Andrew Nelson

Country WCA ID Gender Competitions Completed Solves
United States 2007NELS01 Male 29 693

Current Personal Records

Event NR CR WR Single Average WR CR NR
Rubik's Cube 1082 1460 6314 12.13 15.48 7909 1837 1350
2x2x2 Cube 1335 1863 6740 3.52 6.22 10147 2833 2025
4x4x4 Cube 899 1296 6006 1:00.88 1:10.63 6140 1337 933
5x5x5 Cube 901 1275 5715 2:24.00 2:44.75 5439 1238 868
3x3x3 Blindfolded 320 425 2285 3:47.84
3x3x3 Fewest Moves 227 267 1381 39
3x3x3 One-Handed 811 1208 5843 25.56 28.26 4505 904 621
Megaminx 403 592 2670 2:08.58 2:26.39 2599 576 393
Pyraminx 2414 3398 12905 10.40 12.39 8935 2307 1649
Skewb 964 1292 4863 8.63 22.89 8964 2633 1985
Square-1 30 32 85 10.31 13.35 80 30 26

Medal Collection

Gold Silver Bronze
7 11 2

Record Collection

WR CR NR
1 5 1
Competition Round Place Single Average Solves
Rubik's Cube
US Nationals 2016 First 279 15.49 17.25 17.6216.8415.4917.2823.73
Newport Winter Open 2014 Second 19 15.21 16.21 18.5615.2115.2817.4215.94
First 16 12.13 15.48 13.4316.5812.1316.4420.83
US Nationals 2014 First 253 16.02 19.97 18.4816.7024.7225.1116.02
Caltech Spring Open 2014 First 25 16.22 18.47 22.4417.1917.5616.2220.66
Caltech Fall Open 2013 First 47 16.05 18.61 16.0517.3818.8119.63DNF
World Rubik's Cube Championship 2013 First 225 15.09 15.99 15.6117.0215.0915.3518.44
Caltech Fall Open 2012 Second 15 12.69 15.93 15.18DNF12.6917.7114.90
First 16 15.59 17.11 17.1116.7217.9415.5917.50
United States National Championships 2012 Second 94 14.55 16.54 17.0917.56DNF14.5514.96
First 100 12.69 16.02 20.0614.6813.3312.69DNF
Caltech Spring 2012 Second 19 15.21 16.67 16.5217.2215.2118.1116.28
First 18 13.65 16.82 17.5813.6519.5315.6117.28
United States National Championships 2011 First 117 16.28 20.30 20.3318.8822.8816.2821.68
Caltech Winter 2011 Second 21 16.55 19.95 20.6816.5519.5520.9419.61
First 21 14.41 18.26 19.0516.6414.4120.8619.09
Marymount Open 2010 Second 15 23.11 25.01 24.5631.4724.8825.5823.11
First 16 17.75 20.08 19.5517.7526.8022.1518.55
United States Rubik's Cube Championships 2010 First 109 17.43 19.35 21.6319.0621.4717.4317.52
Discovery Science Center competition 2010 First 17 20.50 21.58 21.8021.4221.5220.5024.34
Bayview Hills Open 2010 First 23 19.90 21.53 20.2521.74DNF19.9022.60
Caltech Fall competition 2009 Second 21 20.41 24.22 29.3825.8320.4123.5623.28
First 23 17.53 22.05 21.9121.5322.7117.53DNF
US Nationals 2009 First 83 18.61 23.78 21.5318.6123.4626.4426.34
Qualification 30 23.13 24.65 35.4326.9123.3423.1323.69
San Diego Open 2009 Second 18 20.43 25.03 21.9620.4327.9725.1528.65
First 17 24.33 25.35 24.8024.3324.4027.4726.84
Discovery Science Center competition 2009 Second 25 23.69 26.11 30.5923.6925.4027.9025.02
First 23 21.10 25.48 21.1024.1626.541:18.9125.75
San Francisco Open 2009 First 37 21.38 23.47 21.7225.1326.9321.3823.55
Discovery Science Center 10th Anniversary 2008 Final 11 22.27 23.18 22.6623.5522.2723.3425.30
First 16 23.38 26.44 23.8123.3832.0327.8227.68
Caltech Fall 2008 First 36 18.33 24.63 27.0318.3320.1426.72DNF
US Nationals and Open 2008 Qualification 22 20.28 20.2828.8725.00
Discovery Science Center competition 2008 Final 25 18.46 27.77 30.45DNF30.8022.0718.46
First 28 23.75 25.57 25.4336.1124.7226.5623.75
UCSD competition 2008 First 26 26.40 33.41 26.4034.1533.5132.5739.03
Caltech Fall competition 2007 Second 33 24.31 29.38 27.8735.3026.8524.3133.42
First 31 25.56 29.25 27.7029.2630.7825.5631.75
San Diego competition 2007 First 29 31.19 32.62 33.5732.7631.5333.7531.19
