The Megaminx, formerly known as the Hungarian supernova, is a dodecahedron puzzle which was invented by Dr. Cristoph Bandelow, later manufactured and sold by Uwe Mèffert.
It has 12 faces and 50 pieces! It is one of the biggest cube in the WCA and is loved by speedcubing enthusiasts all over the world.
Megaminx hardware used to be very slow and stiff, back in the day but now puzzles like the Yuhu V2 m and Dayan v2 have totally revolutionized megaminx hardware. Such a huge improvement has made megaminx one of the most popular events!
The megaminx is an amazing puzzle, it can be used to improve finger tricks and can also be used to train your ability to look ahead during solves. People usually solve megaminxes after they hit a wall in any event to gain a new perspective of the cube. The massive size of the megaminx along with its flexible S2l process have made it really popular among cubers!
The different colors and the awesome shape of the puzzle make it ideal for the development of cognitive skills!