Pedro Santos Guimarães won the São Paulo Open 2009 with an average of 15.89 seconds. Willian Fidêncio finished second (17.48) and Carlos Alberto de Alcântara Jr finished third (18.54).
South American records: Pedro Santos Guimarães Rubik's Cube 11.66 (single) 13.63 (average), 3x3 One-handed 24.33 (average), Megaminx 1:32.84 (single) 1:36.89 (average), Pyraminx 5.84 (single) 8.94 (average), Square-1 20.33 (single) 31.76 (average), 3x3 multiple blindfolded 3/4, Willian Fidêncio 4x4 1:20.34 (single) 1:24.80 (average), Rafael Werneck Cinoto 2x2 7.40 (average), 3x3 with feet 55.05 (single) 1:04.02 (average), Carlos Alberto de Alcântara Jr 3x3 fewest moves 36 (single).
Yohei Oka won the Amagasaki Open 2009 with an average of 12.38 seconds. Sinpei Araki finished second (14.00) and Daiki Matsumoto finished third (15.78).
World records: Takumi Yoshida Megaminx 59.33 (single).
Asian records: Takumi Yoshida Megaminx 1:12.31 (average), Ryosuke Mondo Multiple Blindfolded 33 out of 50.
Sinpei Araki won the Kanazawa Open 2008 with an average of 14.55 seconds. Toshiya Hirohata finished second (16.20) and Daiki Matsumoto finished third (16.52).
World records: Kazuhito Iimura Square-1 16.62 (average), Yohei Oka Pyraminx 4.15 (average).
Asian records: Yohei Oka Pyraminx 3.21 (single).