Sven Gowal

Country WCA ID Gender Competitions Completed Solves
Switzerland 2006GOWA01 Male 17 518

Current Personal Records

Event NR CR WR Single Average WR CR NR
Rubik's Cube 67 4137 17357 15.61 18.69 17324 4089 65
2x2x2 Cube 33 1599 4962 2.96 5.78 9833 2749 57
4x4x4 Cube 77 3946 14470 1:30.50 1:46.00 13116 3526 70
5x5x5 Cube 67 3477 10460 3:52.83
3x3x3 Fewest Moves 18 872 1960 42
3x3x3 One-Handed 71 3970 15626 43.84 1:00.78 15824 3995 76
Pyraminx 28 1766 5323 6.18 10.48 7349 2287 43
Rubik's Clock 21 1270 3325 34.38 36.22 2577 937 13
Square-1 25 1100 3688 43.41 1:00.07 3570 1044 24

Medal Collection

Gold Silver Bronze
2 5 4

Record Collection

WR CR NR
66
Competition Round Place Single Average Solves
Rubik's Cube
Swiss Open 2009 Second 16 17.25 20.79 26.8818.0017.2520.9223.44
First 16 17.91 22.49 39.0819.7522.0617.9125.66
Geneva Open 2008 Final 7 17.14 20.95 21.3225.4920.4421.1017.14
Second 7 15.63 18.69 NR 18.7718.3020.9119.0015.63
First 7 16.51 21.81 16.5120.4020.7129.3624.33
Dutch Open 2008 Second 19 16.66 20.41 20.7821.4422.0219.0016.66
First 19 18.06 20.80 20.1122.0218.0625.0920.27
European Championship 2008 Second 38 17.05 18.91 17.0519.1318.5819.0222.47
First 41 17.81 18.86 NR 21.2217.8117.8319.8118.94
Brussels Summer Open 2008 Final 10 15.97 19.82 NR 17.4315.9720.4121.6124.31
Second 12 16.90 24.52 16.9027.5027.4723.4722.61
First 12 19.05 21.87 19.0525.0521.4020.1924.02
Dutch Masters 2008 Second 21 18.33 20.99 22.7118.3319.6920.5623.75
First 20 19.08 20.78 25.8021.5020.8819.9619.08
Czech Open 2008 Second 24 21.86 22.79 22.3321.8623.9923.0223.03
First 24 18.86 19.88 NR 19.4721.3419.0221.1618.86
Italian Open 2008 Second 14 17.71 24.98 23.6130.7825.4725.8617.71
First 9 15.61 NR 21.31 NR 18.4321.9625.9623.5315.61
Nantes Open 2008 Second 18 20.50 25.54 24.2720.5026.2726.4326.08
First 16 19.52 24.00 24.7524.0824.1823.7519.52
Caltech Summer competition 2007 First 28 22.77 26.21 30.4622.7725.2130.5122.96
US Open 2007 Second 27 21.79 23.61 24.1627.1821.7923.1323.53
First 28 20.31 20.3125.1424.09
San Diego competition 2007 Final 15 20.13 24.31 24.9324.1527.3420.1323.84
First 15 21.26 23.06 21.9521.2621.3025.9336.00
Caltech Discovery Spring competition 2007 Second 13 21.67 23.37 23.2022.8321.6724.09DNF
First 13 20.02 22.72 24.1722.0125.1820.0221.99
Berkeley Spring competition 2007 Second 21 22.59 23.90 22.5923.2322.8325.6526.26
First 27 20.36 25.05 20.3628.5834.4725.2521.33
Belgian Open 2007 Second 20 21.81 23.05 21.8823.5623.7226.8621.81
First 21 18.65 NR 22.60 NR 23.0821.0653.3318.6523.65
Dutch Open 2006 Second 20 22.37 26.90 26.7122.3730.1230.9723.88
First 20 19.50 NR 27.51 19.5033.9623.4631.9627.12
European Rubik's Cube Championship 2006 Second 36 23.74 26.79 NR 26.3026.8027.2823.7429.27
First 37 22.78 NR 22.7823.3227.19
2x2x2 Cube
Swiss Open 2009 Final 8 7.16 8.37 8.948.258.987.167.93
First 6 2.96 NR 5.94 8.726.025.776.032.96
