World Rubik's Cube Championship 2007

Oct 5 - 7, 2007
Budapest, Hungary

Novotel Budapest Congress

Alkotas utca 63-67, 1123 Budapest

Patria theatre

World Rubik's Cube Championship 2007 website

WC2007 organisation team

WCA Delegates
Gilles Roux, Ron van Bruchem, and Tyson Mao (毛台勝)
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Yu Nakajima (中島悠) won with an average of 12.46 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Andrew Kang finished second (13.05) and Mitsuki Gunji (郡司光貴) finished third (13.05).

World records: Erik Akkersdijk‎ Megaminx 1:17.46 (single) and Megaminx 1:19.16 (average); Mátyás Kuti‎ 5x5x5 Cube 1:45.07 (average); Rafał Guzewicz‎ 3x3x3 Multi-Blind 6/6 47:58 (single) and 3x3x3 Multi-Blind Old Style 6/6 47:58 (single); Ryan Patricio‎ 3x3x3 One-Handed 21.13 (average); Łukasz Ciałoń‎ 2x2x2 Cube 3.91 (average).

Asian records: Bernett Orlando‎ 5x5x5 Blindfolded 55:39.00 (single), 3x3x3 Multi-Blind 3/3 27:04 (single), and 3x3x3 Multi-Blind Old Style 3/3 27:04 (single); Mitsuki Gunji (郡司光貴)‎ 3x3x3 One-Handed 18.06 (single); Shotaro Makisumi (牧角章太郎)‎ 2x2x2 Cube 2.82 (single) and 3x3x3 Blindfolded 1:39.56 (single); Yumu Tabuchi (田渕雄夢)‎ 3x3x3 Fewest Moves 37 (single) and 4x4x4 Blindfolded 12:58.00 (single).

Oceanian records: Peter Still‎ Magic 2.91 (single) and Magic 3.17 (average).

European records: Dror Vomberg‎ 4x4x4 Blindfolded 12:22.00 (single); Tomasz Żołnowski‎ 5x5x5 Cube 1:42.51 (single).

North American records: Andrew Kang‎ 3x3x3 Cube 13.44 (average) and 3x3x3 Cube 13.05 (average); Bob Burton‎ Clock 18.04 (average).

South American records: Pedro Santos Guimarães‎ 3x3x3 Cube 15.77 (single), 3x3x3 Cube 16.67 (average), 3x3x3 Cube 13.00 (single), 4x4x4 Cube 1:32.78 (single), 4x4x4 Cube 1:22.02 (single), 3x3x3 Blindfolded 2:08.97 (single), 3x3x3 One-Handed 26.52 (single), 3x3x3 One-Handed 26.47 (single), and 3x3x3 One-Handed 27.30 (average).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Yu Nakajima (中島悠) 11.50 12.46 NR Japan 11.5013.4314.3812.1611.78
2x2x2 Cube Łukasz Ciałoń 3.27 3.91 WR Poland 4.283.654.963.273.80
4x4x4 Cube Mátyás Kuti 57.43 1:02.37 Hungary 1:02.7857.431:10.361:06.6157.71
5x5x5 Cube Mátyás Kuti 1:43.68 NR 1:45.07 WR Hungary 1:46.651:46.781:43.691:44.881:43.68
3x3x3 Blindfolded Rafał Guzewicz 1:32.53 DNF Poland 2:04.00DNF1:32.53
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Zbigniew Zborowski 35 Poland 35
3x3x3 One-Handed Ryan Patricio 19.18 21.13 WR United States 22.4621.5319.1819.4127.40
Clock Ernesto Fernández Regueira 10.37 11.20 NR Spain 10.3711.5311.71
Megaminx Erik Akkersdijk 1:17.46 WR 1:19.16 WR Netherlands 1:19.601:17.461:20.43
Pyraminx Grzegorz Łuczyna 5.73 6.74 Poland 6.377.299.895.736.55
Square-1 Grzegorz Prusak 20.40 21.34 Poland 21.4522.1820.40
4x4x4 Blindfolded Chris Hardwick 12:01.00 United States DNF12:01.00
5x5x5 Blindfolded Bernett Orlando 55:39.00 AsR India 55:39.00
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Rafał Guzewicz 6/6 47:58 WR Poland 6/6 47:58
3x3x3 With Feet Anssi Vanhala 49.33 Finland 49.33
Magic Róbert Örkényi 1.01 1.19 Hungary
Master Magic Máté Horváth 2.03 2.24 Hungary 2.142.712.452.142.03
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Old Style Rafał Guzewicz 6/6 47:58 WR Poland 6/6 47:58
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
Qualification round Bo3
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5
Second round Ao5
Final Ao5
2x2x2 Cube Final Ao5
Qualification round Bo2
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2
Final Ao5
Qualification round Bo2
5x5x5 Cube First round Bo2
Final Ao5
Qualification round Bo2
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo2
Final Bo3
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Bo1 1 hour
Qualification round Bo2
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2
Final Ao5
Clock Final Bo1 / Mo3 1 attempt to get < 18.00
Megaminx Final Bo1 / Mo3 1 attempt to get < 2:30.00
Pyraminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 12.00
Square-1 Final Bo1 / Mo3 1 attempt to get < 1:00.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo2
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo1
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo1 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00
3x3x3 With Feet First round Bo1
Final Bo1
Magic Final Ao5
Master Magic Final Ao5
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Old Style Final Bo1

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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