Dalian Open 2018

May 27, 2018
Dalian, Liaoning, China

Great Wall Hotel

No.600, Huanghe road, Shahekou District

Multifunctional room, 4F

Dalian Open 2018 website
Organization team
Hongyu Jiang (姜宏禹)
WCA Delegate
Fangyuan Chang (常方圆)
Main event
Registration requirements
This competition is over, click here to display the registration requirements it used.
There is a competitor limit of 180 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is ¥70 (Chinese Renminbi Yuan).

The registration period starts at 20:00 on April 30th and ends at 20:00 on May 20th. The registration fee includes basic entry fee and additional fee per event.

The limitation is 180 participants, based on a first-come-first-serve rule. For Chinese domestic participants, a completed registration is online registration plus prepaid registration fee via Alipay on Cubingchina. For oversea participants, if you can't pay the fee online and your registration is not accepted antomatically, pls contact the delegate via E-mail. Then we will make a reservation for you by manually accepting your registration and you can pay the fee by cash at the venue. Please check out the competition website for registration and the other information.

If you would like to cancel your registration, pls go through the registration page to do it by yourself and you will get 50% refund of the registration fee. Please keep in mind that, once you cancel the registraton, you are not able to attend the competition any more. The ending of the registration cancellation is at 20:00 on May 20th.

Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Weihao Kong (孔维浩) won with an average of 8.74 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Sheng Cao (曹晟) finished second (9.65) and Zixi Yan (严子希) finished third (9.89).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Weihao Kong (孔维浩) 7.50 8.74 China 8.908.627.5010.358.71
2x2x2 Cube Sheng Cao (曹晟) 2.59 3.26 China 2.593.686.582.753.35
5x5x5 Cube Sheng Cao (曹晟) 57.25 1:03.33 China 58.401:05.271:07.9757.251:06.33
3x3x3 Blindfolded Zhi Qiao (乔智) 27.09 37.42 China 27.0942.1942.99
Megaminx Sheng Cao (曹晟) 42.36 46.62 China 42.3646.8545.8848.1447.14
Pyraminx Shuai Hu (胡帅) 3.18 4.05 China 4.353.825.293.983.18
Skewb Mo Xue (薛墨) 4.63 5.62 China 5.015.96DNF5.894.63
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 4:00.00
Second round Ao5 1:00.00
Final Ao5 30.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:00.00 2 attempts to get < 20.00
Final Ao5 30.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:20.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 6:00.00
Final Bo3 4:00.00
Megaminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:20.00
Pyraminx First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:00.00 2 attempts to get < 20.00
Final Ao5 30.00
Skewb First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:00.00 2 attempts to get < 20.00
Final Ao5 30.00

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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