US Nationals 2004

Jul 10, 2004
Pasadena, California, United States

California Institute of Technology


Polytechnic High School, Garland Auditorium

US Nationals 2004 website

Tyson Mao

Tyson Mao (毛台勝)
WCA Delegate
Tyson Mao (毛台勝)
Main event
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Shotaro Makisumi (牧角章太郎) won with an average of 17.26 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Jon Morris finished second (20.06) and Brent Morgan finished third (20.88).

World records: Chris Hardwick‎ 4x4x4 Cube 1:12.85 (single), 4x4x4 Cube 1:15.54 (average), 3x3x3 One-Handed 42.09 (single), and 3x3x3 One-Handed 25.95 (single); Shotaro Makisumi (牧角章太郎)‎ 3x3x3 Blindfolded 3:36.85 (single).

Asian records: Shotaro Makisumi (牧角章太郎)‎ 3x3x3 One-Handed 40.50 (single).

Oceanian records: Jasmine Lee‎ 3x3x3 Cube 46.28 (single).

North American records: Chris Hardwick‎ 3x3x3 Cube 15.85 (single), 3x3x3 Cube 17.91 (average), 5x5x5 Cube 2:36.85 (single), 5x5x5 Cube 2:53.36 (average), and 3x3x3 Blindfolded 6:05.75 (single); Jon Morris‎ 3x3x3 Cube 16.64 (single).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Shotaro Makisumi (牧角章太郎) 14.39 17.26 Japan 17.5617.0817.1517.7614.39
4x4x4 Cube Chris Hardwick 1:13.03 1:15.54 WR United States 1:13.031:19.351:14.23
5x5x5 Cube Chris Hardwick 2:36.85 NAR 2:53.36 NAR United States 2:48.302:36.853:14.92
3x3x3 Blindfolded Shotaro Makisumi (牧角章太郎) 3:36.85 WR DNF Japan 3:36.85DNF3:50.16
3x3x3 One-Handed Chris Hardwick 25.95 WR United States 35.9625.9534.58
Event Round Format Time limit Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Bo3
Second round Ao5
Final Ao5
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2
Final Mo3
5x5x5 Cube Final Mo3
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2
Final Bo3

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 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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