Announced by Lauren Clement on

Dear WCA Community,

We had another successful year of cubing and developing the WCA as an organization in 2019! We would like to take this moment to share the highlights of what we have accomplished this year with all of your help.

WCA competitions were introduced to eight new countries and there were over 27,750 new people who competed officially for the first time. This year, our competitors broke barriers and achieved 61 world records, 205 continental records, and 3,760 national records.

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Announced by Lucas Garron on

New WCA Regulations and Guidelines are in effect as of January 1, 2020. Please see the original announcement for details.

Announced by Daniel Vædele Egdal on

Trujillo Happy New Year 2020 will take place on February 22, 2020 in Trujillo, Peru. Check out the Trujillo Happy New Year 2020 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Daniel Vædele Egdal on

Salzburg Open 2020 will take place on February 1 - 2, 2020 in Salzburg, Austria. Check out the Salzburg Open 2020 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Daniel Vædele Egdal on

Amrita Cube Open 2020 will take place on February 1, 2020 in Kollam, Kerala, India. Check out the Amrita Cube Open 2020 website for more information and registration.

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Cult A Way Cube Open 2020 will take place on February 9, 2020 in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. Check out the Cult A Way Cube Open 2020 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Daniel Vædele Egdal on

Cobb Cubed 2020 will take place on April 18, 2020 in Kennesaw, Georgia, United States. Check out the Cobb Cubed 2020 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Alexandre Henrique Afonso Campos on

TNoodle-WCA-0.15.1 is now available on the Scrambles page.

Changes since the previous version:

  • Update rotations in the Fewest Moves sheet to match 2020 regulations.
  • Removing 3x3x3 With Feet from events.

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 Daniel Vædele Egdal on

Michigan Cubing Club Alpha 2020 will take place on February 22 - 23, 2020 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. Check out the Michigan Cubing Club Alpha 2020 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Daniel Vædele Egdal on

Siberia Open 2020 will take place on February 29 - March 1, 2020 in Barnaul, Russia. Check out the Siberia Open 2020 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Daniel Vædele Egdal on

Quark Cubix Challenge 2020 will take place on February 2, 2020 in South Goa, Goa, India. Check out the Quark Cubix Challenge 2020 website for more information and registration.

Announced by Sébastien Auroux on

Carlos Daniel Torres Tello won GeekStore Speedsolving 2019 with an average of 10.69 seconds. Nick Jordan Mesias Garcia finished second (10.72) and Oscar Anthony Altamirano Queque finished third (11.37).

Announced by Sébastien Auroux on

Luke Garrett won No Shoes Kentucky 2019 with an average of 29.94 seconds in the 3x3x3 With Feet event. Nolan Wood finished second (30.56) and John Meador finished third (32.43).

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Tripp Peters won Portland in a Pyra Tree 2019 with an average of 3.32 seconds in the Pyraminx event. Sameer Aggarwal finished second (3.96) and Milo Black finished third (4.27).

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Firstian Fushada (符逢城) won Selangor Cube Open 2019 with an average of 7.05 seconds. Tee Kai Yang finished second (7.68) and Kaijun Lin (林恺俊) finished third (7.91).

Asian records: Firstian Fushada (符逢城)‎ 3x3x3 Fewest Moves 22.67 (average), Kaijun Lin (林恺俊)‎ 4x4x4 Blindfolded 1:31.08 (average), 5x5x5 Blindfolded 2:39.12 (single), 5x5x5 Blindfolded 2:49.17 (average).

North American records: Leo Min-Bedford‎ Skewb 0.97 (single).

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Miguel Ángel Hernández won Panamá Kocka 2019 with an average of 11.39 seconds. Luis Bosch finished second (11.85) and Davis Joel Fonseca Rios finished third (11.88).

Announced by Sébastien Auroux on

Alexander Bashutkin won Ivanovo Cuber Cup 2019 with an average of 8.08 seconds. Maxim Ilin finished second (8.39) and Alexey Zharikov finished third (9.10).

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Feliks Zemdegs won Surf Coast Cubing 2019 with an average of 6.76 seconds. Andy Gong finished second (8.04) and Sora Sato finished third (9.31).

Announced by Daniel James on

Raymond Goslow won AZCubing Winter 2019 with an average of 10.42 seconds. Dan Tran finished second (10.55) and Scott Weston finished third (10.87).

Announced by Daniel James on

Sei Sugama (洲鎌星) won Hiroshima Open 2019 with an average of 7.77 seconds. Rituraj Sohoni finished second (8.81) and Taro Yoshioka (吉岡太郎) finished third (9.15).

Announced by Daniel James on

Antoine Cantin won 2 Feet of Snow in Montreal 2019 with an average of 39.22 seconds in the 3x3x3 With Feet event. Roy Lee finished second (42.35) and Louis Cormier finished third (44.60).

Announced by Daniel James on

Bhargav Narasimhan won VJTI Mumbai Cube Open 2019 with an average of 10.20 seconds in the 3x3x3 One-Handed event. Kunaal Parekh finished second (14.00) and Pranav Gadge finished third (14.32).

World records: Mohammed Aiman Koli‎ 3x3x3 With Feet 15.56 (single).

Asian records: Bhargav Narasimhan‎ 3x3x3 One-Handed 10.26 (average), 3x3x3 One-Handed 10.20 (average).

Announced by Daniel James on

Giovanni Stéfano Gutiérrez Chuquimia won Unifranz El Alto 2019 with an average of 10.54 seconds. Ignacio Mita Cabezas finished second (10.95) and Jose Antonio Campero Morales finished third (11.44).

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Yassine Bettahar won Winter Setif Open 2019 with an average of 10.04 seconds. Radwan Boucetta finished second (15.18) and Hayat Farah Benantar finished third (15.86).

African records: Yassine Bettahar‎ 3x3x3 Cube 8.89 (average), 4x4x4 Cube 39.58 (average).

Announced by Daniel James on

Tymon Kolasiński won Cubers Eve Środa Wielkopolska 2019 with an average of 6.20 seconds. Michał Rzewuski finished second (7.02) and Igor Ośmiałowski finished third (8.56).