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News Archive

Many pages appearing in old news items no longer exist as I've reorganized my site over the years. I won't be fixing these links.

December, 2010
12/28
Something I wrote for the blog: "You Can Thank/Blame Me For...". Happy Holidays.
12/02
Story Time with Uncle Tyson: The Blog
November, 2010
11/30
Princeton Fall 2011 will take place on Saturday, September 24, 2011 at the Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University (same venue as this year).
11/07
Finalized results for Princeton Fall 2010.
11/07
Final results for Negative Time Solving Contest 2010.
11/06
A bit of my juggling from Princeton Fall 2010. A not-very-stable but decent run of 5-club cascade, among other things.
11/06
Thanks to everyone who came to Princeton Fall 2010. See you next year!
11/01
Get excited for Princeton Fall 2010!
11/01
The counter, which had been running ever since Cubefreak's launch in 2003, went out yesterday at something over 1.5 million visits because Infoseek stopped their free web service. No more counter.
October, 2010
10/20
Announcing the Negative Time Solving Contest 2010.
September, 2010
09/17
CLS table, modified from Stachu Korick's.
09/04
Since I deleted the printable pages, I revived (and simplified) the algviewer. All OLL and PLL now links to an applet; other sets will follow.
July, 2010
07/23
I competed in US Nationals 2010. It was awesome and exhausting.

New PBs: 5x5 single 1:36, average 1:43; 2x2 average 3.65 (off NR by 0.01).

Great stuff: JG's most amazing magic trick, Legal Seafood dinner, ZBLL, cinnamon , ROWE!!!
07/23
Now hosting Stachu's CLS.
07/21
Major reorganization on the advanced F2L pages and throughout the site.
07/11
I finished 2nd at Berkeley Summer 2010 with an average of 12.73 in the final round. After an not-so-great first round (13.56 avg), I got a 9.21 on the ridiculously easy first scramble (4-move X cross, but on white, so opposite cross for me). With the last solve being a timer failure (0.09 DNF), I ended up with a counting 14.08 and a 12.41 average that should have been a PB sub-12.

Other highlights: 20.03 single OH, and spectacular fail in OH final. Video for a final round solve (11.80).
June, 2010
06/23
The new version of Conrad Rider's VisualCube incorporates the color scheme cookies and stage masks I added. I modified the rest of the site to work with the new source.
06/14
The advanced F2L page has been completely revamped, now with a list of all D-cross F2L cases (pair type, target slot, any empty slot, AUF) that can be solved (by right-handers) without reducing to another case using rotation or a double layer turn. Also added are all adjacent-slot Jeff2L cases, orientation-preserving F2L, and other tricks for last layer control. Post anything I missed here.

I used Conrad Rider's VisualCube, which provides much more functionality than Lars Vandenbergh's imagecube. I've modified the source so that you can set the default color scheme.
06/11
I did an interview for Indonesian cuber Andik Lukman.
avril, 2010
19/04
Everyone should check out David Calvo's secret algorithm for OLL 55.
19/04
I finished 3rd at German Open 2010 with an average of 12.52 in the final round. First round just sucked, but second round was also not bad, as I progressively warmed up. I think this is about what I should be averaging at home, if I ever actually do averages at home.

This is probably my last competition in Europe during this stay. 5 competitions in 5 countries, 4 3x3 podiums, lots of PBs, new friends of many different nationalities, amazing travels and stories...it's been awesome. I'll see you all again some time!
12/04
I finished 2nd at Zaragoza Open 2010 with an average of 12.73 in the final round. Sub-13 average on all three rounds (12.81 and 12.61 for first two)! Either it's the F1 I've been using since Danish open, or the 11.99 average broke a psychological barrier. In any case, I'm very pleased. My final round solves are on video!

Also PB on OH and 5x5, both average and single.
mars, 2010
03/03
I finished 2nd at Danish Open 2010 with an average of 11.99 in the final round (PB, first sub-12!). Second round was a disaster , with 20.75 POP, 14.27+, and timer failure on the last solve. I used the F1 that Kai Jiptner gave me at Benelux Open for both 2H and OH, and I love it! Other highlights: Two sub-25 OH averages (both PB), a sub-2 BLD (pure 3OP), PB 2:20 average and 2:03 single on 5x5, 29 DNF on fewest moves.

It's been a crazy week. Thanks for all the memories. ^^
février, 2010
23/02
I finished 4th at Benelux Open 2010 with an average of 14.19 in the final round. Bad average in the final round (with a +2 that made a difference), but I got a 8.50 PB/NR in the first round (PLL skip (just AUF U'), predicted before OLL sexymove-sledgehammer) and twice again missed a PB average (13.14 and 13.25, both with a counting 14+). 33 on fewest moves!

Thanks to my hosts, you know who you are. =)
12/02
Wow, we have a website.
07/02
Un coup de jeune pour les pages OLL/PLL.

A new look for the OLL/PLL pages.
janvier, 2010
24/01
J'ai remporté Toulouse Open 2010 avec une moyenne de 13.43 dans le final. A part d'un PB single de 10.27, j'étais également deux fois très proche à avoir une PB moyenne (3mm dans le deuxième tour pour le 15.78+). Plaisir de voir et revoir des cubeurs français, anglais, espagnols, et un Belge et un Allemand ! ^^ Résultats complets

I won Toulouse Open 2010 with an average of 13.43 in the final round. Aside from a single PB of 10.27, I was also twice very close to having a PB average (3mm in the second round for the 15.78+). It was a pleasure meeting/seeing again French, British, Spanish cubers, and one Belgian and one German! ^^ Full results
15/01
Je suis arrivé à Nantes, France, où je serai jusqu'à la mi-mai.

I arrived in Nantes, France, where I am staying until the middle of May.
December, 2009
Nothing new. Apparently I was working very hard. Another month at Princeton!
Fall, 2009
11/01
Final results for the Negative Time Solving Contest 2009.
10/20
Announcing the Negative Time Solving Contest 2009.
10/15
I'll be studying in Nantes, France this coming spring.
10/04
Princeton now has an officially recognized Cube Club. More to come.
09/06
Those of you who have been around forever know the alternating R2/R2' fingertrick in OLL 22 (or "the wheel," as Ian Winokur calls it) as The Air Jeff. Well, Jeff is now a magician! Here's his site (currently under construction).
Summer, 2009
08/30
If you're buying from Amazon, be sure to check out EasyCharity.net. You click one link, and it doesn't cost anything extra.
08/20
I sucked hard at US Nationals 2009 but don't feel too bad about it. It was fun meeting up with cubers again. Congrats to all the winners, and especially to Rowe!

