Cyprus Winter Cup 2023

Feb 25, 2023
Limassol, Cyprus

Kόλλα (Old Coca-Cola Factory)

Franklin Roosevelt 45, Limassol, Cyprus

The second building on the left side of the entrance.


Shamil Magomedov

Michael Eleftheriades, Mihai Căpăţinescu, and Shamil Magomedov
WCA Delegates
Michael Eleftheriades, Mihai Căpăţinescu, Mihai Soare, and Shamil Magomedov
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There is a competitor limit of 100 competitors.
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Ben Baron won with an average of 7.66 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Panayiotis Isaia finished second (9.34) and Michalis Papakyriakou finished third (9.41).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Ben Baron 6.67 7.66 Israel 6.677.608.207.737.64
2x2x2 Cube Ben Baron 1.07 2.36 Israel 3.752.292.621.072.16
5x5x5 Cube Ben Baron 52.82 59.45 Israel 52.8255.451:00.781:02.121:02.45
3x3x3 One-Handed Ben Baron 9.39 11.59 Israel 9.3911.0415.8111.9511.79
Clock Patrick Drew Dwyer 5.91 7.85 United Kingdom 8.26DNF7.305.918.00
Pyraminx Ben Baron 1.81 3.13 Israel 3.452.524.261.813.41
Skewb Ben Baron 3.37 4.25 Israel 7.543.374.743.844.17
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 4:00.00 Top 75% advance to next round
Second round Ao5 2:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
2x2x2 Cube Final Ao5 2:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 7:00.00 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed Final Ao5 3:00.00
Clock Final Ao5 5:00.00
Pyraminx Final Ao5 2:00.00
Skewb Final Ao5 3:00.00

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Schedule for Saturday (February 25, 2023)

From 08:00 AM
To 09:00 AM
The main building
From 09:00 AM
To 09:20 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
The main building
From 09:20 AM
To 10:40 AM
Pyraminx Final
The main building
Time limit
From 10:40 AM
To 12:00 PM
3x3x3 Cube First round
The main building
Time limit
Top 75% advance to next round
From 12:00 PM
To 01:00 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
The main building
Time limit
From 01:00 PM
To 02:00 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
The main building
Time limit
From 02:00 PM
To 02:30 PM
The main building
From 02:30 PM
To 03:30 PM
Clock Final
The main building
Time limit
From 03:30 PM
To 04:30 PM
5x5x5 Cube Final
The main building
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
From 04:30 PM
To 05:30 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
The main building
Time limit
Top 12 advance to next round
From 05:30 PM
To 06:15 PM
Skewb Final
The main building
Time limit
From 06:15 PM
To 06:45 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
The main building
Time limit
From 06:45 PM
To 07:30 PM
The main building

The competition will be held in the Kόλλα (Old Coca-Cola Factory), Limassol (about 40 minutes to drive from Larnaca International Airport and 60 minutes from Paphos International Airport).

Franklin Roosevelt 45, Limassol, Cyprus

General Sponsor:


  • Only Cyprus 🇨🇾 citizens or those who constantly live in Cyprus (supporting documents are needed) are eligible to main prizes. Read more in Prizes tab.
  • Only Cyprus 🇨🇾 citizens are eligible to win titles.
  • The registration will be approved only after paying.
  • According to Regulation 2e), all newcomers are required to bring some form of identification document that shows name, citizenship and date of birth.
  • Every competitor should have read the official WCA regulations at least once before attending the competition! In addition, a more condensed version of the important regulations can be found at the WCA Competition Tutorial.
  • While blindfolded events are happening in the main hall, there must be complete silence.
  • No flash photography is allowed.
  • All spectators must remain at least 1.5 meters away from every solving station.
  • When a round is in progress, then all competitors in the current group must wait in the competitor waiting area, until they get called up to solve.
  • You are not allowed to talk about the scrambles until the round is done! Otherwise, you might get disqualified.
  • All competitors are required to help with scrambling and judging.
  • Don't be afraid: there will also be time to test the equipment (for example the official timing device, the Stackmat timer) and discuss the rules if you have questions at the competition.
  • If you have questions before the competition, please feel free to contact the competition organizers at

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General prize sponsor:

Winter Cup 2023 Winner will be the best Cyprus citizen of the 3x3x3 Final round.

The prizes will be distributed as follows:
Kinch ranking: 1st place - 15th place (Cyprus residents)
Kinch ranking: Top 10 non-Cyprus cubers
Kinch ranking: Top 3 female cubers (Any country)
5 youngest cubers (Any country)
Best judge (Any country)
Best runner (Any country)
Special prize for breaking WCA 3x3x3 Cyprus National Record (average or single)

More detalis on Kinch ranking here.

All WCA events podium winners will get certificates. Top 3 Cyprus winner in every event will get medals.

Time limit

If you reach the time limit during your solve, the judge will stop you and your result will be DNF (see Regulation A1a4).


The result to beat to proceed to the second phase of a cutoff round (see Regulation 9g).


The format describes how to determine the ranking of competitors based on their results. The list of allowed formats per event is described in Regulation 9b. See Regulation 9f for a description of each format.

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