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

World's largest Rubik's Cube - 1.68m

The World's largest fully functional Rubik's Cube was unveiled on August 22, 2018 at Telus Spark, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The cube was built by the Canadian Wes Nelson and it's 1.68m (5 foot 6.25 inches) high, braking Tony Fisher's 1,57m record, built in 2016 and accepted by Guiness World Records.

New Rubik's Cube World Record by Feliks Zemdegs

Feliks Zemdegs, Australian speedcuber has set a new Rubik’s Cube world record single (not average) in the first round of the Cube for Cambodia 2018 on May 6th, 2018 Victoria, Melbourne Australia. The time was just a mere 4.22 seconds, 3 tenths of a second faster than the previous record held by Feliks Zemdegs and […]

Feliks Zemdegs tied the Rubik's Cube World Record

Feliks Zemdegs, Australian speedcuber has tied the previous 4.59 seconds Rubik's Cube single record of SeungBeom Cho, registered less than 3 months ago. The two cubers now share the world record for the fastest solution time on an official WCA competition. They both have PLL skips, which means a lucky situation when the pieces come together […]

Changes to the World Cube Association Regulations in 2018

Recently, the World Cube Association Regulations Committee have made changes to the regulations that govern competitive speedcubing which have gone into effect as of the 1st of January 2018. Some of the most notable changes include puzzles with any sort of logo now illegal for blind events, competitors are now allowed to use their hands […]

New Rubik's Cube Solver Update

The free online Rubik's Cube solver was first launched on Ruwix in 2012. It used the layer by layer method and it could find the solution in approximately 130 steps. It was using the layer-by-layer method algorithm that I made a couple years ago for my Rubik Robot in the university.

33x33x33 Rubik's Cube - World Record

We have published an article in 2016 about the World's largest order NxNxN Rubik's Cube-like twisty puzzle, the 22x22x22 cube created by corenpuzzle which exploded many times. This record was broken when the 33x33x33 cube came to live and announced today (Dec 2 2017).

Rubik's Cube World Record: SeungBeom Cho 4.59

This record has been broken! 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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

World's largest order 22x22x22 Rubik's Cube

A 22x22x22 Rubik's Cube became the world's highest order twisty puzzle, created by corenpuzzle. It was completed in mid-January 2016 and it contains 2691 functioning parts made with a consumer 3D printer.