Minnesota Open 2012

Jun 23, 2012
Rochester, Minnesota, United States

Gethsemane Lutheran Church

2204 22nd St NW, Rochester, MN 55901
Minnesota Open 2012 website

Bryan Logan

WCA Delegate
Bryan Logan

Registration is here. When you register, you can choose to pay your registration fees online or you can pay the day of the competition. Registration closes on June 19th at 11:59 PM. After that, you will be limited to only certain events (3x3, 2x2, Magics, and Pyraminx).

Main event
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John Brechon won with an average of 11.86 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Christopher Olson finished second (11.90) and Albert You finished third (12.75).

North American records: Christopher Olson‎ 2x2x2 Cube 2.27 (average) and 2x2x2 Cube 2.16 (average).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube John Brechon 9.47 11.86 United States 11.869.4717.5810.0313.68
2x2x2 Cube Christopher Olson 1.81 2.27 United States 2.882.771.812.032.02
4x4x4 Cube John Brechon 38.41 43.61 United States 43.1343.5638.4149.5644.15
5x5x5 Cube John Brechon 1:17.31 1:23.59 United States 1:17.311:28.091:23.591:25.161:22.03
3x3x3 Blindfolded Christopher Olson 1:54.43 DNF United States DNF1:54.43DNF
3x3x3 One-Handed John Brechon 14.81 16.86 United States 15.0317.7514.8121.2117.81
Megaminx John Brechon 1:23.65 1:26.37 United States 1:23.841:30.681:24.591:23.651:59.93
Pyraminx John Brechon 5.47 7.31 United States
Square-1 Takao Hashimoto (橋本貴夫) 17.72 20.50 Japan 23.2220.1645.0517.7218.11
Magic Takao Hashimoto (橋本貴夫) 1.09 1.20 Japan 1.311.
Master Magic Brandon Mikel 2.97 3.24 United States 2.973.653.003.653.08
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 Final Ao5
5x5x5 Cube Final Ao5
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Ao5
Final Ao5
Megaminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 5:00.00
Pyraminx Final Ao5
Square-1 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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