Caltech Fall 2011

Nov 19, 2011
Pasadena, California, United States

California Institute of Technology

1200 E California Blvd, Pasadena, California

Winnett Lounge

Caltech Fall 2011 website

Michael Young

Michael Young
WCA Delegate
Michael Young

The cost of registration is $6 for the first, plus $2 for each event past the first. The fee is doubled if not pre-registered by November 12. $1 per competitor goes to the WCA.

Main event
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Phillip Espinoza won with an average of 10.62 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Chia-Wei Lu (呂家維) finished second (10.98) and Deven Nadudvari finished third (11.50).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Phillip Espinoza 7.80 10.62 United States 10.2812.467.809.1315.50
2x2x2 Cube Austin Reed 1.33 2.87 United States 2.582.021.334.254.02
4x4x4 Cube Phillip Espinoza 46.27 53.66 United States 1:00.0358.1949.5646.2753.24
3x3x3 Blindfolded Shelley Chang 2:05.88 DNF United States DNFDNF2:05.88
3x3x3 One-Handed Deven Nadudvari 15.33 18.05 United States 20.0415.3320.3417.3016.80
Square-1 Michael Young 18.27 21.90 United States 29.9618.2726.1921.0318.47
Magic Samuel Chiu 1.16 1.29 United States 1.341.211.311.161.96
Master Magic James Hamory 2.71 2.88 United States 3.082.722.842.71DNF
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5
Second round Ao5
Final Ao5
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5
Final Ao5
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Final Ao5
Square-1 First round Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Final Ao5
Magic Final Ao5
Master Magic Final Ao5

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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