FreeFOP method
Information about the method
Proposer(s): Thom Barlow
Proposed: 2010
Alt Names:
No. Steps: 3 (F2L, OLL, PLL)
No. Algs: Full 2LLL: 78 (OLL: 57, PLL: 21)
Avg Moves: ~55

FreeFOP (Free F2L, OLL, PLL) is a 3x3x3 speedsolving method based on CFOP.


FreeFOP was proposed and posted on the SpeedSolving Forums by Thom Barlow on 18 June 2010. The person who created the term "FreeFOP" was Michael Gottlieb while Barlow spoke about the method in a chatroom on (now offline).


  1. Solve the first two layers F2L however you wish.
  2. Solve OLL
  3. Solve PLL

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