Taiwan Winter Open 2009

Feb 8, 2009
Taipei, Taiwan

National Taiwan Normal University

88, Ting-Chou Rd., Sec. 4, Taipei 116

College of Science, Math Building 21, Room M106

Taiwan Winter Open 2009 website
WCA Delegate
Chi-Fan Li (李啟帆)

Chi-Fan LiJun-Yi Guo

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Han-Cyun Chen (陳翰群) won with an average of 12.38 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Hsuan Chang (張璿) finished second (12.63) and Che-Ting Chu (朱哲廷) finished third (13.46).

World records: Hsuan Chang (張璿)‎ 5x5x5 Cube 1:13.28 (single), 5x5x5 Cube 1:20.91 (average), 7x7x7 Cube 4:49.13 (single), and 7x7x7 Cube 4:52.57 (average).

Asian records: Han-Cyun Chen (陳翰群)‎ 4x4x4 Cube 40.21 (single) and 4x4x4 Cube 48.74 (average); Tse-Kan Lin (林哲侃)‎ 3x3x3 Blindfolded 52.96 (single).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Han-Cyun Chen (陳翰群) 11.63 12.38 NR Taiwan 11.6313.8411.7712.1513.21
2x2x2 Cube Yi-Sa Chen (陳以撒) 2.96 NR 4.16 NR Taiwan 4.084.812.963.594.93
4x4x4 Cube Ming-Hao Kang (康洺豪) 49.68 52.35 Taiwan 55.7755.7749.6851.1850.11
5x5x5 Cube Hsuan Chang (張璿) 1:16.02 1:26.98 Taiwan 1:32.441:23.611:28.011:29.311:16.02
7x7x7 Cube Hsuan Chang (張璿) 4:49.13 WR 4:52.57 WR Taiwan 4:49.134:57.814:50.78
3x3x3 Blindfolded Tse-Kan Lin (林哲侃) 52.96 AsR DNF Taiwan 1:04.6952.96DNF
3x3x3 One-Handed Yi-Sa Chen (陳以撒) 16.63 NR 20.50 NR Taiwan 22.7819.1816.6319.9622.36
Square-1 Jia-Hong Lu (陸嘉宏) 21.97 NR 28.19 NR Taiwan 29.7124.2221.97DNF30.65
Magic Ming-Hao Kang (康洺豪) 1.43 1.49 Taiwan 1.581.441.461.43DNF
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube Combined First round Bo3 / Ao5 3 attempts to get < 20.00
Final Ao5
2x2x2 Cube Final Ao5
4x4x4 Cube Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
Final Ao5
5x5x5 Cube Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
Final Ao5
7x7x7 Cube Final Mo3
3x3x3 Blindfolded Combined Final Bo2 / Bo3 2 attempts to get < 8:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 45.00
Final Ao5
Square-1 Final Ao5
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo1
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 combined 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.