Berkeley Fall 2008

Nov 15, 2008
Berkeley, California, United States

University of California at Berkeley


145 Dwinelle

Berkeley Fall 2008 website

Berkeley Cube Club

WCA Delegate
Dan Dzoan

Schedule: Registration opens at 9:00 am; competition starts at 9:30 am.
Registration fee: $5 for first event + $2 for each additional event if preregistered. If you are not preregistered, it will be $10 to register and only for the 3x3 speedsolve event.
Preregistration will be CLOSED November 8th.

Main event
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Andy Tsao won with an average of 11.42 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Leyan Lo finished second (13.69) and Dan Dzoan finished third (14.39).

North American records: Andy Tsao‎ 3x3x3 Cube 11.42 (average) and 4x4x4 Cube 53.93 (average).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Andy Tsao 10.47 11.42 NAR United States 10.4711.4114.1511.1811.66
4x4x4 Cube Andy Tsao 47.31 53.93 NAR United States 1:17.6547.3150.311:00.5550.93
5x5x5 Cube Michael Gottlieb 1:29.27 1:36.53 United States 1:38.111:40.531:36.281:29.271:35.19
3x3x3 Blindfolded Andy Tsao 1:42.83 2:01.98 United States 1:53.841:42.832:29.28
3x3x3 One-Handed Dan Dzoan 15.80 21.49 United States 31.2722.0815.8020.4421.94
Megaminx Lucas Garron 1:36.44 2:06.09 Germany 2:23.091:36.442:18.75
Square-1 Nick Young 20.11 24.01 United States 20.1124.0227.91
4x4x4 Blindfolded Chris Krueger 13:41.00 DNF United States DNFDNF13:41.00
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5
Second round Ao5
Final Ao5
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Ao5
Final Ao5
Megaminx Final Mo3
Square-1 First round Mo3
Final Mo3
4x4x4 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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