Drishti Cube Open 2018

Jan 20, 2018
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

College of Engineering Thiruvananthapuram

College of Engineering Trivandrum, Near Kazhakoottam, Kerala- 695016, India

PG Electrical Seminar Hall, PG Electrical Block

Organization team
ADHITHYA S, Blessy Boby, Meenakshi Muralidharan, and Parvathy P
WCA Delegate
Daniel M. James

Participation limit is 60, so register as soon as possible.
Registrations closes on 18th January 23:59 IST. Refer the Registration & Payment tab to get the details on how to register.

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 60 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is ₹250 (Indian Rupee).
Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Bhargav Narasimhan won with an average of 9.47 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Muhammed Shehzad Khan finished second (11.55) and Jatin Justus finished third (13.25).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Bhargav Narasimhan 6.93 9.47 India 9.439.879.456.939.54
2x2x2 Cube Saravanan Gowthaman 2.84 3.73 India 2.844.
4x4x4 Cube Bhargav Narasimhan 39.55 41.49 India 43.4441.0239.5540.0244.11
3x3x3 Blindfolded Bhargav Narasimhan 1:13.53 DNF India 1:13.531:32.17DNF
3x3x3 One-Handed Bhargav Narasimhan 9.88 12.94 India 17.0814.3912.6811.759.88
Pyraminx Bhargav Narasimhan 5.62 6.66 India 5.627.8410.636.385.77
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Pyraminx Final Ao5 10:00.00
From To Event Round Cutoff Time Limit Qualifying
08:00 10:00 Registration
09:00 09:30 3x3x3 Blindfolded Combined Finals N/A 10 mins N/A
09:30 11:00 3x3x3 Cube Round 1 7 mins 10 mins N/A
11:00 12:30 2x2x2 Cube Round 1 1 min 10 mins N/A
12:30 13:00 LUNCH
13:00 13:45 4x4x4 Cube Round 1 2 mins 10 mins N/A
13:45 14:45 3x3x3 One-Handed Round 1 2 mins 10 mins N/A
14:45 15:30 Pyraminx Combined Finals 1 min 10 mins N/A
15:30 16:00 2x2x2 Finals N/A 10 mins Top 12 people or 75% (whichever lower)
16:00 16:30 4x4x4 Finals N/A 10 mins Top 12 people or 75% (whichever lower)
16:30 17:00 3x3x3 One-Handed Finals N/A 10 mins Top 12 people or 75% (whichever lower)
17:00 17:30 3x3x3 Cube Finals N/A 10 mins Top 12 people or 75% (whichever lower)
17:30 18:00 Prize Distribution

Steps to register online
Step 1 - Register on WCA by selecting the events you want to participate in.
Step 2 - Pay the registration fee here.
Note: Registration will close once the registration reaches 60 participants.

Steps to register on spot
Spot registration will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on the day of competition for events that haven't started by the time you register.
Note: There will be no spot registration if online registration reaches 60 participants. Also, spot registration will be closed once the total registration reaches 60.

If you have made the online payment, you need to reach the venue only 30 minutes before the start of your event.

Online registration fee
Pass fee (for participating): 200
Each event: 50
So if you are participating in 3 events, fees will be 200 + (3x50) = 350.
Registration closes: 18 Jan '18, 11:59 p.m. IST

Spot registration fee
Pass fee (for participating): 350
Each event: 50
So if you are participating in 3 events, fees will be 350 + (3x50) = 500.

Registration starts: 20 Jan '18, 8:00 a.m. IST (in case online registration didn't reach 60)
Registration closes: 20 Jan '18, 10:00 a.m. IST or once the registration reaches 60. (whichever comes first)

Note: Registration fee is not refundable.

Nearest Airport
Trivandrum International Airport (TRV) (10.8 km from venue)

Nearest Railway station
Nearest major railway station: Thiruvananthapuram Central (Trivandrum)/TVC (11.2 km from venue)
Nearest railway station: Kazhakuttam/KZK (5.6 km from venue, but will be difficult to get train to this railway station)

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

Prizes sponsored by Drishti
1. Cash prizes
2. Certificates for podiums

Prizes sponsored by Cubelelo
1. Podium Coupons: INR 500,300,200 for all 6 events, Min order values: 800,600,300
2. SOR coupons: Top 10: 800,600,500,400,300,300,200,200,100,100(Min Order Value:0).
3. Misc Coupons: For prizes like Youngest cuber, best female cuber, first time performer: INR 300 each with min order Value of INR 600 to top performers in each category of the 3 categories mentioned.
4. 6 MF3RS magnetic cubes to the winners (rank 1) of each of 6 events.

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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