Cité des Jeux 2016

Nov 12 - 13, 2016
Montreux, Switzerland

Centre des Congrès de Montreux

Av. Claude-Nobs 5, 1820 Montreux
Organization team
Reto Bubendorf
WCA Delegate
Reto Bubendorf

The competition is part of a festival and is open to citizen from all countries.
There is a limit of 60 participants.

Main event
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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Michał Pleskowicz won with an average of 8.87 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Richard Delacoste finished second (10.09) and Reto Bubendorf finished third (11.11).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Michał Pleskowicz 8.58 8.87 Poland 8.809.938.588.858.96
2x2x2 Cube Reto Bubendorf 2.18 2.70 Switzerland
4x4x4 Cube Richard Delacoste 40.24 42.06 Switzerland 40.2442.0543.8148.8540.32
5x5x5 Cube Fabian Löhle 1:10.81 1:13.77 Switzerland 1:10.811:17.631:11.651:12.041:17.96
3x3x3 Blindfolded Oleg Gritsenko 42.44 DNF Russia 42.44DNF56.44
3x3x3 One-Handed Michał Pleskowicz 10.46 14.70 Poland 10.4614.1917.9512.6717.24
Pyraminx Tobias Peter 5.38 5.61 Switzerland 6.635.765.465.385.62
Skewb Theo Mayer 5.54 5.83 Switzerland 6.045.545.855.745.89

The following events will be held :
2x2x2 (3 rounds)
3x3x3 (3 rounds)
4x4x4 (2 rounds)
5x5x5 (2 rounds)
Pyraminx (3 rounds)
Skewb (2 rounds)
3x3x3 one-handed (2 rounds)
3x3x3 blindfolded (2 rounds)

Note that the schedule may be changed slightly, according to the number of registration.


Start Event Round Cutoff Format
10:00 Registration
10:30 3x3x3 one-handed Combined First  1:00 Bo2/Ao5
11:05 5x5x5 Combined First 4:00 Bo2/Ao5
12:00 Lunch
13:00 4x4x4 Combined First 2:30 Bo2/Ao5
13:40 3x3x3 blindfolded First 15:00 cumulative Bo3
14:05 5x5x5   Final round 75% proceeded Ao5
14:55 4x4x4 Final round 75% proceeded Ao5
15:30 3x3x3 blindfolded Final round 75% proceeded Bo3
15:50 Skewb Combined First 1:00 Bo2/Ao5
16:20 3x3x3 one-handed Final round 75% proceeded Ao5
16:50 Winner Ceremony
17:00 End


Start Event Round Cut off Format
10:00 Registration
10:15 Judging tutorial
10:30 3x3x3 First round Ao5
11:10 Pyraminx Combined First 1:00 Bo2/Ao5
11:45 2x2x2 Combined First 1:00 Bo2/Ao5
12:20 Lunch
13:20 3x3x3 Second round 75% proceeded Ao5
13:55 Pyraminx Second round 75% proceeded Ao5
14:25 2x2x2 Second round 75% proceeded Ao5
14:55 Skewb Final round 75% proceeded Ao5
15:20 Pyraminx Final round 75% proceeded Ao5
15:45 2x2x2 Final round 75% proceeded Ao5
16:10 3x3x3 Final round 75% proceeded Ao5
16:40 Winner Ceremony
17:00 End

The Congress Center of Montreux is located next to the lake of Geneva, 10 walking minutes away from the train station.
There are also several parking slots along the seaside in a perimeter of 1 km (but very expensive)

The Cité des Jeux 2016 is a Rubik's Cube competition organised by Reto Bubendorf and the Cité des Jeux festival.
For questions or information please e-mail to Reto.

With this competition we hope to attract a lot of new local cubers and give them a chance to compete.
We also warmly invite competitors who come from abroad to give this event an exciting international mixture.

Results of the championship will be added to the official WCA World Rankings

At the start of the competition, all competitors can familiarize with the official timing equipment : the Stackmat timer.
Any puzzle brand may be used during the competition, as long as it complies with the WCA regulations.

It is very important that all the participants have studied the regulations in detail to ensure a flawless process of the competition.

They can be found here : English Deutsch Français

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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