Osaka Open 2008

Mar 29, 2008
Osaka, Japan

Mydome Osaka

Osaka Open 2008 website

Team Osaka Open 2008

WCA Delegates
Masayuki Akimoto (秋元正行) and Syoji Takamatsu (高松唱司)
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Yu Nakajima (中島悠) won with an average of 11.33 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Mitsuki Gunji (郡司光貴) finished second (11.88) and Takumi Yoshida (吉田匠) finished third (12.70).

World records: Takayuki Ookusa (大艸尊之)‎ 5x5x5 Cube 1:27.43 (single) and 5x5x5 Cube 1:35.04 (average); Yu Nakajima (中島悠)‎ 3x3x3 Cube 11.33 (average).

Asian records: Shuhei Omura (大村周平)‎ 2x2x2 Cube 2.09 (single) and 2x2x2 Cube 4.07 (average); Takayuki Ookusa (大艸尊之)‎ Master Magic 3.31 (single) and Master Magic 3.56 (average); Yohei Oka (岡要平)‎ Pyraminx 4.61 (single) and Pyraminx 6.01 (average).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Yu Nakajima (中島悠) 10.46 11.33 WR Japan 16.6912.5610.4610.7210.71
2x2x2 Cube Shuhei Omura (大村周平) 2.09 AsR 4.07 AsR Japan 2.094.413.814.274.13
4x4x4 Cube Takayuki Ookusa (大艸尊之) 1:00.88 1:02.51 NR Japan 1:02.251:01.461:00.881:11.831:03.81
5x5x5 Cube Takayuki Ookusa (大艸尊之) 1:27.43 WR 1:35.04 WR Japan 1:37.861:44.651:27.431:32.301:34.96
3x3x3 Blindfolded Ryosuke Mondo (門戸良介) 1:22.88 NR DNF Japan DNF1:22.88DNF
3x3x3 One-Handed Mitsuki Gunji (郡司光貴) 18.28 21.82 Japan 22.68DNF22.1818.2820.59
Pyraminx Yohei Oka (岡要平) 4.61 AsR 6.01 AsR Japan 4.617.5313.535.864.65
Magic Tatsuya Ookubo (大久保達也) 1.13 1.38 NR Japan 1.561.431.131.152.34
Master Magic Takayuki Ookusa (大艸尊之) 3.31 AsR 3.56 AsR Japan 6.313.313.443.433.81
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Bo2
Second round Ao5
Final Ao5
2x2x2 Cube Final Ao5
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 1:35.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3
3x3x3 One-Handed Final Ao5
Pyraminx Final Ao5
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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