Japan Open 2011

Jul 30 - 31, 2011
Hyogo, Japan

Osyo Civic Center

16-1 Nagiriyamacyo Amagasaki
Japan Open 2011 website


WCA Delegates
Masayuki Akimoto (秋元正行), Sakae Tokuda (徳田栄), Yohei Suzuki (鈴木洋平), and Yuji Suse (巣瀬雄史)
Main event
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Yu Nakajima (中島悠) won with an average of 10.68 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Shinichiro Sato (佐藤真一郎) finished second (10.90) and Yu Sajima (佐島優) finished third (11.15).

World records: Yohei Oka (岡要平)‎ Pyraminx 1.93 (single).

Asian records: Yu Nakajima (中島悠)‎ 4x4x4 Cube 33.88 (single); Yuhei Takagi (高木佑平)‎ 3x3x3 One-Handed 15.07 (average).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Yu Nakajima (中島悠) 8.47 10.68 Japan 10.0310.938.4712.4611.08
2x2x2 Cube Yui Tomita (富田唯依) 2.86 3.45 Japan 2.864.213.253.693.41
4x4x4 Cube Yu Nakajima (中島悠) 33.88 AsR 44.64 Japan 59.3344.5233.8838.2551.16
5x5x5 Cube Shuhei Omura (大村周平) 1:14.58 1:20.59 Japan 1:18.211:22.961:21.691:21.881:14.58
6x6x6 Cube Shuhei Omura (大村周平) 2:41.84 3:01.56 Japan 3:14.222:41.843:08.61
7x7x7 Cube Yu Nakajima (中島悠) 4:14.15 4:16.05 Japan 4:14.154:16.164:17.84
3x3x3 Blindfolded Tomoki Kubo (久保友樹) 1:07.75 DNF Japan DNF1:19.271:07.75
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Tomoaki Okayama (岡山友昭) 31 Japan 31
3x3x3 One-Handed Yuhei Takagi (高木佑平) 14.03 15.07 AsR Japan 14.3814.0315.9014.9417.18
Clock Yu Sajima (佐島優) 8.28 9.32 Japan DNF8.6310.009.338.28
Megaminx Takumi Yoshida (吉田匠) 1:02.46 1:14.98 Japan 1:14.941:15.651:14.341:20.721:02.46
Pyraminx Yohei Oka (岡要平) 4.08 4.23 Japan
Square-1 Takao Hashimoto (橋本貴夫) 17.84 20.59 Japan 25.3119.9018.0917.8423.78
4x4x4 Blindfolded Yuhei Takagi (高木佑平) 8:52.78 Japan 8:59.288:52.78
5x5x5 Blindfolded Tomoki Kubo (久保友樹) 19:40.00 NR Japan 19:40.0025:09.00
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Tomoki Kubo (久保友樹) 7/7 45:06 NR Japan 7/7 45:06
3x3x3 With Feet Yuhei Takagi (高木佑平) 47.91 56.86 Japan 47.911:10.8851.78
Magic Yoshiaki Hirayama (平山善章) 0.83 NR 1.03 Japan 0.831.960.910.911.28
Master Magic Hideki Niina (新名秀樹) 2.71 2.92 Japan 3.403.112.712.722.93
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 First round Ao5
Final Ao5
5x5x5 Cube First round Ao5
Final Ao5
6x6x6 Cube Final Mo3
7x7x7 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 1 attempt to get < 7:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Bo1 1 hour
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Ao5
Final Ao5
Clock First round Ao5
Final Ao5
Megaminx Final Ao5
Pyraminx First round Ao5
Final Ao5
Square-1 First round Ao5
Final Ao5
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo2
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo2
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo1 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00
3x3x3 With Feet Final Mo3
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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