Newark Winter 2009

Feb 7, 2009
Newark, New Jersey, United States

The Newark Public Library

5 Washington Street, Newark, New Jersey 07101

Centennial Hall, on the second floor

Newark Winter 2009 website

Bob Burton Jaclyn Sawler

Bob Burton and Jaclyn Burton
WCA Delegate
Bob Burton

The registration fee for pre-registered competitors is $5 for the first event plus $2 for each additional event. If you do not pre-register, the registration fee will be $10 for the first event plus $3 for each additional event.

Main event
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Shotaro Makisumi (牧角章太郎) won with an average of 12.98 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Dan Cohen finished second (13.02) and Rowe Hessler finished third (13.53).

World records: Dan Cohen‎ 6x6x6 Cube 2:56.34 (single) and 6x6x6 Cube 3:01.40 (average).

North American records: Dan Cohen‎ 4x4x4 Cube 52.65 (average), 5x5x5 Cube 1:18.33 (single), and 5x5x5 Cube 1:25.77 (average); David Woner‎ Clock 9.00 (single).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Shotaro Makisumi (牧角章太郎) 11.52 12.98 Japan 13.4011.5212.6912.8614.65
2x2x2 Cube Rowe Hessler 3.02 4.01 United States 3.025.463.213.367.53
4x4x4 Cube Dan Cohen 47.28 52.65 NAR United States 1:00.8152.6347.2851.1854.15
5x5x5 Cube Dan Cohen 1:18.33 NAR 1:25.77 NAR United States 1:44.251:35.551:22.401:19.361:18.33
6x6x6 Cube Dan Cohen 2:56.34 WR 3:01.40 WR United States 2:57.842:56.343:10.03
3x3x3 Blindfolded Alexander Yu 1:01.68 DNF United States 1:01.68DNFDNF
3x3x3 One-Handed Dan Cohen 16.21 23.21 United States 35.5021.5923.5216.2124.53
Clock David Woner 9.00 NAR 10.79 United States 11.979.009.8110.58DNF
Pyraminx Dan Cohen 6.77 8.73 United States 7.809.6711.466.778.72
Square-1 Takao Hashimoto (橋本貴夫) 20.15 21.96 Japan 27.5020.1521.1622.3322.40
Magic Takao Hashimoto (橋本貴夫) 1.18 1.42 Japan 1.311.721.221.182.13
Master Magic Bob Burton 3.41 3.90 United States 3.913.934.213.863.41

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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