Cologne Open 2018

Jul 14 - 15, 2018
Rösrath, Germany

Freiherr-vom-Stein-Schule Gymnasium Rösrath

Freiherr-vom-Stein-Straße 15, 51503 Rösrath, Germany
Cologne Open 2018 website

Jan Bentlage, Nils Schweizer, and Simone Bentlage
WCA Delegates
Laura Ohrndorf and Sébastien Auroux
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Main event
Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 130 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is €15 (Euro).

The registration will appear on the website after the payment is completed. More information can be found on the website. Registration will close after July 7th, 2018.

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Philipp Weyer won with an average of 6.41 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Martin Brath finished second (8.72) and Henri Gerber finished third (9.62).

European records: Philipp Weyer‎ 3x3x3 Cube 6.41 (average).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Philipp Weyer 6.10 6.41 ER Germany
2x2x2 Cube Noah Kraft 1.94 2.31 Germany 1.942.182.802.332.43
4x4x4 Cube Philipp Weyer 28.31 30.99 Germany 29.8132.7834.0328.3130.37
5x5x5 Cube Philipp Weyer 55.36 57.41 Germany 55.3656.6756.331:05.1659.22
3x3x3 Blindfolded Jens Haber 30.28 DNF Germany DNF30.2830.98
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Marcel Peters 27 28.33 Germany 302827
3x3x3 One-Handed Simon Kalhofer 11.58 12.44 Germany 11.6611.5814.1412.4113.26
Clock Jan Bentlage 6.90 7.42 Germany 7.339.526.907.417.53
Pyraminx Henri Gerber 2.93 4.50 Germany 2.935.403.085.027.84
Skewb Elias Malomgré 3.93 4.78 Belgium 4.195.554.613.936.97
Square-1 Henri Gerber 8.44 13.50 Germany 12.8613.7113.9313.978.44

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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