BUDAPEST, Hungary - A 16-year-old took the top prize at the Rubik's Cube world championship Sunday, solving the puzzle five times in an average of 12.46 seconds.
But the fastest single attempt was a cool 10.88 seconds, just off the world record of 9.86 seconds.
Yu Nakajima of Japan won the main event for twisting the classic 3x3 cube ‚ÄĒ which has nine colored tiles on each on its six sides ‚ÄĒ into the winning position, where all like-colored tiles are on the same face.
Andrew Kang of the United States, who came in second for the main event, set the best time for a single attempt at the championship. The world record has been held by Thibaut Jacquinot of France since May....