As a note, I had a prayer request in the second round for myself to get five N perms. That didn't happen, but I think the prayer worked a little too well.
07/11
New personal typing record: 130 wpm. I had 127 and 128 before that.
May, 2009
05/31
D-rek is cool (I owe him a text ad).
March, 2009
03/30
Made a 404 page. Go ahead, try.
03/30
New personal typing record: 124 wpm. I'm now using Dvorak with Backspace and Caps Lock exchanged.
03/29
New section added to the F2L page: Looking Ahead and Simple Multislotting. This is the sort of insight you can usually only gain by closely following a good speedcuber's F2L.
03/28
Printable page for four-look last layer. Also redid OLL/PLL printable pages with CSS.
03/17
YouTube playlist of the Princeton Juggling Club's 2009 show, The Juggler of Oz. I have a pretty good run of 6 balls (and a 7-ball flash) starting at 4:35 of "04 Yellow Brick Road."
February, 2009
02/07
I won the Newark Winter competition 2009 with an average of 12.98 in the final round. This was a very good round for me, especially since I have been out of practice (as reflected in my second round average of 14.12). Full Results.

Thanks to Bob Burton, and to Daniel Saha for giving me a cube!

Also, I should really now be considered "in retirement" for now, only coming out once in a while for competitions but not practicing. There's a lot of other stuff to do!
02/02
F2L page, now with color-customizable applets.
January, 2009
01/30
Princeton Juggling Club presents The Juggler of Oz at Frist Film/Performance Theater, 19-21 February 2009. Watch the trailer!
01/26
You can now save your preferred applet color scheme in a cookie! It should now be working also for applets with gray stickers.
01/10
Reorganized the OLL page.
01/02
Happy New Year! Fixed more links. Organized the BLD main page.
December, 2008
12/29
Cubefreak's back up! I'm still cleaning up, so things are a bit messy. Sorry for the inconvenience, and Happy Holidays!
12/27
Redid CSS and menu. Changed links.
12/11
Reorganized OLL by similar algorithms.
12/01
Updated a bunch of links. I'll do this throughout the site in the coming weeks.
November, 2008
11/09
1,000,000 (ONE MILLION) hits! Thanks, everyone!
11/08
I was interviewed by Speedsolving.com.
11/06
Thanks to Boon Pek, I now have a printable F2L PDF in standard color scheme (cross color white). I'll put a link on the F2L page as well.
11/04
Final results for the Negative Time Solving Contest. There were 44 participants representing 6 countries (plus Smerbia). Of these, 2 participated in Europe and the rest were from North America. This is the largest turn out ever for this annual event, now in its fifth year!

Here are the top 3 finishers in 3x3 speedsolve:
Jason Baum with -59 minutes, 49.43 seconds; Jun Hyuk Kim with -59 minutes, 48.20 seconds; and Stefan Huber with -59 minutes, 46.91 seconds.

Shelley Chang had the most negative solve for 3x3 blindfolded, with -57 minutes, 57.66 seconds.

Thanks to everyone who participated!
11/03
Temporary results for the Negative Time Solving Contest!
September / October, 2008
10/21
Announcing the Negative Time Solving Contest 2008.
10/15
New design for CUBEFREAK, the Documentary. Looks awesome!
09/13
Some juggling from this summer: 1 and 2 (thanks to Rachel Fong for the pictures).
Spring-Summer, 2008
08/25
Sorry for the lack of update. I hadn't had internet access for a while. Here's a draft of something that might interest you: M2 Guide to Blindfold Cubing. Switch to M2 and, for now, 3OP corners.
Around here
900000 visits!
06/20
I'm going to Princeton. [edit] For university, not for a competition.
06/09
YouTube - sleepyjeff06's Channel. That's Air Jeff himself, the inventor of the Air Jeff trigger.
05/11
Minor update: OLL and PLL pages now list the probability for each case.
04/30
800000 visits!
04/18
I won the Princeton Preview Weekend competition (unofficial) with a single time of about 14 sec. Go me. And I met Anthony Hsu.
04/12

Hey guys-
We're going to be screening CubeFreak at the Edwards Island Cinemas in Newport Beach on Saturday, April 26, at 11am as part of the Newport Beach Film Festival... please help us get the word out! We need to fill the theater, and we need to get as much online 'buzz' as possible! :)

You can log onto the festival's CubeFreak page at
http://newportbeach.bside.com/2008/films/cubefreak_newportbeach2008; you can include mentions of this on blogs, webpages, etc., and you can check out our new blog at www.cubefreakmovie.blogspot.com. We also have a myspace site for CubeFreak.

Thanks to everyone for their patience and support!
*erika/ms.speed



Add it to your Facebook event.
March, 2008
03/21
Cube/juggling demo at Temple City High School (invited by their school cube club). Two successful 3x3 blindfolded solves (one in Rampage).
03/16
Finally, the updated PDF version of the blindfold cubing guide. I made several changes, which are also reflected on the online version. The PDF guide has 26 pages!! but there are lots of pictures and lots of examples. I already put in some efforts to make the pictures come out the way they did (LaTeX isn't made to do things like that), and I just couldn't be bothered to try to figure out how to save more space.
03/08
Made changes to the edge orientation section of the blindfold cubing guide. I'm struggling with wrapping text around figures with LaTeX....
03/03
Algorithm Viewer (written with javascript). You can change whatever comes after "alg=". I'm going to use this to give easy access to applets from the PDF blindfold guide (and also from OLL/PLL page?). I can work on making it possible to change the color scheme later.
03/02
Rewrote the corner orientation section of the blindfold cubing guide. I dealt separately with 2-corner rotations and 3-corner rotations, using slightly different monoflips. Advanced algorithms have all been moved to the appropriate section of the miscellaneous blindfold cubing techniques page. This was one section many people had trouble with, so hopefully this new change will help. There are a couple more changes I want to make before putting the PDF guide online.
February, 2008
02/18
700000 visits!
January, 2008
01/31
January was Cubefreak's busiest month ever with 31471 visits by 19608 unique visitors.
01/25
The algorithms I use for MGLS.
01/21
Schrödinger's Cube?
01/21
Added a Google search box.
01/12
KillaSound's selling cube shirts. Check it out.
01/12
Speedcubing and blindfold cubing demonstration at Mathapalooza 2007 at Los Altos High School in Hacienda Heights. 13 sec speedsolve, blindfold DNF (2 corners)
CO:U'-[R'FRF'RU'R'U]x2-U and two D-corners; EO:1 2 6 7 8 10 11 12; CP:(13457628); EP:12-cycle starting with (1 7 11 4 10 ...)
01/01
Version 2.44140625 (third version) of the Blindfold Cubing Guide is now available. There is only one change, but it's an important one; I switched the restriction on edge orientation from (UDFBR2L2) to (UDF2B2RL). There are several advantages to this, which I won't go into here, and most of the top blindfold cubers who use the 4-step 3-cycle method have switched. I'm trying to get used to it now.
01/01
Happy New Year to all puzzlers!
December, 2007
12/31
December was Cubefreak's busiest month ever with 28877 visits by 18379 unique visitors.
12/26
Added another section to Getting Fast with an Easy Method. This is for anyone who does not use full F2L yet and can't average sub-40.
12/25
You can now change the applets' color scheme in the Blindfold Cubing Guide as you like.
12/24
Speedcuber's Shopping Guide. I guess I should have written this before Christmas, but I didn't have the time.
12/19
600000 visits!
12/15
Made a new page: Getting Fast with an Easy Method (say 30 seconds with four-look last layer and no F2L).
12/08
Cleaned up PLL and added a suggested order for learning the algorithms.
12/05
Reorganized F2L. Redid Notation using ImageCube.
November, 2007
11/30
November was Cubefreak's busiest month ever with 24994 visits by 15332 unique visitors.
11/23
Absolute Mind by Sébastien Felix. This is something to be excited about.
Any sub-15 cuber interested in working on the Multislotting project?
11/14
Added "How should I learn the Fridrich Method?" to Speedcubing.
11/10
I won the Caltech Fall 2007 competition with an average of 13.90 in the final round (but it would have been a 13.26 without a +2 penalty). I also placed fourth in 3x3 blindfolded with a best time of 1:59. Do you know how ridiculous that is? There are only 12 cubers in the world who have done a sub-2 min in competition. There were four at this competition, and Chris Krueger wasn't even there.

