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 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 Sébastien Auroux on

Patrick Ponce won the Slow N Steady Fall 2016 with an average of 8.32 seconds. Collin Burns finished second (8.72) and Andrew Park finished third (9.11).

World records: Brandon Lin Square-1 9.33 (average).

North American records: Justin Mallari 3x3 one-handed 8.04 (single).

Announced by Ilkyoo Choi (최일규) on

The Pinoy Big Cubes Open 2016 will take place on December 18, 2016 in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines. Check out the Pinoy Big Cubes Open 2016 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Pedro Santos Guimarães on

The Skillcon 2016 will take place on December 17 - 18, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Check out the Skillcon 2016 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Pedro Santos Guimarães on

The Wiehnachtswürfelä z Bärn 2016 will take place on December 10 - 11, 2016 in Bern, Switzerland. Check out the Wiehnachtswürfelä z Bärn 2016 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Ilkyoo Choi (최일규) on

The Baguio City Open 2016 will take place on October 30, 2016 in Baguio, Benguet, Philippines. Check out the Baguio City Open 2016 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Luis J. Iáñez on

The Ljubljana Open 2016 will take place on November 12 - 13, 2016 in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Check out the Ljubljana Open 2016 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Ron van Bruchem on

The Great South Open 2016 will take place on October 22, 2016 in Christchurch, New Zealand. Check out the Great South Open 2016 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Evan Liu on

Mats Valk won the Kaohsiung Open 2016 with an average of 8.06 seconds. Yi-Fan Wu (吳亦凡) finished second (8.34) and Kai-Wen Wang (王楷文) finished third (8.37).

Asian records: Yu-Kai Chen (陳宇楷) 2x2 Cube 0.62 (single).

European records: Mats Valk 5x5 Cube 49.49 (single), 5x5 Cube 56.72 (average).

Announced by Chris Hardwick on

The Argetlam 2016 will take place on October 28 - 30, 2016 in Morelia, Mexico. Check out the Argetlam 2016 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Rafael Werneck Cinoto on

Davi Dias de Oliveira won the Cuiabá Open 2016 with an average of 16.53 seconds. Rafael Werneck Cinoto finished second (17.88) and João Luiz Nunes Mataruco finished third (17.89).

Announced by Luis J. Iáñez on

The Ugine Jeu et Jouet 2016 will take place on December 3 - 4, 2016 in Ugine, France. Check out the Ugine Jeu et Jouet 2016 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Evan Liu on

Michał Pleskowicz won the Ukrainian Nationals 2016 with an average of 8.15 seconds. Mykyta Tytar (Микита Титарь) finished second (8.85) and Jakub Kipa finished third (9.96).

Announced by Chris Hardwick on

The Shanghai Winter is Coming 2016 will take place on November 5 - 6, 2016 in Shanghai, China. Check out the Shanghai Winter is Coming 2016 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Luis J. Iáñez on

The Basauri Open 2016 will take place on November 12 - 13, 2016 in Basauri (País Vasco), Spain. Check out the Basauri Open 2016 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Luis J. Iáñez on

The Nanchang Winter 2016 will take place on December 11, 2016 in Nanchang, Jiangxi, China. Check out the Nanchang Winter 2016 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Luis J. Iáñez on

Jayden McNeill won the Canberra Spring 2016 with an average of 8.16 seconds. Tommy Kiprillis finished second (9.15) and Kirt Protacio finished third (9.37).

Oceanian records: Jayden McNeill 3x3 fewest moves 20 (single), 3x3 fewest moves 24.67 (average), Tomas Macadam Rubik's Clock 6.68 (single).

Announced by Luis J. Iáñez on

David Emmanuel Velozo Cabrera won the Paraguay Nationals 2016 with an average of 15.03 seconds. Milko Sebastián Gutiérrez Arroyo finished second (15.25) and Carlos Pedro Casado de Achával finished third (15.60).

Announced by Baiqiang Dong (董百强) on

Kevin Costello III won the Quabbin Open 2016 with an average of 7.30 seconds. Daniel Rose-Levine finished second (9.08) and Samantha Raskind finished third (10.98).

Announced by Ilkyoo Choi (최일규) on

The Berkeley Fall 2016 will take place on November 19, 2016 in Berkeley, California, USA. Check out the Berkeley Fall 2016 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Ilya Tsiareshka on

Vijay Kishore won the VIT Rubik's Cube Challenge 2016 with an average of 9.57 seconds. Bhargav Narasimhan finished second (10.66) and Anish Rajesh finished third (12.34).

Announced by Ilya Tsiareshka on

Gabriel Dechichi Barbar won the Criciúma Open 2016 with an average of 9.55 seconds. Israel Fraga da Silva finished second (10.98) and Diego Bojunga Meneghetti finished third (12.84).

Announced by Ron van Bruchem on

The Wuhan Open 2016 will take place on November 6, 2016 in Wuhan, Hubei, China. Check out the Wuhan Open 2016 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Sébastien Auroux on

Sei Sugama (洲鎌星) won the JRCA Kansai Fall 2016 with an average of 8.94 seconds. Ryo Ito (伊藤崚) finished second (9.93) and Wataru Hashimura (端村航) finished third (10.30).