Bratislava Open 2017

Nov 25 - 26, 2017
Bratislava, Slovakia

Slovak University of Technology

Pionierska 15, 831 02

On the first floor in the back, follow the signs.


Europe Cubing

Bence Barát, Dániel Varga, Niki Placskó, and
WCA Delegate
Niki Placskó

Competitors limit is 55 people/day. Entry fee is 10 EUR/person for one day, 15 EUR/person for two days, for spectators it's 2 EUR for both days. For more information, check out the tabs!

Main event
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
This competition is over, click here to display the registration requirements it used.
Create a WCA account here if you don't have one.
If this is not your first competition, associate your WCA ID to your WCA account here.
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There is a competitor limit of 55 competitors.
Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Hunor Mogyorósi won with an average of 9.12 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Matěj Grohmann finished second (9.26) and Ádám Barta finished third (10.11).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Hunor Mogyorósi 8.06 9.12 Hungary 10.468.
2x2x2 Cube Matěj Grohmann 2.08 2.61 Czech Republic 2.082.432.844.412.56
4x4x4 Cube Luboš Bartík 30.79 34.01 Czech Republic 32.4634.4135.1736.9730.79
5x5x5 Cube Bence Barát 1:02.89 1:07.15 Hungary 1:11.791:02.891:06.171:09.521:05.76
6x6x6 Cube Luboš Bartík 1:58.08 2:02.75 NR Czech Republic 2:01.372:08.791:58.08
7x7x7 Cube Bence Barát 2:41.76 2:48.86 Hungary 3:01.072:41.762:43.75
3x3x3 Blindfolded Ádám Barta 24.55 DNF Hungary DNF24.55DNF
3x3x3 One-Handed Matěj Grohmann 12.17 14.54 Czech Republic 12.1715.7015.8014.7013.23

Bratislava Open 2017 is a speedcubing competition. Anyone can participate, who is familiar with the WCA Regulation, accepts it and meet the competition’s criterias.

Registration fee - for 1 day (paid on site): 10 €*
Registration fee - for 2 days (paid on site): 15 €*
Registration fee - for spectators (for both days - paid on site): 2 €
As a spectator please keep in mind that the capacity of the venue is limited. If there are too many spectators we can't grant you seats in the main room, only in the hall. The spectator seats will be taken on the first come first serve principle.
Date: November 25-26, 2017
Competitors limit: 55 people
Venue: Slovak University of Technology
Address: Pionierska 15, 831 02 Bratislava

*If you register to the competition, but don't show up (and don't let us know before the deadline of the online registration), afterwards you can only take part at competitions organised by us, if you pay this registration fee as well.


Start End Event Round Format Time limit Proceed
8:30 11:40 Registration
9:00 9:50 7x7x7 Combined First Round Mean of 3 (Best of 1 < 4:45) 7:00 75%
9:50 10:30 6x6x6 Combined First Round Mean of 3 (Best of 1 < 3:15) 5:00 75%
10:30 10:50 Competition tutorial
10:50 11:40 3x3x3 One-handed Combined First Round Average of 5 (Best of 2 < 0:40) 2:00 50%
11:40 12:30 5x5x5 Combined First Round Average of 5 (Best of 2 < 1:45) 4:00 16
12:30 13:00 3x3x3 One-handed Second Round Average of 5 2:00 8
13:00 14:00 Lunch Final (1st attempt) Best of 2 1 hour
14:00 14:30 5x5x5 Second Round Average of 5 4:00 8
14:30 15:10 6x6x6 Final Mean of 3 5:00 -
15:10 15:50 7x7x7 Final Mean of 3 7:00 -
15:50 16:10 5x5x5 Final Average of 5 4:00 -
16:10 16:20 3x3x3 One-handed Final Average of 5 1:00 -


Start End Event Round Format Time limit Proceed
8:30 11:40 Registration
9:00 9:30 3x3x3 Blindfolded First Round Best of 3 Cumulative: 8:00 12
9:30 9:50 Competition tutorial
9:50 11:00 3x3x3 First Round Average of 5 10:00 75%
11:00 11:40 2x2x2 First Round Average of 5 1:00 75%
11:40 12:50 4x4x4 Combined First Round Average of 5 (Best of 2 < 1:00) 3:00 24
12:50 13:30 3x3x3 Second Round Average of 5 10:00 10
13:30 14:30 Lunch Final (2nd attempt) Best of 2 1 hour
14:30 14:50 3x3x3 Blindfolded Second Round Best of 3 Cumulative: 8:00 8
14:50 15:30 4x4x4 Second Round Average of 5 2:00 8
15:30 16:00 2x2x2 Second Round Average of 5 1:00 10
16:00 16:15 3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Best of 3 Cumulative: 8:00 -
16:15 16:30 4x4x4 Final Average of 5 2:00 -
16:30 16:40 2x2x2 Final Average of 5 1:00 -
16:40 17:00 3x3x3 Final Average of 5 1:00 -
17:00 17:20 Winner's ceremony

Schedule can be changed according to the number of the registered competitors.

We consider a registration complete, when the WCA ID has been connected to the WCA account, or if the competitor has not competed before, but has a complete WCA account, providing all the personal data. Accepting completed registrations are on a first come first serve basis.

Steps of the registration:

1) Create a WCA account
You have to use your full name. If you ever competed before at official competition, use an e-mail address that you already used for WCA registration and which you check regularly. You will get a confirmation link in e-mail and by clicking on that your Account will be validated.

2) Give your personal data
Sign in with your WCA account and click to the "Notifications". There will be a "Your profile is incomplete" link. Click here and provide your Gender, Birthdate and Country to finish your account. (If it's your first competition and don't have a WCA ID you finished your account and you can skip step 3) )

3) Connect your WCA ID to your WCA account
Sign in with your WCA account and click to the "Notifications". There will be a "Connect your WCA ID to your account" link. If you click on that you can write in your WCA ID (or you can simply search for it by typing your name in). To finish this you will need to choose a delegate, who's competition you already participated at to confirm your request. (In a lot of cases the system will offer you a delegate, but you can choose other if you want. For example: Niki Placskó or Olivér Perge.) Please keep in mind that connecting WCA ID-s and WCA accounts can take a few days.

4) Register to the competition
After having a full WCA account you can register to the competition in the WCA website.

Please keep in mind, that accepting the registrations is not automatic so the process can take a few days.

If you would like to change your registration, please do not register again, but write an e-mail to the e-mail address.

The deadline of registration, changes or cancellation is:
16. November 2017. 23:59
This deadline applies to the changing requests about the registered events and to the grouping as well.

Make sure to use an e-mail address which you check regularly because registrations might be needed to confirm via e-mail.

The most important criteria of the participation in the competition is the knowledge of the WCA Regulation.

If it's your first competition or you did not read it yet, please make sure to read it!

You can find it on the link below:

Organizers: Dániel Varga, Bence Barát (with Niki Placskó and Olivér Perge)

WCA delegates: Olivér Perge, Niki Placskó

If you have any questions about the competiton, the regulation or anything else we can help, feel free to ask on the: e-mail address.

In the meantime enjoy your preparation and see you in the competition!

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).
A cumulative time limit may be enforced (see Regulation A1a2).


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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