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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).

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The Cubetcha 2009 will take place on October 24, 2009 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Check out the Cubetcha 2009 website for more information and registration.

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The Cebu Masters 2009 will take place on October 24, 2009 in Cebu City, Philippines. Check out the Cebu Masters 2009 website for more information and registration.

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Tomasz Zolnowski won the Wroclaw Open 2009 with an average of 11.26 seconds. Piotr Kózka finished second (12.82) and Michal Robaczyk finished third (13.41).
European records: Piotr Michal Padlewski Square-1 17.71 (average).

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Ibrahim Vajgel-Shedid won the Vancouver Open 2009 with an average of 13.89 seconds. Deseree Aune finished second (13.91) and Sarah Strong finished third (15.70).

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Erik Akkersdijk won the Brussels Summer Open 2009 with an average of 11.30 seconds. Guillain Potron finished second (13.56) and Rama Temmink finished third (13.68).

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The Shaastra Open 2009 will take place on October 2, 2009 in Chennai, India. Check out the Shaastra Open 2009 website for more information and registration.

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Matias Macaya won the Campeonato de Primavera 2009 with an average of 17.85 seconds. Enric Grau finished second (18.60) and José Garrido finished third (18.63).

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).

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The Quezon Megaminx Open 2009 will take place on October 3, 2009 in Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines. Check out the Quezon Megaminx Open 2009 website for more information and registration.

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Gunnar Krig won the Swedish Open 2009 with an average of 14.68 seconds. Simon Westlund finished second (15.45) and Oskar Åsbrink finished third (15.49).
World records: Gunnar Krig Rubik's Cube one-handed 13.80 (single), Oskar Åsbrink Rubik's Magic 0.77 (single).