Announced by Pedro Santos Guimarães on

Jerónimo Ibarra Bernal won the Santa Pola Open 2018 with an average of 10.24 seconds. Jorge Alfageme Sotillos finished second (10.77) and Daniel Gracia Ortiz finished third (10.84).

Announced by Clément Cherblanc on

The Mudd Winter 2019 will take place on February 2, 2019 in Claremont, California, United States. Check out the Mudd Winter 2019 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Daniel Vædele Egdal on

The Dongguan Open 2019 will take place on January 13, 2019 in Dongguan, Guangdong, China. Check out the Dongguan Open 2019 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Nicolas Perez on

The Chandigarh Open 2019 will take place on January 19, 2019 in Chandigarh, India. Check out the Chandigarh Open 2019 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Ethan Pride on

The Lower Moreland Winter 2019 will take place on March 16, 2019 in Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, United States. Check out the Lower Moreland Winter 2019 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Evan Liu on

Daniel Rose-Levine won the Penn Cube Day Fall 2018 with an average of 8.16 seconds. AJ Kamal finished second (8.71) and Sean Belke finished third (8.87).

North American records: Nicolas Naing‎ Megaminx 31.19 (single).

Announced by Daniel Vædele Egdal on

The Cube Ala-Eh IV 2019 will take place on January 13, 2019 in Lipa City, Philippines. Check out the Cube Ala-Eh IV 2019 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Clément Cherblanc on

The Balakən Qış 2019 will take place on January 17, 2019 in Balakən, Azerbaijan. Check out the Balakən Qış 2019 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Daniel Vædele Egdal on

The Inner Mongolia Winter 2019 will take place on January 26, 2019 in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, China. Check out the Inner Mongolia Winter 2019 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Lucas Garron on

When TNoodle-WCA-0.14.0 was released last week, we announced that TNoodle-WCA-0.13.5 would briefly remain an officially permitted version. Since a week has passed, TNoodle-WCA-0.13.5 is now officially retired, leaving TNoodle-WCA-0.14.0 as the only official scramble program.

Please see last week's TNoodle-WCA-0.14.0 announcement for details.

Please remember that official competitions must use a current version of the official scramble program. This is always available from:
https://www.worldcubeassociation.org/regulations/scrambles/

Announced by Alexander Cohen on

The JRCA Kansai Winter 2019 will take place on January 12, 2019 in Osaka, Japan. Check out the JRCA Kansai Winter 2019 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Ethan Pride on

The Cube Weekend Sint Michielsgestel 2019 will take place on March 22 - 24, 2019 in Sint Michielsgestel, Netherlands. Check out the Cube Weekend Sint Michielsgestel 2019 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Henry Savich on

The D-City Cubing 2019 will take place on January 19 - 20, 2019 in Dürnten ZH, Switzerland. Check out the D-City Cubing 2019 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Henrik Buus Aagaard on

The Michigan Cubing Club Alpha 2019 will take place on January 20, 2019 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. Check out the Michigan Cubing Club Alpha 2019 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Nicolas Perez on

The Bulacan Speedcubing Open 2019 will take place on January 12, 2019 in Bocaue, Bulacan, Philippines. Check out the Bulacan Speedcubing Open 2019 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Evan Liu on

Luke Garrett won the Pittsburgh Open 2018 with an average of 8.29 seconds. Ryan Wu finished second (8.62) and Evan Liu finished third (10.55).

Announced by Clément Cherblanc on

The Tunisia Khomsa Open 2019 will take place on January 14, 2019 in Tunis, Tunisia. Check out the Tunisia Khomsa Open 2019 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Sébastien Auroux on

Nicolás Lasso Peña won the Cali Cube 2018 with an average of 10.76 seconds. Daniel Cano Salgado finished second (10.84) and Juliana Gonzalez Silva finished third (12.81).

Announced by Henry Savich on

The Fewest Moves Vitebsk 2019 will take place on February 1 - 3, 2019 in Vitebsk, Belarus. Check out the Fewest Moves Vitebsk 2019 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Clément Cherblanc on

The Melbourne Summer 2019 will take place on January 26 - 28, 2019 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Check out the Melbourne Summer 2019 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Baiqiang Dong (董百强) on

Yusheng Du (杜宇生) won the Xiamen Open 2018 with an average of 8.18 seconds. Antoine Cantin finished second (9.17) and Zheng Lin (林铮) finished third (9.78).

Announced by Baiqiang Dong (董百强) on

Ivan Li Ka Leong (李嘉亮) won the Big 'n Blind Guangzhou 2018 with an average of 27.64 seconds in the 4x4x4 Cube event. Fung Hoi Yin (馮凱賢) finished second (31.41) and Kailong Li (李开隆) finished third (32.97).

Announced by Baiqiang Dong (董百强) on

Teh Keng Foo (郑庆富) won the FMC Asia 2018 with a mean of 24.33 moves in the 3x3x3 Fewest Moves event. Baiqiang Dong (董百强) finished second (25.67) and Shuto Ueno (上野柊斗) finished third (26.00).

Asian records: Teh Keng Foo (郑庆富)‎ 3x3x3 Fewest Moves 24.33 (average).

Announced by Baiqiang Dong (董百强) on

José Antonio Rozas-Peña Gaete won the Akiba Expo Open 2018 with an average of 4.46 seconds in the 2x2x2 Cube event. Vicente Astroza finished second (4.90) and Jael Esperanza Osorio Galaz finished third (5.64).

Announced by Ethan Pride on

The Princeton Winter 2019 will take place on February 9, 2019 in Princeton, New Jersey, United States. Check out the Princeton Winter 2019 website for more information and registration.