Congrats to Chris Dzoan for the one-handed world record average! I'm sure Ryan will try to regain this. Will we see a sub-20 average in this category soon? Full results.

Note: +2 penalty on 2nd round 3rd solve (14.08+) and final round 2nd solve (15.49+). Tightened screws after first round.
11/07, 09, 11
More updates on the F2L page. Moved some of the material to Advanced F2L. To do: more logical to talk about different angle before wrong slot? then introduce the two goals for fast F2L first.
11/05
Updated the F2L page with more exposition and examples for some basic techniques. I plan to include a bunch of non-standard algorithms in the near future.
11/05
In the news item for 07/09, I posed the following challenge: "07/09: I'd like to see someone who doesn't know how to solve a cube learn to solve it blindfolded. Would some brave soul please give it a try? It really shouldn't be too hard. You'd be the only person in the world who can say, "I can solve a Rubik's Cube, but only blindfolded" (ok, of course you can use the blindfold method with you eyes open, but you know what I mean)."

It's been done. Click to read.
11/04
Let me know if I made a mistake in anyone's results for the Negative Time Solving Contest. It's also not too late to submit more times. [edit] Final results are up.
11/03
Lucas Garron made the submission form for Negative Time Solving Contest, and it's kind of awesome. Props to Lucas!
11/03
New format on the Video page. I'll get rid of the tables soon. I'm basically making things look nicer without actually adding new material.
11/03
Does anyone know how to make whatever is inside "a name" tags not be shown like a link using CSS? [edit] Problem solved. Thanks, Ryan.
11/03
Edited the css for headings (not completely done yet). Like the change so far?
11/03
Changed the format of the Links page. I'll be adding more new pages when I get the chance.
October, 2007
10/31
October was Cubefreak's busiest month ever with 24124 visits by 15208 unique visitors. I guess I have the World Championship to thank for this.
10/31
Results from past years of the Negative Time Solving Contest have moved to a separate page. I'm currently working on a php form for submitting results. Hopefully I'll have that up and working by Sunday.
10/28
The same change has been made to the PLL page. The applets are now here.
10/28
The OLL page now has no applets. Instead I copied those into another page.
10/27
I'm thinking that the current font color might be a bit too dim against the background. If I change it to black, this page becomes this. Which one do you think is better?
Changed the main font to #444. Thanks for the input! Also edited the css a bit. You'll notice that I've temporarily stolen the color code from speedcubing.com for the top 3 of the ranking in the negative solving page. I'll find my own color eventually.
10/25
Announcing the Negative Time Solving Contest 2007. Let's have some fun.
10/25
Wrote up what's been going on with juggling recently.
10/21
Updated Miscellaneous Blindfold Cubing Techniques with a bunch of algorithms for corner orientation. It's still messy.
10/18
Posted my thoughts on the world championship on the Yahoo! forum.
10/09
My results in World Championship 2007 (Full Results):
7th in 3x3 with an average of 13.43 in the final
3rd in 3x3 blindfolded with a best time of 1:39.56 (AsR, but pretty easy solve) in the final
5th in 2x2 with an average of 5.35 in the final (also a best of 2.82 (AsR), which was a ridiculously easy one-turn complete first layer and COLL)
16th (dead last!) in 3x3 one-handed final, which I managed to get into with a fairly easy 27. I think I should have asked if it's possible to give my place in the final to the 17th finisher in the first round.
September, 2007
09/29
I'm leaving for Budapest today. World Championship 2007 is next weekend. I bet I have to type in QWERTY or some Hungarian variation of that on the hotel computers. That's going to suck.
09/28
Made a Miscellaneous Blindfold Cubing Techniques page. It's almost empty right now, but I'll try to throw in a few random things.
09/26
Updated the PLL page and the PLL print-out page with my current algorithms.
09/26
Trying out a new ad service.
09/24
Wrote a bit more on the Dvorak page about other alternative keyboards.
09/22
Updated the OLL page and the OLL print-out page with algorithms I actually use now (for the most part, I think).
09/19
Good news for those who can't read fine print: the videos should actually be working now.
09/19
Added examples with set-up moves to the corner orientation section of the blindfold cubing guide.
09/18
A slight update on the OLL page. I realize that I need to update a few algorithms with their descriptions.
09/18
By the way, from Caltech Summer 2007, the fastest average in competition using MGLS is 17.63 by Lucas Garron himself.
August, 2007
08/25
