Pune Cube Open 2018
- Sep 9, 2018
- Pune, Maharashtra, India
- Papal Seminary, Ramwadi, Nagar Road, Pune, Maharashtra 411014
- Organization team
- Sachin Arvind, Vatsal Guruvayurappan, and Vivek Anand
- WCA Delegate
- Somya Srivastava
Registration for this competition has already ended due to reaching the participation limit earlier than the initial deadline (2nd Sep 2018,11:59pm IST)
*This competition has a participation limit of 100 participants. Entry is on 1st come 1st serve basis. *
2. Round Details
3.Registration & Payment
4. You have to get your own Cube.
5. New Competitor Information
- Main event
- Registration period
Online registration opened and closed .
- Registration requirements
This competition is over, click here to display the registration requirements it used.Create a WCA account here if you don't have one.
If this is not your first competition, associate your WCA ID to your WCA account here.
Register for this competition here.
There is a competitor limit of 100 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is ₹350 (Indian Rupee).
Registration fees won't be refunded under any circumstance.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
Pay using the details given in the Registraion&payment tab.
Registration fee for online registrations:
Number of events Online Registration Fee 1 ₹350 2 ₹400 3 ₹450 4 ₹500 5 ₹550 6 ₹600
1. You can't change the events once the registration closes.
2. It is mandatory to pay the registration fees to complete the full registration process.
3. Wait for 48 hours to get your registration confirmed after payment has been done.
Click here to display the highlights of the competition.
Nikhil Soares won with an average of 9.28 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Advay Sant finished second (9.97) and Omkar Chavan finished third (10.43).
|3x3x3 Cube||Nikhil Soares||7.38||9.28||India||8.46||10.71||10.95||7.38||8.67|
|2x2x2 Cube||Advay Sant||1.44||1.83||United States||1.94||2.09||1.44||1.67||1.89|
|4x4x4 Cube||Nikhil Soares||33.82||40.34||India||43.25||40.55||43.45||33.82||37.23|
|3x3x3 One-Handed||Omkar Chavan||14.22||15.17||India||15.09||14.61||15.82||22.97||14.22|
|Skewb||Advay Sant||2.04||3.09||United States||2.58||3.91||3.56||3.12||2.04|
|3x3x3 Cube||First round||Ao5||3:00.00||Top 40 advance to next round|
|Second round||Ao5||3:00.00||Top 12 advance to next round|
|2x2x2 Cube||First round||Ao5||1:30.00||Top 12 advance to next round|
|4x4x4 Cube||Final||Bo2 / Ao5||4:00.00||2 attempts to get < 2:00.00|
|3x3x3 One-Handed||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||3:30.00||2 attempts to get < 1:30.00||Top 10 advance to next round|
|Pyraminx||First round||Ao5||1:30.00||Top 12 advance to next round|
|Time||Event||Cut Off(mm:ss)||Limit(mm:ss)||Qualifying For Next Round||Format|
|08:30 - 08:45||4x4 Cube collection and scrambling||-||-||-||-|
|08:45 - 09:45||4x4 Combined Final||2:00||4:00||N/A||Best of 2/Average of 5|
|09:45 - 10:00||INTRODUCTION SESSION||-||-||-|
|10:15 - 11:45||3x3 Round 1||None||3:00||Top 40||Average of 5|
|11:45 - 13:00||Pyraminx Round 1||None||1:30||Top 12||Average of 5|
|13:00 - 14:00||3x3 One Handed Combined Round 1||1:30||3:30||Top 10||Best of 2/Average of 5|
|14:00 - 14:30||LUNCH||-||-||-||-|
|14:30 - 15:30||Skewb Final||none||1:30||-||Average of 5|
|15:30 - 16:45||2x2 Round 1||none||1:30||Top 12||Average of 5|
|16:45 - 17:15||3x3 Round 2||none||3:00||Top 12||Average of 5|
|17:15 - 17:45||3x3 One Handed Final||none||3:30||N/A||Average of 5|
|17:45 - 18:00||2x2 Final||none||1:30||N/A||Average of 5|
|18:00 - 18:15||Pyraminx Final||none||1:30||N/A||Average of 5|
|18:15 - 18:40||3x3 Final||None||3:00||N/A||Average of 5|
|18:40 - 19:00||Prize Distribution||-||-||-||-|
1.This Schedule is subject to change at the Discretion of the WCA Delegate. If such a change occours, a public announcement will be made.
