Cult A Way Cube Open 2019

Mar 3, 2019
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

Sree Chitra Thirunal College of Engineering

Sree Chitra Thirunal College of Engineering, National Highway 66, CTO Colony, Pappanamcode, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Seminar Hall 1

Organization team
Anantha Krishnan K. Sathish Kumar and Carmel K. Thadathil
WCA Delegate
Daniel M. James
Download all the competition's details as PDF here.
  • Make sure you will be available at the venue at least 15 minutes before your event starts. You won't be allowed to participate in an event if you reach late.
  • Make sure you go through all the WCA regulations.
  • If you're participating in a WCA competition for first time, please bring your ID card as well.
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.
Register for this competition here.
There is a competitor limit of 50 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is ₹200 (Indian Rupee).
Registration fees won't be refunded under any circumstance.
On the spot registrations will be accepted with a base registration fee of ₹400 (Indian Rupee).

Registration fee
Pass fee (for participating): 250 INR
Each event: 50 INR
So if you are participating in 3 events, fees will be 250 + (3x50) = 400.

Early bird discount offer - till Feb 8, 2018, 11:59 PM IST
Pass fee (for participating): 150 INR
Each event: 50 INR
So if you are participating in 3 events, fees will be 150 + (3x50) = 300.

Spot Registration
Note: For spot registration, you will be allowed to register only for those events which takes place at least 30 minutes after you register. So, if you want to do spot registration for an event, you should register for it at least 30 minutes before the start of the event.
Pass fee (for participating): 350 INR
Each event: 50 INR
So if you are participating in 3 events, fees will be 350 + (3x50) = 500.

Steps to complete online registration
Step 1 - Register here by selecting the events you want to participate in.
Step 2 - Pay the registration fee through Google Pay (Tez) to the number - 8089730890 (Carmel Thadathil) or 9400334001 (Anantha Krishnan). Please mention your full name and the name of the competition (CAW'19 is enough) in the description of the payment. Once your payment is received, your registration will be accepted within a day.

1. If you fail to do online payment before registration closes, you won't be able to participate even if you had registered in WCA.
2. You can't change the events once the registration closes.

Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Sidharth Thachilath Sudheer won with an average of 9.61 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Faheem Arif finished second (11.42) and Harinandan Rajeev Padmasree finished third (13.14).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Sidharth Thachilath Sudheer 9.05 9.61 India 9.479.0510.059.3210.93
2x2x2 Cube Sidharth Thachilath Sudheer 2.33 3.01 India 3.272.332.614.313.14
4x4x4 Cube Dhyan Chalikkandy Pathrmpethu 36.70 43.10 India 36.7041.8442.3348.1945.13
3x3x3 Blindfolded Anil Kumar 1:44.68 DNF India 2:05.21DNF1:44.68
3x3x3 One-Handed Sidharth Thachilath Sudheer 13.27 14.64 India 14.8014.5413.2718.5914.57
Pyraminx Dakshin Vinod 2.22 3.39 India DNF2.224.732.872.58
Square-1 Daniel James 20.08 22.24 India 20.0824.4120.2522.05DNS

For those of you new to cubing, WELCOME!

We wanted to let you know this event is perfectly fine for cubers of ANY age and experience. We just ask you know a couple things before coming to compete...

First, please be familiar with the WCA Regulations, found here:

Of course, those regulations contain a lot of legalese, so we have a video made specifically for new cubers, just to show them the basics of competing. This video will explain most of what any cuber competing for the first time will need to know.

If you are stoked to compete and ready to sign up, head over to the 'Registration & Payment' tab and it will guide you to the registration.


Q: Do I use my own cube to compete?
A: YES! You are responsible for your own hardware in order to compete. This means you should bring your own cube.

Q: What is the normal age of competitors at these events?
A: All ages are welcome, but in general competitors are between 10 and 20 years old. Don't let this stop you though, everyone can and should cube!

Q: How do I find results?
A: All results are posted on the WCA page within a week after the competition finishes. However, for the day of competing, go to to find information about current events. This is also where you will find information about upcoming rounds of events. Remember, the results are entered by a human so please be patient if you do not see your results immediately.

Q: Are there age divisions?
A: Nope! All competitors compete together.

Q: I want to attend, or I have friends/family who want to attend, but not compete. Do they need to pay as well?
A: No. All spectators are free to view the competition at no cost. There is payment only to compete. But in some cases, venue will be having restriction to allow spectators depending on the competition.

Q: Can I have fun at this event?
A: HECK YES! Cubing is amazing, and we sincerely hope you enjoy the competition!

If you have any further queries, please do mail the organizers & delegates.

The college is at Pappanamcode 4 km from Trivandrum Central Railway Station and KSRTC central bus stand at Thampanoor. It is 15 km from Trivandrum International Airport.

For any queries regarding the venue spot, please contact the organizers:

Carmel K. Thadathil: +918078403662
Anantha Krishnan K. Sathish Kumar: +919400334001

Nearest Airport
Trivandrum International Airport (TRV)

Nearest Railway station
Nearest major railway station: Thiruvananthapuram Central (Trivandrum)/TVC

Uber and Ola will be easily available from the airport and railway station to the venue.

Click here to get the list of hotels near the venue

For podiums, the following prizes will be awarded:

  1. Cash prize by Cult A Way Team
  2. Puzzles (WCA events) sponsored by MCubes
  3. Certificates
  4. Medals

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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