N8W8 Summer 2016

Aug 6 - 7, 2016
Zonhoven, Belgium

Evenementenhal Zonhoven

Rozenkransweg 4, 3520 Zonhoven

Polyvalente zaal

N8W8 Summer 2016 website

Geert Bicler

Geert Bicler
WCA Delegate
Geert Bicler

The entrance fee for this competition will be: For competitors: €8 per day or €15 for the weekend. Competitors only registered for 3x3 get a €3 discount. There's a limit of 45 competitors.

Main event
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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Reinier Schippers won with an average of 9.92 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Anthony Lafourcade finished second (10.60) and Jonathan Mauroy finished third (10.90).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Reinier Schippers 8.61 9.92 Netherlands 9.778.619.9410.1510.06
2x2x2 Cube Wilhelm Kilders 2.94 3.58 Germany 3.885.032.942.943.93
4x4x4 Cube Reinier Schippers 34.28 35.78 Netherlands 37.0535.5834.2834.7138.72
5x5x5 Cube Reinier Schippers 1:07.91 1:18.67 Netherlands 1:07.911:23.001:14.581:18.431:27.06
6x6x6 Cube Wilhelm Kilders 2:19.59 2:24.53 Germany 2:23.692:19.592:30.31
3x3x3 Blindfolded Ivo Bakker 42.19 DNF Netherlands 43.6842.19DNF
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Max Hahnbück 24 Germany 24
3x3x3 One-Handed Jonathan Mauroy 14.88 17.49 Belgium 23.7117.8816.5814.8818.00
Clock Sébastien Auroux 7.16 8.46 Germany 9.598.469.477.447.16
Pyraminx Anthony Lafourcade 2.65 3.41 France 3.534.024.832.652.69
Skewb Anthony Lafourcade 2.13 3.44 France 3.463.562.133.313.55
4x4x4 Blindfolded Manu Vereecken 6:54.05 DNF Belgium DNF6:54.05DNF
5x5x5 Blindfolded Manu Vereecken 21:17.00 DNF Belgium DNFDNF21:17.00
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Second round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Second round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:45.00
Second round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
5x5x5 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
6x6x6 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 5:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 10:00.00
Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Bo1 1 hour
3x3x3 One-Handed Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Clock Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 20.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 10:00.00
Second round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Skewb First round Ao5 10:00.00
Second round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo3 35:00.00

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4BLD & 5BLD can be done whenever you want, just find a judge and ask us for the scramble!
(time limit: 60min per solve & format will be Best of 3)

Zonhoven is easily reachable by car or public transportation.
Zonhoven is situated 85 km east of Brussels and 65 km west from Aachen, right by the E314 highway.
At the venue there is a very big parking, and it is free of charge.

Where can I sleep?
There is one youth hostel in the neighbourhood (+/- 6km from the venue)
De Roerdomp
There is a new hostel in Hasselt - Hostel H

Below u can find a list of hotels in Zonhoven.
General list of places to stay for the weekend: Zonhoven Website

Traveling using public transport:

By Bus
You can take busses 22, 23, 48, or 18a to Zonhoven.
These busses pass by 2 major train stations in the neighbourhood, being Hasselt and Kiewit.
Although taking the bus from Hasselt station is recommended and it’s about a 20min bus ride from Hasselt to Zonhoven
For bus schedules please visit http://www.delijn.be/

By Train
Starting December, Zonhoven has a train station.
To calculate your trip please visit http://www.b-rail.be/ and fill in „Zonhoven [B]” as your destination or departure station.

Below you can find maps how to get from the bus stop or train station to the venue.

If you take busses 22, 23 or 48, you have to take the „Zonhoven Church” bus stop.
If you are not sure were to get of, just ask the bus driver!
For a map click HERE

If you take bus 18a you need to follow the directions below to get to the venue.
You need to take the „Engstegenseweg” bus stop.
If you are not sure were to get of, just ask the bus driver!
For a map click HERE

The train stops at „Halve Weg”, its about 1,5km from the venue.
For a map click HERE

The N8W8 Summer 2016 is a Rubik's Cube competition organised by Geert Bicler and volunteers.
From questions or information please e-mail to Geert.
With this competition we hope to attract a lot of local cubers and give them a chance to compete.
We also warmly invite competitors who come from abroad to give this event an international flavour.

During the championship the official WCA regulations will be applied.
Results of the championship will be added to the official WCA World Rankings

Before the competition starts all competitors can practice on the official timing equipment: the Stackmat timer.
All puzzle brands may be used during the competition, as long as the puzzles comply with the WCA regulations.

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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