How to solve the Rubik's Cube: Stage 1

Get to know your Rubik's Cube

Definitions of Rubik's cube pieces

Edge Pieces

Pieces with two colors. There are twelve edge pieces located in the middle rows


Corner Pieces

Pieces with three colors. There are eight corner pieces located on the corners.


Centre Pieces

Pieces with once color. There are six center pieces located in the center of each side, center pieces DO NOT MOVE and represent the color of their side.

Center piece colors are always opposite each other:

White is opposite yellow

Orange is opposite red

Green is opposite blue


Each side of the cube is represented by a letter:


The letter with an “i” after it means an inverted or counter-clockwise move when looking at that face directly



Very important

When making the moves above hold your Rubik’s Cube full-face front with the logo on top as shown. Dark grey on the pictures means that the color does not matter. Each move is a 1/4 turn rotation.


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