Geneva Open 2008 First 10 7.78 9.44 10.1610.2112.317.787.96
Dutch Open 2008 Final 18 5.27 9.03 7.618.9710.50DNF5.27
European Championship 2008 Final 33 5.97 8.10 10.1923.696.597.535.97
Brussels Summer Open 2008 Final 5 6.40 7.24 6.409.006.717.527.50
Dutch Masters 2008 Final 9 5.52 7.11 5.527.586.936.838.13
Czech Open 2008 Combined Final 8 5.00 NR 5.78 NR 19.385.436.005.005.91
Italian Open 2008 Final 6 5.65 8.41 5.6510.0812.727.307.84
Nantes Open 2008 Final 5 6.22 7.45 NR 6.838.087.436.229.19
Caltech Summer competition 2007 Final 9 6.62 8.92 6.8713.21DNF6.626.68
US Open 2007 Final 10 5.21 NR 9.12 7.599.0510.725.2129.87
First 2 5.31 NR 5.317.226.44
San Diego competition 2007 Final 1 6.34 NR 8.11 NR 11.588.098.746.347.50
Belgian Open 2007 Final 19 9.11 10.45 NR 9.8410.839.1110.6712.06
Dutch Open 2006 Final 10 8.08 NR 13.99 NR 12.5516.2113.518.0815.92
European Rubik's Cube Championship 2006 First 20 10.44 NR 10.4411.30
4x4x4 Cube
Geneva Open 2008 Combined Final 11 1:45.33 1:45.332:02.57
Dutch Open 2008 Combined Final 23 1:54.05 1:55.831:54.05
European Championship 2008 First 50 1:30.50 NR 1:58.33 2:17.881:55.651:59.022:00.311:30.50
Qualification 5 1:34.75 1:49.611:34.75
Brussels Summer Open 2008 Final 11 1:40.09 1:46.00 NR 1:40.091:49.501:42.811:52.191:45.68
Dutch Masters 2008 Combined Final 34 2:16.00 2:16.002:29.68
Czech Open 2008 Combined Final 27 1:47.52 1:59.861:47.52
Italian Open 2008 Combined Final 8 1:40.44 1:55.23 NR 2:11.751:56.181:59.161:40.441:50.36
Nantes Open 2008 Combined Final 12 1:52.21 2:06.64 1:55.752:19.861:52.212:17.532:06.63
Caltech Summer competition 2007 Final 11 1:36.49 1:58.89 NR 2:09.271:55.161:36.491:52.25DNF
US Open 2007 First 13 1:34.46 1:34.461:59.49
San Diego competition 2007 Final 8 1:33.59 NR 2:07.83 1:45.432:40.453:15.341:33.591:57.62
Berkeley Spring competition 2007 Combined Final 12 1:44.31 NR 2:02.13 NR 1:56.602:09.791:44.312:00.002:25.28
Belgian Open 2007 Combined Final 23 2:21.00 2:21.882:21.00
Dutch Open 2006 Combined Final 18 2:17.40 2:17.402:44.34
European Rubik's Cube Championship 2006 First 34 2:10.54 NR 3:39.912:10.54
5x5x5 Cube
Geneva Open 2008 Combined Final 14 4:01.81 4:01.814:03.38
Dutch Open 2008 Combined Final 26 3:52.83 NR 3:55.663:52.83
3x3x3 Fewest Moves
Dutch Open 2008 Final 9 42 NR 42
US Open 2007 Final 5 DNF DNF
Berkeley Spring competition 2007 Final 3 DNF DNF
3x3x3 One-Handed
Geneva Open 2008 Combined Final 13 1:00.25 DNF1:00.25
Dutch Open 2008 Final 18 43.84 NR 1:00.78 NR 43.841:21.5056.251:04.581:01.50
European Championship 2008 Qualification 22 1:06.25 1:06.251:12.69
Brussels Summer Open 2008 Final 13 57.85 1:12.26 1:01.721:34.751:43.3357.851:00.30
Dutch Masters 2008 First 26 57.88 1:20.96 1:20.611:22.301:19.971:31.8857.88
Caltech Summer competition 2007 First 20 55.96 1:08.34 1:08.4655.961:08.361:18.151:08.21
US Open 2007 First 14 47.83 NR 47.831:09.83
San Diego competition 2007 First 17 54.16 1:06.76 NR 1:09.4254.161:18.851:04.181:06.67
