Finnish Open 2008

Jul 19 - 20, 2008
Helsinki, Finland

Töölön Kisahalli (Töölö Sports hall)

Paavo Nurmen kuja 1, Helsinki
Finnish Open 2008 website

Speedcubing Finland

WCA Delegate
Petri Vanhala
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Johannes Laire won with an average of 14.42 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Anssi Vanhala finished second (15.01) and Mats Valk finished third (18.50).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Johannes Laire 13.41 14.42 Finland 14.2513.4118.9713.6115.40
2x2x2 Cube Anssi Vanhala 3.52 5.56 Finland 4.773.526.275.637.05
4x4x4 Cube Johannes Laire 1:11.30 NR 1:16.97 NR Finland 1:13.431:11.301:21.161:23.631:16.33
5x5x5 Cube Mats Valk 2:26.96 2:41.04 Netherlands 2:33.332:45.902:46.062:43.902:26.96
3x3x3 Blindfolded Ville Seppänen 1:15.13 NR DNF Finland 1:18.331:15.13DNF
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Johannes Laire 30 NR Finland 30
3x3x3 One-Handed Johannes Laire 24.03 25.08 Finland 26.3326.2524.6824.3124.03
Clock Anssi Vanhala 18.30 21.24 Finland 21.0518.3024.38
Pyraminx Otto von Hellens 8.31 NR 9.81 NR Finland 9.569.838.3110.05DNF
Square-1 Mats Valk 46.83 54.71 Netherlands 1:03.7153.5946.83
3x3x3 With Feet Anssi Vanhala 47.83 57.44 Finland 50.2847.831:14.21
Magic Mats Valk 1.44 1.68 Netherlands 1.501.841.443.341.69
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5
Final Ao5
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5
Final Ao5
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 3:15.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo3 / Ao5 3 attempts to get < 5:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Bo1 1 hour
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Ao5
Final Ao5
Clock Final Mo3
Pyraminx Final Ao5
Square-1 Final Mo3
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3
3x3x3 With Feet Final Mo3
Magic Final Ao5

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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