Rubik cube


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Rubik cube

(ˈruːbɪk) or

Rubik's cube

n
(Games, other than specified) trademark a puzzle consisting of a cube of six colours, each face of which is made up of nine squares, eight of which are individually rotatable. The aim is to swivel the squares until each face of the cube shows one colour only
[C20: named after Professor Erno Rubik (born 1944), its Hungarian inventor]
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Expert Rubik cube players outplayed novices' in each respect, they have good encoding and retrieval techniques and the way they handle the cube while they were playing/solving (rather than rotating the whole cube, they rotated only the targeted layer by their precise finger moves) is also superior.
A similar event will be held at the Heritage School in Limassol on Saturday with events in standard Rubik cube solving, 4x4, one handed and more.
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What nationality is Rubik Cube inventor Erno Rubik?
How good were you at solving the Rubik Cube? Write to me at Remember When, Evening Chronicle, Groat Market, Newcastle NE1 1ED, or e-mail me at the address above.
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The end result looks like a Rubik Cube which is walking on the table, while rotating the sides to solve itself.