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Which speed cubes are good for beginners?

This question can be understood in two ways. On the one hand, which speed cube brands are suitable for beginners. On the other hand, which styles of puzzles are good for beginners to master. Here we will delve into both these topics.
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Speed cube styles for beginners

If you are new to the world of speedcubing, the selection of different combination puzzles can be a bit overwhelming. No worries, we will guide you through the puzzle jungle! From our point of view, the following speed cubes are ideally suited for beginners as their solving algorithms are not overly complex:
  • Dino Cube
  • Pyraminx
  • Skewbs
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  • 2x2 magic cube
  • 3x3 magic cube

3x3 speed cubes for beginners

Many speedcubers disagree on whether there really is such a thing as entry-level speed cubes. Why? Because the selection and assessment of a speed cube depends heavily on the personal preference of the cuber. That is also why we agree that there is no such thing as THE 3x3 cube for a beginner. However, for beginners, the price of a cube could play a big part in the decision. If you are not quite sure yet whether speedcubing is the right hobby for you, we recommend choosing low-cost 3x3 cubes.

MoYu MoFang JiaoShi (MFJS) / Cubing Classroom

So, if you are looking for a budget cube, we recommend, for example, the speed cubes from MoFang JiaoShi (abbr. MFJS), also known as Cubing Classroom. These cubes are a sub-brand of MoYu. In the 3x3 magic cube range, you can currently find these products in our assortment:


GAN and Monster Go

What many don’t expect: There are indeed affordable 3x3 speed cubes made by GAN. Though these cubes are not quite at the same price level as the ones made by MoFang JiaShi (MFJS), they are still reasonable compared to other 3x3 cubes. And, with Monster Go, GAN has created a series of budget cubes specifically for beginners.

Speed cube sets: Many cubes for little money

Our speed cube sets are among the most popular products in our online shop, and not without reason. Because with one set, you get a great selection of different twisty puzzles for only a small amount of money. As a beginner, you will get a feel for which cubes you like and have fun with. And by the way: Teachers also like to choose these sets for their classes.

Perfect for the school holidays

Use your spare time during the holidays to start speedcubing. We have created an FAQ page on the topic of school holidays for you, so you know which cubes and accessories to choose.


As you can see, there are many different ways to immerse yourself in the world of speedcubing as a beginner. If you need help solving your cube, you can find various tutorials in our guide. Also very useful is the list of speedcubing blogs, podcasts and YouTube channels. Here you will have the opportunity to benefit from the skills of experienced speedcubers.