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First visit? Start Here

Welcome to Speedsolving.com! We’re glad to have you.SSLogo

New to cubing but intrigued? Or a veteran but not yet part of SpeedSolving.com? This page is to help you understand more about what SpeedSolving is about.

The Rubik’s Cube has been around since 1974, and it still continues to be popular today. In 1982 the first competition, the Rubik’s Cube World Championship, was head in Budapest, Hungary.  After a 21 year break, competitive cubing came back into scene in 2003 with the World Championship in Toronto, Canada.

Since, the cubing scene has grown with over years from just a few people to thousands of people from all over the world. Hundreds of competitions are held every year with thousands of regular participants. It is an intriguing hobby, and we’d love for you to be a part of it.

SpeedSolving.com is the largest community (English) of twisty puzzle solvers in the world, you can read more about the site here.

Have questions? Checkout more information below, or contact us here.

1. Join

Over 28,000 members make up Speedsolving.com, a community of puzzle enthusiasts from around the world. More than 1,000,000 posts and growing make up the discussions, since 2006.  Join us now, it’s free. Be sure to become familiar yourself with the forum rules before posting.

2. Learn

Thousands of people have contributed tons of information over the last 10+ years. Use the search on the forum to find threads and discussion about many topics, and use the Wiki to find guides and articles written about various puzzle-related things. Have a question and can’t find it via search? Ask on the forum, the community will help!

3. Get Involved

Join discussions on the forum, go to competitions throughout the world, share tips and techniques. It isn’t all about competing, but also about meeting like-minded people and enjoying the community. Want to get involved right now? Compete in the weekly, forum competitions and see how you do against others online.


If you like our community, share it.  Tell people about your hobby, tell people about the community, help others get involved.  Cubing has changed lives.  It’s a hobby we will share, and we are glad you’re apart of it.

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  • Forum Home – the community discussion home.
  • Wiki Home – Anyone contribute, edit, and learn from the SpeedSolving Wiki.  Find the algorithm database, unofficial world records, cubing history, and more.
  • Forum Etiquete and Rules – General rules of what to expect on the forum to keep discussion fun and constructive.
  • World Cube Association – the WCA is the main body which regulates competitions and records. Get involved!
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