# Speedcubing Solutions

## 3x3 - Cross of CFOP Method

At an advanced level, the objective is to solve the first layer Cross in

**eight**moves or fewer. An optimal Cross solution is usually done at the bottom and pieces are placed relative to each other considering how turns impact all Cross pieces to minimize the number of moves.## Is your cube UNSOLVABLE? How to fix a twisted corner on a 3x3

If you find yourself in the scenario where you are attempting to finalize the last layer of your cube and diligently adhering to the algorithms, on...

## How to Scramble your 3x3 Rubik's Cube

As you become more familiar with solving your rubik's cube you should move from hand scrambling your 3x3 to using computer generated scrambles. This article will talk you through how to hold your cube and where to find scrambles.

## How to Rotate the Centers on a 3x3 Picture or Shape-Mod Cube

90 Degree Rotation
If you have centers that are rotated by 90 degrees then there will always be 2, 4 or 6 centers that need to be solved by 90 degr...

## How to solve a Megaminx Layer by Layer | Easy to follow Beginners Steps

A Megaminx is a 3D puzzle with 12 sides or faces. Each side is in the shape of a Pentagon (5 sides and corners). In geometry this shape is called a Dodecahedron, but in the magic puzzle industry this is called a **Megaminx**.

If you already know how to solve a 3x3 then you certainly can make a start on a Megaminx, it just takes longer as there are more pieces to put in place.

At a beginner level the puzzle is solved layer-by-layer in the following steps:

## 4 X 4 Scramble Notation

Cube Notation is letters and letter character combinations to describe specific turns on a 4x4 . The purpose of notation is to easily describe an algorithm or a scramble.

## Megaminx Scramble Notation

Cube Notation is letters and letter character combinations to describe specific turns on a megaminx. The purpose of notation is to easily describe an algorithm or a scramble.

## Pyraminx Scramble Notation

Cube Notation is letters and letter character combinations to describe specific turns on a pyraminx. The purpose of notation is to easily describe an algorithm or a scramble.

## Rubiks cube timer

There are 2 free online timers created specifically to time your Rubik's cube solves. The Rubik's cube timers are build to support the official timing rules of a Speedcubing competition run by the World Cube Association (WCA).

## 5X5 Edge Parity Solution | Algorithm

Edge Parity on a 5x5 occurs when you pair the last edges and one edge doesn't match. This is because the two "wings" need to be swapped. Perform this algorithm with the flipped edge piece in the front top position. Rw U2 x Rw U2 Rw U2 Rw' U2 Lw U2 3Rw' U2 Rw U2 Rw' U2 Rw'

## 4x4 Corner Swap Parity

4x4 parity occurs on the last layer of a 4x4, where you get a case that is not possible on a 3x3. This page show algorithms to solve it. PLL pari...

## How to solve a Skewb in 4 Steps | Easy to follow Beginners Steps

Solving the Skewb is easy, once you gain an understanding around the turning of a Skewb. The algorithm for each of the 4 steps are very similar. BUT, make sure you hold the cube in the correct orientation.