I placed second in the Caltech Summer 2007 tourament with an average of 13.51 in the final round, after Ryan Patricio, who averaged 13.47. Yes, this is the first Caltech tournament that I participated in and didn't win, but I also set some great times: 12.97 average (NR) in the first round, which raises my rank to fourth in the world, and four single-solve personal records (all sub-12 (11.88, 11.84, 11.60, 11.49), all non-lucky, with one opposite cross (11.88?) and one rare ZBLL(11.60?)). I placed third in 3x3 blindfolded and 2x2 speedsolve. Congratulations to all the winners, and especially to Ryan for his very consistent finish. Full Results.
08/17
Added a few ideas on the Dvorak page.
08/17
I saw a copy of the Guinness 2008. The puzzle page has been overtaken by Sudoku and Scrabble...no Rubik's Cube in sight. They still need to send me three certificates, but whatever.
08/12
The site is back up! Sorry for the inconvenience. I changed to a new server. The next time you can't access the site, please use the internet archive.
July, 2007
07/09
I'd like to see someone who doesn't know how to solve a cube learn to solve it blindfolded. Would some brave soul please give it a try? It really shouldn't be too hard. You'd be the only person in the world who can say, "I can solve a Rubik's Cube, but only blindfolded" (ok, of course you can use the blindfold method with you eyes open, but you know what I mean).
07/07
QWERTY sucks. I've switched to Dvorak, and I suggest you do the same. And when you have children, have them learn Dvorak from the beginning!
07/06
I'll be in France doing a homestay from 7/11 until 8/5. If you e-mail be during this time, I prabably won't be able to reply at all or will reply very late (you can always try, though). Sorry for the inconvenience.
June, 2007
06/15
Lucas Garron developed my F2Lc+LLCO idea (now called MGLS for Makisumi-Garron Last Slot) and, along with Fridrich F2L and PLL, can average sub-20. His description of the method, with algorithms, can be found here.
06/14
Attended an unofficial screening of CubeFreak, the documentary, at First Avenue Middle School, Arcadia. Yes, it's completed, but apprently it's not the final version.
06/12
Added a second example solve to the blindfold cubing guide. Also added an example to illustrate the cycle reduction rule. The PDF version is NOT updated.
06/11
Nothing new, but most people probably haven't seen The Ultimate Pyramorphix Method.
06/11
F2L last corner + last layer corner orientation up again.
06/08
PDF version of the blindfold cubing guide updated. Thanks to Jacob R.
06/03
Attended an unofficial screening of CubeFreak, the documentary.
06/01
400000 visits!
06/01
Blindfold cubing guide updated.
March, 2007
03/31
March was Cubefreak's busiest month ever with 19887 visits by 12939 unique visitors. New record four months in a row.
03/17
Cube/juggling demonstration at Math Day at the Beach 2007. I placed 5th overall. Tedrick and North Hollywood won again. Congrats to them!
03/08
A printer-friendly PDF version of 3-Cycle Guide to Blindfold Cubing. Thanks, Ben!
February, 2007
02/28
February was Cubefreak's busiest month ever with 17838 visits by 11989 unique visitors. That's with only 28 days.
02/21
300000 visits! Thank you all for your support for and patience with Cubefreak.
02/18
Some funny comments.
02/16
Here's a list of all possible double transpositions of corners for blindfold cubing, reached by U/D/x2.
02/16
Cubing/Juggling demonstration (including a successful blindfold solve) for Temple City High School Rubik's Cube Club.
January, 2007
01/26
January was Cubefreak's busiest month ever with 17003 visits by 11278 unique visitors.
01/26
Juggling/Cubing demonstration for Poly Lower School assembly.
01/07
Your homework is to look around in every corner of Gungz's blog. Go.
01/02
Cross is half done. I need to find examples that illustrate the use of those common patterns.
01/01
Quick links (modified from Facebook main page haha) added above the news to help new visitors. Like it? Eh?
01/01
Happy New Year! Check out the new WCA database.
December, 2006
12/31
December was Cubefreak's busiest month ever with 10000+ visits by 7000+ unique visitors.
12/28
250000 visitors! That's a lot.
12/27
Finally, an overview of the Fridrich Method. No link on the menu yet because I'm lazy.
12/26
Holiday greetings! Since a few weeks ago, Cubefreak has been getting 300 unique visitors almost every day (it used to be 200 in November). Thanks for visiting, everyone!
12/10
Updated F2L.
November, 2006
11/21
Site's back up. I have some time to kill for a few days, and I feel like working on this site a bit. So, a question to you all: what should I add/edit to make it better?
11/11
I placed first in the Caltech Fall 2006 Competition with an average of 13.34 (AsR) in the final round. I also set the following personal competition records: 3x3 single solve 12.04 (AsR), 4x4 single solve 59.xx. I placed first in 4x4. I came in 4th in blindfold, but I solved all three solves with times around 2:40. Full Results.

Thanks to the organizers from the Caltech Cube Club!

