Newark Open 2008

Nov 8, 2008
Newark, New Jersey, United States

The Newark Public Library

5 Washington Street, Newark, New Jersey 07101
Newark Open 2008 website

Bob Burton Jaclyn Sawler

Bob Burton and Jaclyn Burton
WCA Delegate
Bob Burton
Main event
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Rowe Hessler won with an average of 13.34 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Patrick Jameson finished second (14.25) and Jason Baum finished third (14.59).

North American records: Patrick Jameson‎ Magic 0.96 (single); Rowe Hessler‎ 3x3x3 Cube 8.91 (single); Siraj Ali‎ Pyraminx 4.59 (single).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Rowe Hessler 11.40 13.34 United States 15.0812.0012.9415.6111.40
2x2x2 Cube Rowe Hessler 3.30 4.92 United States 3.309.314.345.754.66
4x4x4 Cube Jason Baum 54.53 1:01.65 United States 55.441:15.431:07.151:02.3654.53
3x3x3 Blindfolded Alexander Yu 1:01.34 DNF United States DNF1:01.34DNF
3x3x3 One-Handed Jason Baum 23.96 25.67 United States 24.1823.9628.5625.3827.46
Pyraminx Siraj Ali 4.59 NAR 9.26 United States 15.078.3611.837.594.59
Square-1 Takao Hashimoto (橋本貴夫) 23.83 28.99 Japan 23.8330.4732.66
Magic Bob Burton 1.22 1.33 United States 1.411.221.441.281.30
Master Magic Sam Boyles 2.38 2.57 United States 2.382.612.653.272.44
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5
Second round Ao5
Final Ao5
2x2x2 Cube Final Ao5
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 1:20.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3
3x3x3 One-Handed Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 35.00
Pyraminx Final Ao5
Square-1 Final Mo3
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo2
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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