NEMO Amsterdam Open 2012

May 19 - 20, 2012
Amsterdam, Netherlands

NEMO, Amsterdam Science Centre

Oosterdok 2, 1011 VX Amsterdam
NEMO Amsterdam Open 2012 website

Ron van Bruchem, Ton Dennenbroek, Hanneke Rijks

Hanneke Rijks, Ron van Bruchem, and Ton Dennenbroek
WCA Delegate
Ron van Bruchem

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Mats Valk won with an average of 8.96 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Erik Akkersdijk finished second (11.58) and Joey Gouly finished third (11.73).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Mats Valk 7.75 8.96 Netherlands 10.698.137.759.289.46
2x2x2 Cube Erik Akkersdijk 3.33 3.71 Netherlands 3.388.003.334.213.55
4x4x4 Cube Mats Valk 30.91 36.06 Netherlands 35.4037.8634.9339.5830.91
5x5x5 Cube Mats Valk 1:16.71 1:19.79 Netherlands 1:16.711:22.161:18.051:20.771:20.56
3x3x3 Blindfolded Joey Gouly 1:32.11 DNF United Kingdom DNF1:32.11DNF
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Erik Akkersdijk 28 Netherlands 28
3x3x3 One-Handed Mats Valk 15.43 16.28 Netherlands 18.5015.9415.9115.4317.00
Pyraminx Sébastien Auroux 4.27 5.50 Germany 8.465.504.276.634.38
Square-1 Jan Bentlage 14.50 23.02 Germany 30.1519.9114.5022.2126.94
3x3x3 With Feet Erik Akkersdijk 1:02.47 1:03.35 Netherlands 1:05.001:02.471:02.58
Magic Quentin Lefebvre 1.09 1.21 France 1.091.11DNF1.131.40
Master Magic Quentin Lefebvre 2.18 2.50 France 2.582.403.382.182.53
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5
Second round Ao5
Final Ao5
2x2x2 Cube Final Ao5
4x4x4 Cube First round Ao5
Final Ao5
5x5x5 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
Final Ao5
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo2 / Bo3 2 attempts to get < 4:00.00
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Bo1 1 hour
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Ao5
Final Ao5
Pyraminx Final Ao5
Square-1 Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 45.00
3x3x3 With Feet Final Bo1 / Mo3 1 attempt to get < 2:00.00
Magic Final Ao5
Master Magic Final Ao5

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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