Princeton Fall 2010

Nov 6, 2010
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Richardson Auditorium

Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08544

Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall

Princeton Fall 2010 website

Shotaro Makisumi

Shotaro Makisumi (牧角章太郎)
WCA Delegate
Bob Burton

Pay on site. $3 per pre-registered event. $5 per event for new registration. $1 of each competitor's registration fee will go to the WCA.

Main event
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John Tamanas won with an average of 11.83 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Dan Cohen finished second (12.44) and Patrick Jameson finished third (12.86).

North American records: Ernie Pulchny‎ Master Magic 1.97 (single).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube John Tamanas 11.09 11.83 United States 11.2713.6912.3411.0911.88
2x2x2 Cube John Tamanas 3.68 4.39 United States 12.314.554.933.683.69
4x4x4 Cube Dan Cohen 41.41 48.80 United States 55.361:10.3841.4149.2141.84
5x5x5 Cube Dan Cohen 1:07.65 1:16.06 United States 1:15.311:07.651:09.441:23.441:26.66
3x3x3 Blindfolded Alexander Yu 47.36 DNF United States DNFDNF47.36
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Alan Chang 40 United States 40
3x3x3 One-Handed Alexander Yu 16.06 19.08 United States 16.0618.1526.2119.2519.84
Clock Dan Cohen 8.86 12.37 United States 26.5317.118.869.6610.34
Pyraminx Dan Cohen 5.33 7.60 United States 7.365.336.808.6510.69
Square-1 Dan Cohen 17.61 22.67 United States 24.5020.5824.5617.6122.93
Magic Alex Thielemier 1.22 1.29 United States 1.381.501.251.221.25
Master Magic Ernie Pulchny 1.97 NAR 3.43 United States 3.34DNF4.831.972.11
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5
Second round Ao5
Final Ao5
2x2x2 Cube Final Ao5
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 1:35.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 2:25.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Bo1 1 hour
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Ao5
Final Ao5
Clock Final Ao5
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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