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).
World records: Syuhei Omura 4x4 39.28 (single).
Asian records: Yumu Tabuchi Rubik's Cube 10.71 (average), 3x3 one-handed 18.73 (average), Ryosuke Mondo 5x5 blindfolded 27:21, 3x3 multi blind 7/8 in 47:07, Taki Sugimoto Clock 8.33 (single) 9.06 (average).
Results of the Big Cubes Summer competition 2009 are now available.
World records: Dan Cohen 5x5x5 Cube 1:07.25 (single), 6x6x6 Cube 2:18.81 (single), 7x7x7 Cube 3:57.71 (average).
North American records: Dan Cohen Square-1 13.03 (single), 7x7x7 Cube 3:49.28 (single).