United States Rubik's Cube Championships 2010


US 2010 is open to all competitors. Only US citizens are eligible for US national titles. At this point, we have four days reserved, but likely Thursday will be used for set-up and some light preliminary activities. Please check back for more information.

Main event
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Rowe Hessler won with an average of 10.93 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Phillip Espinoza finished second (11.85) and Andy Tsao finished third (11.95).

World records: Andrew Nelson‎ Square-1 10.90 (single); Dan Cohen‎ 5x5x5 Cube 1:04.33 (single); David Woner‎ Clock 6.25 (single); Rowe Hessler‎ 2x2x2 Cube 0.96 (single).

North American records: Andrew Nelson‎ Square-1 15.95 (average); Dan Cohen‎ 4x4x4 Cube 45.31 (average) and 4x4x4 Cube 43.76 (average); David Woner‎ 3x3x3 Fewest Moves 27 (single) and Clock 8.68 (average); Timothy Sun‎ 3x3x3 With Feet 51.94 (single) and 3x3x3 With Feet 1:02.49 (average).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Rowe Hessler 9.90 10.93 United States 11.9411.029.9010.5211.25
2x2x2 Cube David Woner 2.43 3.55 United States 4.112.945.903.612.43
4x4x4 Cube Dan Cohen 40.02 43.76 NAR United States 44.3340.0248.9741.3645.58
5x5x5 Cube Dan Cohen 1:04.33 WR 1:14.76 United States 1:14.591:12.001:17.691:04.331:20.97
6x6x6 Cube Kevin Hays 2:30.75 2:36.44 United States 2:42.882:30.752:35.69
7x7x7 Cube Myles Casanas 4:19.03 4:32.43 United States 4:47.054:19.034:31.22
3x3x3 Blindfolded Alexander Yu 54.96 DNF United States DNF1:23.2754.96
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Clément Gallet 24 NR France 2437
3x3x3 One-Handed Jeremy Fleischman 16.33 18.53 United States 16.5019.4019.6916.3320.65
Clock David Woner 7.56 9.10 United States 9.588.687.5611.039.03
Megaminx Emily Wang 1:14.93 1:21.60 Canada 1:14.931:28.431:16.331:20.051:30.63
Pyraminx Felix Lee 3.80 5.39 United States 5.364.473.808.026.34
Square-1 Andrew Nelson 14.09 16.44 United States 17.3415.9618.0614.0916.02
4x4x4 Blindfolded Chris Hardwick 6:43.91 DNF United States 8:14.906:43.91DNF
5x5x5 Blindfolded Mike Hughey 17:44.00 DNF United States DNFDNF17:44.00
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Chester Lian 16/17 53:47 NR Malaysia 16/17 53:4714/18 59:37
3x3x3 With Feet Timothy Sun 51.94 NAR 1:02.49 NAR United States 56.9451.941:18.58
Magic Takao Hashimoto (橋本貴夫) 1.13 1.29 Japan
Master Magic Dan Cohen 2.27 2.61 United States 3.132.652.882.272.31
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5
Second round Ao5
Semi Final Ao5
Final Ao5
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5
Second round Ao5
Final Ao5
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
Second round Ao5
Final Ao5
5x5x5 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 3:30.00
Second round Ao5
Final Ao5
6x6x6 Cube First round Bo1 / Mo3 1 attempt to get < 5:00.00
Final Mo3
7x7x7 Cube First round Bo1 / Mo3 1 attempt to get < 8:00.00
Final Mo3
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3
Final Bo3
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Bo2 1 hour
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Ao5
Second round Ao5
Final Ao5
Clock First round Ao5
Final Ao5
Megaminx First round Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 4:00.00
Final Ao5
Pyraminx First round Ao5
Final Ao5
Square-1 First round Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
Final Ao5
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo3
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo2 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00
3x3x3 With Feet Final Mo3
Magic First round Ao5
Final Ao5
Master Magic First round Ao5
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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