Erno Rubik - Rubik Game Creator

 Erno Rubik

Professor Erno Rubik was born on 13 July 1944 padea in the city of Budapest, Hungary as well as an inventor or creator of the game cube rubik cube commonly called magic is known throughout the world. Erno Rubik teaching in architectural and interior design (Department of Interior Design at the Academy of Applied Arts and Crafts) in Budapest when he created what is now known as the Rubik's Cube, the puzzle of three-dimensional sensation around the world at the beginning of the year 1980.

Rubik studied architecture and design at the Academy of Applied Arts and Crafts in the late 1960's. He took a job as an instructor there, and outside working hours he worked to build a model of three-dimensional cube design. At the time of teaching, Erno Rubik prefers to use real models made of paper, paperboard, wood or plastic to communicate / explain his ideas to students, so the explanation can be better understood and can be easily remembered by his students.

The first working prototype of the cube is completed in 1974, and he filed for a patent on the design in early 1975. puzzle is made up of smaller cubes, each cube in color (3 x 3 x 3) which can be manipulated by the player field horizontal and vertical. At the "pure" form, six cubes - made up of nine squares - yellow, white, orange, blue, red and green. Once the cube has been manipulated, get the set back to its pure form is not so easy.

According to the knowledge, Erno Rubik takes about a month to solve the puzzle of the game that he created his own cube. And it took several years to prepare for the mass production prototype, finally in 1977 the first Rubik toy on sale at a toy store in Budapest. Because Hungary was still isolated at the end of the iron curtain 70'an, the market started moving up. The efforts of two people that Hungarian living abroad who bring these toys to the West, long after the toy is endemic in Budapest.

A Hungarian worker who worked in Vienna, "discovered" this toy while on duty in Budapest and tried to find a realtor toys in Germany. Eventually he even met with Tom Kremer, a toy inventor who was born in Hungary with offices in London. Two people are finally making a marketing plan and finally get the approval of a toy company executive who immediately ordered a million seeds.

 Erno Rubik - Rubik Game Creator

The first burst of sales and popularity in Europe, despite the lack of marketing or advertising campaigns. In 1980 the game rubik's cube has been introduced into the United States and around the world and was dubbed "Rubik's Cube."

Toys that have sold millions and attracted the attention of mathematicians and others in the academic community, but also a competitive event in 1982, when Budapest hosted the first world championship (Vietnam Minh Thai won, solve the puzzle in under 23 seconds ). Although the "craze" lasted only a few years, the Rubik's Cube is now a standard toy store and has spawned dozens of imitations and spin-off. Rubik became one of Hungary's richest businessmen and continue to develop more games and puzzles, including Rubik's Revenge (4 x 4 x 4 cube) and Rubik's Snake.

For many - years Erno Rubik continue to work to produce the toys in 7 cities and continue to - going to try to make games - new games and puzzles. And now many types of Magic Cube is already in circulation, there are 2 × 2, 3 × 3, Mirror Block Cube, etc., and also has much to solve this puzzle game ... maybe including you. And also has many speedcuber the birth and the current record holder is: Erik Akkersdijk with a time of 7:08 seconds.

The fastest record in solving Rubik's Cube (Record Indonesia) successfully printed on the anniversary event MURI (Indonesian Record Museum-World) on January 31, 2007 at Hotel Grand Temple, Semarang. Record time of 19.33 seconds which was recorded in the name of Abel Brata Susilo.

World record in solving Rubik's Cube with your eyes closed successfully printed on the competition Jakarta Open 2010 on January 31, 2010 in FX Building, Jakarta. Sized 3x3 Rubik blindfolded greatest number that is 16 units completed within 57 minutes on behalf of Muhammad Iril of Indonesia. Previously held the world record this category Jiang Tong of China with 15 Rubik's cube. Not only Muhammad Iril, Indonesia also placed third in the men's world record by completing the Adi Wicaksono 11 Rubik's cube without looking at the time of 55 minutes 10 seconds. Wicaksono broken record when Indonesia Open 2009. All records are listed in the World Cube Association (WCA).

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