Cat and Mouse 2010

Jul 17, 2010
Chicago, Illinois, United States

Bucktown-Wicker Park Library

1701 North Milwaukee
Cat and Mouse 2010 website

Bryan Logan

WCA Delegate
Bryan Logan

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Main event
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Jim Mertens won with an average of 13.98 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Chester Lian finished second (14.40) and Ken Yuan finished third (15.30).

World records: Chester Lian‎ 5x5x5 Blindfolded 14:42.00 (single).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Jim Mertens 11.43 13.98 United States 13.0932.6311.4313.7815.08
2x2x2 Cube Christopher Olson 3.47 4.29 United States 5.054.814.253.473.80
4x4x4 Cube Chester Lian 1:00.91 1:02.32 Malaysia 1:00.911:02.111:06.591:03.581:01.28
5x5x5 Cube Myles Casanas 1:45.47 1:59.83 United States 2:00.781:57.772:00.941:45.472:02.68
6x6x6 Cube John Brechon 3:35.55 3:35.96 United States 3:36.653:35.553:35.68
7x7x7 Cube Myles Casanas 4:25.21 4:39.80 United States 4:52.614:41.594:25.21
3x3x3 Blindfolded Chester Lian 1:01.36 Malaysia 1:01.36DNF
3x3x3 One-Handed Chester Lian 20.77 21.91 Malaysia 22.3620.7722.0821.2822.88
5x5x5 Blindfolded Chester Lian 14:42.00 WR DNF Malaysia DNFDNF14:42.00
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5
Final Ao5
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5
Final Ao5
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
6x6x6 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 1 attempt to get < 5:30.00
7x7x7 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 1 attempt to get < 7:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo2
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Ao5
Final Ao5
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo3

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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