Caltech Discovery Spring competition 2007 First 13 53.65 NR 1:14.9153.65
Berkeley Spring competition 2007 First 24 1:10.43 1:17.76 1:29.601:10.43DNF1:10.501:13.19
Belgian Open 2007 Final 22 1:04.22 NR 1:15.22 NR 1:13.341:04.221:18.871:17.271:15.06
Pyraminx
Dutch Open 2008 Final 6 7.93 11.94 16.7211.7714.719.347.93
European Championship 2008 Combined Final 25 14.01 14.0114.28
Brussels Summer Open 2008 Final 5 7.52 11.78 7.5212.0914.448.8122.56
Dutch Masters 2008 Final 5 6.18 NR 11.56 8.4116.886.189.38DNF
Czech Open 2008 Combined Final 8 9.03 13.17 13.0915.5612.979.0313.46
Nantes Open 2008 Final 2 8.34 12.60 11.4412.9313.448.3414.34
Caltech Summer competition 2007 Final 2 7.81 10.48 NR 16.9310.1211.167.8110.15
US Open 2007 Final 3 7.58 NR 11.58 NR 13.627.5813.4017.427.71
Belgian Open 2007 Final 4 13.77 NR 16.19 NR 22.8419.3614.8614.3413.77
Rubik's Clock
Dutch Open 2008 Final 14 52.08 1:11.57 1:27.721:14.9152.08
European Championship 2008 Final 23 34.38 NR 36.22 NR 38.2434.3836.03
Square-1
Geneva Open 2008 Final 6 56.09 1:07.88 56.091:05.221:22.33
Dutch Open 2008 Combined Final 7 52.63 1:03.81 1:00.431:18.3852.63
European Championship 2008 Combined Final 18 1:20.61 1:20.61
Brussels Summer Open 2008 Final 7 54.66 1:07.56 1:23.721:04.3054.66
Dutch Masters 2008 Combined Final 7 43.41 NR 1:00.07 NR 55.2743.411:21.52
Czech Open 2008 Combined Final 14 1:44.58 1:44.58
US Open 2007 Final 8 1:43.36 NR 1:47.94 NR 1:50.561:43.361:49.90
Belgian Open 2007 Final 12 1:53.11 NR 2:12.66 NR 2:01.531:53.112:43.34
Rubik's Magic
Swiss Open 2009 Final 4 1.47 2.23 6.373.631.471.541.52
Geneva Open 2008 Final 11 1.61 3.75 1.613.444.273.55DNF
Dutch Open 2008 Final 13 1.59 2.61 4.651.811.592.613.40
European Championship 2008 Final 13 1.50 2.01 1.502.724.051.671.65
Brussels Summer Open 2008 Final 4 1.56 2.24 1.561.613.471.633.80
Dutch Masters 2008 Final 14 1.46 2.32 3.611.681.6824.911.46
Czech Open 2008 Final 8 1.52 2.03 3.662.711.611.521.78
Italian Open 2008 Final 5 1.56 2.67 2.611.562.752.66DNF
Nantes Open 2008 Final 3 1.43 1.87 1.941.431.943.431.72
US Open 2007 Final 1 1.56 1.65 NR DNF1.621.701.621.56
Belgian Open 2007 Final 3 1.42 NR 1.68 NR 1.511.841.421.931.70
Dutch Open 2006 Final 5 1.51 NR 2.15 NR 1.513.381.551.51DNF
European Rubik's Cube Championship 2006 Final 6 1.93 NR 2.27 NR 2.519.972.211.932.09
Master Magic
Swiss Open 2009 Final 6 3.62 4.28 5.644.274.073.624.50
Dutch Open 2008 Final 3 3.50 3.95 3.503.775.523.654.44
European Championship 2008 Final 5 3.38 3.61 3.723.603.503.38DNF
Brussels Summer Open 2008 Final 2 3.66 4.01 4.083.754.213.666.11
Dutch Masters 2008 Final 9 3.55 5.25 3.558.883.977.933.86
Czech Open 2008 Final 8 3.21 NR 4.59 4.024.904.843.215.03
Nantes Open 2008 Final 2 3.27 3.64 3.558.343.773.273.61
US Open 2007 Final 2 3.22 NR 3.56 NR 4.263.553.813.323.22
Belgian Open 2007 Final 7 3.47 NR 4.35 NR 4.214.636.364.223.47

