Harvard Spring 2013

Feb 2, 2013
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Harvard Science Center

1 Oxford Street

Auditorium C

Harvard Spring 2013 website

Amy Tai

Amy Tai
WCA Delegate
Tim Reynolds

All competitors must preregister. $5 for the first event. $1 for each additional event. $1 of each competitor's registration fee will be given to the WCA. The base fee will be $10 for the first event for late registration.rnThe registration deadline is Friday, October 5th, 2012 at 11:59 pm EST.

Main event
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Andrew Ricci won with an average of 9.72 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Rowe Hessler finished second (10.36) and Louis Cormier finished third (10.97).

North American records: Louis Cormier‎ Megaminx 51.02 (single).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Andrew Ricci 9.38 9.72 United States 9.659.389.5310.889.97
2x2x2 Cube Rowe Hessler 2.18 3.04 United States 4.382.182.614.182.33
4x4x4 Cube Louis Cormier 39.27 42.08 Canada 39.2741.3039.3046.0545.63
5x5x5 Cube Louis Cormier 1:20.08 1:29.26 Canada 1:24.431:29.711:50.881:20.081:33.63
3x3x3 Blindfolded Noah Arthurs 38.02 NR DNF United States 44.58DNF38.02
3x3x3 One-Handed James Donahue 15.86 18.89 United States 24.5015.8619.5918.1118.97
Megaminx Louis Cormier 51.02 NAR 59.93 Canada 59.3651.021:02.5957.841:04.21
4x4x4 Blindfolded Noah Arthurs 5:54.72 United States 5:54.72DNF
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Second round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Megaminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo2 10:00.00
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo2 10:00.00

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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