Milan Saturday Open 2018

Apr 14, 2018
Milan, Italy

Ludoteca "La casa dei giochi"

Via Sant'Uguzzone 8, 20126 Milano

Main room of the building on the right. Press any key on the interphone to open the gate.

Milan Saturday Open 2018 website
Organization team
Matteo Colombo
WCA Delegate
Lorenzo Vigani Poli

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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 65 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is €10 (Euro).
Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Reto Bubendorf won with an average of 9.63 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Tobias Peter finished second (10.65) and Alessandro Nicolì finished third (10.72).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Reto Bubendorf 8.97 9.63 Finland 9.5810.009.699.618.97
2x2x2 Cube Lorenzo Mauro 1.64 2.29 Italy 1.642.162.512.213.85
4x4x4 Cube Lorenzo Mauro 34.77 40.92 Italy 34.7743.6747.3041.9937.09
3x3x3 Blindfolded Lorenzo Mauro 54.30 DNF Italy 54.301:23.04DNF
3x3x3 One-Handed Tobias Peter 14.56 14.91 Switzerland 14.8015.6114.5614.7915.13
Square-1 Lorenzo Mauro 12.21 14.81 Italy 13.9912.2115.0217.8615.42
4x4x4 Blindfolded Lorenzo Mauro 4:40.11 DNF Italy 4:40.11DNF4:46.68
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 32 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 5:00.00 Top 24 advance to next round
Final Ao5 5:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 5:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:10.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 13:00.00 cumulative * Top 8 advance to next round
Final Bo3 13:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 35.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 3:00.00
Square-1 Final Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 35:00.00 cumulative *
Start End Event Round Format Cut Off Time Limit Competitors
9.00 10.30 Registration 65
9.30 9.45 Tutorial
9.45 10.30 2x2x2 First Avg5 10:00
10.30 11.30 3x3x3 First Avg5 10:00
11.30 12.15 3x3 OH First Bo2/Avg5 35s 3:00
12.15 13.00 4x4 BLD Final 35m Cumulative
13.00 14.00 Lunch
14.00 15.00 4x4x4 Combined Final Bo2/Avg5 1:10 4:00
15.00 15.45 3x3 BLD First Bo3 13 Cumulative
15.45 16.30 3x3x3 Second Avg5 5:00 32
16.30 17.15 Square-1 Combined Final Bo2/Avg5 1:00 4:00
17.15 17.30 2x2x2 Final Avg5 5:00 12
17.30 17.45 3x3 BLD Final Bo3 13m Cumulative 8
17.45 18.00 3x3 OH Final Avg5 3:00 12
18.00 18.30 3x3x3 Final Avg5 5:00 24
18.30 Winners Ceremony

Registration will start at 9 a.m.
Starting hours are just indicative

Main room,
Ludoteca La Casa dei GIochi,
Via Sant'Uguzzone 8, Milano

How to reach the venue:

By setting the Navigator it is very simple. The location is well connected with highways.

Any station of Milan is fine. Arrived in Milan just take the underground.

The line serving the location is the red one, you can get off at Sesto Marelli or at Villa San Giovanni, the place is located exactly halfway between the two stops, less than 5 minutes walk.
Coming from Milan Cadorna, simply take the subway (Red line) towards Sesto Primo Maggio F.S.
Coming from Milano Centrale or Milano Porta Garibaldi you need to take the Green line towards Cologno Nord/Gessate and change line at Loreto.
Arriving from Milano Lambrate take the Green line towards Abbiategrasso/Assago Forum change line at Loreto.
From Loreto, simply take the Red line towards Sesto Primo Maggio F.S.

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The competition is open to anyone.
Anyone registering declares to acknowledge the WCA regulations and accepts them.
Registration is limited to 65 competitors.

Registration is now closed, as the competitors limit was reached and there are 17 competitors on the waiting list. In case any spot frees, competitors in waiting list will be contacted.

Registration will open on February 1st, 2018 and will close on April 10th 2018. In case the competitors limit is reached a waiting list will be created.

Registration process

  1. Register for the competition on the World Cube Association website
  2. Pay the registration fee of 10€

The registration fee must be paid online when registering. If you do not pay, your registration won't be accepted.
You can pay via credit card here on the WCA website, check the registration page.
In case you cancel your registration within 31-03-2018 you can have a full refund, otherwise no refund is granted.

The competition is officially recognized by the World Cube Association, therefore competitors are required to know the WCA regulations.
All the competitors must be available to help during the competition. This means that if required, they'll have to act as judges or scramblers.
During the competition competitors will be divided into groups.

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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