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The Iligan Open 2008 will take place on November 15, 2008 in Iligan City, Philippines. Check out the Iligan Open 2008 website for more information and registration.

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The Austin Open 2008 will take place on November 1, 2008 in Austin, Texas, USA. Check out the Austin Open 2008 website for more information and registration.

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The Danish Cube Day 2008 will take place on October 11, 2008 in Tommerup, Denmark. Check out the Danish Cube Day 2008 website for more information and registration.

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Erik Akkersdijk won the Brussels Summer Open 2008 with an average of 12.13 seconds. Rama Temmink finished second (12.42) and Ron van Bruchem finished third (14.32).
World records: Erik Akkersdijk 4x4 Cube 41.31 (single) 49.03 (average), 5x5 Cube 1:26.86 (average).

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Gunnar Krig won the Swedish Open 2008 with an average of 14.89 seconds. Johan Holmedahl finished second (16.30) and Henrik Buus Aagaard finished third (16.77).
World records: Rune Wesström Rubik's Cube oldest solver 78 years 4 months 19 days, Mats Bergsten Rubik's Cube blindfolded oldest solver 58 years 6 months 18 days.

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The Caltech Fall competition 2008 will take place on November 22, 2008 in Pasadena, California, USA. Check out the Caltech Fall 2008 website for more information and registration.

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The Hungarian Open 2008 will take place on October 25/26, 2008 in Budapest, Hungary. Check out the Hungarian Open 2008 website for more information and registration.

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The Lexington Fall Open 2008 will take place on November 8, 2008 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. Check out the Lexington Fall Open 2008 website for more information and registration.

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The Guangdong Open 2008 will take place on October 1, 2008 in Guangzhou, China. Check out the Guangdong Open 2008 website for more information and registration.

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Timothy Sun won the Shanghai Open 2008 with an average of 13.84 seconds. Shenjia Zhang finished second (14.30) and Wenliang Cai finished third (16.84).

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The Dutch Open 2008 will take place on October 18/19, 2008 in Eindhoven, Netherlands. Check out the Dutch Open 2008 website for more information and registration.

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Tomasz Zolnowski won the Marina Gdansk Open 2008 with an average of 11.42 seconds. Adam Polkowski finished second (12.72) and Piotr Kózka finished third (13.14).
European records: Tomasz Zolnowski Rubik's Cube 11.42 (average).

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The Japan Open 2008 will take place on October 4, 2008 in Tokyo, Japan. Check out the Japan Open 2008 website for more information and registration.

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The French Open 2009 will take place on March 14/15, 2009 in Marne-la-Vallée (Paris), France. Check out the French Open 2009 website for more information and registration.

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The Seoul Cube Championship 2008 will take place on September 20/21, 2008 in Seoul, Korea. Check out the Seoul 2008 website for more information and registration.

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Wu-Cheng Lin won the South Taiwan Summer Open 2008 with an average of 13.72 seconds. Ming-Hao Kang finished second (14.36) and Yung-Chi Chen finished third (14.63).
Asian records: Hsuan Chang 5x5 Cube 1:24.22 (single) 1:30.72 (average).

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Harris Chan won the Niagara Open Summer 2008 with an average of 11.79 seconds. Eric Limeback finished second (14.00) and Jason Thong finished third (14.21).
North American records: Harris Chan Rubik's Cube 11.50 (average), Sam Boyles 2x2 Cube 3.81 (average), Rowe Hessler Rubik's Cube blindfolded 59.66, Jack Moseley Rubik's Cube with feet 1:54.75 (single) 2:13.60 (average).
African records: Emile Compion 5x5 Cube 1:59.69 (single) 2:07.47 (average), 2x2 Cube 4.28 (single) 6.24 (average), Rubik's Cube one-handed 24.83 (single) 28.58 (average), Square-1 28.25 (single) 39.11 (average).

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Erik Akkersdijk won the Dutch Masters 2008 with an average of 12.74 seconds. Edouard Chambon finished second (12.81) and Thibaut Jaqcuinot finished third (13.16).
World records: Guus Razoux Schultz Rubik's Cube Fewest moves 27, Erik Akkersdijk 4x4 Cube 43.72 (single), Rama Temmink Rubik's Cube one-handed 19.84 (average), Olivér Perge Magic 0.84 (single).
European records: Erik Akkersdijk 5x5 Cube 1:22.91 (single) 1:29.49 (average).

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The Newark Open 2008 will take place on November 8, 2008 in Newark, New Jersey, USA. Check out the Newark Open 2008 website for more information and registration.

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The Virginia Open 2008 will take place on November 29, 2008 in Williamsburg, Virginia, USA. Check out the Virginia Open 2008 website for more information and registration.

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The German Nationals 2008 will take place on October 25, 2008 in Essen, Germany. Check out the German Nationals 2008 website for more information and registration.

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The Dutch Nationals 2008 will take place on November 15, 2008 in Zwolle, Netherlands. Check out the Dutch Nationals 2008 website for more information and registration.

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The Tampere Open 2008 will take place on October 25, 2008 in Tampere, Finland. Check out the Tampere Open 2008 website for more information and registration.

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The Decatur Open 2008 will take place on October 18, 2008 in Decatur, Georgia, USA. Check out the Decatur Open 2008 website for more information and registration.

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Tomasz Zolnowski won the Wroclaw Open 2008 with an average of 11.60 seconds. Adam Polkowski finished second (12.70) and Piotr Kózka finished third (13.72).
European records: Michal Halczuk 5x5 1:30.79 (average).