Caltech Spring 2012

May 26, 2012
Pasadena, California, United States

California Institute of Technology

1200 E California Blvd

Winnett Lounge, Second Floor

Caltech Spring 2012 website

Michael Young

Michael Young
WCA Delegate
Michael Young

Registration is $6 for first event, $2 for each additional event until May 19. After May 19, registration is $12 for first event, and $4 for each additional event.

Main event
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James Hamory won with an average of 11.12 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Phillip Espinoza finished second (11.58) and Deven Nadudvari finished third (12.03).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube James Hamory 9.86 11.12 United States 9.8611.2813.7710.5311.56
2x2x2 Cube Everett Kelly 3.34 3.59 United States 3.343.383.563.834.03
4x4x4 Cube Phillip Espinoza 51.40 54.38 United States 52.3457.1651.4053.631:06.36
3x3x3 Blindfolded Andrew Le 1:53.38 DNF United States 1:53.38DNFDNF
3x3x3 One-Handed Deven Nadudvari 15.06 16.23 United States 17.9617.8315.3415.0615.52
Square-1 Michael Young 19.56 20.05 United States 19.7119.5619.7720.6821.84
Magic Takao Hashimoto (橋本貴夫) 1.15 1.19 Japan
Master Magic Everett Kelly 2.66 3.15 United States 3.492.852.663.793.12
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5
Second round Ao5
Final Ao5
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5
Final Ao5
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Final Ao5
Square-1 First round Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Final Ao5
Magic Final Ao5
Master Magic Final Ao5

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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