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Rubik's Cube Classic

Released on 15 June 2007

4.0 out of 5 (14 customer reviews) | Write a review

Rubik's Cube is the incredibly addictive, multi-dimensional challenge that has fascinated puzzle fans around the world since 1980. With "43 Quintillion" possible moves and only "ONE" solution... nearly one in every five people in the world has twisted, jumbled and enjoyed this immensely popular puzzle.

Rubik's Cube is a six-sided, 3 x 3 cube puzzle with each side of Printed Polypropylene Plastic Stickers (bright colors - life of 750,000 rubs) solid color when you receive it. The object is to twist and turn the Cube using various combinations to return it to its original state - every side finally having one solid color.

Top Rubik's Cube Facts:
Erno Rubik invented the Cube in the spring of 1974 in his home town of Budapest, Hungary. He wanted a working model to help explain three-dimensional geometry and ended up creating the world's best-selling toy.

More than 300 million Rubik's Cubes have been sold worldwide. If all the cubes were placed on top of each other they would reach the top of Mount Everest, twice!

At the height of the Rubik's craze in the mid-1980s, it was estimated that one-fifth of the world's population had played the Cube.

Rubik's Cube has featured in hundreds of books, magazines, TV shows and movies. Millions of web pages, blogs and YouTube videos are now dedicated to cubing.

'Cubing' still infects people of all ages. 'Cubaholics' are said to suffer from 'Rubik's wrist' and 'Cubist's thumb'!

National and international 'speedcubing' championships have been held regularly since 2003. The World Cube Association now runs competitions where players have to solve the Cube one-handed, as well as having to solve the Cube using only your feet. There is even a competition where players have to solve the Cube as quickly as possibe blindfolded!

There are more than 43 quintillion possible configurations, or 43,252,003,274,489,856,000 to be exact. But there is only one solution.

In May 2007, Thibaut Jacquinot of France became the first person to complete the Cube in under 10 seconds in open competition, setting a world record time of 9.86 seconds. The current world record for a single solve is held by Erik Akkersdijk of the Netherlands, who set a best time of 7.08 seconds.

Safety Message:
Not suitable for children under 36 months

customer Reviews

 Average rating (14 reviews)


| | See all Kierzy's reviews (8)

They are brilliant,

I bought some cheap, tacky one on holiday for 1 euro. It broke, so i bought another, that also broke.

When i came home, i had to get an official Rubiks Cube, I didnt know where I would find one though, then i found one on here.

I learned to solve it with the algorithms in about a week. My record is 1 minute 55 seconds.

Buy one.


| | See all Londors's reviews (1)

I learned how to complete a rubix cube in less than a day.

there simple if you understand algorithms.

i was doing mine the other day and put it down at a mates house. he then had a party and now i cant find it. i think someone nicked it :(

i was having a convo about leaving a finished rubix cube in a car the other day before this happened. i was asking if it would increase the risk of the car getting broken into.

have to get another one now :(
might go for a 4x4 and 5x5
that will be more fun :P

 Very poor

| | See all LegalEagle50's reviews (1)

This rubik's cube, while well made, does not turn well at all. Needs extra lubrication. I would suggest avoidance. Completely unsuitable for speedcubing.


| | See all smiffy96's reviews (12)

this thing drives me mad, its so great to fiddle with though, i still can't get ANYWHERE near solving one side, let alone the whole thing. Comes with instructions that help though, although you may end up pulling it apart and putting it back together again!!! great puzzle

 You know what it is.

| | See all coolchris2525's reviews (20)

At the end of the day, it's just a Rubik's Cube.
If you like Rubik's Cubes, this is good.
If not, can't be bothered to learn it, then don't buy it lol.

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