Albanian Open 2018

Apr 14, 2018
Tirana, Albania

Instituti Harry Fultz

Rruga Asim Vokshi, Tirana 1000, Albania



Ron van Bruchem

Hanneke Rijks, Ron van Bruchem, and Samuel Mema
WCA Delegate
Ron van Bruchem

First WCA competition in Albania.

The competition will also be positioned as Albanian National Championship 2018. So fastest Albanian competitors per event will be honoured as national champions.

Two weeks before the competition, registered competitors will be requested by email to confirm their participation. Registered competitors must reply at least three days before the competition, otherwise they may be removed from the competitor list.

On-site registration is possible until 12:30pm in the venue.

Main event
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 60 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is 100 L (Albanian Lek).

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Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Lir Ukaj won with an average of 10.82 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Clément Cherblanc finished second (10.95) and Ron van Bruchem finished third (14.95).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Lir Ukaj 8.30 10.82 France 11.9310.2310.3012.418.30
2x2x2 Cube Clément Cherblanc 2.74 3.53 France 2.746.323.063.334.21
4x4x4 Cube Clément Cherblanc 37.01 37.61 France 46.7737.0137.9737.4237.44
5x5x5 Cube Clément Cherblanc 1:10.00 1:21.30 France 1:16.321:10.001:18.031:29.551:32.81
Pyraminx Lir Ukaj 3.88 7.04 France 8.136.533.8810.256.45
Skewb Clément Cherblanc 3.99 6.64 France 3.996.387.136.418.36
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Second round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Skewb Final Ao5 10:00.00
Event Round Format Limit (min) Cut-off Competitors Start time End time
Registration 08:30 12:30
5x5x5 Cube Combined Final best of 2, average of 5 5 min 3:30 min 09:00 09:50
4x4x4 Cube Combined First round best of 2, average of 5 4 min 2:30 min 09:50 10:35
Skewb Final average of 5 1:30 min 10:35 11:05
Pyraminx First round average of 5 1:30 min 11:05 11:35
4x4x4 Cube Final average of 5 2 min 4 11:35 12:05
Pyraminx Final average of 5 1:30 min 4 12:05 12:25
Lunch 12:25 13:15
3x3x3 Cube First round average of 5 6 min 13:15 14:15
2x2x2 Cube First round average of 5 2 min 14:15 14:55
3x3x3 Cube Second round average of 5 2 min 75% 14:55 15:35
2x2x2 Cube Final average of 5 1 min 4 15:35 15:55
3x3x3 Cube Blindfolded Final best of 3 6 min 15:55 16:15
3x3x3 Cube Final average of 5 1 min 8 16:25 17:10
Winner's Ceremony 17:20 17:40

Time limit

If you reach the time limit during your solve, the judge will stop you and your result will be DNF (see Regulation A1a4).


The result to beat to proceed to the second phase of a cutoff round (see Regulation 9g).


The format describes how to determine the ranking of competitors based on their results. The list of allowed formats per event is described in Regulation 9b. See Regulation 9f for a description of each format.

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