Carnegie Mellon Fall 2013

Nov 23, 2013
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Carnegie Mellon University

5032 Forbes Avenue

Connan Room, University Center

Carnegie Mellon Fall 2013 website
Organization team
Evan Liu
WCA Delegate
Jim Mertens

$11 flat ($1 goes to the WCA) as always, but we are requiring you to pay online this time. (Free for Carnegie Mellon students.) Your registration is not complete until payment is received. If you do not pay until the day of the competition, the fee increases to $21 and you may only participate in 3x3.

Main event
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Kamaru-Deen Lawal won with an average of 11.80 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. John Brechon finished second (12.36) and Corey Sakowski finished third (13.34).

African records: Kamaru-Deen Lawal‎ 4x4x4 Cube 41.22 (single).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Kamaru-Deen Lawal 10.78 11.80 Nigeria 10.7812.5711.1412.4711.80
2x2x2 Cube Phillip Lewicki 2.72 3.71 United States 3.842.724.073.21DNF
4x4x4 Cube John Brechon 36.15 39.50 United States 41.9736.1539.0037.5242.67
6x6x6 Cube John Brechon 2:16.18 2:25.44 United States 2:16.182:26.302:33.84
7x7x7 Cube John Brechon 3:33.57 3:39.52 United States 3:33.573:39.093:45.91
3x3x3 One-Handed John Brechon 16.62 18.53 United States 18.1618.4316.6219.9318.99
Clock Evan Liu 5.96 8.53 United States 8.8512.265.969.677.08
Megaminx John Brechon 1:01.22 1:05.80 United States 1:15.891:01.221:04.841:09.361:03.19
Square-1 John Brechon 16.17 20.08 United States 26.5418.9421.4319.8816.17
5x5x5 Blindfolded Brandon Mikel 18:46.00 United States DNF18:46.00
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
6x6x6 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 5:00.00
7x7x7 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 6:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 35.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Clock First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Megaminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
Square-1 Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo2 25:00.00

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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