Announced by Clément Cherblanc on

I Itapê Open 2019 will take place on October 26, 2019 in Itapetininga, São Paulo, Brazil. Check out the I Itapê Open 2019 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Clément Cherblanc on

HLC Cube Challenge 2019 will take place on September 28, 2019 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Check out the HLC Cube Challenge 2019 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Pedro Santos Guimarães on

Trang Bảo Minh won HCMC Pro League 2019 with an average of 8.99 seconds. Nguyễn Hoàng Quân finished second (9.18) and Lê Hà Phong finished third (9.34).

Announced by Mikela Elleby Jørgensen on

It is with great pleasure that we announce the winning candidates to host the upcoming continental championships in 2020:

WCA Asian Championship 2020 will be held on August 27-30, 2020 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
WCA European Championship 2020 will be held on July 16-19, 2020 in Almere, Netherlands.
WCA North American Championship 2020 will be held on June 25-28, 2020 in Toronto, Canada.

All dates and locations are tentative until the competitions are announced on the WCA website.

The decision for WCA Oceanian Championship 2020 has been deferred.

There were no applications for continental championships in Africa or South America and thus no continental championships will be held in these continents in 2020.

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Announced by John Edison Ubaldo on

Erik Shakirov won Chelny Summer 2019 with an average of 10.53 seconds. Danila Rogozhnikov (Данила Рогожников) finished second (11.40) and Polina Lapteva (Полина Лаптева) finished third (11.40).

Announced by Lauren Clement on

We're pleased to announce a new feature on the WCA website: bookmarking competitions.

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Announced by Henry Savich on

Yunnan Open 2019 will take place on October 6, 2019 in Kunming, Yunnan, China. Check out the Yunnan Open 2019 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Clément Cherblanc on

Pönde Open 2019 will take place on October 4 - 6, 2019 in Kirkkonummi, Finland. Check out the Pönde Open 2019 website for more information and registration.

Announced by John Edison Ubaldo on

Mykyta Tytar (Микита Титарь) won Ukrainian Nationals 2019 with an average of 8.10 seconds. Ivan Vynnyk (Іван Винник) finished second (8.15) and Lev Golub (Лев Голуб) finished third (8.18).

Announced by Baiqiang Dong (董百强) on

Jiazhou Li (李佳洲) won Xi'an 10th Anniversary 2019 with an average of 7.65 seconds. Mulun Yin (阴目仑) finished second (8.62) and Kaijun Lin (林恺俊) finished third (9.29).

Asian records: Kaijun Lin (林恺俊)‎ 5x5x5 Blindfolded 3:21.84 (single).

Announced by Baiqiang Dong (董百强) on

Ivan Li Ka Leong (李嘉亮) won Shenzhen Cubing 10th Anniversary 2019 with an average of 7.17 seconds. Ruihang Xu (许瑞航) finished second (7.22) and Zijian Cai (蔡子健) finished third (7.43).

Asian records: Anyu Zhang (张安宇)‎ 7x7x7 Cube 2:01.73 (single).

Announced by Jacob Ambrose on

Cubing Comicland Pereira 2019 will take place on September 29, 2019 in Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia. Check out the Cubing Comicland Pereira 2019 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Jacob Ambrose on

Open del Mayo 2019 will take place on October 5 - 6, 2019 in Navojoa, Mexico. Check out the Open del Mayo 2019 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Henrik Buus Aagaard on

Comas Speedsolving 2019 will take place on September 28 - 29, 2019 in Lima, Peru. Check out the Comas Speedsolving 2019 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Henrik Buus Aagaard on

IISERK Cube Open 2019 will take place on September 28, 2019 in Nadia, West Bengal, India. Check out the IISERK Cube Open 2019 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Henrik Buus Aagaard on

Samyak Cube Open 2019 will take place on September 27, 2019 in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India. Check out the Samyak Cube Open 2019 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Henrik Buus Aagaard on

Dornogovi Cube Day 2019 will take place on October 19, 2019 in Sainshand, Dornogovi province, Mongolia. Check out the Dornogovi Cube Day 2019 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Evan Liu on

Adrian Guzman won Back to School Idaho 2019 with an average of 10.40 seconds. Isaac Myers finished second (11.52) and Calvin Nielson finished third (12.44).

Announced by Evan Liu on

Dmitry Kryuzban won Kursk Open 2019 with an average of 9.76 seconds. Timur Imanov finished second (9.94) and Danila Ryabinin finished third (10.06).

Announced by Lauren Clement on

The WCA Ethics Committee (WEC) is seeking new members to help them with their mission! The applications are open to everyone; it’s not a requirement to hold a current position in the WCA to be considered.

What does the WEC do?
- Maintaining and updating the Code of Ethics.
- Ensures that all procedures followed by WCA Staff abide by the Code of Ethics.
- Performs independent investigations if any WCA Staff member is not compliant with said Code of Ethics.
- Confidant for Registered Speedcubers that request investigations.
- Functions as the board of appeal if any involved party disagrees with a decision made by the WCA Disciplinary Committee.

The official rights and duties of the WEC are documented in WCA Motion 10.2019.3.

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Announced by Daniel James on

Assylkhan Meirkhanov (Асылхан Мейрханов) won Tajikistan Open 2019 with an average of 9.96 seconds. Timur Mavlyanov finished second (10.56) and Shukrullo Ibragimov finished third (12.49).

Announced by Daniel James on

Rafael Antonio Sanchez won CinemaCubing San Carlos 2019 with an average of 10.47 seconds. Bernardo Torres finished second (10.80) and Louis Rodriguez finished third (11.77).

Announced by Daniel James on

Fabio Bini Graciose won Teresina Open 2019 with an average of 18.12 seconds. Samuel Dânton de Sousa Cipriano finished second (18.67) and Jessé Bezerra da Silva finished third (18.69).

Announced by Daniel James on

Alessio Giuliano won Swisscubing Cup IV 2019 with an average of 8.47 seconds. Tobias Peter finished second (9.98) and Christian Meyer finished third (11.92).

Announced by Daniel James on

Martin Vædele Egdal won Icelandic Nationals 2019 with an average of 7.17 seconds. Daniel Vædele Egdal finished second (9.76) and Oskar Petursson finished third (10.77).