Washington DC Open 2008

May 17, 2008
Alexandria, Virginia, United States

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

6560 Braddock Road, Alexandria, VA 22312
Washington DC Open 2008 website

Mitchell Stern

Mitchell Stern
WCA Delegate
Bob Burton
Main event
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Jason Baum won with an average of 13.10 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Mitchell Stern finished second (13.68) and John Tamanas finished third (15.78).

World records: Chris Hardwick‎ 5x5x5 Blindfolded 15:22.00 (single).

North American records: Dan Cohen‎ 5x5x5 Cube 1:38.59 (average), Clock 11.78 (single), and Pyraminx 5.66 (single); Tim Reynolds‎ Pyraminx 8.85 (average).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Jason Baum 11.07 13.10 United States 11.0715.3712.1813.1214.01
2x2x2 Cube Mitchell Stern 3.69 5.84 United States 3.696.187.065.635.70
4x4x4 Cube Dan Cohen 54.06 1:04.82 United States 1:03.121:13.3158.641:12.6954.06
5x5x5 Cube Dan Cohen 1:30.21 1:38.59 NAR United States 1:30.211:44.311:32.941:38.531:46.44
3x3x3 Blindfolded Chris Hardwick 1:56.78 DNF United States DNF1:56.78DNF
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Chris Hardwick 32 United States 32
3x3x3 One-Handed Jason Baum 24.85 27.05 United States 27.0826.9727.0924.8531.69
Clock Bob Burton 15.15 15.97 United States 17.5115.2415.15
Pyraminx Tim Reynolds 7.53 8.85 NAR United States 8.6112.597.7510.197.53
Square-1 Gavin Nelson 36.21 44.63 United States 39.5936.2158.09
5x5x5 Blindfolded Chris Hardwick 15:22.00 WR United States DNF15:22.00
Magic Tim Reynolds 1.22 1.27 United States 1.241.301.221.263.18
Master Magic Dan Cohen 2.56 3.55 United States 4.132.863.655.002.56
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5
Second round Ao5
Final Ao5
2x2x2 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 10.00
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Bo1 1 hour
3x3x3 One-Handed Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Clock Final Mo3
Pyraminx Final Ao5
Square-1 Final Mo3
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo2
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo2
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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