Also, thanks to Cubesmith for helping me repare my revenge. Maze Cube is such a beast.
October, 2006
10/31
Harris Chan won the Negative Time Solving Contest 2006 (Unofficial) with a time of -59 minutes 47.02 seconds, followed by Ravi Fernando (-59 minutes 46.40 seconds) and Toby Mao (-59 minutes 45.43 seconds). We had a record high of 33 participants in the 3x3 speedsolve category. Thanks to everyone for participating! Be sure to check the list of times to be submitted to speedcubing.com. E-mail me to add/edit your entry.
10/24
Negative Time Solving Contest 2006 is Saturday night/Sunday morning (2 am on October 29), so don't forget! For now, just take a chill pill. I'll be back with the scramble soon enough, ok? Oh, and just because I want to waste your time, I'll tell you that I put up an unlinked page. Guess the address.
10/06
Juggling/Cubing performance at Poly Battle of the Bands.
September, 2006
09/27
Juggling/Cubing demonstration at Poly Lower School library.
09/27
Ryan Heise's Rubik's Cube Simulator. 10.73 average. dot dot dot, dot dot dot, dot dot dot.
09/24
Rubik's Cube Simulator. ZOMG o_0;; 11.37 average?!? Harris Chan, you are a monster.
09/17
CubeFreak: Don't Blink.
09/04
Switched to w3counter. Reorganized Speedcubing Tips with added emphasis on looking ahead. Can anyone suggest a good site describing 3-look or 4-look last layer?
August, 2006
08/30
Apparently, I'm in Ripley's Believe It or Not! (ISBN-13 9781893951129) "King of Cubes: Believe it or not, 14-year-old Shotaro Makisumi, of Japan, can solve a "3 x 3 x 3" Rubik's cube puzzle in a mere 13.72 seconds." And there's a picture of me. Thanks to Peter for the info. [update] 13.27 was my fastest solve at Caltech Winter 2005 at Exploratorium, and that's also where the picture was taken. Assuming Peter meant 13.27, since Ripley's don't say they list world records, this is accurate information! Can anyone confirm this?
08/15
New domain name, new host. Cubefreak.net. I haven't uploaded the videos yet. I won't be updating the infoseek account from now on.
08/13
I have a very sad news. I was at the bookstore last night and saw Guinness 2007. In addition to Leyan's 11.13 single record, it still had my 14.52 average (Anssi's record was set in March, 2006) and--this is outrageous--the most number of cubes solved in an hour at 42. Some of you may recall this article linked from speedcubing.com some time ago. I was too disgusted to remember what the "record holder's" name was, so I don't if this is the same dude. This is just too sad. I mean, if anyone gave just a bit of thought, the number makes no sense: 42/hour is a lot slower than the 24-hour marathon record of 2000 cubes several years ago by Jess Bond, which the Guinness accepted. wtf?
08/11
Cubefreak has 200000 visitors!
08/07
Back. Busy.
July, 2006
07/01
I'm off to Canada/USA Mathcamp 2006 in Tacoma, Washington for 5 weeks. I'll be back on August 6th.
07/01
CUBEFREAK should be up soon. I think you'll be able to buy Cubefreak T-shirts. =) The documentary is now in the process of editing!
June, 2006
06/06
Everyone should check out this Rubik's Cube Simulator by Ryan Heise. Pretty much the greatest applet ever. [edit] Average of 10 is now working.
06/06
Freedom. 666.
May, 2006
05/13
I won the face-off round today for Math Day at the Beach 2006, which ranks me now in 4th place. Yay.
05/13
What happened here? Oh, AP's.
April, 2006
04/15
I placed first in the Caltech Spring 2006 Competition with an average of 14.34 in the final round, but I only won by a small margin. I also got killed in the second round, placing fourth with an average of 16.10. Check the full results at speedcubing.com for more details. Congrats to Ryan for that 20.09 one-handed. Wow, you're a beast. Just go for that sub-20 now. =)
With 3 sub-15 cubers in competition, is Southern California the cubing capital of the world? Thanks Daniel Lo and the Caltech Cube Club!
March, 2006
03/24
Cube/juggling demonstration at Field Elementary School in Pasadena.
03/21
I'm 16.
03/18
For CSULB Juggling Club: Any silicone-based, non-petroleum lubricant will work. The one I use right now is a SNAP silicone spray that I bought at OSH. Here's a guide on lubrication.
03/18
Cube/juggling demonstration at Math Day at the Beach in CSULB. I tied for 4th overall and placed 1st among sophomores. Congrats to Tedrick and North Hollywood for winning...again!
03/18
Cubefreak has 150000 visitors!
February, 2006
02/25
Visit my friends' site, please. XD
02/17
I'm abandoning IE. If you are annoyed by the misplaced menu bar, get Firefox.
02/12
Cleaned up menu by changing li to dt. a:hover is now with black background and orange border on the right. Updated FAQ and Speedcubing to include a link to Leyan's guide.
02/06
Leyan and I were recognized by Mayor Bogaard and the Pasadena City Council for our record-breaking Rubik's Cube solving skills.
January, 2006
01/15
4103 hits today, with 1000 hits in the last two hours. If you want to learn to solve the cube, check out Leyan Lo's Rubik's Cube Solution for Beginners.
01/14
I placed first in Caltech Winter 2006 Tournament with an average of 14.91 in the final round. I also placed second in blindfold and third in one-handed and 4x4x4. Congrats to Leyan for the new world record and his win in blindfold! Full results can be found at speedcubing.com. In case anyone is wondering, my 4x4x4 DNF was a POP at the very last second in a solve with double parity that would have been 1:10. I was just being stupid on the fourth solve, and Frank was just too good. =)
As always, thanks to Tyson Mao and the Caltech crew.
01/02
New Revenge Average: 1:07.04. Individual Times: 66.94 69.06 68.93 61.72 69.53 (76.14) 70.23 69.83 (58.34) 60.30 66.82 67.00 Six orientation parities.
December, 2005
12/18
Pictures are from WC2005 in a .zip file (1.34 MB). Let me know if you want any of them in the original size.
12/15
Cubefreak has now had a total of 100000 visitors!!1 Screenshot for 99999
12/08
New Revenge Average: 1:14.49. Individual Times: 1:12.14, 1:08.66, 1:14.81, 1:16.98, 1:12.74, 1:17.34, 1:15.31, 1:13.54, 1:17.96, (1:19.35), 1:15.42, (1:04.49) All sub-80. =)
12/07
New Revenge Average: 1:19.xx. Individual Times: (67.81) 72.39 72.81 78.53 88.44 76.43 85.03 78.29 (93.58) 72.51 77.45, 88.28. I should be able to do sub-75 once my revenge is softer.
November, 2005
11/13
Cubefreak now has 90000 visitors.
11/10
Cubefreak had its busiest day yet with 739 visitors, and the busiest week yet with 2172 visitors. Thanks!
11/06
I placed 3rd in the final round of 3x3x3 speedsolve at Rubik's World Championship 2005 in Orlando, Florida with an average of 16.07. Congratulations to Jean and Edouard, 1st and 2nd place, and all other winners and finalists!
October, 2005
10/27
Negative Time Solving Contest 2005 will take place on Sunday, October 30.
10/22
Ryan Patricio broke the 3x3x3 one-handed world records with an amazing new single time of 22.05 seconds and mean of 26.73 seconds. Ryan pwns. =)
10/16
Jean Pons broke the 3x3x3 speedsolve world record with a new time of 11.75 seconds. Many congratulations to Jean and also to Ron for winning Dutch Open 2005!
10/13
New best average: 13.42. I don't take very many averages any more, but it's nice to know that I can get times close to this whenever I do. But the again, reproducing times like these in competition will be very difficult. Other than the motivation they provide, I no longer see much point to unofficial averages at this level. *sigh*
10/09
Cubefreak now has 80000 visitors.
