Osaka Rubik's Cube contest 2007

Mar 31, 2007
Osaka, Japan

Ibaraki Civic Center

Osaka Rubik's Cube contest 2007 website

JRCA Osaka

WCA Delegates
Masayuki Akimoto (秋元正行) and Syoji Takamatsu (高松唱司)
Main event
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Mitsuki Gunji (郡司光貴) won with an average of 14.27 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Ryosuke Higo (肥後亮佑) finished second (14.90) and Yohei Oka (岡要平) finished third (15.00).

World records: Takayuki Ookusa (大艸尊之)‎ 5x5x5 Cube 1:51.37 (average).

Asian records: Masayuki Akimoto (秋元正行)‎ 3x3x3 Blindfolded 1:54.13 (single); Mitsuki Gunji (郡司光貴)‎ Clock 9.41 (single) and Clock 11.04 (average); Takahiro Hasegawa (長谷川貴洋)‎ Magic 2.05 (average); Takayuki Ookusa (大艸尊之)‎ 5x5x5 Cube 1:45.71 (single); Yohei Oka (岡要平)‎ Pyraminx 10.32 (average).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Mitsuki Gunji (郡司光貴) 12.75 14.27 Japan 12.9612.7514.7515.1115.65
2x2x2 Cube Ryosuke Higo (肥後亮佑) 5.05 6.07 NR Japan
4x4x4 Cube Takayuki Ookusa (大艸尊之) 59.61 1:05.63 Japan 1:02.461:05.361:20.311:09.0859.61
5x5x5 Cube Takayuki Ookusa (大艸尊之) 1:45.71 AsR 1:51.37 WR Japan 1:46.001:57.431:51.521:56.591:45.71
3x3x3 Blindfolded Masayuki Akimoto (秋元正行) 1:54.13 AsR DNF Japan 1:54.132:18.09DNF
3x3x3 One-Handed Mitsuki Gunji (郡司光貴) 27.59 32.02 Japan 27.5931.4332.8034.6331.84
Clock Mitsuki Gunji (郡司光貴) 9.41 AsR 11.04 AsR Japan 11.839.4111.88
Pyraminx Yohei Oka (岡要平) 7.78 10.32 AsR Japan 14.3017.908.407.788.25
Magic Takahiro Hasegawa (長谷川貴洋) 1.78 NR 2.05 AsR Japan 2.411.861.881.783.22
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 Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 1:25.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 2:28.39
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3
3x3x3 One-Handed Final Ao5
Clock Final Mo3
Pyraminx Final Ao5
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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