2x2 Cube Notations

Want to learn the correct notation for the 2x2 Rubik's Cube? Look no further than KewbzUK. 

Please Note: All images used in this guide are generic pictures of 2x2 Speed Cubes and may not be genuine Rubik's brand cubes. All images are for illustrational and educational purposes only

In this guide we will look at the correct notations for the 2x2 Speed Cube.

Check out our other articles for 5x5 Notation, 6x6 Notation and more.

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official 2x2 wca notations

The WCA 2x2 notation is the official notation set out by the World Cubing Association and is the correct notation for all official WCA scrambles. 

In the images below the part of the puzzle that is greyed out is the part of the puzzle which does not move. The pieces in colour are the pieces that will move.


Single Layer Notations

2x2 Cube Notation - Speed Cube Shop UK - KewbzUK

When You see an UPPERCASE "L" you should move the left hand layer in either a clockwise or anti-clockwise rotation.

2x2 Cube Notation - Speed Cube Shop UK - KewbzUK

When You see an UPPERCASE "R" you should move the right hand layer in either a clockwise or anti-clockwise rotation.

2x2 Cube Notation - Speed Cube Shop UK - KewbzUK

When You see an UPPERCASE "U" you should move the top layer in either a clockwise or anti-clockwise rotation.

When You see an UPPERCASE "D" you should move the bottom layer in either a clockwise or anti-clockwise rotation.

When You see an UPPERCASE "F" you should move the front layer in either a clockwise or anti-clockwise rotation.

When You see an UPPERCASE "B" you should move the back layer in either a clockwise or anti-clockwise rotation.

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