Andrew Nelson

Country WCA ID Gender Competitions Completed Solves
United States 2007NELS01 Male 29 693

Current Personal Records

Event NR CR WR Single Average WR CR NR
3x3x3 Cube 2670 3708 15807 12.13 15.48 19299 4477 3239
2x2x2 Cube 2983 4214 15785 3.52 6.22 23805 6355 4592
4x4x4 Cube 2362 3429 14701 1:00.88 1:10.63 14934 3523 2448
5x5x5 Cube 2186 3107 12471 2:24.00 2:44.75 11601 2938 2071
3x3x3 Blindfolded 627 840 4141 3:47.84
3x3x3 Fewest Moves 435 560 2674 39
3x3x3 One-Handed 1838 2754 12742 25.56 28.26 9949 2095 1413
Megaminx 1184 1841 7169 2:08.58 2:26.39 6876 1771 1147
Pyraminx 6154 8372 31887 10.40 12.39 22762 5862 4314
Skewb 3095 4139 14598 8.63 22.89 25787 7822 5961
Square-1 129 152 440 10.31 13.35 382 129 110

Medal Collection

Gold Silver Bronze
7 11 2

Record Collection

WR CR NR
1 5 1
Competition Round Place Single Average Solves
3x3x3 Cube
US Nationals 2016 First round 279 15.49 17.25 17.6216.8415.4917.2823.73
Newport Winter Open 2014 Second round 19 15.21 16.21 18.5615.2115.2817.4215.94
First round 16 12.13 15.48 13.4316.5812.1316.4420.83
US Nationals 2014 First round 253 16.02 19.97 18.4816.7024.7225.1116.02
Caltech Spring Open 2014 First round 25 16.22 18.47 22.4417.1917.5616.2220.66
Caltech Fall Open 2013 First round 47 16.05 18.61 16.0517.3818.8119.63DNF
World Rubik's Cube Championship 2013 First round 225 15.09 15.99 15.6117.0215.0915.3518.44
Caltech Fall Open 2012 Second round 15 12.69 15.93 15.18DNF12.6917.7114.90
First round 16 15.59 17.11 17.1116.7217.9415.5917.50
United States National Championships 2012 Second round 94 14.55 16.54 17.0917.56DNF14.5514.96
First round 100 12.69 16.02 20.0614.6813.3312.69DNF
Caltech Spring 2012 Second round 19 15.21 16.67 16.5217.2215.2118.1116.28
First round 18 13.65 16.82 17.5813.6519.5315.6117.28
United States National Championships 2011 First round 117 16.28 20.30 20.3318.8822.8816.2821.68
Caltech Winter 2011 Second round 21 16.55 19.95 20.6816.5519.5520.9419.61
First round 21 14.41 18.26 19.0516.6414.4120.8619.09
Marymount Open 2010 Second round 15 23.11 25.01 24.5631.4724.8825.5823.11
First round 16 17.75 20.08 19.5517.7526.8022.1518.55
United States Rubik's Cube Championships 2010 First round 109 17.43 19.35 21.6319.0621.4717.4317.52
Discovery Science Center competition 2010 First round 17 20.50 21.58 21.8021.4221.5220.5024.34
Bayview Hills Open 2010 First round 23 19.90 21.53 20.2521.74DNF19.9022.60
Caltech Fall competition 2009 Second round 21 20.41 24.22 29.3825.8320.4123.5623.28
First round 23 17.53 22.05 21.9121.5322.7117.53DNF
US Nationals 2009 First round 83 18.61 23.78 21.5318.6123.4626.4426.34
Qualification round 30 23.13 24.65 35.4326.9123.3423.1323.69
San Diego Open 2009 Second round 18 20.43 25.03 21.9620.4327.9725.1528.65
First round 17 24.33 25.35 24.8024.3324.4027.4726.84
Discovery Science Center competition 2009 Second round 25 23.69 26.11 30.5923.6925.4027.9025.02
First round 23 21.10 25.48 21.1024.1626.541:18.9125.75
San Francisco Open 2009 First round 37 21.38 23.47 21.7225.1326.9321.3823.55
Discovery Science Center 10th Anniversary 2008 Final 11 22.27 23.18 22.6623.5522.2723.3425.30
First round 16 23.38 26.44 23.8123.3832.0327.8227.68
Caltech Fall 2008 First round 36 18.33 24.63 27.0318.3320.1426.72DNF
US Nationals and Open 2008 Qualification round 22 20.28 20.2828.8725.00
Discovery Science Center competition 2008 Final 25 18.46 27.77 30.45DNF30.8022.0718.46
