Dutch Open 2004

Oct 10, 2004
Groningen, Netherlands


Gedempte Zuiderdiep 43, 9711 HB Groningen, Netherlands
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WCA Delegate
Ron van Bruchem

Ron van Bruchem

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Lars Vandenbergh won with an average of 17.67 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Ron van Bruchem finished second (19.79) and Joël van Noort finished third (21.39).

World records: Lars Vandenbergh‎ 5x5x5 Cube 2:24.99 (average), Square-1 25.29 (single), and Square-1 33.21 (average); Mike Godfrey‎ Square-1 32.62 (single); Stefan Pochmann‎ Clock 9.05 (single) and Magic 1.36 (single).

European records: Lars Vandenbergh‎ 4x4x4 Cube 1:22.53 (average); Stefan Pochmann‎ Megaminx 2:54.82 (single).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Lars Vandenbergh 16.11 17.67 Belgium 17.5116.1118.7020.1516.79
4x4x4 Cube Lars Vandenbergh 1:17.25 1:22.53 ER Belgium 1:30.061:20.281:17.25
5x5x5 Cube Lars Vandenbergh 2:19.93 2:24.99 WR Belgium 2:25.042:29.992:19.93
3x3x3 Blindfolded Stefan Pochmann 9:08.50 NR Germany 11:12.009:08.50
3x3x3 One-Handed Joël van Noort 51.98 NR Netherlands 51.981:17.32
Clock Stefan Pochmann 11.45 12.91 Germany 11.4513.8113.48
Megaminx Stefan Pochmann 2:54.82 ER Germany 2:54.823:03.28
Square-1 Lars Vandenbergh 25.29 WR 33.21 WR Belgium 40.1725.2934.18
Magic Koen Heltzel 1.86 1.96 Netherlands 2.741.961.991.861.93
Event Round Format Time limit Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Bo3 10:00.00
Second round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 10:00.00
Final Mo3 10:00.00
5x5x5 Cube First round Bo2 10:00.00
Final Mo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo2 10:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed Final Bo2 10:00.00
Clock First round Bo2 10:00.00
Final Mo3 10:00.00
Megaminx Final Bo2 10:00.00
Square-1 First round Bo2 10:00.00
Final Mo3 10:00.00
Magic First round Bo3 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00

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 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.