Category Archives: Rubik’s Cube

Here you can read all the blog entries about the Rubik’s Cube.

Rubik's Cube World Record: SeungBeom Cho 4.59

The Korean SeungBeom Cho (조승범) set a new Rubik's Cube World Record in the first round of the ChicaGhosts 2017 competition on October 28, 2017 Chicago, Illinois USA. With a 4.59 seconds solution he shaved off one tenth of a second from the record of Patrick Ponce which lasted only two months. This result brings more »

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Rubik's Cube World Record - Patrick Ponce 4.69

This record has been broken: SeungBeom Cho (4.59). 15 year old Patrick Ponce (USA) set a new Rubik's Cube Word record single with an amazing 4.69 seconds result on the second round of the Rally In The Valley 2017 Middletown, Virginia USA competition on 2nd September 2017. He managed to shave four hundredth of a second more »

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Rubik's Cube World Championships 2017 Paris

Most hobbies or sports have one competition, normally annually or biannually, that trumps the rest in terms of the competition, the stakes and the glory. We have the World Cup, the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Winter Games and many more. Rubik’s Cube speedsolving has its own version – The World Championships. Every two years, more »

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Feliks Zemdegs world record average: 5.97 seconds

The Australian speedcubing legend Feliks Zemdegs broke the Rubik's Cube World Record average with 5.97 seconds in Latin America Cubing Tour 2017 - Chía, Colombia on June 28, 2017. The previous 6.39 record was held by Max Park (USA). Feliks Zemdegs currently holds the World Record for the fastest solve on a competition with 4.73 more »

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Non-Cubers say the Darndest Things

At the time of its release, the Rubik’s Cube was the most popular toy in the world. It received multiple awards due to its popularity including back-to-back Toy of the Year awards in 1980 and 1981. However, the cube's popularity fell off following the initial few years of excitement and entertainment, and although by the more »

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Cube 3x3 Competition - Write and Win!

We are organizing a content writing competition to promote Rubik's Cubing and Twisty Puzzling! Write an article and win the twisty puzzle bundle of your dreams! All qualifying works will be published on the website and the author of the best article will receive his twisty puzzle wish list from the webshop of his choice. more »

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Feliks Zemdegs World Record: 4.73s

This record has been broken! Only 5 weeks since Mats Valk set the Rubik's Cube Single World Record at 4.74 seconds, and today we receive the news that Feliks Zemdegs (Australia) broke it with 4.73 seconds shaving off one hundredth of a second from the previous time. This is the third sub-5 seconds Rubik's record more »

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Mats Valk World Record: 4.74s

Update: this record was broken by Feliks Zemdegs >> It's official! Mats Valk broke the first sub-5 seconds record of Lucas Etter, setting the new Rubik's Cube single World record at 4.74 seconds.

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Why Speedcubers Dislike Rubik's Branded Products

Why speedcubers and the twisty puzzle community generally dislike Rubik's branded products Despite being the inventor of the type of puzzle we use today, Seven Towns' Rubik's puzzles and brand aren't particularly enjoyed by many puzzlers, especially the Rubik's community. There's no real hatred towards the brand (although some actions of the Seven Towns company more »

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Tony Fisher's largest Rubik's Cube

Tony Fisher, British puzzle designer, the inventor of the Fisher Cube, the Golden Cube, the Tony's Pillowed Holey Skewb and many other custom twisty puzzle designs posted on his YouTube channel a video of himself forming the checkerboard pattern on a fully functional 1.56m (5.11 ft) wide cube. We have to mention that this is more »

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