Discovery Science Center competition 2008

Apr 19, 2008
Santa Ana, California, United States

Discovery Science Center

2500 North Main Street, Santa Ana, CA 92705
Discovery Science Center competition 2008 website

Tyson MaoAdam Zamora

Adam Zamora and Tyson Mao (毛台勝)
WCA Delegate
Tyson Mao (毛台勝)

Discovery Science Center opens at 10 a.m.
Registration starts at 10 a.m.
Competition starts at 10:30 a.m.

Main event
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Leyan Lo won with an average of 13.79 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Chris Dzoan finished second (13.97) and Dan Dzoan finished third (14.17).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Leyan Lo 11.84 13.79 United States 11.8415.8314.3314.1612.87
4x4x4 Cube Michael Gottlieb 59.18 1:03.12 United States 1:20.131:07.511:00.9959.181:00.85
5x5x5 Cube Michael Gottlieb 1:44.18 1:56.04 United States 2:01.771:56.961:49.402:03.781:44.18
3x3x3 Blindfolded Lucas Garron 1:37.66 DNF Germany 1:37.66DNFDNF
3x3x3 One-Handed Dan Dzoan 21.10 23.17 United States 25.1921.1025.1521.6422.72
Square-1 Takao Hashimoto (橋本貴夫) 30.84 41.31 Japan 30.8442.6550.43
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5
Final Ao5
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo1 / Ao5 1 attempt to get < 2:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo1 / Ao5 1 attempt to get < 3:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Ao5
Final Ao5
Square-1 Final Mo3

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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