FLIP Rubik Open 2016

Jul 9 - 10, 2016
Parthenay, France

Palais des Congrès

22 Boulevard de la Meilleraye, 79200 Parthenay

1st floor

FLIP Rubik Open 2016 website

Jean-Louis MATHIEU

Jean-Louis Mathieu
WCA Delegate
Jean-Louis Mathieu

Competition is held during the "31ème Festival Ludique International de Parthenay", famous big games festival from 6 to 17 july 2016 . In the streets and venues, lots of vendors and games creators, animations, shows, video games, board games, card games, classics (chess, checkers, tarot, poker ...)... competition and festival websites : see below Competition is open from 10am to 12 pm on saturday and sunday from 1:30pm to 6pm. Limit of 35 competitors.
Free bedrooms are offered in a school 20' by foot far from the venue, registration for bedrooms to be requested asap to the organiser: Jean-Louis MATHIEU places are limited, do not be late to ask.

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Alexandre Carlier won with an average of 7.93 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Jules Desjardin finished second (9.07) and Clément Cherblanc finished third (9.80).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Alexandre Carlier 6.42 7.93 NR France
2x2x2 Cube Elian Beguec 2.31 3.43 France 4.122.312.534.633.63
4x4x4 Cube Alexandre Carlier 29.80 33.50 France 40.4039.1731.5129.8229.80
5x5x5 Cube Alexandre Carlier 56.49 NR 1:09.09 France 56.491:12.081:06.151:10.981:10.14
6x6x6 Cube Clément Cherblanc 2:17.22 2:26.64 France 2:44.282:18.422:17.22
7x7x7 Cube Clément Cherblanc 3:23.18 3:30.15 France 3:39.823:23.183:27.46
3x3x3 Blindfolded François Courtès 1:45.44 DNF France DNF1:45.44DNF
3x3x3 One-Handed Alexandre Carlier 12.03 14.83 France 17.6715.1712.7112.0316.61
Megaminx Simon Blanchard 56.23 1:02.61 France 1:04.381:05.4856.231:07.7757.98
Pyraminx Jules Desjardin 2.70 3.81 France 4.012.704.514.333.09
Skewb Elian Beguec 4.32 5.43 France
Square-1 Philippe Virouleau 13.25 14.86 NR France 15.2514.2813.2541.1415.04
3x3x3 Multi-Blind François Courtès 3/3 12:10 France 3/3 12:10
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
6x6x6 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 3:45.00
7x7x7 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 5:30.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo2 / Bo3 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 5:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00
Megaminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
Pyraminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 15.00
Skewb Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 20.00
Square-1 Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo1 10:00.00
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo1 10:00.00
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo1 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00

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 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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