German Open 2008

Apr 19 - 20, 2008
Gütersloh, Germany

Janusz Korczak Gesamtschule

Schledebrückstr. 170, 33334 Gütersloh
German Open 2008 website

Ron van BruchemTon Dennenbroek

Ron van Bruchem and Ton Dennenbroek
WCA Delegate
Ron van Bruchem
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Erik Akkersdijk won with an average of 12.90 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Ron van Bruchem finished second (15.46) and Bertalan Bodor finished third (16.37).

World records: Tim Habermaas‎ 3x3x3 Multi-Blind Old Style 24/24 2:15:57 (single).

European records: István Kocza‎ 5x5x5 Blindfolded 37:29.00 (single).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Erik Akkersdijk 10.97 12.90 Netherlands 12.5614.1314.0210.9712.11
2x2x2 Cube Erik Akkersdijk 3.25 4.09 NR Netherlands
4x4x4 Cube Erik Akkersdijk 47.84 NR 57.02 Netherlands 57.2258.0347.8455.8158.34
5x5x5 Cube Erik Akkersdijk 1:27.97 1:39.52 Netherlands 1:32.901:50.251:27.971:35.411:53.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Kai Jiptner 1:35.47 DNF Germany DNF1:35.47DNF
3x3x3 One-Handed Erik Akkersdijk 21.38 25.99 Netherlands 25.6629.9021.3829.0923.21
Clock Kai Jiptner 17.59 18.37 Germany 19.0217.5918.50
Megaminx Erik Akkersdijk 1:24.59 1:26.51 Netherlands 1:24.591:24.881:30.06
Pyraminx Erik Akkersdijk 6.13 10.14 Netherlands 14.5610.568.566.1311.30
Square-1 Lars Vandenbergh 25.22 27.00 Belgium 26.4729.3125.22
5x5x5 Blindfolded István Kocza 37:29.00 ER Hungary 37:29.00
Magic Bertalan Bodor 1.27 1.59 Hungary 1.271.721.681.3614.84
Master Magic Bertalan Bodor 2.13 2.23 Hungary
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Old Style Tim Habermaas 24/24 2:15:57 WR Germany 24/24 2:15:57DNS
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5
Second round Ao5
Final Ao5
2x2x2 Cube Final Ao5
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 1:45.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo2 / Bo3 2 attempts to get < 4:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed Final Ao5
Clock Final Mo3
Megaminx Final Bo1 / Mo3 1 attempt to get < 4:00.00
Pyraminx Final Ao5
Square-1 Final Bo1 / Mo3 1 attempt to get < 1:30.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo2
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo1
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo2 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00
Magic Final Ao5
Master Magic Final Ao5
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Old Style Final Bo2

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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