Announced by Evan Liu on

Valerio Locatelli won Road to IC - Montecatini 2019 with an average of 8.65 seconds. Alessandro Nicolì finished second (9.68) and Luca Brasini finished third (10.84).

Announced by Evan Liu on

Alexandre Henrique Afonso Campos won Faça Mais pelas Crianças do Brasil 2019 with a mean of 27.67 moves in the 3x3x3 Fewest Moves event. Bruno Fonsêca Coelho Lima finished second (29.33) and Anderson Alessandro Pavia finished third (31.67).

Announced by Jacob Ambrose on

Siddhikant Mishra won IISERK Cube Open 2019 with an average of 10.08 seconds. Muhtasim Al Farabi finished second (10.72) and Anunak Roy finished third (11.37).

Announced by Jacob Ambrose on

José Lisandro Velásquez Martínez won El Progreso Open 2019 with an average of 13.36 seconds. Ramon Eduardo Yip Yip finished second (14.33) and Juan Carlos Boquín Izaguirre finished third (14.54).

Announced by Jacob Ambrose on

Weihao Kong (孔维浩) won Shandong Open 2019 with an average of 7.28 seconds. Ruihang Xu (许瑞航) finished second (7.29) and Qiyu Zhang (张淇奥) finished third (7.91).

Asian records: Kaijun Lin (林恺俊)‎ 3x3x3 Blindfolded 21.22 (average), 4x4x4 Blindfolded 1:23.60 (single).

Announced by Jacob Ambrose on

João Pedro dos Santos Costa won Sun City Open 2019 with an average of 11.60 seconds. Pedro Miranda Moreira finished second (12.28) and Gabriel Bergue Campos Borges finished third (12.74).

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Bautista Bonazzola won Santa Fe Primavera 2019 with an average of 7.82 seconds. Gael Augusto Lapeyre finished second (9.17) and Theo Iván Goluboff finished third (9.47).

South American records: Manuel Gutman‎ 4x4x4 Blindfolded 1:48.16 (single), 4x4x4 Blindfolded 2:19.56 (average), 5x5x5 Blindfolded 5:28.82 (single).

Announced by Jacob Ambrose on

Mattia Furlan won Prebold Open 2019 with an average of 8.97 seconds. Marcel Ručigaj finished second (9.24) and David Vujasić finished third (10.23).

Announced by Jacob Ambrose on

Nitin Nathan won HLC Cube Challenge 2019 with an average of 4.24 seconds in the Skewb event. Aayush Sriram Bharadwaj finished second (5.97) and Lalith Sashank finished third (6.82).

Announced by Jacob Ambrose on

Ignacio Mita Cabezas won Unifranz Spring Cubing Fest 2019 with an average of 10.65 seconds. Alejandro Marze Rossel finished second (10.76) and Josias Milan Sirpa Pinto finished third (11.83).

Announced by Jacob Ambrose on

Juan David Carmona Vásquez won Cubing Comicland Pereira 2019 with an average of 10.15 seconds. José Leonardo Chaparro Prieto finished second (10.74) and Samuel Jimenez Arroyave finished third (11.68).

Announced by Wilson Alvis (陈智胜) on

Ibagué Rain Cube 2019 will take place on November 23, 2019 in Ibagué, Tolima., Colombia. Check out the Ibagué Rain Cube 2019 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Henrik Buus Aagaard on

Shri Ram Cubing Challenge 2019 will take place on November 2 - 3, 2019 in New Delhi, Delhi, India. Check out the Shri Ram Cubing Challenge 2019 website for more information and registration.

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Reto Tegucigalpa 2019 will take place on November 3, 2019 in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Check out the Reto Tegucigalpa 2019 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Clément Cherblanc on

Cubes Masters Zhytomyr 2019 will take place on November 16 - 17, 2019 in Zhytomyr, Ukraine. Check out the Cubes Masters Zhytomyr 2019 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Wilson Alvis (陈智胜) on

Xlingen Open 2019 will take place on November 9 - 10, 2019 in Kreuzlingen, Switzerland. Check out the Xlingen Open 2019 website for more information and registration.

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Kubekings Villanueva Open 2019 will take place on November 2 - 3, 2019 in Villanueva de la Cañada, Madrid, Spain. Check out the Kubekings Villanueva Open 2019 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Wilson Alvis (陈智胜) on

CCC Qualification Yakutsk 2019 will take place on November 2 - 3, 2019 in Yakutsk, Russia. Check out the CCC Qualification Yakutsk 2019 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Henrik Buus Aagaard on

Martorell Open 2019 will take place on November 16 - 17, 2019 in Martorell, Spain. Check out the Martorell Open 2019 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Sébastien Auroux on

Shivam Bansal won SNU Autumn Open 2019 with an average of 1:08.82 in the 3x3x3 With Feet event. Akash Rupela finished second (1:26.40) and Ujjawal Pabreja finished third (1:54.19).

Announced by Lauren Clement on

We are happy to announce that we have a new Team Leader. Philippe Virouleau will become the new Leader of the WCA Software Team (WST). Philippe was already working as a member of the WST.

Philippe was selected by the WCA Board and approved in a vote among the current Committee Leaders and Senior Delegates, following Section 4 of our Motion 10.2019.0 about WCA Committees and Teams.

We thank Jeremy Fleischman for the work he has done for the WST, and wish Philippe best of luck in fulfilling his new duties.

The new Leader will be promoted immediately. Philippe was the only applicant and his candidacy document can be found here.

Announced by Sébastien Auroux on

Carter Kucala won Sioux Fall 2019 with an average of 7.97 seconds. Tyler Robinson finished second (8.34) and Christopher Olson finished third (8.66).

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Dream City Cube Open 2019 will take place on November 3, 2019 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Check out the Dream City Cube Open 2019 website for more information and registration.

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Krasnodar Winter 2019 will take place on December 7 - 8, 2019 in Krasnodar, Russia. Check out the Krasnodar Winter 2019 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Clément Cherblanc on

Indianapolis Cubes Winter 2019 will take place on December 14, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Check out the Indianapolis Cubes Winter 2019 website for more information and registration.