10/06
New best average: 13.74. Times: 13.88, 11.64, 14.25, 12.39, 15.72, 14.36, 15.00, (15.83), 13.14, 14.91, (11.59), 12.11.
September, 2005
09/06
New school year. I'm a sophomore now, which means more work and less time for updating this site. I have noticed that the Menu bar hides a part of the main text in Firefox. This problem will not be fixed until I have very free weekend. I apologize for the inconvenience.
August, 2005
08/31
I solved a cube blindfolded at Levitt Pavilion in Pasadena. Easy scramble. CP: (158423); EP: (1 11 9 3)(2 7 12)(4 10 8); EO: 1 2 5 10; CO: (146 ccw)(78)
08/25
Check out the cube demo (2x2x2 - 9x9x9) from GabbaSoft. Great graphic!
08/25
Cubefreak now has 70000 visitors.
08/24
I've received information that the new book Guinness World Records 2006 lists my 12.11 seconds as the fastest record for 3x3x3 speedsolve. Check out the website of World Cube Association for all official times.
08/16
New layout! No more frames! CSS is awesome.
08/15
Chris Hunt uploaded videos from the Caltech Dallas tournament.
08/13
I won the Caltech Dallas tournament 2005. Full results are up on www.speedcubing.com. I also set a new WR for 3x3x3 blindfolded at 2:18.58. With the 20.04 solve in the final round of 3x3x3 speedsolve, my streak of 101 sub-20 solves in official tournaments came to an end. This is a record I am particularly proud of! As always, much thanks to the Caltech Cube Club and the organizer Tyson Mao.
08/11
New best average: 13.80
08/10
New best average of 100: 15.15
July, 2005
07/02
I'm off to Canada/USA Mathcamp 2005 in Portland, Oregon for 5 weeks. I'll be back on August 7th.
June, 2005
06/29
Cubefreak now has 60000 visitors.
06/25
Wow. Cubefreak had 616 visitors today, mostly from speedcubing.com. I'm sure a lot of people searched for my Japanese name after the TV program aired in Japan, but this site unfortunately doesn't come up yet on google. It would have been interesting if it did. [edit] I meant under search for my name in Japanese.
06/25
I was on a Japanese documentary by NTV called 「記憶のチカラII」 ("Power of Memory II"). There is a link to a clip of my appearance on www.speedcubing.com (but not for very long).
06/23
Article on Pasadena Star-News. "Bowling pins"?!? They're called "juggling clubs." Stupid non-jugglers.
06/15
I'm going to Caltech Dallas Summer tournament 2005 held on August 13, 2005 at The Science Place in Dallas, Texas. And so should you!
06/14
Check out the version 2 (first version) of A 3-Cycle Guide to 3x3x3 Blindfold Cubing, my long-overdue blindfold cubing guide. I have not yet written the sections on memorization and example solve. Whatever is not clear now should be explained by the example solve. Please e-mail me if you have any suggestions or comments.
06/13
Check out An Introduction to Blindfold 3x3x3 Rubik's Cube Solving by Tyson Mao.
06/13
Last week, Cubefreak had 1607 visitors, the most ever in a single week. Thank you!
06/13
There is an article about Horace Mann Spring tournament 2005 in the Riverdale Press.
06/13
13.16 second solve from Caltech Fall 2004 tournament Second Round (the round of 14.52 WR average). Thanks to Chun Hei Uwe Wong for the file.
06/10
Horace Mann Tournament DVD is now available. Much thanks to Ian Winokur and Raul Garcia!
06/07
Haha. lol. Read this.
06/06
Juggling+Cubing at ARML (American Regions Math League). Thanks to Tedrick Leung for the file!
May, 2005
05/30
A big thank you to Ian Winokur for organizing the Horrace Mann Spring tournament 2005! I really enjoyed meeting all the cubers. The results of the tournament are posted on www.speedcubing.com. I broke four World Records in this tournament: 2x2x2 single 4.13, average 6.29, 3x3x3 one-handed single 23.76, mean 27.56. I really was not supposed to break the one-handed records...consider it a fluke.
05/22
New news layout.
05/06
Cubefreak now has 50000 visitors!
05/04
New 3x3x3 Non-lucky Single Record: 9.89. UWR for...a day?!?
April, 2005
04/31
Wow...Chris's stickers are amazing! Highly recommended.
04/16
The full results of the Caltech Spring tournament 2005 are up on www.speedcubing.com. Congratulations to Leyan Lo for his new blindfold WR, and to Will Arnold for his feet WR!
04/10
New best average: 14.12
04/03
Recognition step for PLL.
04/02
Pen spinning videos added
March, 2005
03/05
Clips from Animal Planet Tournament 2004 appeared on The Most Extreme: Global Conquerors, which aired on March 8th.
03/12
Tyson found this picture from 2004 Isla Vista Juggling Festival. Thank you. =)
03/05
Fast one-step-stop solve (request from DDRKirby(ISQ)). Please excuse the shaky camera (on my knees) and the horrible PLL.
03/03
Cubefreak has 40000 visitors! Thank you for your continued support!
February, 2005
Sorry, this month probably sucked a lot.
January, 2005
01/24
Uploaded a one-handed solving video
01/21
Thanks to Adam Zamora for his stickers. I used them on the cube I used at Exploratorium!
01/16
Back from SF. Thanks to Tyson and the Caltech Cube Club for organizing the Caltech Winter tournament 2005. Like always, you guys did a fantastic job! You can read my thoughts on the competition on my Xanga (1/16/05 entry). Results have been uploaded to www.speedcubing.com. Check out Hanson So's site for pictures and videos from the competition. Also, San Francisco Chronicle wrote an article on the competition. Check the Caltech Cube Club Forum for Tournament Worksheet (thanks to Mark P) and scrambles. Congrats to Frank Morris, Mirek Goljan, and Leyan Lo. I'm tired!
01/14
I will be competing in the Caltech Winter tournament 2005 held at the Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA, on Saturday, 1/15. Also, for those of you in the Bay Area, Mike Grimsley, Toby Mao, and I will be doing a live interview on KRON-4 on Saturday morning (8:30 or 8:50 AM).
01/01
More work has been done on the Pyramorphix-to-be: sanded and with corner tiles. Turning quite well. =)
01/01/
Happy New Year 2005! Happy 25th birthday to Rubik's Cube.
December, 2004
12/31
trying to make a Pyramorphix from an Eastsheen 2x2x2...will it work? Good-bye to 2004!
12/26
Added a link to Chris Hunt's Algorithm Mirrors page. Thanks, Chris! Also, check out his site.
12/25
Two new juggling videos have been uploaded. My apologies for the lack of cube-related updates.
12/25
Cubefreak now has 30000 visitors! Thank you, and happy holidays!
12/19
For the 50th week of 2004, Cubefreak had a record-high of 1452 visitors. Thanks, everyone!
12/19
Added a random pic. Yes, that's the thing from one of the solving videos. Also, Tengwar, anyone?
12/17
My records (12.11 and 3:36.85) are on The Book of Alternative Records. Thank you, Ralf Laue!
12/10
Wow, Cubefreak had 403 visits yesterday. Thanks! (thanks to Sunil for telling me it was 403, not 401. =D)
12/03
I'm on collegehumor?? Thanks to Tyson for posting it on the forum.
November, 2004
11/26
Used my juggling picture in the "About Me" page. I need to rewrite this.
11/15
Tips for Fridrich Method (everything loosely of applies to speedcubing in general, of course) Comment on the chatterbox!
11/01
Tyson Mao won the Negative Time Run 2004 with a time of -59 minutes 42.04 seconds.
October, 2004
10/31
I think you all beat me this time: 17.75 (not negative). Stackmat turned off and so I started at 1:00:08, 8 sec after the time changed. (darn...)
10/29
It's that time of the year... Negative Time Run 2004!
10/18
Just to clarify: I'm never really as fast as I was in the tournament on 4x4x4!
10/16
Caltech Fall 2004 Cube Tournament Results:

