IIA Summer Open April 2017

Apr 22 - 23, 2017
Bangalore, India

Orchids The Intenational School, BTM, Bangalore

Amara Canopy, 4th A Main, Munivenkatppa Layout, BTM Layout 2, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560076, India
IIA Summer Open April 2017 website
Vikram Mada and Vivek Prasad Mada
WCA Delegate
Akula Pavan Kumar
Entry Fee

Pre-register on WCA on or before April 20, 2017.
Pay via PAYTM on the given numbers on of before April 20, 2017.
Participation fee is INR 500 per participant + INR 50 contribution towards Indian Cubing Community (Total INR 550 only)
Full time volunteers (selected by organizers) are exempt from payment of participation fee.
Registrations will be confirmed within 48 hours of making the payment according to the given guidelines.
Maximum 200 participants on first payment basis.
Spot registration will be subject to availability of slots. Spot registration fee is INR 1050 only.

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
Rubik's Cube Bhargav Narasimhan 10.18 10.98 India 11.21 10.18 10.80 13.01 10.93
2x2x2 Cube Shlok Mongia 2.31 3.07 India 2.31 3.38 3.00 2.82 3.74
4x4x4 Cube Bhargav Narasimhan 38.49 45.49 India DNF 44.93 38.49 41.87 49.67
3x3x3 Blindfolded Hari Anirudh 41.08 DNF India 52.38 41.08 DNF
3x3x3 One-Handed Bhargav Narasimhan 12.22 13.39 India 13.41 12.22 12.70 18.85 14.05
Pyraminx Rithvik Ganesh 3.97 4.67 India 3.97 4.33 5.08 4.59 5.45
Skewb Sidharth Sudhir 4.19 5.74 United States 6.13 4.19 4.55 6.53 7.47
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Hari Anirudh 10/10 37:04 India 10/10 37:04

All participants have to be present at least 15 minutes before the start of the round.

This is only the TENTATIVE SCHEDULE. The organizing team will make all efforts to stick to the schedule.


Click on the link below for making payment and completing the registration process.

Pay here

It will take up to 48 hours for accepting your registration.


3X3X3 2 min 3 min
3X3X3 OH 1 min 2 min
3X3X3 BLD NA 10 min
2x2x2 20 sec 1 min
4x4x4 1 min 40 sec 3 min
Pyraminx 25 sec 1 min
Skewb 30 sec 1 min

Selection to 2nd round

Event Average Time Max participants
3X3X3 25 sec 50
3X3X3 OH 1 min 20
2x2x2 10 sec 40
4x4x4 NA 10
Pyraminx 15 sec 25
Skewb 20 sec 20

Q. What is the last date for registration?
A. The last date for registration is April 20, 2017.

Q. Can I register on WCA and pay at the venue?
A. Registration and payment should be made on or before April 20, 2017 only. Payment made after that will be considered as spot registration.

Q. What is the fee for spot registration?
A. Spot registration fee is INR 1,050.

Q. What is the mode of payment?
A. We are accepting payments only through PayTM. Spot registrations can be made in cash.

Q. Can I make payment through debit card, credit card, internet banking or cash deposit in bank?
A. We are accepting payments only through PayTM. Spot registrations can be made in cash.

Q. What are the rules for the competition?
A. Please go through the rules and regulations of competitions under World Cube Association are mentioned in this link. https://www.worldcubeassociation.org/regulations/

Q. What is my WCA id?
A. First time participants – WCA will give you an id which you will have to use in all competitions
Other participants – You should use your WCA id that you have already received during your first competition only.

Q. When will my name be called?
A. Each participant will be given an id number. You will be called according to you id number.

Q. How many solves will I get?
A. Participants will get 2 solves to meet the cut-off. If the cut-off is met participant will get an additional 3 solves. This does not apply to blindfold events or FMC or big cubes.

Q. Do I bring my own cubes or will cubes be provided.
A. Participants should bring their own cubes and submit it when asked for before the start of the event.

Q. What are soft and hard cut-offs
A. Soft cut-off – Time given to a participant to determine if they can be given 5 solves. If the participant solves the puzzle within the ‘soft cut-off’ in either of his/her first 2 attempts, they will be given a total of 5 solves.
Hard cut-off – Participants will be stopped from solving the puzzle if they do not meet the ‘hard cut-off’ and solve will be a DNF.

Q. How do I know the results?
A. The results of each round can be found on www.cubecomps.com. You will also know if you have been selected for subsequent rounds here. Also refer to the “Cut-off & selection to subsequent round” section on the competition page on WCA website.

Q. How do I get to the venue?
A. The venue for the competition is
“Orchids International School, Amara Canopy, 4th A Main, Munivenkatppa Layout, BTM Layout 2, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560076, India”
Here is a link that will help in finding the venue

Q. Will accommodation be provided for out station participants?
A. Bengaluru offers a large range of hotel choices and service apartments that can be rented. https://www.oyorooms.com/oyos-in-bangalore

1. Please ensure you bring sufficient water during the competition to remain hydrated.
2. There is a tiffin centre within walking distance to the venue. Alternatively you could order online. Delivery time takes 30 – 60 minutes.
3. Please ensure that the venue remains clean. Use the dust bins as they get extra hungry during summer vacation at school.
4. Timing of each solve is verified ‘thrice’ before they are submitted to WCA. Corrections that missed our verification can be made at any time before the end of the competition as scores are submitted within 24 hours by awesome WCA delegates from India.
5. Photography/Videography will not be allowed by parents/relatives/friends/other participants within the competition area. We are making arrangements for official photographers and photographs will be shared with all participants.
6. Participants can record their own solves using a tripod provided it does not create any hindrance in organizing the competition.

Top 10 participants will be awarded prizes based on their "Sum of Ranks".

Medals for the Top 3 participants of final round of each event.

Special prizes for under 8 and under 10 participants. (Age proof should be provided at the time of registration).

Certificates will be provided to all participants.