A few days ago i saw a rubiks cube lying on one of my colleagues desk and decided to give it a spin when i first took the cube in my hand and tried to solve it nothing made sense , where to start and whats next.
No wonder because it has a whopping 43 252 003 274 489 856 000 or 43 quintillion combinations. yes you read it correct my friend.
I went to google to check out how to solve a Rubiks Cube and found a couple of tutorials.
How to Solve a 3x3x3 Rubik’s Cube: Easiest Tutorial by Noah Richardson is one of the best videos which explains how to solve the cube and helped me understand and now my best time is 3 Minutes and 18 seconds.
This is the beginners method, Professor Jessica Fridrich with a lot of hard work and dedication created this amazing method, read more about here work here . The CFOP (Cross – F2L – OLL – PLL) Method Wiki
This is my youtube playlist if you want to know more about cubing, speed cubing, speed cube records, how to choose your cube etc. Speed Cubing Playlist i keep adding exciting and useful videos here.
Rubik’s Speed Cube + Fridrich Method + Cube Lubrication + Tensioning + Finger Tricks
Check Amazon.in for buying options if you are in India or if you are anywhere else in the world your local toy shop should definitely have one for you to get started.
How to get faster at solving it.
Buying the Cube
Current Favorite Cubes
Note: Stickerless and not competition legal WHY , but great fun for practice. Sticker-less cubes give an unfair advantage , above picture showcases that advantage 🙂 the player can see colors on other sides 😛
Add spice to your cubing with Mirror Cube I call it the transformers cube.
My youtube playlist to solve the Mirror Cube, check it out you will surely have fun.
Enjoy Cubing 🙂