Announced by Pedro Santos Guimarães on

Dear community,

We are very happy to announce the location of the next World Championship!

The World Championship 2017 will be held in Paris, France in July 2017!

The website with more information on WC 2017 will be disclosed soon. Keep an eye on the WCA website for news.

Announced by Sébastien Auroux on

Feliks Zemdegs won the European Rubik's Cube Championship 2016 with an average of 7.07 seconds. Philipp Weyer finished second (7.88) and Mats Valk finished third (8.06).
World records: Feliks Zemdegs 5x5 Cube 49.32 (average), 3x3 one-handed 10.70 (average), 6x6 Cube 1:43.21 (average), 7x7 Cube 2:20.66 (single), 7x7 Cube 2:25.06 (average).

African records: Conor Cronin Square-1 15.39 (single), Square-1 20.44 (average), Rubik's Clock 8.15 (average), 7x7 Cube 4:37.31 (average).

Oceanian records: Feliks Zemdegs Megaminx 42.29 (single), Megaminx 44.25 (average), Megaminx 39.04 (single), Megaminx 43.02 (average), 6x6 Cube 1:38.29 (single), Jayden McNeill 3x3 with feet 54.33 (single), 3x3 with feet 59.12 (average), Square-1 9.03 (single).

European records: Antonie Paterakis 2x2 Cube 1.65 (average), Emanuel Rheinert Square-1 10.97 (average), Mats Valk Rubik's Cube 5.13 (single), Michał Pleskowicz 3x3 one-handed 11.37 (average), Sebastian Weyer 5x5 Cube 57.36 (average).

North American records: Kevin Hays 5x5 Cube 50.33 (single), 5x5 Cube 54.73 (average), 6x6 Cube 1:45.35 (average).

Announced by Ilkyoo Choi (최일규) on

The Asian Championship 2016 will take place on October 1 - 3, 2016 in Beijing, China. Check out the Asian Championship 2016 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Ron van Bruchem on

The US Nationals 2016 will take place on July 29 - 31, 2016 in Portland, Oregon, USA. Check out the US Nationals 2016 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Luis J. Iáñez on

The NLC 4th Anniversary Special 2016 will take place on August 28, 2016 in Urdaneta City, Pangasinan, Philippines. Check out the NLC 4th Anniversary Special 2016 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Chris Hardwick on

The Nha Trang Summer Open 2016 will take place on August 28, 2016 in Nha Trang, Khánh Hòa, Vietnam. Check out the Nha Trang Summer Open 2016 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Luis J. Iáñez on

Luke Burong won the Perth Winter 2016 with an average of 12.07 seconds. Andrew Lee finished second (13.59) and Zak Kenny finished third (13.80).

Announced by Rafael Werneck Cinoto on

Lorenzo Bonoan won the Visayas Championship 2016 with an average of 12.18 seconds. James Benedict Cañares finished second (12.23) and Mervin Villaceran finished third (12.60).

Announced by Evan Liu on

Edoardo Disarò won the Rome Summer Open 2016 with an average of 9.90 seconds. Simone Santarsiero finished second (11.54) and Edoardo Annesi finished third (11.76).

Announced by Ron van Bruchem on

The Croatian Open 2016 will take place on September 3 - 4, 2016 in Zagreb, Croatia. Check out the Croatian Open 2016 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Ron van Bruchem on

The Arnold Open 2016 will take place on September 23 - 25, 2016 in L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain. Check out the Arnold Open 2016 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Luis J. Iáñez on

The Six Codes Open 2016 will take place on August 13, 2016 in Dehradun, India. Check out the Six Codes Open 2016 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Ron van Bruchem on

The Mérida Summer 2016 will take place on September 3 - 4, 2016 in Mérida, Venezuela. Check out the Mérida Summer 2016 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Chris Hardwick on

The Kharkiv Cube Day 2016 will take place on August 27, 2016 in Kharkiv, Ukraine. Check out the Kharkiv Cube Day 2016 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Sébastien Auroux on

Ryan Przybocki won the Westlake Open 2016 with an average of 9.06 seconds. Mahith Bandi finished second (10.30) and Angelo Zhang finished third (10.37).

Announced by Chris Hardwick on

The Mango Rubiks 2016 will take place on August 27, 2016 in San Carlos, Venezuela. Check out the Mango Rubiks 2016 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Rafael Werneck Cinoto on

Pedro Henrique da Silva Roque won the Brasileiro 2016 with an average of 9.64 seconds. Matheus Barbosa de Miranda finished second (9.95) and Christian de Sena Fortunato finished third (10.14).

South American records: Israel Fraga da Silva 5x5 blindfolded 13:26.00 (single).

Announced by Evan Liu on

Francisco Herfter Lopez won the Prime One Chihuahua 2016 with an average of 10.66 seconds. Luis Carlos Morales Zubia finished second (10.78) and Victor Guadiana Aguilera finished third (11.79).

Announced by Ilya Tsiareshka on

David Remolina Amórtegui won the Torneo SpeedCubing Centro Suba II 2016 with an average of 9.76 seconds. Michael Andres Castillo Lemus finished second (10.72) and Ramses Amaya finished third (10.83).

Announced by Ilya Tsiareshka on

Blake Thompson won the Petoskey Cubing 2016 with an average of 9.54 seconds. Daniel Rose-Levine finished second (10.09) and Borja Perez finished third (11.10).

Announced by Ron van Bruchem on

The The Most Serene Competition 2016 will take place on August 27, 2016 in Dogana, San Marino. Check out the The Most Serene Competition 2016 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Ron van Bruchem on

The Severna Park Fall 2016 will take place on October 29, 2016 in Severna Park, Maryland, USA. Check out the Severna Park Fall 2016 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Ilkyoo Choi (최일규) on

The Korean Championship 2016 will take place on August 12 - 14, 2016 in Daejeon, Korea. Check out the Korean Championship 2016 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Ron van Bruchem on

The SPB Championship 2016 will take place on September 3 - 4, 2016 in Pushkin, St. Petersburg, Russia. Check out the SPB Championship 2016 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Ilya Tsiareshka on

Afonso Carapeto won the Lisboa Open 2016 with an average of 9.45 seconds. Pablo Aguilar Dominguez finished second (10.44) and Rodrigo Pueblas Núñez finished third (11.17).