Hyderabad Summer Open 2022

May 15, 2022
Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Hira Hall - Sree Sindhi Guru Sangat Sabha

4-1-1106, YWCA Road, Bogulkunta, Hyderguda, Hyderabad, Telangana 500001, India

First Floor

Organization team
Anirudh Pulavarthy, Gaurav Bachani, and Kilambi Satvik
WCA Delegates
Somya Srivastava and Sukesh Kumar
Download all the competition's details as PDF here.

All the participants are requested to volunteer in the competition and every participant (except New comers) will be assigned to a particular event they have to Judge (or) Scramble in which they are participating, all this will be decided by the organising team and will be informed 2 days before the event, we will make sure that your volunteering will not affect your events.
Additional information will be provided in the tabs.

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 75 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is ₹500 (Indian Rupee).
Registration fees won't be refunded under any circumstance.
Registrants on the waiting list may be accepted onto the competitor list until .
If you are a registered competitor you may change your registered events until on the Register tab.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.

The Participant should compulsorily register on WCA and should make the payment on or before 6th May 2022..

Please check your respective mail ID's through which you will receive all the communications from Deccan Cubing.

All the Newcomers are requested to get their valid ID proofs with Date of Birth Mentioned on it.

For the Returning Participants: Please claim your WCA ID if you have not claimed it yet. Link is provided below.

How To Claim your WCA ID

First time participants
Step 1 - Sign-up on WCA. You must mention your full name without any abbrevations while creating your WCA profile.
Step 2 - Register for the competition
Step 3 - Pay here - Payment Link

Returning participants
Step 1 - Sign-in using your email that you used for your previous competitions
Step 2 - Register for the competition.
Step 3 - Pay here - Payment Link

Registration for the event will only be accepted if a person has preregistered on the WCA page AND made the payment.

Fees Structure:

1) A base fee of Rs 500 is applicable which includes 1 event. An additional fee of Rs 50 per event will be applicable.
For example. If you compete in 3 events, you pay base fees for 1 event and additional fee for 2 events. So Total 500 + (2x50)= Rs 600.

Events Fees
1 Event 500
2 Events 550
3 Events 600
4 Events 650
5 Events 700
6 Events 750

Please do the payment of each participant separately.

1) It is mandatory to pay the registration fees and also register on WCA to complete the full registration process.
2) It may take a day or 2 for your name to reflect on competitors list on WCA.

Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Vrishab Anurag Venkataraghavan won with an average of 8.39 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Ashwin Narendran finished second (8.56) and Hasnain Reza Bilal finished third (8.77).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Vrishab Anurag Venkataraghavan 7.81 8.39 India 8.248.528.429.437.81
2x2x2 Cube Shubham Maharana 1.42 2.15 India 2.121.423.532.172.17
4x4x4 Cube Akshaansh Chilakapati 29.80 34.86 India 37.0536.1535.2829.8033.14
3x3x3 Blindfolded Bhargav Narasimhan 1:23.22 DNF India 1:31.94DNF1:23.22
3x3x3 One-Handed Bhargav Narasimhan 9.87 11.96 India 11.4213.8613.239.8711.24
Pyraminx Sai Deepak Kalla 3.95 5.33 India 3.957.476.984.094.92

For those of you new to cubing, WELCOME!

We wanted to let you know this event is perfectly fine for cubers of ANY age and experience. We just ask you know a couple things before coming to compete...

First, please be familiar with the WCA Regulations, found here:

We have a video made specifically for new cubers, to show them the basics of competing. This video will explain most of what any cuber competing for the first time will need to know.

If you are stoked to compete and ready to sign up, head over and Register for the Competition


Q: Do I use my own cube to compete?
A: YES! You are responsible for your own hardware in order to compete. This means you should bring your own cube.

Q: What is the normal age of competitors at these events?
A: All ages are welcome, but in general competitors are between 10 and 20 years old. Don't let this stop you though, everyone can and should cube!

Q: How do I find results?
A: All results are posted on the WCA page within a week after the competition finishes. However, for the day of competing, go to https://live.worldcubeassociation.org to find information about current events. This is also where you will find information about upcoming rounds of events. Remember, the results are entered by a human so please be patient if you do not see your results immediately.

Q: Are there age divisions?
A: Nope! All competitors compete together.

Q: I want to attend, or I have friends/family who want to attend, but not compete. Do they need to pay as well?
A: No. All spectators are free to view the competition at no cost. There is payment only to compete. But in some cases, venue will be having restriction to allow spectators depending on the competition.

Q: Can I have fun at this event?
A: HECK YES! Cubing is amazing, and we sincerely hope you enjoy the competition!

If you have any further queries, please do mail the organizers & delegates.

The organizing team needs a few cubers (preferably who have attended competitions previously) as volunteers for Hyderabad Summer Open 2022.
Volunteers are required to help organizing team with the competition activities including judging, scrambling, running etc. for the event.

Click on this link to fill the volunteering form to nominate yourself as a volunteer.

Please note that Non-Vegetarian food is not allowed anywhere near the premises or the playing hall.

Participants selected as volunteers shall be provided free lunch by the organizing team.

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).
A cumulative time limit may be enforced (see Regulation A1a2).


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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