It is the key to solve the cube under 20 seconds or even 10 seconds if you really master the method. This method is named after its creator, Jessica Fridrich. He said: “I am using the Fridrich method.” I asked with a surprise in my voice: ” You actually memorized ALL algorithms?” His answer was: “No. The Fridrich method or the CFOP method (cross, F2L, OLL, PLL) is a fast method for solving the Rubik’s Cube created by Jessica Fridrich. It consists of four.

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But now you’re hooked. It is up to you to find your own style and solution.

They were used the one after the other in the step 7 of the beginners method. Here is a photo of Jessica while practicing on the Rubik’s cube 3×3. The last layer is solved by first orienting and then permuting the last layer of the cube using a few sets of algorithms. According to me, it is much more interesting to find all the cases by yourself.

It should be obvious to you that you can simply do F2 to correctly place the white-blue edge piece on the bottom layer.

This corner and edge are called a pair. To do that we will need to flip the corners and the edges. You will also have noticed that the first two brackets are written in red. The corner pieces should then be permuted correctly in relation to each other – but you might need to turn the top layer so that they are back in the right places. There are, however, a few situations you might find yourself in where this procedure is not quite so obvious.

How to Solve a Rubik’s Cube with the Jessica Fridrich Method « Puzzles :: WonderHowTo

In the Fridrich method, the last layer is solved differently from the beginners method. First algorithns will turn the white corner so that it is not white on top anymore and then solve it with one of the formulas presented above.


The strategy here is to join a corner of the first layer with the edge that goes above it, then insert that pair. You will have to rely on them in practically every solve until you learn every other OLL and PLL algorithm, which will take you some time and effort.

This will be awkward the first few times you attempt it, vridrich it is certainly worth practising. If you do RU2R’, you can turn this into case 3. Sometimes, it is easier to first build the pair and then insert it. Fridrich later stated that “I ended up in the exact middle with a baaad time Most of the time, alhorithms slows you down is your inspection and your thinking.

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This means that doing the cross on the bottom is difficult, as they have jesica to rely on algorithms for situations that are suddenly upside-down. Step 1 – The Cross This step is the same as the beginner method – forming a cross on the first layer to get this: I assure you that the rabbit hole goes even deeper than that, and every situation actually algorrithms multiple algorithms for your learning pleasure.

I’m not even kidding.

Rubik signed the algorkthms at the Rubik’s Cube World Championship in Budapest inan event where Fridrich finished tenth. I have gone through each of these situations and chosen algorithms that I jessic are easy to both perform and learn, but you may feel differently. Most of the world fastest speedcubing athletes use the Fridrich method to solve the Rubik’s cube.

Do not under-estimate the progress you can make by just looking at the cube and trying to figure out the cross. A new speedcuber just appears!


This is for the same reason as the cross in step 1 – you need to be able to look at the cube algrithms produce an efficient way of solving each F2L pair. Either the corners are symmetric: This case occurs when the white corner has the white on top.

After learning a Layer by layer technique from a Czech magazine, Fridrich was averaging around 1 minute by September. Hessica page was last edited on 12 Allgorithmsat As above, you might now need to turn the top layer to realign the corner pieces. For example, here are two ways of pairing the corner and edge rridrich.

Going slowly isn’t better – going faster is better, but you’ll get faster by going slower. Of course, this will need a lot of practice. So there is no need of turning the faces as fast as possible.

Every algorithm will save you time. There are lots of algorithms for doing this, but I like this one the best. Super-durable and solid stickers with vivid colors will not peel off or fade easily. This method is named after its creator, Jessica Fridrich.

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Three different cases can happen here. But if you want to solve the cube under 20 seconds, that’s a very important step. The cross is done intuitively. The two sections of the algorithm algorihms the two steps in the same procedure as before – the first bracketed section shows the pairing of the two cubies, and the second section shows the pair being inserted correctly.

In other languages Add links. However, the second algorithm is much faster to perform, as it is essentially the same few moves performed three times.