Caltech Spring competition 2005

Apr 16, 2005
Pasadena, California, United States

California Institute of Technology


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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 16.02 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Leyan Lo finished second (18.39) and Ryan Patricio finished third (19.08).

World records: Leyan Lo‎ 3x3x3 Blindfolded 2:41.54 (single) and 3x3x3 Blindfolded 2:59.29 (average); Ryan Patricio‎ 3x3x3 One-Handed 31.59 (average); Shotaro Makisumi (牧角章太郎)‎ 2x2x2 Cube 4.92 (single) and 2x2x2 Cube 6.62 (average); Will Arnold‎ 3x3x3 With Feet 4:06.68 (single) and 3x3x3 With Feet 4:25.10 (average).

Asian records: Shotaro Makisumi (牧角章太郎)‎ 3x3x3 Blindfolded 2:50.32 (single) and 3x3x3 One-Handed 31.34 (single).

North American records: Frank Chang‎ 2x2x2 Cube 8.14 (single) and 2x2x2 Cube 8.40 (average); Leyan Lo‎ 3x3x3 Cube 15.42 (single) and 3x3x3 Cube 17.40 (average).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Shotaro Makisumi (牧角章太郎) 12.54 16.02 Japan 12.5419.8216.2613.3318.47
2x2x2 Cube Shotaro Makisumi (牧角章太郎) 4.92 WR 6.62 WR Japan 5.604.929.037.886.39
4x4x4 Cube Shotaro Makisumi (牧角章太郎) 1:30.30 1:37.97 Japan 1:30.301:38.381:45.22
3x3x3 Blindfolded Leyan Lo 2:41.54 WR 2:59.29 WR United States 2:41.543:13.633:02.70
3x3x3 One-Handed Ryan Patricio 27.62 31.59 WR United States 35.6627.6231.48
3x3x3 With Feet Will Arnold 4:06.68 WR 4:25.10 WR United States 4:26.724:41.904:06.68
Event Round Format Time limit Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Bo3
Second round Ao5
Final Ao5
2x2x2 Cube Final Ao5
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2
Final Mo3
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2
Final Mo3
3x3x3 With Feet 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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