Princeton Winter 2014

Feb 15, 2014
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Princeton University

Princeton University

Frist Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room

Princeton Winter 2014 website

Alan Chang

Alan Chang
WCA Delegate
Kian Barry

The Princeton Winter Open 2014 is open to all competitors.

Main event
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Collin Burns won with an average of 8.90 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Rowe Hessler finished second (9.12) and Kevin Costello III finished third (9.31).

North American records: Brandon Lin (林博浩)‎ Square-1 13.05 (average); Justin Mallari‎ 3x3x3 One-Handed 10.38 (single); Kevin Costello III‎ 4x4x4 Cube 32.45 (average).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Collin Burns 8.31 8.90 United States 10.819.388.318.468.86
2x2x2 Cube Daniel Maienshein 2.58 3.08 United States 3.624.322.942.582.67
4x4x4 Cube Kevin Costello III 29.38 32.45 NAR United States 33.1129.3831.7732.4634.47
5x5x5 Cube Kevin Costello III 1:08.22 1:12.46 United States 1:11.181:08.221:15.311:15.701:10.88
3x3x3 Blindfolded Noah Arthurs 32.47 DNF United States DNF45.5032.47
3x3x3 One-Handed Justin Mallari 10.38 NAR 14.56 United States 14.0815.9316.1110.3813.66
Clock Alex Thielemier 9.86 10.29 United States 10.459.8610.489.9511.90
Pyraminx Alex Thielemier 3.70 4.76 United States 4.577.803.705.104.61
Skewb Corey Sakowski 5.88 7.11 United States 6.987.655.888.656.69
Square-1 Brandon Lin (林博浩) 12.06 13.05 NAR United States 14.0612.64DNF12.4412.06
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 Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Clock Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 20.00
Pyraminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 20.00
Skewb Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00
Square-1 Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 40.00

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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