Caltech Discovery Spring competition 2007 First 27 28.21 39.64 36.4749.471:22.4528.2132.98
2x2x2 Cube
US Nationals 2016 First 250 5.07 6.22 6.015.077.807.195.47
Newport Winter Open 2014 First 31 4.72 6.78 5.5413.677.597.204.72
US Nationals 2014 First 179 5.51 6.29 5.987.325.568.695.51
Caltech Spring Open 2014 Final 34 5.50 8.34 9.947.937.165.5015.50
Caltech Fall Open 2013 Final 42 4.69 7.73 4.695.505.6315.0312.05
World Rubik's Cube Championship 2013 First 239 4.60 6.83 4.8614.867.677.974.60
Caltech Fall Open 2012 First 14 5.09 6.94 7.667.685.617.565.09
United States National Championships 2012 First 103 5.24 7.20 11.335.668.885.247.06
Caltech Spring 2012 First 25 3.52 10.08 13.583.5212.0312.695.53
United States National Championships 2011 First 96 4.21 7.45 6.714.218.847.138.50
Marymount Open 2010 Final 11 5.58 6.72 6.187.595.587.616.40
First 12 5.96 6.63 5.977.437.116.805.96
United States Rubik's Cube Championships 2010 First 56 5.43 6.23 5.947.065.699.815.43
US Nationals 2009 First 37 4.97 7.82 4.9710.527.277.218.97
Qualification 9 4.19 7.21 6.257.168.224.198.21
San Diego Open 2009 Final 7 5.27 9.12 9.939.787.919.685.27
San Francisco Open 2009 Final 13 5.94 9.09 8.4610.158.6510.315.94
Caltech Fall 2008 Final 17 7.08 9.86 12.057.089.588.0911.91
4x4x4 Cube
US Nationals 2016 Combined First 230 1:15.05 1:21.841:15.05
Newport Winter Open 2014 Combined Final 26 1:05.40 1:18.83 1:19.251:19.25DNF1:05.401:18.00
US Nationals 2014 Combined First 202 1:11.17 1:24.69 1:17.211:47.541:11.171:14.851:42.02
Caltech Fall Open 2013 Combined Final 36 1:25.30 1:27.031:25.30
World Rubik's Cube Championship 2013 Combined First 207 1:12.47 1:21.041:12.47
Caltech Fall Open 2012 Final 13 1:05.63 1:10.63 1:17.781:12.361:10.271:09.251:05.63
United States National Championships 2012 Combined First 96 1:06.51 1:16.68 1:17.681:15.451:32.081:16.911:06.51
Caltech Spring 2012 Combined Final 12 1:06.11 1:18.69 1:23.431:06.112:39.651:13.861:18.78
United States National Championships 2011 Second 41 1:00.88 1:12.23 1:00.881:17.151:13.631:10.181:12.88
Combined First 37 1:02.65 1:10.81 1:12.051:11.861:02.651:08.531:19.41
Caltech Winter 2011 Combined Final 15 1:06.47 1:24.64 1:31.591:06.471:22.471:30.331:21.12
Marymount Open 2010 Combined Final 6 1:06.90 1:15.82 1:09.151:20.651:26.711:06.901:17.65
United States Rubik's Cube Championships 2010 Second 38 1:04.61 1:10.99 1:17.341:11.501:04.611:08.691:12.78
Combined First 47 1:02.77 1:12.77 1:02.771:16.661:24.361:13.111:08.55
Bayview Hills Open 2010 Final 9 1:10.71 1:18.29 1:16.631:10.711:34.131:20.261:17.97
Caltech Fall competition 2009 Final 13 1:25.02 1:31.72 1:25.021:51.031:25.471:40.811:28.88
US Nationals 2009 First 44 1:26.13 1:34.51 2:22.161:26.131:27.681:38.521:37.33
Qualification 11 1:26.97 1:31.17 1:34.341:26.971:27.561:35.131:31.60
San Diego Open 2009 Combined Final 8 1:24.25 1:40.20 1:50.151:24.251:33.111:44.631:42.86
San Francisco Open 2009 Combined Final 18 1:42.05 1:55.271:42.05
Discovery Science Center competition 2008 Combined Final 11 1:45.28 1:49.62 1:45.561:51.311:45.281:51.982:07.98
San Diego competition 2007 Final 12 2:21.15 2:34.73 2:21.152:25.402:49.432:49.782:29.36
5x5x5 Cube
US Nationals 2016 Combined First 227 3:36.44 3:36.444:20.91
World Rubik's Cube Championship 2013 Combined First 199 2:48.13 2:54.032:48.13
United States Rubik's Cube Championships 2010 Combined First 70 2:24.00 2:44.75 2:55.032:46.582:44.932:42.752:24.00
Caltech Fall competition 2009 Combined Final 10 3:12.41 3:12.413:17.69