3x3x3 Speedsolve: I won with an average of 15.28 seconds in the final round, followed by Brent Morgan and Leyan Lo. In the second round, I set a world record for average of 5 (14.52). My overall average (of 13 solves) was 14.76.
3x3x3 One-handed: I won with an mean of 39.25 seconds in the final round, followed by YinJia Qiu and Rishi "Harold" Kumar. Hats off to Rishi, who placed first in the first round with a best time of 34.32 seconds. We can expect lots from you! =D
3x3x3 Blindfolded: I won with a best time of 3:10.54 (WR), followed by Leyan Lo with a best time of 6:19.33.
4x4x4 Speedsolve: I won with a mean of 1:16.39 in the final round (O,n,n), followed by YinJia Qiu and Bill McGaugh.
Rubik's Magic: Kenneth Brandon won with a best time of 1.90, followed by Kevin Brandon with a best of 1.96.
Rubik's Master Magic: Sunil Pedapudi won with a best time of 5.16, followed by Kevin Brandon and Kenneth Brandon.

Much thanks to Tyson Mao and the Caltech crew* for organizing the tournament! (Tyson Mao, Leyan Lo, Jack Lee, Shelley Chang, Mark Polinkovsky =D, and Mithun Diwakar)
10/10
New 3x3x3 One-handed Average: 33.72. Details. 6 more days till Caltech Fall...and I'm still really inconsistent.
10/09
New Fastest 3x3x3 One-handed Single Solve: 27.22
10/07
New 3x3x3 One-handed Average: 37.36. Details
10/04
Cubefreak now has 20000 visitors! Thanks, everyone, for visiting Cubefreak!
10/03
New 3x3x3 One-handed Average: 38.52
September, 2004
09/24
Check out Leyan Lo's Rubik's Cube Solution for Beginners and Tyson Mao's A Beginner's Guide to Solving the Rubik's Cube. Print them out and give them to your friends.
09/22
All you math people... check out The Art of Problem Solving Site.
09/22
Visit Do You Remember and add your cube memory!
09/07
Thanks to Wells Tsai and John Liao for the banners! Looks awesome! By the way, school is starting now, so don't expect many updates.
August, 2004
08/31
New best average: 14.47.
08/27
Here's a video of me solving 3 consecutive cubes in 46.61 seconds. Enjoy.
08/??
Cubefreak now has 15000 visitors! Thanks, everyone, for visiting Cubefreak! (and congrats to Sunil, who beat me at pressing F5.)
08/16
My first sub-15 on Stackmat: 14.68. Details.
08/14
Thanks to Tyson (and Trevor, who was racing me without knowing it was me =D), there's aother 12.xx video!. Title is "[Tyson's] Friend Who Has Been Cubing for Two Years Against Trevor Holland."
08/13
Added about 30 new cube terms to the Glossary. I have about 50 more to add.... oh and by the way, why is everyone using .tk now? =P
08/10
Thanks to fred's request, I've uploaded my 4th solving video to the video page.
08/06
Uploaded pics of the 10.07 solve to the bottom of the Competitions Page. Thanks to Eileen for sending me these! (Also added my thoughts on US National, taken straight from my Xanga. =D)
08/04
I won the August 4th Informal Tournament (or Animal Planet informal tournament) with an average of 15.69 seconds. My fastest solve was 10.07. It's a shame it was a PLL-skip.... Tyson Mao came in second with an average of 21.87. Leyan Lo came in third. I also did a 3:22 blindfold solve on camera, so hopefully I can get that up here somehow. Check out the bottom of the Competition Page.
July, 2004
07/30
The Poll was going insane, so I deleted it. Tyson was the most popular with 260 some votes. USA had about 160 votes, and no other country had more than 15 votes. Hmm, it's so fishy....
07/27
Added a whole mess of stuff to the blindfold cubing page. Well, it's very unorganized....
07/23
Here are some pictures of my first serious attempt at building a fully-functional 2x2x4. Thanks to Ton for his awesome site!
07/22
In the speedcubing main page you will now find an applet showing the exact way (as exact as I can remember) the 12.11 solve was done, with some explanation. Yay! Ok, It's 2:52 AM so I'm gonna go to sleep now. No more updates. =P
07/22
At the bottom of the blindfold page, you'll now find an example 3x3x3 blindfold solve. Yay!
07/21
Added some Additional Tricks for F2L at the bottom of the F2L page. There are a couple of the nice ones that I have no idea where I got them from. m(_ _)m
07/21
Wrote the outline (and the algorithm used) to solve a 2x2x4 (actually, any 2x2x2n) blindfolded in the blindfold page (well, obviously). Yes, you still need to know the basic to use this info. (Basic means read Olly's page.) m(_ _)m
07/12
Uploaded about 20 more pics from WC2003.
07/13
NPR interviewed me about Rubik's Cube. Yeah, I know, I said first->second->last layer and not Fridrich, but I really didn't want to explain F2L. =D
07/12
Scanned in some of the pictures from WC2003.
07/11
Here's an article in Pasadena Star News on the US National.
07/11
I placed first at US National Championship 2004 with 17.26 average for the final. Jon Morris won the title of US Champion, and Brent Morgan came in third. Chris Hardwick won the 4x4x4, 5x5x5, and 3x3x3 one-handed with the best time of 25.95 (!), 1:15.54 average, and 2:53.36 each. I won the 3x3x3 blindfold with the best time of 3:36.85. Although I had no sub-14 times, all my solves for 3x3x3 were sub-18! yay! Chris broke the official world record for 3x3x3 one-handed (25.95) and 4x4x4 (1:12.85). You can find the full results in the file section of the Caltech Cube Forum. It was nice seeing you all!
07/07
Done with the OLL print page. Yeah, I have to work on PLL.... [edit:]I'm done with PLL pics.
07/07
Made the pics for missing OLLs.... OK, so now I'll work on PLL.
07/04
Fourth of July. I finally decided to disassemble and assemble my broken Eastsheen 4x4x4....
07/02
Here are some pics of the Stackmat Timer I won at Caltech 2004 Winter Tournament. Thanks Tyson!
07/01
I just noticed, Cubefreak has been open for 1 year now! yay!
07/01
The OLL page now lists Ron's and Peter's codes as well as JSCC's. Now I'll work on PLL.
June, 2004
06/30
Started making some examples for cross. Not much help as of right now....
06/27
Much thanks to Ron, Cubefreak had a record visiter of 158 per day on 06/25.
06/25
