Discovery Science Center competition 2009

May 16, 2009
Santa Ana, California, United States

Discovery Science Center

2500 North Main Street, Santa Ana, CA 92705
Discovery Science Center competition 2009 website

Caltech Rubik's Cube Club

WCA Delegate
Shelley Chang

Registration begins when museum opens at 10am. Competition runs from 10:30am to 5:00pm.

Main event
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Phillip Espinoza won with an average of 13.49 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Leyan Lo finished second (14.13) and Michael Gottlieb finished third (15.23).

Oceanian records: Dene Beardsley‎ 3x3x3 Cube 15.06 (average), 6x6x6 Cube 3:04.27 (single), and 6x6x6 Cube 3:32.71 (average).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Phillip Espinoza 12.55 13.49 United States 13.3413.3520.9612.5513.78
6x6x6 Cube Michael Gottlieb 2:50.15 2:58.95 United States 2:50.152:52.323:14.38
3x3x3 Blindfolded Leyan Lo 1:11.66 DNF United States 1:29.22DNF1:11.66
3x3x3 One-Handed Jeremy Fleischman 18.40 20.86 United States 18.4021.3121.5022.0919.78
Square-1 Nick Young 19.45 22.10 United States 19.6322.2428.0724.4319.45
Event Round Format Time limit Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5
Second round Ao5
Final Ao5
6x6x6 Cube Final Mo3
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3
3x3x3 One-Handed Final Ao5
Square-1 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 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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