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Speed Cube

Rubik’s Speed Cube

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Cube Timeline

The Rubik’s Cube has been tantalising and enchanting people for over 40 years. It was created in 1974 and is the world’s best-selling toy ever!

1944
Ernő Rubik

Ernő Rubik is born in Budapest, Hungary

1974
prototype of cube

Ernõ creates the first working prototype of the cube

1975
Magic Cube

Rubik patents the 'Magic Cube'

1977
Magic Cube

First 'Magic Cube' is sold in a Budapest toyshop

1979
Tom Kremer

Tom Kremer negotiates and signs the distribution license with Ernõ

1980
Rubik's Cube

The 'Magic Cube' is renamed the 'Rubik's Cube'

1981
You Can Do The Cube

Patrick Bossert sells 1.5m copies of 'You Can Do The Cube', aged 12

1982
Rubik's Championships

The first annual International Rubik's Championship is held

1990
Ernő Rubik Hungarian Engineering Academy

Ernő Rubik becomes President of the Hungarian Engineering Academy

1995
Masterpiece Cube

Diamond Cutters International create the 'Masterpiece Cube'

2005
rubiks cube 25th Anniversary

The Cube Celebrates its 25th Anniversary with a Special Edition pack

2007
Ernő Rubik 25th anniversary

Ernő Rubik awards prizes at the World Championship in Budapest

2013
tough tiles rubiks cube

New Cube is born with faster action mechanism and durable tough tiles

2017
rubiks cube cube

The best brains at Rubik's & Gan team up to create the ultimate Speed Cube

2017
RCSA erno

Ernõ Rubik launches the Rubik's Cube Speedsolving Association (RCSA) to support speedcubing across the world

Speed Cube

The Best Speed Cube Yet?

Take a look at our Speed Cube shop and choose your model today!

Speedcubes are different to regular Rubik’s cubes. They look the same – but a speed cube is lighter and easier to turn, making it faster to use. If you want to solve the Rubik’s Cube in your fastest possible time, then a speed cube is for you. It’ll take you to the next level of speedcubing – and introduce you to a new dimension of fun!