First round 28 23.75 25.57 25.4336.1124.7226.5623.75
UCSD competition 2008 First round 26 26.40 33.41 26.4034.1533.5132.5739.03
Caltech Fall competition 2007 Second round 33 24.31 29.38 27.8735.3026.8524.3133.42
First round 31 25.56 29.25 27.7029.2630.7825.5631.75
San Diego competition 2007 First round 29 31.19 32.62 33.5732.7631.5333.7531.19
Caltech Discovery Spring competition 2007 First round 27 28.21 39.64 36.4749.471:22.4528.2132.98
2x2x2 Cube
US Nationals 2016 First round 250 5.07 6.22 6.015.077.807.195.47
Newport Winter Open 2014 First round 31 4.72 6.78 5.5413.677.597.204.72
US Nationals 2014 First round 179 5.51 6.29 5.987.325.568.695.51
Caltech Spring Open 2014 Final 34 5.50 8.34 9.947.937.165.5015.50
Caltech Fall Open 2013 Final 42 4.69 7.73 4.695.505.6315.0312.05
World Rubik's Cube Championship 2013 First round 239 4.60 6.83 4.8614.867.677.974.60
Caltech Fall Open 2012 First round 14 5.09 6.94 7.667.685.617.565.09
United States National Championships 2012 First round 103 5.24 7.20 11.335.668.885.247.06
Caltech Spring 2012 First round 25 3.52 10.08 13.583.5212.0312.695.53
United States National Championships 2011 First round 96 4.21 7.45 6.714.218.847.138.50
Marymount Open 2010 Final 11 5.58 6.72 6.187.595.587.616.40
First round 12 5.96 6.63 5.977.437.116.805.96
United States Rubik's Cube Championships 2010 First round 56 5.43 6.23 5.947.065.699.815.43
US Nationals 2009 First round 37 4.97 7.82 4.9710.527.277.218.97
Qualification round 9 4.19 7.21 6.257.168.224.198.21
San Diego Open 2009 Final 7 5.27 9.12 9.939.787.919.685.27
San Francisco Open 2009 Final 13 5.94 9.09 8.4610.158.6510.315.94
Caltech Fall 2008 Final 17 7.08 9.86 12.057.089.588.0911.91
4x4x4 Cube
US Nationals 2016 First round 230 1:15.05 1:21.841:15.05
Newport Winter Open 2014 Final 26 1:05.40 1:18.83 1:19.251:19.25DNF1:05.401:18.00
US Nationals 2014 First round 202 1:11.17 1:24.69 1:17.211:47.541:11.171:14.851:42.02
Caltech Fall Open 2013 Final 36 1:25.30 1:27.031:25.30
World Rubik's Cube Championship 2013 First round 207 1:12.47 1:21.041:12.47
Caltech Fall Open 2012 Final 13 1:05.63 1:10.63 1:17.781:12.361:10.271:09.251:05.63
United States National Championships 2012 First round 96 1:06.51 1:16.68 1:17.681:15.451:32.081:16.911:06.51
Caltech Spring 2012 Final 12 1:06.11 1:18.69 1:23.431:06.112:39.651:13.861:18.78
United States National Championships 2011 Second round 41 1:00.88 1:12.23 1:00.881:17.151:13.631:10.181:12.88
First round 37 1:02.65 1:10.81 1:12.051:11.861:02.651:08.531:19.41
Caltech Winter 2011 Final 15 1:06.47 1:24.64 1:31.591:06.471:22.471:30.331:21.12
Marymount Open 2010 Final 6 1:06.90 1:15.82 1:09.151:20.651:26.711:06.901:17.65
United States Rubik's Cube Championships 2010 Second round 38 1:04.61 1:10.99 1:17.341:11.501:04.611:08.691:12.78
First round 47 1:02.77 1:12.77 1:02.771:16.661:24.361:13.111:08.55
Bayview Hills Open 2010 Final 9 1:10.71 1:18.29 1:16.631:10.711:34.131:20.261:17.97
Caltech Fall competition 2009 Final 13 1:25.02 1:31.72 1:25.021:51.031:25.471:40.811:28.88
US Nationals 2009 First round 44 1:26.13 1:34.51 2:22.161:26.131:27.681:38.521:37.33
Qualification round 11 1:26.97 1:31.17 1:34.341:26.971:27.561:35.131:31.60
San Diego Open 2009 Final 8 1:24.25 1:40.20 1:50.151:24.251:33.111:44.631:42.86
San Francisco Open 2009 Final 18 1:42.05 1:55.271:42.05
Discovery Science Center competition 2008 Final 11 1:45.28 1:49.62 1:45.561:51.311:45.281:51.982:07.98
