San Diego Open 2008

May 24, 2008
San Diego, California, United States

Reuben H. Fleet Science Center

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Adam Zamora

WCA Delegate
Adam Zamora
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Phillip Espinoza won with an average of 14.52 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Ryan Patricio finished second (14.73) and Chris Dzoan finished third (15.46).

World records: Ryan Patricio‎ 3x3x3 One-Handed 19.88 (average) and 3x3x3 One-Handed 14.80 (single).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Phillip Espinoza 13.53 14.52 United States 13.8813.5313.9616.5215.71
2x2x2 Cube Michael Gottlieb 3.35 5.77 United States 5.286.329.505.703.35
4x4x4 Cube Michael Gottlieb 53.31 1:00.67 United States 1:00.681:09.3058.5053.311:02.84
5x5x5 Cube Michael Gottlieb 1:40.09 1:45.99 United States 1:45.281:50.081:40.091:44.871:47.82
3x3x3 Blindfolded Shelley Chang 1:46.53 DNF United States DNF1:46.53DNF
3x3x3 One-Handed Ryan Patricio 14.80 WR 21.81 United States 21.6922.8814.8025.1820.86
Square-1 Takao Hashimoto (橋本貴夫) 31.36 31.81 Japan 32.5331.3631.55
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5
Second round Ao5
Final Ao5
2x2x2 Cube Final Ao5
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo1 / Ao5 1 attempt to get < 2:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo1 / Ao5 1 attempt to get < 2:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Ao5
Final Ao5
Square-1 Final Mo3

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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