Made by Carolyn Chan. 2×2 Ortega Method Algorithms. 2×2 Ortega Method Algorithms. OLL. 1. R2 U2 R U2 R2. 2. F (R U R’ U’) (R U R’ U’) F’. 3. (R U R’ U) (R . The method described on this page is called the Ortega method, which is slightly more advanced than the normal LBL (layer-by-layer) method you might have. ADVANCED 2×2 Ortega Method: This tutorial is for cubers who already know the basic 2×2 tutorial. There will be many algorithms to remember! Think Cubes.

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Powered by Create your own unique website with customizable templates. Categories 2x2x2 2x2x2 methods 2x2x2 speedsolving methods 3x3x3 corners first methods 3x3x3 methods 3x3x3 speedsolving methods. All algorifhms care about is that the 4 white stickers are together, it doesn’t matter if the pieces are in the right spots relative to one otrega In fact, it’s better if they aren’t!

There are only five distinct cases. The case shown in the picture in the method information box is known as Suneone rotega the OLL cases.

Second, orient the opposite face, either by using the same OLL algorithms as on 3x3x3 or by using more efficient ones made for 2x2x2 see below.

In competitive cuber and YouTuber Christopher Olson researched the creation of the Ortega method.

This step algorithmss very easy and only requires a few moves. Using Ortega as a 3x3x3 method involves first solving the corners completely, followed by insertion of the D layer edgesand 3 of the U-layer edges. The permutation images on this page do not take this into account.

It is more efficient algorihms using a 3×3 method but not as advanced as methods like CLL or EG that require a large number of algorithms.


Page actions View View source History More. R2 U2 R’ U2 R2. Here’s how it works: It is lrtega easy to do and makes this step even more efficient.

However, the naming change did not stick and the majority still call it “Ortega”, although “Varasano-Ortega” is sometimes used. For two of them, you can use PLLs that work on the 3×3.

Neither one is fantastic, but Eastsheen is much better than Rubik’s for a couple of reasons. If you are not color neutral for solving the 2×2, you should make it a priority. Ortega method Information about the method Proposer s: I tried it out and they looked pretty nice, but it’s easy to mistake fuchsia for red, ortdga I changed them to the more conventional orange.

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This leaves only two cases to learn. It is a great method if you’re looking to improve odtega 2×2 times. One last orrtega is color scheme. Make a white side, but not a white layer.

Once again thank you lance for letting me use your pictures and some of your info. PBL In the third and final step, you’ll permute both layers. There are two main brands: Finally, you permute both layers at the same time by using PBL.

2×2 Tutorial Ortega method – Cube-Tips

The last step may sound difficult but there are only 5 possible cases, so it is quick to learn. In total, there are 12 algorithms to learn 11 without reflections. The Ortega Methodalgofithms known as the Varasano Methodis a 2×2 and 3×3 speedsolving method.


If you have to permute pieces in just one layer, you can use a normal PLL algorithm, but if you have to permute pieces in both layers, you get to use a much faster Ortega algorithm!

Ortega Method

The method described on this page is called the Ortega method, which is slightly more advanced than the normal LBL layer-by-layer method you might have taught yourself. Not logged in Create account Log in. The Ortega method is actually a “corners first” 3×3 method, but it adapts so well to the 2×2 that most people just know it as a 2×2 method.

Firstly, the Rubik’s 2×2 is far too small to be speedsolved and the mechanism doesn’t allow for corner cutting. This led to Chris creating a video to rename the Ortega method to the Varasano method. In terms of the overall level of breitling replica sophistication, compared with movement chronometer certification COSC precision timepieces than twice. If you learn this, it will give you a surprising boost in speed over LBL. If you can already orient corners in one step on the 3×3, you will already have an alg for this step, but since you can ignore edges and centers there are nonewe can use some shorter algs than usual.

Retrieved from ” https: While it is true that Victor popularized the method, he cannot be said to have created it, similar to the naming dispute with the CFOP method.