Wednesday, November 08, 2006

Speedy Cubers

From Reuters comes a story about the upcoming Competitive Rubik's Cube Solving Contest .

This weekend Tyson Mao, 22, will try to regain the title of world blindfold Rubik's Cube champion, a title he lost last year to his friend Leeann Loo who beat his time of one minute 58 seconds by 30 seconds.

1 minute 28 seconds... blindfolded?????

Mao took up playing with Rubik's Cubes about three years ago, introduced to the puzzle by his younger brother Toby who currently holds the world record for solving the Rubik's Cube -- 10.48 seconds.

10.48 seconds?????



At November 08, 2006 11:05 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

i feel dum now

At November 08, 2006 11:35 AM, Blogger nanc said...

i cannot do it that quickly unblindfolded with a handful of colored sharpees...

At November 08, 2006 11:40 AM, Blogger cube said...

nanc: you don't need sharpees. Just peel off the colored stickers ;-)

At November 08, 2006 2:23 PM, Blogger Brooke said...

I was going to say that, Cube! LOL!

At November 09, 2006 1:53 AM, Blogger tlm said...

Speaking of cubes, have you ever accidentally typed in your browser?

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, or so they say. :)

At November 09, 2006 7:51 AM, Blogger cube said...

tlm: NEVER! 48 doesn't even come close to being as great as 47 ;-)

At November 09, 2006 9:07 AM, Blogger cube said...

tlm: OK, I must admit that I did try it after you mentioned it. Lo and behold, there is a cube48 in Prague, of all places. It is a desolate site though, & looks like it's abandoned.


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