Caltech Fall competition 2004

Oct 16, 2004
Pasadena, California, United States

California Institute of Technology


Polytechnic High School, Garland Auditorium

Caltech Fall competition 2004 website

Tyson Mao

Tyson Mao (毛台勝)
WCA Delegate
Tyson Mao (毛台勝)
Main event
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Shotaro Makisumi (牧角章太郎) won with an average of 15.28 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Brent Morgan finished second (19.72) and Leyan Lo finished third (20.19).

World records: Shotaro Makisumi (牧角章太郎)‎ 3x3x3 Cube 14.52 (average), 3x3x3 Blindfolded 3:10.54 (single), and 3x3x3 One-Handed 39.25 (average); Sunil Pedapudi‎ Master Magic 5.16 (single).

Asian records: Shotaro Makisumi (牧角章太郎)‎ 4x4x4 Cube 1:16.69 (single), 4x4x4 Cube 1:15.32 (single), 4x4x4 Cube 1:16.39 (average), 3x3x3 One-Handed 36.87 (single), and 3x3x3 One-Handed 31.61 (single).

European records: Lars Petrus‎ 3x3x3 One-Handed 44.98 (single) and 3x3x3 One-Handed 1:14.24 (average).

North American records: Kenneth Brandon‎ Magic 1.90 (single); Rishi Kumar‎ 3x3x3 One-Handed 56.41 (average).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Shotaro Makisumi (牧角章太郎) 13.73 15.28 Japan 17.9015.6914.3815.7613.73
4x4x4 Cube Shotaro Makisumi (牧角章太郎) 1:15.32 AsR 1:16.39 AsR Japan 1:16.891:16.951:15.32
3x3x3 Blindfolded Shotaro Makisumi (牧角章太郎) 3:10.54 WR DNF Japan 3:11.833:10.54DNF
3x3x3 One-Handed Shotaro Makisumi (牧角章太郎) 31.61 AsR 39.25 WR Japan 40.8931.6145.25
Magic Kenneth Brandon 1.90 NAR United States 1.902.612.08
Master Magic Sunil Pedapudi 5.16 WR United States 6.906.655.16
Event Round Format Time limit Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Bo3
Second round Ao5
Final Ao5
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2
Final Mo3
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2
Final Mo3
Magic Final Bo3
Master Magic Final Bo3

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 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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