Annecy Open 2016

Oct 29 - 30, 2016
Annecy, France

Centre culturel Bonlieu

1 rue Jean Jaurès, 74000 Annecy

Salle Eugène Verdun

Annecy Open 2016 website
Organization team
Clément Cherblanc and Mayron Blain
WCA Delegates
Hippolyte Moreau and Philippe Virouleau

The competition is free and open to everyone, it will be held the last week-end of october from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm the saturday and from 8:00 am to 5:30 the sunday.

The competition is limited to 75 competitors and will propose the events :

  • 2x2x2 (3 rounds)
  • 3x3x3 (3 rounds)
  • 4x4x4 (3 rounds)
  • 5x5x5 (2 rounds)
  • 6x6x6 (1 round)
  • 7x7x7 (1 round)
  • 3x3x3 one handed (2 rounds)
  • 3x3x3 blindfolded (2 rounds)
  • Pyraminx (2 rounds)
  • Skewb (2 rounds)
  • Square-1 (2 rounds)
  • Megaminx (2 rounds)
  • 3x3x3 Multiple Blindfolded (1 attempt)
Main event
Registration period

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Juliette Sébastien won with an average of 10.24 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Nicolas Gertner finished second (10.33) and Reto Bubendorf finished third (10.77).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Juliette Sébastien 8.79 10.24 France 10.308.7910.659.7712.20
2x2x2 Cube Reto Bubendorf 2.10 2.55 Switzerland 2.432.105.062.482.73
4x4x4 Cube Clément Cherblanc 37.89 42.88 France 44.2838.8337.8945.5248.06
5x5x5 Cube Clément Cherblanc 1:14.11 1:17.91 France 1:20.181:27.031:15.261:14.111:18.30
6x6x6 Cube Clément Cherblanc 2:14.38 2:20.24 France 2:14.382:23.202:23.14
7x7x7 Cube Clément Cherblanc 3:20.58 3:37.71 France 3:46.753:45.793:20.58
3x3x3 Blindfolded Maxime Clapié 1:00.41 DNF France DNF1:34.231:00.41
3x3x3 One-Handed Juliette Sébastien 11.50 14.45 France 14.2616.7512.3411.5018.06
Megaminx Clément Cherblanc 57.44 1:02.87 France 1:05.2259.661:10.4157.441:03.73
Pyraminx Reto Bubendorf 4.21 4.36 Switzerland 4.444.395.944.214.25
Skewb Reto Bubendorf 4.36 5.30 Switzerland 5.524.365.925.404.97
Square-1 Clément Cherblanc 13.80 15.19 France 13.8015.0919.3315.3915.10
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Maxime Clapié 12/15 56:34 France 12/15 56:34
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
Second round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Second round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
5x5x5 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
6x6x6 Cube Final Mo3 10:00.00
7x7x7 Cube Final Mo3 15:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 10:00.00
Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Megaminx First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Skewb First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Square-1 First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo1 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00

Samedi :

Dimanche :

La compétition aura lieu dans la salle Eugène Verdun du Centre culturel Bonlieu dans le centre-ville d’Annecy à l’adresse :
« 1 Rue Jean Jaurès, 74000 Annecy ».

Une fois dans le Centre-Forum Bonlieu, il vous suffira de descendre les escaliers situés en face de l’Office de tourisme d’Annecy ; la salle de la compétition se trouvera juste en face de vous, après un petit couloir.

The competition will take place in the room Eugène Verdun of the Cultural center Bonlieu in the city center of Annecy at the address :
" 1 Street Jean Jaurès, 74000 Annecy ".

Once in the Center-forum Bonlieu, you will have to down the stairs situated in front of the Tourist office of Annecy ; the room of the competition will be just in front of you, after a small corridor.

Here is the plan to get to the venue on foot from the Annecy train station :
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Les hôtels les moins chers d'Annecy sont Best Western Hotel International et Campanile situés chacun à environ 1km du Centre culturel Bonlieu. Ce sont des hôtels trois étoiles qui proposent des chambres à moins de 30€ la nuit par personne.

Sinon, vous pouvez utiliser AirBnb ou CouchSurfing pour trouver où dormir.

The cheapest hotels of Annecy are Best Western Hotel International and Campanile situated each in approximately 1km of the Cultural center Bonlieu. It is three-star hotels that propose room under 30€ the night by person.

Otherwise, you can use AirBnb or CouchSurfing to find where to sleep.

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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