Keyboard commands:
KeyFunction
Turn the Up face clockwise (type SHIFT-U to move counter-clockwise).
Turn the Down face.
Turn the Left face.
Turn the Right face.
Turn the Front face.
Turn the Back face.
   Turn the inner Slices.
   Re-orient the cube around one of the axes.
Use the mouse to spin the cube around.
Flip the cube upside-down.
Scramble the cube.
Solve the cube (Singmaster).

Speed Control:
Current Permutation:


Notes

The solution on this page is from Note's on Rubik's Magic Cube by David Singmaster. I have a copy of this book from 1981 (US Edition). The solution is not the most efficient known, taking over 100 face turns to solve a cube on average. With the animation on this page set to Fastest it still takes about 15 seconds to solve a randomized cube. Note that world-class speed cubers can solve a cube by hand in under 20 seconds!

You'll note that the solution used here procedes in layers:

  • First the top layer is solved.
  • The cube is flipped over, then the the middle layer is solved.
  • Finally the Down (now Up) layer is solved.

Links

Rubik's Cube Solution Excellent site by Lars Petrus with animated cube solutions and SPEED-CUBING hints and videos!
2003 Rubik's Cube Championships World championship competition in speed cubing and other Rubik's Cube related events. August 23, 2003 in Toronto.
Rubiks.com Official Rubik's Cube web site.

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