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'''Herbert Kociemba''' is a German cube. He invented [[Kociemba's Algorithm]] in 1992 for finding optimal solutions to 3x3, improving on the [[Thistlethwaite Algorithm]]. He is the author of [[Cube Explorer]].
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'''Herbert Kociemba''' is a German cuber from Darmstadt, Germany. He invented [[Kociemba's Algorithm]] in 1992 for finding near optimal solutions to 3x3, improving on the [[Thistlethwaite Algorithm]]. He is the author of [[Cube Explorer]].
  
Kociemba was part of a 4-person team ([[Tomas Rokicki]], [[Herbert Kociemba]], [[Morley Davidson]], and [[John Dethridge]]) that proved in July, 2010, that [[God's Number]] for the Rubik's Cube is 20.
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Kociemba was part of a 4-person team ([[Tomas Rokicki]], Herbert Kociemba, [[Morley Davidson]], and [[John Dethridge]]) which proved in July 2010 that [[God's Number]] for the Rubik's Cube is 20.
  
== External Links ==
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== External links ==
 
* [http://kociemba.org/ Kociemba's website]
 
* [http://kociemba.org/ Kociemba's website]
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Optimal_solutions_for_Rubik%27s_Cube#Kociemba.27s_Algorithm Wikipedia's section on Kociemba's Algorithm]
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Optimal_solutions_for_Rubik%27s_Cube#Kociemba.27s_Algorithm Wikipedia's section on Kociemba's Algorithm]
 
* [http://www.cube20.org/ God's Number is 20]
 
* [http://www.cube20.org/ God's Number is 20]
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* Speedsolving.com: [http://www.speedsolving.com/forum/showthread.php?37035-Interview-with-Herbert-Kociemba Interview with Herbert Kociemba]
  
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Latest revision as of 17:36, 28 January 2018

Herbert Kociemba
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Herbert Kociemba
Background Information
Alias(es):
Country: Germany
Born: 1954 (age 66–67)
Occupation(s): Teacher of Mathematics and Physics (Gymnasium)
Years Active:
WCA ID: [1]
Claim to Fame: Kociemba's Algorithm, Cube Explorer, God's Number


Herbert Kociemba is a German cuber from Darmstadt, Germany. He invented Kociemba's Algorithm in 1992 for finding near optimal solutions to 3x3, improving on the Thistlethwaite Algorithm. He is the author of Cube Explorer.

Kociemba was part of a 4-person team (Tomas Rokicki, Herbert Kociemba, Morley Davidson, and John Dethridge) which proved in July 2010 that God's Number for the Rubik's Cube is 20.

External links