Cubefreak now has 10000+ Access! Thanks, everyone, for visiting Cubefreak, and congrats to the 10k getter! (I was 10006.... a little too late. =P)
06/23
Here are some pictures of Rubik's Deluxe. Thanks to David Salvia for kindly sending it to me.
06/18
Which country do you think will win WCC2004? Vote for your favorite.... looks like Tyson might win. =D
06/15
There seems to be a rush of yellows at UWR.... lol. If someone gets 10000, e-mail or IM me with the screenshot. I'll make a video of any cube-related stuff you request.... Of course, it's gotta be reasonable. =D
06/13
New Best Average: 15.271. See UWR for detail.
06/09
Cubefreak now has 9000+ Access! Thanks, everyone, for visiting Cubefreak!
06/07
Finally finished making the F2L page. Thanks to Master Katsu for the cube gifs.... (the page looks so much like yours)
May, 2004
05/31
Added a page on Misc. Speedcubing Techniques.
05/26
I made a couple of small updates around the sites. Nothing major, but felt bad just annoucing 1000n getters, that's all. no really, it is. (^^;;
05/21
Cubefreak now has 8000+ Access! Thanks, everyone, for visiting Cubefreak!
05/08
Cubefreak now has 7000+ Access! Thanks, everyone, for visiting Cubefreak! (congrats to Joseph, the 7000 getter ^^)
July, 2003 - April, 2004
04/25
Tyson Mao started a new Sunday Contest. (This week ends 05/02)
04/22
Cubefreak now has 6000+ Access! Thanks, everyone, for visiting Cubefreak! (...and, congrats to Sunil, the 6000 getter ^^)
04/04
Cubefreak now has 5000+ Access! Thanks, everyone, for visiting Cubefreak!
04/04
Yeah so, 15.62 is kind of my new best average. I think it was all adrenalin...and also the cube. I found that cube in Ms. Chin's desk w/o stickers, and put on stickers on the day of the competition. Anyways...here are some useful links on the competition. (wow this looks a lot like my xanga entries...)
04/03
I placed first at the Caltech Spring Term 2004 Rubik's Cube Tournament with best time of 12.11 (nonlucky) and overall overage of 15.62. I'll be back with the results later... ^^
03/25
I was featured in Pasadena Star-News. ^^ Front page!! Here's a direct link to the article.
03/21
Uploaded FA Cube Ranking. E-mail me to fill in the blanks.
03/18
Got a .tk sub domain for Cubefreak: http://cubefreak.tk/. Yep, it's cool! And here's my xanga: e2718281828's Xanga. Enjoy!! Also, added a chatter box. So if you ever feel like leaving small messages, go ahead and use that. :D OK, that's about it.
03/07
Added pictures to OLL Page. Now videos. ^^;;
03/01
Cubefreak now has 4000+ Access! Thanks, everyone, for visiting Cubefreak!
02/17
New Best Average: 15.98 Check out UWR at Ron's site!
02/14
Uploaded a list of my OLL algorithms with Josef Jelinek's Java Cube Applet. Thanks for your wonderful applet, Josef!
02/09
Uploaded a list of my PLL algorithms with Josef Jelinek's Java Cube Applet. Thanks for your wonderful applet, Josef!
01/26
Cubefreak now has 3000+ Access! Thanks, everyone, for visiting Cubefreak!
01/25
Here are some useful links for the Caltech Tournament
01/24
I placed first at the Caltech Winter Term 2004 Rubik's Cube Tournament. Will be back with results and pics soon (hopely)
12/31
Changed the link colors and added a pull-down menu in the Glossary page.
12/30
Made a Cube Log (under construction)recording my times from when I first achieved sub-20. I will replace the Recent Times with this in about a week or so.
12/13
New Best Average: 16.0 (achieved 4 times during average of 100)
12/01
Replaced the 2x2x2 BLD Video with a shorter, smaller, better-looking one, and uploaded a Lucky Pyraminx Solving Video and a 3x3x3 CF-solving Video. Go to Video Page
11/31
New Best Average: 16.1 (6th sub-17!). I'm now in 6th place!
11/31
New Best Average: 16.6 (5th sub-17!).
11/06
New Best Average: 16.7 (4th sub-17!). I'm now in 8th place!
11/03
New Best Average: 16.9 (1st sub-17!). I'm back in the Top Ten!
10/28
Uploaded Solving Video #4 to the Video Page.
10/06
Uploaded two new videos to the Video Page. Enjoy!
10/06
New Best Average: 17.3 (Third sub-18). Now I'm in the Unofficial Speedcubing Top Ten!.
09/31
New Best Average: 17.7 (Second sub-18!)/a>.
09/17
Opened Others with some misc cube stuff.
09/07
Cubefreak now has 1000+ Access! Thanks, everyone, for visiting Cubefreak!
09/07
New Best Average: 17.9 (First sub-18). See Cube Log for detail.
09/06
New Best Time for 4x4x4: 1 min. 27 sec.
08/28
Average of 100: 19.49 and New Best Average: 18.5.
08/26
Solved 2 cubes blindfolded in 12 min. 20 sec.
08/25
Achieved my tenth sub-20. See Cube Log.
08/24
I got 2nd place for 3x3x3 blindfold-solving event in WC 2003. Thanks, Dan, for organizing the competition!
08/19
Added Cube Glossary. Another source of cube info.
08/18
Uploaded 3x3x3 Blindfold-Solving Video to the Video Page. You better watch this one!
08/14
Uploaded 3x3x3 solving video #2 to the Video Page.
08/12
New 3x3x3 Average: 18.9, first sub-19.
08/10
Uploaded 7 ball cascade to Video Page.
08/10
Uploaded 6 ball fountain to Video Page.
08/07
Added Navigation bars.
08/02
Finally solved revenge blindfolded in 50:10
08/02
Added Cube Gallery
08/02
Updated About Me and this Page
07/28
Broke my record for blindfold 3x3x3 with 3:07. Back to second place.
07/12
Uploaded j5bcascade.MPG to the Video Section. Another juggling video.
07/11
Added Recent Times (Japanese).
07/10
Added Video Page(Japanese).
07/09
Added Japanese version of this page. Nothing else is done though m(_ _)m
07/09
New Average: 19.6! See Cube Log
07/09
Added Cube Log.
07/07
Uploaded j33x3x3routine.MPGto the Video Section. My first juggling video.
07/05
New Average: 19.8! I'll post it on Unofficial World Records soon.
07/02
Uploaded 2x2x2 BLD Videoto the Video Section. My first blindfold solving video.
07/02
Added Video Page, Notation Page (UNDER CONSTRUCTION), Journal, Links, and My System for Blindfold Cubing (UNDER CONSTRUCTION).
07/02
Uploaded Solving Video #1 to the Video Page. My first cubing video ever!
07/01
Cubefreak is Open! This is my first Website!
06/24
(Pre-site-opening news) My first sub-20 average: 19.9! Detail

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