Registration for this competition has already ended on 31st August 2018 due to reaching the participation limit of 100 earlier than the initial deadline of 2nd Sep 2018,11:59pm IST.
*There will be no on the spot registration avaliable at the venue. *
A) Pay the registration fees
Please do the payment of each participant separately.
B) Register on WCA:
First time participants
Step 1 - Sign-up on WCA
Step 2 - Register for the competition
Step 3 - Pay using the details given in the Registraion&payment tab.
Step 1 - Sign-in using your email that you used for your previous competitions
Step 2 - Register for the competition (ensure your WCA id is mentioned)
Step 3 - Pay using the details given in the Registration&payment tab.
Registration fee for online registrations:
|Number of events||Online Registration Fee|
*Online registrations end on 2nd September 2018, 11:59 p.m. IST *
1. Registration fee once paid is not refundable.
2. You can't change the events once the registration closes.
3. It is mandatory to pay the registration fees to complete the full registration process.
4. Wait for 48 hours to get your registration confirmed after payment has been done.
5. Please bring your own cubes.
For those of you new to cubing, WELCOME!
We wanted to let you know this event is perfectly fine for cubers of ANY age and experience. We just ask you know a couple things before coming to compete...
First, please be familiar with the WCA Regulations, found here:
Of course, those regulations contain a lot of legalese, so we have a video made specifically for new cubers, just to show them the basics of competing. This video will explain most of what any cuber competing for the first time will need to know:
If you are stoked to compete and ready to sign up, head over to the 'Registration & Payment' tab and it will guide you to the registration.
Q: Do I use my own cube to compete?
A: YES! You are responsible for your own hardware in order to compete. This means you should bring your own cube.
Q: What is the normal age of competitors at these events?
A: All ages are welcome, but in general competitors are between 8 and 20 years old. Don't let this stop you though, everyone can and should cube! In previous competitions participants who were just 5 years of age also solved the cubes.
Q: How do I find results?
A: All results are posted on the WCA page within a week after the competition finishes. However, for the day of competing, go to Cubecomps.com to find information about current events. This is also where you will find information about upcoming rounds of events. Remember, the results are entered by a human so please be patient if you do not see your results immediately.
Q: Are there age divisions?
A: Nope! All competitors compete together.
Q: I want to attend, or I have friends/family who want to attend, but not compete. Do they need to pay as well?
A: No. All spectators are free to view the competition at no cost. There is payment only to compete. But in some cases, venue will be having restriction to allow spectators depending on the competition.
Q: Can I have fun at this event?
A: HECK YES! Cubing is amazing, and we sincerely hope you enjoy the competition!
If you have any further queries, please do mail the organizers & delegates.
From Pune Airport: There are Uber/Ola pickup points making your 4km travel easier and takes about 10-15 mins.
From Pune Jn: Cabs are always an option to travel 7.5km which takes roughly around 30 mins but here you can board any of 133 159 159P 163 166 numbered buses which can be found when you exit from platform 1, cross the road and walk a little further looking at your left. Travel to Wadgaonsheri Phata which may take 45 mins and then take an auto or walk 900m to the venue.
Other places: Please check google maps for possible bus routes to Wadgaonsheri Phata. The gate of the venue is clearly visible on the left of the opposite lane of Phoenix Market, Viman Nagar of Samrat Ashok road/Viman Nagar Highway. Start on the opposite lane from Phoenix Market and travel about 1-1.5km to reach the gates.63 166 numbered buses to travel to Wadgaonsheri Phata which may take 45 mins and then take an auto or walk 900m to the venue.
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.