History of National Records

Single Average Competition Round Solves
Rubik's Cube
18.69 Geneva Open 2008 Second 18.7718.3020.9119.0015.63
18.86 European Championship 2008 First 21.2217.8117.8319.8118.94
19.82 Brussels Summer Open 2008 Final 17.4315.9720.4121.6124.31
19.88 Czech Open 2008 First 19.4721.3419.0221.1618.86
15.61 21.31 Italian Open 2008 First 18.4321.9625.9623.5315.61
18.65 22.60 Belgian Open 2007 First 23.0821.0653.3318.6523.65
19.50 Dutch Open 2006 First
26.79 European Rubik's Cube Championship 2006 Second 26.3026.8027.2823.7429.27
22.78 European Rubik's Cube Championship 2006 First
2x2x2 Cube
2.96 Swiss Open 2009 First
5.00 5.78 Czech Open 2008 Combined Final 19.385.436.005.005.91
7.45 Nantes Open 2008 Final 6.838.087.436.229.19
5.21 US Open 2007 Final
5.31 US Open 2007 First
6.34 8.11 San Diego competition 2007 Final 11.588.098.746.347.50
10.45 Belgian Open 2007 Final 9.8410.839.1110.6712.06
8.08 13.99 Dutch Open 2006 Final 12.5516.2113.518.0815.92
10.44 European Rubik's Cube Championship 2006 First
4x4x4 Cube
1:30.50 European Championship 2008 First
1:46.00 Brussels Summer Open 2008 Final 1:40.091:49.501:42.811:52.191:45.68
1:55.23 Italian Open 2008 Combined Final 2:11.751:56.181:59.161:40.441:50.36
1:58.89 Caltech Summer competition 2007 Final 2:09.271:55.161:36.491:52.25DNF
1:33.59 San Diego competition 2007 Final
1:44.31 2:02.13 Berkeley Spring competition 2007 Combined Final 1:56.602:09.791:44.312:00.002:25.28
2:10.54 European Rubik's Cube Championship 2006 First
5x5x5 Cube
3:52.83 Dutch Open 2008 Combined Final
3x3x3 Fewest Moves
42 Dutch Open 2008 Final
3x3x3 One-Handed
43.84 1:00.78 Dutch Open 2008 Final 43.841:21.5056.251:04.581:01.50
47.83 US Open 2007 First
1:06.76 San Diego competition 2007 First 1:09.4254.161:18.851:04.181:06.67
53.65 Caltech Discovery Spring competition 2007 First
1:04.22 1:15.22 Belgian Open 2007 Final 1:13.341:04.221:18.871:17.271:15.06
Pyraminx
6.18 Dutch Masters 2008 Final
10.48 Caltech Summer competition 2007 Final 16.9310.1211.167.8110.15
7.58 11.58 US Open 2007 Final 13.627.5813.4017.427.71
13.77 16.19 Belgian Open 2007 Final 22.8419.3614.8614.3413.77
Rubik's Clock
34.38 36.22 European Championship 2008 Final 38.2434.3836.03
Square-1
43.41 1:00.07 Dutch Masters 2008 Combined Final 55.2743.411:21.52
1:43.36 1:47.94 US Open 2007 Final 1:50.561:43.361:49.90
1:53.11 2:12.66 Belgian Open 2007 Final 2:01.531:53.112:43.34
Rubik's Magic
1.65 US Open 2007 Final DNF1.621.701.621.56
1.42 1.68 Belgian Open 2007 Final 1.511.841.421.931.70
1.51 2.15 Dutch Open 2006 Final 1.513.381.551.51DNF
1.93 2.27 European Rubik's Cube Championship 2006 Final 2.519.972.211.932.09
Master Magic
3.21 Czech Open 2008 Final
3.22 3.56 US Open 2007 Final 4.263.553.813.323.22
3.47 4.35 Belgian Open 2007 Final 4.214.636.364.223.47