Aachen Open 2009

Jan 10 - 11, 2009
Aachen, Germany

Studentenwerk Aachen

Turmstrasse 3, 52072 Aachen


Aachen Open 2009 website

Aachen cube team

WCA Delegate
Ron van Bruchem
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Erik Akkersdijk won with an average of 11.98 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Jimmy Coll finished second (14.07) and Mats Valk finished third (14.17).

World records: Erik Akkersdijk‎ 4x4x4 Cube 40.05 (single) and 4x4x4 Cube 47.94 (average).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Erik Akkersdijk 10.68 11.98 Netherlands 12.9610.6811.9312.6611.34
2x2x2 Cube Erik Akkersdijk 3.93 4.70 Netherlands 3.934.964.095.065.05
4x4x4 Cube Erik Akkersdijk 40.05 WR 47.94 WR Netherlands 47.9751.4344.4340.0555.78
5x5x5 Cube Erik Akkersdijk 1:17.34 1:28.64 Netherlands 1:17.341:29.33DNF1:31.631:24.97
3x3x3 Blindfolded Dennis Strehlau 1:38.38 DNF Germany 1:38.38DNF1:40.19
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Clément Gallet 32 France 32
3x3x3 One-Handed Erik Akkersdijk 22.66 24.96 Netherlands 26.9424.7523.18DNF22.66
Clock Dennis Strehlau 11.34 13.53 Germany 16.0611.3413.19
Megaminx Erik Akkersdijk 1:06.83 1:17.54 Netherlands 1:16.881:28.901:06.83
Pyraminx Ron van Bruchem 4.84 8.20 Netherlands 9.556.804.848.759.06
Square-1 Lars Vandenbergh 21.02 25.01 Belgium 21.0226.6927.31
4x4x4 Blindfolded Tim Habermaas 9:56.94 NR Germany 9:56.94DNF
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Dennis Strehlau 7/8 33:12 Germany 7/8 33:12
Magic Monika Zimmermann 1.28 1.40 Germany 1.431.281.473.381.30
Master Magic Laetitia Lemoine 5.33 5.65 France 5.336.935.715.685.56
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Old Style Dennis Strehlau 7/8 33:12 Germany 7/8 33:12
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5
Second round Ao5
Final Ao5
2x2x2 Cube Final Ao5
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 1:45.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo2 / Bo3 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Bo1 1 hour
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Ao5
Final Ao5
Clock Final Mo3
Megaminx Final Bo1 / Mo3 1 attempt to get < 3:00.00
Pyraminx Final Ao5
Square-1 Final Bo1 / Mo3 1 attempt to get < 1:30.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo2
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo1
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo1 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00
Magic Final Ao5
Master Magic Final Ao5
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Old Style Final Bo1

Time limit

If you reach the time limit during your solve, the judge will stop you and your result will be DNF (see Regulation A1a4).


The result to beat to proceed to the second phase of a cutoff round (see Regulation 9g).


The format describes how to determine the ranking of competitors based on their results. The list of allowed formats per event is described in Regulation 9b. See Regulation 9f for a description of each format.

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