Venice of the East Open 2018
There is no on-spot registration.
Participation limit is 50, so register as soon as possible.
Registration closes either on June 8, 2018, 11:59 p.m. IST or when registration count reaches 50 (whichever comes first)
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Register for this competition here.
There is a competitor limit of 50 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is ₹200 (Indian Rupee).
Early bird Registration fee - till May 15, 2018, 11:59 p.m. IST or when registration count reaches 50 (whichever comes first)
Pass fee (for participating): 150
Each event: 50
So if you are participating in 3 events, fees will be 150 + (3x50) = 300.
Late Registration fee - till June 8, 2018, 11:59 p.m. IST or when registration count reaches 50 (whichever comes first)
Pass fee (for participating): 250
Each event: 50
So if you are participating in 3 events, fees will be 250 + (3x50) = 400.
There will be no spot registration
Steps to complete register
Step 1 - Register here by selecting the events you want to participate in.
Step 2 - Pay the registration fee by any one method mentioned in Payment method tab.
1. Registration fee once paid is not refundable.
2. If you fail to do online payment before registration closes, you won't be able to participate even if you had registered in WCA.
3. You can't change the events once the registration closes.
Click here to display the highlights of the competition.
|3x3x3 Cube||Allen John||9.58||11.31||India||10.29||9.58||12.02||11.62||DNF|
|2x2x2 Cube||Sidharth Thachilath Sudheer||2.95||3.83||India||4.66||2.95||3.51||3.31||7.35|
|4x4x4 Cube||Jishnu Jeevan||40.11||47.83||India||43.47||40.11||50.36||49.66||51.48|
|5x5x5 Cube||Jishnu Jeevan||1:10.75||1:19.46||India||1:14.05||1:40.21||1:10.75||1:15.77||1:28.57|
|3x3x3 Blindfolded||Jishnu Jeevan||1:14.62||1:37.54||India||1:42.28||1:55.73||1:14.62|
|3x3x3 One-Handed||Allen John||12.82||16.00||India||18.86||12.82||14.40||14.75||18.84|
|3x3x3 Cube||First round||Ao5||10:00.00||Top 16 advance to next round|
|Second round||Ao5||10:00.00||Top 5 advance to next round|
|2x2x2 Cube||First round||Ao5||1:00.00||Top 75% advance to next round|
|Second round||Ao5||10:00.00||Top 5 advance to next round|
|4x4x4 Cube||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||3:30.00||2 attempts to get < 1:45.00|
|5x5x5 Cube||Final||Bo2 / Ao5||7:00.00||2 attempts to get < 3:45.00|
|3x3x3 Blindfolded||Final||Bo3||20:00.00 cumulative *|
|3x3x3 One-Handed||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||2:00.00||2 attempts to get < 1:00.00||Top 5 advance to next round|
|Pyraminx||First round||Ao5||1:00.00||Top 5 advance to next round|
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 10 and 20 years old. Don't let this stop you though, everyone can and should cube!
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.
https://tiny.cc/cubingkerala (The link will be active only from one day before the competition)
Details available in the link:
1. Live scores of all events
2. Those who all qualify to next round (their rank will be highlighted)
3. PBs that you achieved
|08:30||09:00||3x3x3 Blindfolded||Final||bo3||-||20 mins (cumulative)||N/A|
|09:00||10:45||3x3x3 Cube||Round 1||ao5||-||10 mins||N/A|
|10:45||11:30||2x2x2 Cube||Round 1||ao5||-||1 min||N/A|
|11:30||12:15||3x3x3 One-Handed||Combined Round 1||bo2/ao5||1 min||2 mins||N/A|
|12:15||12:45||Pyraminx||Round 1||ao5||-||1 min||N/A|
|12:45||13:30||4x4x4 Cube||Combined Round 1||bo2/ao5||1:45 mins||3:30 mins||N/A|
|14:00||14:30||3x3x3 Cube||Round 2||ao5||-||10 min||Top 16|
|14:30||14:50||2x2x2 Cube||Round 2||ao5||-||10 min||Top 16|
|14:50||15:10||3x3x3 One-Handed||Round 2||ao5||-||10 min||Top 8|
|15:10||15:35||4x4x4 Cube||Round 2||ao5||-||10 min||Top 8|
|15:45||16:00||3x3x3 One-Handed||Final||ao5||-||10 min||Top 5|
|16:00||16:30||5x5x5 Cube||Combined Final||bo2/ao5||3:45 mins||7 mins||-|
|16:30||16:50||4x4x4 Cube||Final||ao5||-||10 mins||Top 5|
|16:50||17:05||Pyraminx||Final||ao5||-||10 mins||Top 5|
|17:05||17:20||2x2x2 Cube||Final||ao5||-||10 mins||Top 5|
|17:20||17:35||3x3x3 Cube||Final||ao5||-||10 mins||Top 5|
*The round 2 of an event will be cancelled if the participant count of that event is less than 16. But final round will be still there if participant count is not less than 8.
** NOTE TO THE PARTICIPANTS IF THEY REACH FINALS
1 All the finalists of all events must submit their puzzles between 15:35 and 15:45. (Exception: for those who are finalist of both 3x3 & 3x3 OH can submit their 3x3 puzzle after completing their 3x3 OH solves.
2. All the finalists must be present at the venue till all the final events are over.
ao5 - average of 5
bo3 - best of 3
mo3 - mean of 3
Pay the registration fee via Paytm or Tez to 9633062991. Please mention competition name ('Venice' is enough), participant name & WCA ID (if any) as message. If you forget to do it while transferring, message to the same number via SMS/WhatsApp.
Payment portal to pay via net banking or cards - Click here.
Directly pay to any of the following representatives of Cubing Kerala team before the registration closes:
1. Lukhman Abdul Latheef (Kozhikode) - (+91)9633062991, (+91)8848312243
2. Carmel K. Thadathil (Trivandrum) - (+91)8089730890, (+91)8078403662
3. Safvan Kadannam Potta (Palakkad) - (+91)9400979761
Cochin International airport (COK) - approx. 80 km from the venue
You will get orange low floor AC bus to Vyttila or Ernakulam, from where you will frequently get direct bus to Alappuzha.
Or you can take taxi also, but might be expensive. If the destination is Vyttila, you can get Uber or Ola, which will cost around 600 bucks.
Nearest Railway station
Alappuzha (ALLP) - approx. 4 km from the venue
1. Like other cities in India, the buses in Kerala does not have route number, only way to know is read the board in the bus, but that too will be written in regional language, so you've to get help from stranger.
2. Uber and Ola services has not yet started in Alappuzha. It's available from Airport to Vyttila though.
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.