San Diego competition 2007 Final 12 2:21.15 2:34.73 2:21.152:25.402:49.432:49.782:29.36
5x5x5 Cube
US Nationals 2016 First round 227 3:36.44 3:36.444:20.91
World Rubik's Cube Championship 2013 First round 199 2:48.13 2:54.032:48.13
United States Rubik's Cube Championships 2010 First round 70 2:24.00 2:44.75 2:55.032:46.582:44.932:42.752:24.00
Caltech Fall competition 2009 Final 10 3:12.41 3:12.413:17.69
3x3x3 Blindfolded
US Nationals 2016 First round 82 DNF DNF DNFDNFDNF
US Nationals 2014 First round 65 DNF DNF DNFDNFDNF
Caltech Spring Open 2014 Final 4 3:49.59 DNF DNF3:49.59DNS
Caltech Fall Open 2013 Final 5 3:53.31 DNF 3:53.31DNSDNS
World Rubik's Cube Championship 2013 First round 109 DNF DNF DNFDNFDNF
Caltech Fall Open 2012 Final 3 3:47.84 DNF 3:47.84DNFDNS
United States National Championships 2012 First round 59 DNF DNF DNFDNFDNF
Caltech Spring 2012 Final 7 DNF DNF DNFDNFDNF
United States National Championships 2011 First round 41 DNF DNF DNFDNFDNF
San Diego Open 2009 Final 7 DNF DNF DNFDNFDNF
Caltech Fall 2008 Final 11 DNF DNF DNFDNFDNF
US Nationals and Open 2008 Qualification round 9 DNF DNFDNF
Discovery Science Center competition 2008 Final 8 DNF DNF DNFDNFDNF
EPGY California Open 2008 Final 9 DNF DNF DNFDNFDNF
UCSD competition 2008 Final 7 4:44.07 DNF 4:44.07DNFDNF
Caltech Fall competition 2007 Qualification round 6 6:30.96 6:30.96DNS
San Diego competition 2007 Final 9 DNF DNF DNFDNFDNF
Caltech Discovery Spring competition 2007 Final 13 DNF DNF DNFDNFDNF
3x3x3 Fewest Moves
US Nationals 2016 Final 99 43 DNF 43DNSDNS
US Nationals 2014 Final 84 40 DNF 40DNF44
World Rubik's Cube Championship 2013 Final 140 DNF DNFDNS
United States National Championships 2012 Final 55 47 47DNF
United States National Championships 2011 Final 23 39 DNF39
United States Rubik's Cube Championships 2010 Final 43 47 47DNF
US Nationals 2009 Final 20 45 4546
US Nationals and Open 2008 Final 18 DNF DNF
3x3x3 One-Handed
US Nationals 2016 First round 148 26.31 28.26 26.4435.2526.3127.9730.38
Newport Winter Open 2014 Final 21 30.79 37.12 41.0137.4235.9430.7938.00
US Nationals 2014 First round 132 29.01 32.53 50.8532.8829.0134.9529.76
Caltech Spring Open 2014 First round 14 25.56 28.52 26.0925.5626.9332.5537.97
Caltech Fall Open 2013 First round 31 27.28 31.08 28.9632.4634.5531.8127.28
World Rubik's Cube Championship 2013 First round 188 33.42 35.34 37.6933.4233.8651.2734.48
Caltech Fall Open 2012 First round 15 27.41 33.42 35.9729.021:34.3935.2727.41
Caltech Spring 2012 First round 15 29.19 34.88 31.5829.1935.6138.6937.44
San Diego Open 2009 Final 10 33.91 44.57 46.7748.6546.1633.9140.77
Discovery Science Center competition 2008 First round 20 1:00.08 1:08.22 1:15.751:04.061:04.841:00.081:25.55
Caltech Fall competition 2007 First round 19 1:00.85 1:24.96 DNF1:13.611:01.281:00.851:59.99
San Diego competition 2007 First round 21 1:14.31 1:30.98 1:14.311:47.051:34.531:26.441:31.97
Caltech Discovery Spring competition 2007 First round 18 1:20.36 1:35.871:20.36
Megaminx
US Nationals 2016 First round 94 2:27.28 2:27.282:32.48
US Nationals 2014 First round 90 3:00.96 3:13.303:00.96
World Rubik's Cube Championship 2013 First round 101 2:23.09 2:32.472:23.09
United States National Championships 2012 First round 45 2:27.09 2:48.592:27.09
United States National Championships 2011 First round 31 2:31.72 2:31.722:55.72
