MIT Spring 2013

Mar 9, 2013
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

84 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139

Lobdell Dining Room, second floor of Stratton Student Center

MIT Spring 2013 website

MIT Rubik's Cube Club

WCA Delegate
Tim Reynolds

Registration costs $10 per competitor. MIT students, faculty, and staff may compete for $5.

Main event
Registration requirements
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Andrew Ricci won with an average of 9.69 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Rowe Hessler finished second (10.37) and Kevin Costello III finished third (11.17).

North American records: Noah Arthurs‎ 3x3x3 Multi-Blind 12/13 53:45 (single).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Andrew Ricci 8.81 9.69 United States 10.0310.11DNF8.818.94
2x2x2 Cube Rowe Hessler 2.08 3.34 United States 5.502.084.132.653.25
4x4x4 Cube Rowe Hessler 32.52 37.18 United States 35.7837.9739.4337.7832.52
5x5x5 Cube Rowe Hessler 1:13.30 1:21.17 United States 1:17.861:36.271:13.301:27.251:18.41
3x3x3 Blindfolded Noah Arthurs 42.94 DNF United States DNFDNF42.94
3x3x3 One-Handed Phil Yu 15.52 17.15 United States 17.5916.6618.5317.1915.52
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Noah Arthurs 12/13 53:45 NAR United States 12/13 53:45
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 First round Bo3 10:00.00
Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo1 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00

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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