Announced by Baiqiang Dong (董百强) on

Ganghui Lin (林刚辉) won the Zhangzhou Open 2018 with an average of 9.02 seconds. Mulun Yin (阴目仑) finished second (9.42) and Jiekang Pan (潘杰康) finished third (9.92).

Announced by Baiqiang Dong (董百强) on

Jiayu Wang (王佳宇) won the Nanchang Medium & Small Cubes 2018 with an average of 7.68 seconds. Yusheng Du (杜宇生) finished second (8.44) and Ruohan Qiu (邱若寒) finished third (10.24).

Announced by Niki Placskó on

The Caarn Ahmedabad Cube Open 2018 will take place on August 25, 2018 in Ahmedabad, India. Check out the Caarn Ahmedabad Cube Open 2018 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Bence Barát on

The Brugge Open 2018 will take place on November 17 - 18, 2018 in Brugge, Belgium. Check out the Brugge Open 2018 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Nitin Subramanian on

The Italian Open 2018 will take place on September 8 - 9, 2018 in Gessate, Italy. Check out the Italian Open 2018 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Bence Barát on

The Meppel Open 2018 will take place on November 10, 2018 in Meppel, Netherlands. Check out the Meppel Open 2018 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Rafael Werneck de Andrade Cinoto on

Vicenzo Guerino Cecchini won the Dia da Modalidade Skewb 2018 with an average of 4.21 seconds in the Skewb event. Davi de Andrade Iácono finished second (4.41) and Gabriel Brasil Lima finished third (6.24).

Announced by Sam Spendla on

The Ufa Open 2018 will take place on August 18 - 19, 2018 in Ufa, Russia. Check out the Ufa Open 2018 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Nitin Subramanian on

The Sala Summer Blind 2018 will take place on August 11, 2018 in Sala, Sweden. Check out the Sala Summer Blind 2018 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Bence Barát on

The Manchester Open 2019 will take place on February 16 - 17, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom. Check out the Manchester Open 2019 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Marco Belotti on

The Tajikistan Open 2018 will take place on August 14, 2018 in Khujand, Sughd, Tajikistan. Check out the Tajikistan Open 2018 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Daniel Vædele Egdal on

The Campeonato Interescolar JC 2018 will take place on August 11, 2018 in João Câmara, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. Check out the Campeonato Interescolar JC 2018 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Pedro Santos Guimarães on

Mykyta Tytar (Микита Титарь) won the White City Cubing 2018 with an average of 9.05 seconds. Lev Holub (Лев Голуб) finished second (9.51) and Nikita Kovalchuk (Нікіта Ковальчук) finished third (9.70).

Announced by Evan Liu on

Patrick Ponce won the Brooklyn 2018 with an average of 6.77 seconds. Daniel Rose-Levine finished second (8.03) and Daniel Karnaukh finished third (8.75).

Announced by Evan Liu on

Rodrigo Paz Vaca won the Bolivia Nationals 2018 with an average of 8.56 seconds. Adhemar Mizushima finished second (9.09) and Andrés Muñoz Valverde finished third (11.50).

Announced by Sébastien Auroux on

Alaik Bhatia won the Phoenix Cube Championship 2018 with an average of 8.78 seconds. Akash Rupela finished second (9.09) and Aamir Saifee finished third (9.90).

Announced by Lucas Garron on

When TNoodle-WCA-0.13.4 was released last week, we announced that TNoodle-WCA-0.13.3 would briefly remain an officially permitted version. Since a week has passed, TNoodle-WCA-0.13.3 is now officially retired, leaving TNoodle-WCA-0.13.4 as the only official scramble program.

Please see last week's TNoodle-WCA-0.13.4 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 Jacob Ambrose on

Arthur Garcin won the Only Mental Lyon 2018 with a single solve of 24.47 seconds in the 3x3x3 Blindfolded event. Sukant Koul finished second (28.80) and Kamil Przybylski finished third (29.21).

Announced by Jacob Ambrose on

Bautista Bonazzola won the Chaco De Invierno 2018 with an average of 8.46 seconds. Theo Iván Goluboff finished second (10.11) and Marcos Masini finished third (10.17).

South American records: Bautista Bonazzola‎ 3x3x3 Cube 7.89 (average).

Announced by Jacob Ambrose on

Akshaansh Chilakapati won the Varsha Ritu Cube Open 2018 with an average of 11.59 seconds. Harsh Arvind Shelwatkar finished second (11.60) and Abhishek Sathyanarayanan finished third (11.89).

Announced by Jacob Ambrose on

Gəray İzzətov won the Northern Azerbaijan Decathlon 2018 with an average of 17.35 seconds. Sirac Niyazov finished second (22.90) and Hikmət Mürsəlzadə finished third (43.43).

Announced by Jacob Ambrose on

Moez Boussarsar won the Chachya Open Rotary Edition 2018 with an average of 10.37 seconds. Hassen Kallala finished second (10.62) and Emna Boughizane finished third (10.75).

African records: Emna Boughizane‎ Megaminx 1:03.10 (average), Moez Boussarsar‎ 3x3x3 One-Handed 11.94 (single), Square-1 10.89 (single), Square-1 14.20 (average), Mouhamed Islem Boukri‎ 2x2x2 Cube 1.31 (single).

Announced by Bence Barát on

The Paris Open 2018 will take place on October 6 - 7, 2018 in Paris, France. Check out the Paris Open 2018 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Niki Placskó on

The Pueblo Open 2018 will take place on August 18, 2018 in Pueblo, Colorado, United States. Check out the Pueblo Open 2018 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Niki Placskó on

The Sigulda Open 2018 will take place on September 1, 2018 in Sigulda, Latvia. Check out the Sigulda Open 2018 website for more information and registration.