United States Rubik's Cube Championships 2010 First round 25 2:08.58 2:26.39 2:38.192:08.582:30.472:24.302:24.41
US Nationals 2009 First round 17 2:15.69 2:57.08 3:02.753:32.812:15.69
Qualification round 3 2:31.94 2:31.94
Pyraminx
World Rubik's Cube Championship 2013 First round 276 21.36 DNF 21.3622.63DNF39.09DNS
United States National Championships 2012 First round 85 15.38 18.14 17.0315.3817.7521.8019.63
United States National Championships 2011 First round 72 18.46 18.4626.25
United States Rubik's Cube Championships 2010 First round 32 10.40 12.39 10.4012.3414.6814.0010.83
US Nationals 2009 Qualification round 13 10.59 16.35 19.3617.6810.5913.6517.72
Skewb
US Nationals 2016 First round 232 18.44 22.89 22.2039.2926.4618.4420.01
Newport Winter Open 2014 Final 27 8.63 23.63 13.438.6331.88DNF25.59
US Nationals 2014 First round 129 10.27 29.07 41.6417.9527.6110.27DNF
Caltech Spring Open 2014 Final 18 20.02 25.46 28.6620.0226.4721.2439.83
Square-1
US Nationals 2016 Final 10 11.32 14.35 15.3711.3220.9212.5115.17
First round 16 12.24 14.69 12.2417.5912.6114.2717.20
Newport Winter Open 2014 Final 2 13.49 17.44 13.4919.9017.4015.0323.53
US Nationals 2014 Final 2 11.93 14.53 11.9313.7816.2613.5516.53
First round 2 10.60 14.56 15.8113.3014.5810.6018.12
Caltech Spring Open 2014 Final 2 14.81 17.47 17.8319.5814.8115.7818.81
First round 1 10.31 NAR 16.09 10.3115.2514.9618.0620.66
Caltech Fall Open 2013 Final 1 13.28 14.84 13.2815.0616.3813.6115.84
First round 1 12.40 15.01 17.6519.3813.1912.4014.19
World Rubik's Cube Championship 2013 Final 5 12.76 15.83 15.0612.7615.6616.7818.06
First round 2 15.40 16.07 16.1416.4015.6615.4018.27
Caltech Fall Open 2012 Final 1 10.65 NAR 13.35 NAR 14.8810.6512.0516.4313.11
First round 1 10.96 14.35 NR 10.9613.5316.5013.0217.19
United States National Championships 2012 Final 1 12.31 17.50 22.18DNF12.3115.5514.77
First round 1 12.52 15.15 19.4412.5215.3613.8016.30
Caltech Spring 2012 Final 2 17.25 21.93 31.3022.1320.2123.4417.25
First round 1 14.90 18.99 17.6520.5018.8321.1614.90
United States National Championships 2011 Final 1 15.08 17.42 15.0818.3416.7817.13DNF
First round 2 11.71 18.13 12.4325.5619.9622.0011.71
Caltech Winter 2011 Final 1 14.40 16.75 18.9617.5014.4318.3314.40
First round 1 13.06 17.04 13.0618.3419.1915.8616.91
Marymount Open 2010 Final 2 14.96 19.20 14.9618.8121.19DNF17.59
United States Rubik's Cube Championships 2010 Final 1 14.09 16.44 17.3415.9618.0614.0916.02
First round 1 10.90 WR 15.95 NAR 19.0614.1318.7115.0210.90
Discovery Science Center competition 2010 Final 2 14.26 17.48 21.0314.2616.7214.6822.33
Bayview Hills Open 2010 Final 2 17.16 20.75 DNF18.2217.1618.0925.93
Caltech Fall competition 2009 Final 1 13.02 NAR 18.64 19.9413.0222.0816.7119.28
US Nationals 2009 Final 4 19.96 23.44 27.0319.9623.2222.3824.71
First round 3 17.25 23.20 17.2518.0930.8626.4325.09
San Diego Open 2009 Final 2 18.77 23.02 18.7720.7824.1127.5224.18
Discovery Science Center competition 2009 Final 7 19.25 DNF DNF25.55DNF30.4319.25
San Francisco Open 2009 Final 2 24.00 27.13 29.5824.0027.80
Discovery Science Center 10th Anniversary 2008 Final 2 17.48 24.00 23.0631.4717.48
Caltech Fall 2008 Final 4 26.64 31.94 34.0626.6435.11
First round 2 17.96 23.84 26.7126.8417.96
US Nationals and Open 2008 Final 18 24.38 DNF 24.38DNF26.84
Discovery Science Center competition 2008 Final 2 37.81 47.14 54.2149.4137.81
EPGY California Open 2008 Final 3 45.56 49.95 49.9645.5654.33

