UPenn Spring competition 2009

Mar 21, 2009
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

University of Pennsylvania

3333 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19104

Hill College House, The Upper East Lounge

UPenn Spring competition 2009 website
WCA Delegate
Tyson Mao (毛台勝)

David Woner


Location may change, but it will still be on Penn's campus. If you are over 16 you need ID to get into the building. This includes non-competitors.

Main event
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Dan Cohen won with an average of 13.45 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Patrick Jameson finished second (14.47) and John-Michael Clay finished third (15.01).

World records: Dan Cohen‎ 5x5x5 Cube 1:16.75 (average).

Oceanian records: Dene Beardsley‎ 3x3x3 Cube 15.16 (average), Square-1 18.86 (single), and Square-1 24.75 (average).

North American records: Dan Cohen‎ 4x4x4 Cube 42.81 (single), 4x4x4 Cube 52.52 (average), 5x5x5 Cube 1:13.96 (single), Square-1 14.59 (single), and Square-1 18.18 (average); David Woner‎ Clock 8.87 (average).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Dan Cohen 11.65 13.45 United States 14.0513.0016.8011.6513.31
2x2x2 Cube Dan Cohen 3.90 4.82 United States 5.583.943.906.844.94
4x4x4 Cube Dan Cohen 42.81 NAR 52.52 NAR United States 59.5550.7748.6842.8158.11
5x5x5 Cube Dan Cohen 1:13.96 NAR 1:16.75 WR United States 1:16.531:17.531:13.961:22.461:16.18
3x3x3 Blindfolded Tyson Mao (毛台勝) 2:08.80 DNF United States DNFDNF2:08.80
Clock David Woner 8.46 8.87 NAR United States 8.768.469.219.028.84
Square-1 Dan Cohen 14.59 NAR 18.18 NAR United States 14.5920.9429.0216.7516.84
Magic Stachu Korick 1.41 1.61 United States 1.661.551.411.61DNF
Master Magic Bob Burton 3.40 3.87 United States 3.403.613.835.284.16
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5
Final Ao5
2x2x2 Cube Final Ao5
4x4x4 Cube Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 1:10.00
5x5x5 Cube Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3
Clock 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 combined 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.