- Tony Fisher
- 2.022 m dimension(s)
- United Kingdom (Ipswich)
The largest Rubik's Cube measures 2.022 m (6 ft 7 in) x 2.022 m (6 ft 7 in) x 2.022 m (6 ft 7 in) and was achieved by Tony Fisher (UK) in Ipswich, UK, on 18 November 2019.
Tony previously achieved this record in 2016 with a cube measuring 1.57 m (5 ft 1.8 in) on each side. When he found out his record had been broken in 2018, he was disappointed at first but also felt flattered that his achievement had encouraged others to be creative and build something of this size.
He received his first Rubik’s Cube in 1980, at the age of 14. He quickly became obsessed with it and began to collect and solve similar puzzles. Since 2010 he has been making puzzles and puzzle videos as a full time job.
The outsized cube took around 330 hours to build. All layers move exactly like a regular-sized Rubik’s cube; however in order to move a vertical side / face you have to flip the whole cube over so the side you want to move is on the top.
The hardest part was getting the tensions correct – the puzzle needs to be loose enough to rotate but if too loose it would come apart, so Tony used large springs and bolts to get it just right.
He estimates the project cost around £2000 overall. He was unsupported throughout and completed the entire project alone.