History of World Records

Single Average Competition Round Solves
Square-1
10.90 United States Rubik's Cube Championships 2010 First round

History of Continental Records

Single Average Competition Round Solves
Square-1
10.31 Caltech Spring Open 2014 First round
10.65 13.35 Caltech Fall Open 2012 Final 14.8810.6512.0516.4313.11
15.95 United States Rubik's Cube Championships 2010 First round 19.0614.1318.7115.0210.90
13.02 Caltech Fall competition 2009 Final

History of National Records

Single Average Competition Round Solves
Square-1
14.35 Caltech Fall Open 2012 First round 10.9613.5316.5013.0217.19

National Championship Podiums

Event Place Single Average Solves
US Nationals 2014
Square-1 2 11.93 14.53 11.9313.7816.2613.5516.53
World Rubik's Cube Championship 2013
Square-1 3 12.76 15.83 15.0612.7615.6616.7818.06
United States National Championships 2012
Square-1 1 12.31 17.50 22.18DNF12.3115.5514.77
United States National Championships 2011
Square-1 1 15.08 17.42 15.0818.3416.7817.13DNF
United States Rubik's Cube Championships 2010
Square-1 1 14.09 16.44 17.3415.9618.0614.0916.02
US Nationals 2009
Square-1 3 19.96 23.44 27.0319.9623.2222.3824.71