Tomasz Zolnowski won the European Championship 2008 with an average of 11.71 seconds. Erik Akkersdijk finished second (12.15) and Edouard Chambon finished third (12.47).
World records: Erik Akkersdijk 5x5x5 1:18.59 (single), Edouard Chambon 2x2x2 3.43 (average), Maté Horvath Master Magic 1.95 (average).
European records: Rafal Guzewicz 4x4x4 blindfolded 7:54.35, 5x5x5 blindfolded 16:15.
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.