3x3x3 Blindfolded
US Nationals 2016 First 82 DNF DNF DNFDNFDNF
US Nationals 2014 First 65 DNF DNF DNFDNFDNF
Caltech Spring Open 2014 Final 4 3:49.59 DNF DNF3:49.59DNS
Caltech Fall Open 2013 Final 5 3:53.31 DNF 3:53.31DNSDNS
World Rubik's Cube Championship 2013 First 109 DNF DNF DNFDNFDNF
Caltech Fall Open 2012 Final 3 3:47.84 DNF 3:47.84DNFDNS
United States National Championships 2012 First 59 DNF DNF DNFDNFDNF
Caltech Spring 2012 Final 7 DNF DNF DNFDNFDNF
United States National Championships 2011 First 41 DNF DNF DNFDNFDNF
San Diego Open 2009 Final 7 DNF DNF DNFDNFDNF
Caltech Fall 2008 Final 11 DNF DNF DNFDNFDNF
US Nationals and Open 2008 Qualification 9 DNF DNFDNF
Discovery Science Center competition 2008 Final 8 DNF DNF DNFDNFDNF
EPGY California Open 2008 Final 9 DNF DNF DNFDNFDNF
UCSD competition 2008 Final 7 4:44.07 DNF 4:44.07DNFDNF
Caltech Fall competition 2007 Qualification 6 6:30.96 6:30.96DNS
San Diego competition 2007 Final 9 DNF DNF DNFDNFDNF
Caltech Discovery Spring competition 2007 Final 13 DNF DNF DNFDNFDNF
3x3x3 Fewest Moves
US Nationals 2016 Final 99 43 DNF 43DNSDNS
US Nationals 2014 Final 84 40 DNF 40DNF44
World Rubik's Cube Championship 2013 Final 140 DNF DNFDNS
United States National Championships 2012 Final 55 47 47DNF
United States National Championships 2011 Final 23 39 DNF39
United States Rubik's Cube Championships 2010 Final 43 47 47DNF
US Nationals 2009 Final 20 45 4546
US Nationals and Open 2008 Final 18 DNF DNF
3x3x3 One-Handed
US Nationals 2016 Combined First 148 26.31 28.26 26.4435.2526.3127.9730.38
Newport Winter Open 2014 Combined Final 21 30.79 37.12 41.0137.4235.9430.7938.00
US Nationals 2014 Combined First 132 29.01 32.53 50.8532.8829.0134.9529.76
Caltech Spring Open 2014 Combined First 14 25.56 28.52 26.0925.5626.9332.5537.97
Caltech Fall Open 2013 Combined First 31 27.28 31.08 28.9632.4634.5531.8127.28
World Rubik's Cube Championship 2013 Combined First 188 33.42 35.34 37.6933.4233.8651.2734.48
Caltech Fall Open 2012 Combined First 15 27.41 33.42 35.9729.021:34.3935.2727.41
Caltech Spring 2012 Combined First 15 29.19 34.88 31.5829.1935.6138.6937.44
San Diego Open 2009 Final 10 33.91 44.57 46.7748.6546.1633.9140.77
Discovery Science Center competition 2008 First 20 1:00.08 1:08.22 1:15.751:04.061:04.841:00.081:25.55
Caltech Fall competition 2007 First 19 1:00.85 1:24.96 DNF1:13.611:01.281:00.851:59.99
San Diego competition 2007 First 21 1:14.31 1:30.98 1:14.311:47.051:34.531:26.441:31.97
Caltech Discovery Spring competition 2007 First 18 1:20.36 1:35.871:20.36
Megaminx
US Nationals 2016 Combined First 94 2:27.28 2:27.282:32.48
US Nationals 2014 Combined First 90 3:00.96 3:13.303:00.96
World Rubik's Cube Championship 2013 Combined First 101 2:23.09 2:32.472:23.09
United States National Championships 2012 Combined First 45 2:27.09 2:48.592:27.09
United States National Championships 2011 Combined First 31 2:31.72 2:31.722:55.72
United States Rubik's Cube Championships 2010 Combined First 25 2:08.58 2:26.39 2:38.192:08.582:30.472:24.302:24.41
US Nationals 2009 First 17 2:15.69 2:57.08 3:02.753:32.812:15.69
Qualification 3 2:31.94 2:31.94
Pyraminx
World Rubik's Cube Championship 2013 First 276 21.36 DNF 21.3622.63DNF39.09DNS
United States National Championships 2012 First 85 15.38 18.14 17.0315.3817.7521.8019.63
United States National Championships 2011 Combined First 72 18.46 18.4626.25
United States Rubik's Cube Championships 2010 First 32 10.40 12.39 10.4012.3414.6814.0010.83
