Announced by Jacob Ambrose on

Feliks Zemdegs won the CubingUSA Nationals 2018 with an average of 6.28 seconds. Philipp Weyer finished second (6.95) and Max Park finished third (7.26).

World records: Daniel Karnaukh‎ Square-1 5.49 (single), Juan Pablo Huanqui‎ Megaminx 27.81 (single), Stanley Chapel‎ 5x5x5 Blindfolded 3:45.42 (single).

Oceanian records: Feliks Zemdegs‎ Megaminx 33.11 (single).

South American records: Juan Pablo Huanqui‎ Megaminx 32.33 (average).

Announced by Thaynara Santana de Oliveira on

The application period for WCA World Championship 2019 has ended. Thank you to everyone who submitted their application documents! Here are the list of the cities that applied:

Beijing or Guangzhou, China
Brest, Belarus
Melbourne, Australia

The selection team will be the Board members: Olivér Perge (process leader), Alberto Pérez de Rada Fiol, and Bob Burton.

The selection process will consist of individual evaluations of the applications, interviews with the applicants, and finally a vote by the selection team. The goal is to come to an agreement about the winning applicant, so that we can proceed with confidence that the competition will be successful and a positive experience for all who attend.

Once the selection is finalized, another announcement will be made before the end of August.

Announced by Alberto Pérez de Rada Fiol on

The WCA South American Championship 2018 will take place on December 15 - 16, 2018 in Poá, SP, Brazil. Check out the WCA South American Championship 2018 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Bob Burton on

The WCA Asian Championship 2018 will take place on August 17 - 19, 2018 in Taipei, Taiwan. Check out the WCA Asian Championship 2018 website for more information and registration.

Announced by John Edison Ubaldo on

Haluk Ulkusal won the Constanta Cube Days 2018 with an average of 8.40 seconds. Martin Fronescu finished second (9.05) and János Bereczki finished third (9.68).

Announced by John Edison Ubaldo on

Victor Medeiros Rebouças won the Campeonato Interescolar JC 2018 with an average of 10.01 seconds. Daniel Gomes da Silva Filho finished second (12.09) and Jefferson Nunes Brito de Oliveira finished third (14.24).

Announced by Cendy Cahyo Rahmat on

Jhoan Andrade won the Ibarra Open 2018 with an average of 11.33 seconds. Renato Rivera finished second (11.87) and Michael Kevin Astudillo Muñoz finished third (12.72).

Announced by Jacob Ambrose on

The Chester Open 2019 will take place on March 30 - 31, 2019 in Chester, United Kingdom. Check out the Chester Open 2019 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Jacob Ambrose on

The Arnold Open 2018 will take place on September 29 - 30, 2018 in L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain. Check out the Arnold Open 2018 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Jacob Ambrose on

The Hiroshima 2018 will take place on October 7, 2018 in Hiroshima, Japan. Check out the Hiroshima 2018 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Jacob Ambrose on

The Lower Moreland Fall 2018 will take place on November 10, 2018 in Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, United States. Check out the Lower Moreland Fall 2018 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Ilya Tsiareshka on

Muhammad Haris Aamir won the Pakistan Open 2018 with an average of 13.06 seconds. Muhammad Ahsan Kaleem finished second (13.69) and Aayan Alam finished third (13.84).

Announced by Ilya Tsiareshka on

Mika Smulders won the Belgian Summer 2018 with an average of 8.66 seconds. Francisco Hamlin finished second (9.45) and Daan Baartmans finished third (9.66).

Announced by Sam Spendla on

Martin Vædele Egdal won the Dåstrup Sleepover 2018 with an average of 7.73 seconds. Peter Nielsen finished second (8.65) and Rasmus Stub Detlefsen finished third (8.70).

World records: Rasmus Stub Detlefsen‎ Square-1 7.14 (average).

Announced by Sam Spendla on

Elvin Thorsen won the Sala Summer Blind 2018 with an average of 9.69 seconds. Alexander Tosting finished second (10.61) and Daniel Wallin finished third (10.66).

Announced by John Edison Ubaldo on

Mykyta Tytar (Микита Титарь) won the Kharkiv Open 2018 with an average of 8.45 seconds. Lev Holub (Лев Голуб) finished second (9.37) and Ihor Bilchenko (Ігор Більченко) finished third (9.40).

Announced by John Edison Ubaldo on

Anthony Brooks won the CubingUSA Northwest Championship 2018 with an average of 8.13 seconds. Luke Tycksen finished second (8.54) and Paul Mahvi finished third (8.57).

Announced by John Edison Ubaldo on

Mahith Bandi won the DFW Cubing Fiesta August 2018 with an average of 7.77 seconds. Jason Lee finished second (8.19) and Azhar Virani finished third (8.81).

Announced by Daniel James on

Leopoldo Andrés Ibarra Fuentes won the LGA Open 2018 with an average of 9.16 seconds. Alan Guillermo Crespo Bahamondes finished second (9.69) and Rodrigo Cabezas finished third (9.87).

Announced by Sam Spendla on

Juliette Sébastien won the Swisscubing Better Be Quick 2018 with an average of 8.87 seconds. Richard Delacoste finished second (9.24) and Reto Bubendorf finished third (10.09).

Announced by Sam Spendla on

Kaijun Lin (林恺俊) won the Jieyang Open 2018 with an average of 8.80 seconds. Yunliang Zhang (张赟量) finished second (9.14) and Zixuan Liu (刘子瑄) finished third (10.18).

Announced by Sam Spendla on

Arifumi Fushimi (伏見有史) won the Cube Camp in Kanazawa 2018 with an average of 7.73 seconds. Yu Sajima (佐島優) finished second (8.89) and Asato Irifune (入船朝斗) finished third (9.30).

Announced by Daniel James on

Dylan Miller won the Bayou Back to School 2018 with an average of 8.20 seconds. RJ Gohn finished second (10.67) and Samuel Korn finished third (12.85).

Announced by Jacob Ambrose on

The Cube Factory Częstochowa 2018 will take place on September 15 - 16, 2018 in Częstochowa, Poland. Check out the Cube Factory Częstochowa 2018 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Nitin Subramanian on

The Cochin Cube Open 2018 will take place on September 8, 2018 in Ernakulam, Kerala, India. Check out the Cochin Cube Open 2018 website for more information and registration.