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Top 5 Rubik’s Cube World Records

Rubik's Cube World Records

The Rubik’s Cube was invented by Hungarian sculptor and professor of architecture, Ernõ Rubik, in 1974. He originally called it the Magic Cube but changed the name to Rubik’s Cube in 1980. The Rubik’s Cube quickly became popular, winning a German Game of the Year special award. The game brought people from all around the world together and speedcubing competitions were born. The first world championship organized by the Guinness Book of World Records was in 1981.  The 1980s Rubik’s Cube interest slowly died down, but started to increase again in the early 2000s. The first World Rubik’s Games Championship since 1982 was held in 2003 leading to the 2004 formation of the World Cube Association. Competitions have been held every year after and many of Rubik’s Cube World Records have been set since.

Here’s an up-to-date list of the Top 5 Rubik’s Cube World Records below: Continue reading