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Typing competitions provided another test of the Qwerty keyboard. These competitions are somewhat underplayed in the conventional history. They involved many different machines, with various manufacturers claiming to hold the speed record.

- from Famous Fables of Economics, Chapter 4: Fable of the Keys, a book by Stan J. Liebowitz and Stephen E. Margolis

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Rank Username WPM Accuracy Date
233. Adam (watto) 92.25 2009-04-21
234. tj (hyperddude) 92.23 86% 2012-11-20
235. ᗜ Khonkhortisan (khonkhor... 92.03 97% 2013-12-13
236. sunny (sunxuz) 91.82 2010-11-25
237. puffe (ohra) 91.64 2010-03-26
238. Ethan Hsu (urafkingdog) 91.53 96% 2018-12-31
239. Gooby (goobytheturtle) 91.43 96% 2017-08-27
240. B (skylord5816) 91.17 87% 2013-09-15
241. Jose (josethomas) 91.10 98% 2020-01-21
242. SDG LW (leoleowong) 90.93 100% 2014-07-09
243. aisa (aisa) 90.87 2008-11-26
244. Zoran (newslowkeyboard) 90.49 2009-02-05
245. Meredith (meredithkate) 90.41 2009-12-27
246. Davis (lamee) 90.31 2010-04-09
247. nate (natenite) 90.30 2008-11-28
248. Erol (amaranth) 90.23 2009-01-15
249. Nathan Patrick (nate1504) 90.06 100% 2020-07-28
250. Jeld (jeld) 89.95 98% 2016-04-27
251. Dev (dev1234) 89.89 97% 2019-03-08
252. Dustin Nguyen (duyxngoc) 89.73 2009-02-02
253. Joseph C (joecam) 89.56 92% 2014-10-09
254. Ryan Strug (cardiac) 89.55 98% 2018-08-24
255. Aean Toushiro (otsimura) 89.40 2009-09-23
256. Lynx Montenegro (lethallynx) 89.37 93% 2016-06-10
257. Khurram Thobhani (kthobhani) 89.26 2009-04-16
258. Ali (lala_jee) 89.25 2010-02-12
259. Justin (colbaman) 89.25 97% 2013-11-05
260. Xander (wetxtypes) 89.19 98% 2019-12-17
261. Lotus Pirate (lotuspirate) 88.82 2009-10-21
262. rainbowsado dkkim (rainbows... 88.66 98% 2015-05-27

Universes

Universe Races Average WPM First Race
Default (English) 21,006 46.95 September 30, 2008
Instant Death Mode 47 53.62 April 2, 2010
Riverside Middle School 10 32.21 January 24, 2011
Smoke Rise Prep 8 34.06 February 25, 2016
Walsh Middle School 2 33.66 September 9, 2011
Alpine School District 1 23.90 March 19, 2018
Mrs. Wunschel's TypeRacer Universe 1 26.45 February 14, 2013