MIT Spring 2011

Mar 5, 2011
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

84 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139

Lobdell Dining Room, second floor of Stratton Student Center

MIT Spring 2011 website

MIT Rubik's Cube Club

WCA Delegate
Tim Reynolds

Competitors who pre-register by February 26 will pay a $5 fee at the door. Starting February 27, this fee will raise $2 per day up to a maximum of $15. Competitors who do not pre-register will be charged $15 and may only compete in 2 events. $1 from each registration will go to the WCA for server costs.

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Dan Cohen won with an average of 10.97 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Andy Tsao finished second (11.39) and Rowe Hessler finished third (11.40).

North American records: Dan Cohen‎ 4x4x4 Cube 42.35 (average); Rowe Hessler‎ 3x3x3 One-Handed 11.41 (single).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Dan Cohen 9.18 10.97 United States 11.479.1817.2210.9410.50
2x2x2 Cube Rowe Hessler 2.94 3.36 United States 3.055.662.943.463.56
4x4x4 Cube Dan Cohen 38.09 43.33 United States 50.1951.3638.0940.4739.33
5x5x5 Cube Dan Cohen 1:10.72 1:15.41 United States 1:12.221:10.721:20.581:13.441:24.94
6x6x6 Cube Dan Cohen 2:19.33 2:33.04 United States 2:19.332:46.632:33.16
7x7x7 Cube Dan Cohen 4:04.27 4:21.56 United States 4:04.274:47.974:12.43
3x3x3 Blindfolded Andy Tsao 1:35.27 DNF United States DNF1:41.341:35.27
3x3x3 One-Handed Rowe Hessler 16.38 18.39 United States 18.3818.2821.0216.3818.50
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5
Second round Ao5
Final Ao5
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5
Second round Ao5
Final Ao5
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
Final Ao5
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
6x6x6 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 1 attempt to get < 5:00.00
7x7x7 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 1 attempt to get < 8:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Ao5
Second round Ao5
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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