US Nationals 2009 Qualification 13 10.59 16.35 19.3617.6810.5913.6517.72
Skewb
US Nationals 2016 Combined First 232 18.44 22.89 22.2039.2926.4618.4420.01
Newport Winter Open 2014 Final 27 8.63 23.63 13.438.6331.88DNF25.59
US Nationals 2014 Combined First 129 10.27 29.07 41.6417.9527.6110.27DNF
Caltech Spring Open 2014 Combined Final 18 20.02 25.46 28.6620.0226.4721.2439.83
Square-1
US Nationals 2016 Final 10 11.32 14.35 15.3711.3220.9212.5115.17
Combined First 16 12.24 14.69 12.2417.5912.6114.2717.20
Newport Winter Open 2014 Final 2 13.49 17.44 13.4919.9017.4015.0323.53
US Nationals 2014 Final 2 11.93 14.53 11.9313.7816.2613.5516.53
Combined First 2 10.60 14.56 15.8113.3014.5810.6018.12
Caltech Spring Open 2014 Final 2 14.81 17.47 17.8319.5814.8115.7818.81
Combined First 1 10.31 NAR 16.09 10.3115.2514.9618.0620.66
Caltech Fall Open 2013 Final 1 13.28 14.84 13.2815.0616.3813.6115.84
Combined First 1 12.40 15.01 17.6519.3813.1912.4014.19
World Rubik's Cube Championship 2013 Final 5 12.76 15.83 15.0612.7615.6616.7818.06
Combined First 2 15.40 16.07 16.1416.4015.6615.4018.27
Caltech Fall Open 2012 Final 1 10.65 NAR 13.35 NAR 14.8810.6512.0516.4313.11
Combined First 1 10.96 14.35 NR 10.9613.5316.5013.0217.19
United States National Championships 2012 Final 1 12.31 17.50 22.18DNF12.3115.5514.77
Combined First 1 12.52 15.15 19.4412.5215.3613.8016.30
Caltech Spring 2012 Final 2 17.25 21.93 31.3022.1320.2123.4417.25
Combined First 1 14.90 18.99 17.6520.5018.8321.1614.90
United States National Championships 2011 Final 1 15.08 17.42 15.0818.3416.7817.13DNF
Combined First 2 11.71 18.13 12.4325.5619.9622.0011.71
Caltech Winter 2011 Final 1 14.40 16.75 18.9617.5014.4318.3314.40
Combined First 1 13.06 17.04 13.0618.3419.1915.8616.91
Marymount Open 2010 Final 2 14.96 19.20 14.9618.8121.19DNF17.59
United States Rubik's Cube Championships 2010 Final 1 14.09 16.44 17.3415.9618.0614.0916.02
Combined First 1 10.90 WR 15.95 NAR 19.0614.1318.7115.0210.90
Discovery Science Center competition 2010 Combined Final 2 14.26 17.48 21.0314.2616.7214.6822.33
Bayview Hills Open 2010 Final 2 17.16 20.75 DNF18.2217.1618.0925.93
Caltech Fall competition 2009 Final 1 13.02 NAR 18.64 19.9413.0222.0816.7119.28
US Nationals 2009 Final 4 19.96 23.44 27.0319.9623.2222.3824.71
First 3 17.25 23.20 17.2518.0930.8626.4325.09
San Diego Open 2009 Final 2 18.77 23.02 18.7720.7824.1127.5224.18
Discovery Science Center competition 2009 Final 7 19.25 DNF DNF25.55DNF30.4319.25
San Francisco Open 2009 Final 2 24.00 27.13 29.5824.0027.80
Discovery Science Center 10th Anniversary 2008 Final 2 17.48 24.00 23.0631.4717.48
Caltech Fall 2008 Final 4 26.64 31.94 34.0626.6435.11
First 2 17.96 23.84 26.7126.8417.96
US Nationals and Open 2008 Combined Final 18 24.38 DNF 24.38DNF26.84
Discovery Science Center competition 2008 Final 2 37.81 47.14 54.2149.4137.81
EPGY California Open 2008 Final 3 45.56 49.95 49.9645.5654.33

History of World Records

Single Average Competition Round Solves
Square-1
10.90 United States Rubik's Cube Championships 2010 Combined First

History of Continental Records

Single Average Competition Round Solves
Square-1
10.31 Caltech Spring Open 2014 Combined First
10.65 13.35 Caltech Fall Open 2012 Final 14.8810.6512.0516.4313.11
15.95 United States Rubik's Cube Championships 2010 Combined First 19.0614.1318.7115.0210.90
13.02 Caltech Fall competition 2009 Final

History of National Records

Single Average Competition Round Solves
Square-1
14.35 Caltech Fall Open 2012 Combined First 10.9613.5316.5013.0217.19