Japan Open 2008

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Yu Nakajima (中島悠) won with an average of 11.31 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Yohei Oka (岡要平) finished second (12.27) and Keisuke Hiraya (平谷啓輔) finished third (12.53).

World records: Keisuke Hiraya (平谷啓輔)‎ 3x3x3 One-Handed 19.07 (average); Yumu Tabuchi (田渕雄夢)‎ 4x4x4 Cube 41.16 (single).

Asian records: Keisuke Hiraya (平谷啓輔)‎ 5x5x5 Cube 1:21.93 (single); Yu Nakajima (中島悠)‎ 4x4x4 Cube 50.74 (average).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Yu Nakajima (中島悠) 10.33 11.31 Japan 10.3312.0810.9311.6811.31
2x2x2 Cube Yumu Tabuchi (田渕雄夢) 2.72 4.20 Japan 4.462.724.684.463.69
4x4x4 Cube Yu Nakajima (中島悠) 46.40 50.74 AsR Japan 49.6653.2746.4049.9352.63
5x5x5 Cube Yu Nakajima (中島悠) 1:26.15 1:32.47 NR Japan 1:33.211:26.151:35.811:36.611:28.40
3x3x3 Blindfolded Yumu Tabuchi (田渕雄夢) 1:21.93 DNF Japan DNF1:21.93DNF
3x3x3 One-Handed Keisuke Hiraya (平谷啓輔) 17.15 19.07 WR Japan 17.2217.1525.2121.1518.84
Magic Yohei Oka (岡要平) 1.18 1.53 Japan
Event Round Format Time limit Proceed
Qualification round Bo2
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5
Final Ao5
Qualification round Bo2
2x2x2 Cube Final Ao5
Qualification round Bo2
4x4x4 Cube Final Ao5
Qualification round Bo2
5x5x5 Cube Final Ao5
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3
Qualification round Bo2
3x3x3 One-Handed Final Ao5
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo2
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo2
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 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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