How to Solve the Rubik’s Cube: An Easy Tutorial

  • Published on:  2/9/2017
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    Learn to solve the 3x3 cube with an easy, straightforward method! First taught by pro speedcuber Erik Akkersdijk, this method features a simple layer-by-layer approach and can be used to solve any scramble. It’s designed specifically to reduce intense thinking and memorization. All that's needed to start solving Time to solve the cube!

    This tutorial comes with a worksheet, which contains all the information taught in this video:

    Time stamps
    Introduction and basic concepts: 0:42
    Notation: 2:40
    Cross: 5:09
    First layer corners: 11:40
    Second layer edges: 17:07
    Top yellow cross: 23:15
    Positioning the last layer corners: 25:45
    Twisting the last layer corners: 30:47
    Positioning the last layer edges: 34:01

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