Osaka Rubik's Cube contest 2006

Mar 5, 2006
Osaka, Japan
Osaka Rubik's Cube contest 2006 website

Japanese Rubik's Cube Association

WCA Delegate
Masayuki Akimoto (秋元正行)
Main event
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Kazuya Kawamoto (河本和也) won with an average of 18.32 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Yuji Suse (巣瀬雄史) finished second (18.49) and Tatsuya Ookubo (大久保達也) finished third (20.77).

Asian records: Takayuki Ookusa (大艸尊之)‎ 5x5x5 Cube 1:59.13 (single) and 5x5x5 Cube 2:16.83 (average).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Kazuya Kawamoto (河本和也) 16.13 18.32 Japan 20.3622.9017.9016.1316.69
2x2x2 Cube Ryosuke Higo (肥後亮佑) 8.06 11.37 Japan 11.3711.9416.308.0610.81
4x4x4 Cube Takayuki Ookusa (大艸尊之) 1:13.36 1:23.89 Japan 1:19.381:37.941:13.361:24.311:27.97
5x5x5 Cube Takayuki Ookusa (大艸尊之) 1:59.13 AsR 2:16.83 AsR Japan 2:41.492:27.461:59.132:21.452:01.59
3x3x3 Blindfolded Kazuma Sasamura (篠村一磨) 4:38.67 Japan DNF4:38.67
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 < 1:40.72
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 3:30.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo2

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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