NR Hanukkah: BLD 2022

Dec 22, 2022
Ra'anana, Israel

אולם ספורט חטיבת השרון, רעננה

Dubnov St 13, Ra'anana

School Gym


Amitai Ziv, Ariel Cohen, Ben Baron, Nevo Dessau, Yeela Yahalom Wiess, and Yoad Yahalom Weiss
WCA Delegates
Amit Sheffer, Daniel Atlas, and Shmulik Kachuriner
Download all the competition's details as PDF here.

,זוהי סדרת תחרויות הכוללת את: נר חנוכה: בלד, נר חנוכה: סקוואן וסקיוב, נר חנוכה: ביג קיובס
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במידה ותירשמו ליותר מתחרות אחת, ההרשמה תוכל להיות מאושרת רק לאחת מהתחרויות
שימו לב שבכל אחת מהתחרויות יש מקצים שונים

This is a series competition alongside NR Hanukka: BLD , NR Hanukka: BigCubes, NR Hanukka: Sq-1 & Skewb
You will be permitted to compete at ONLY ONE of the three competitions.
If you register for more than one, your registration will only be accepted for one of the competitions.
Please note that each competition has a different set of events.

Main event
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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This competition is part of the NR Hanukka 2022 Competition Series. Other competitions in this Series are: Note: You can submit a registration for all competitions in a Series, but only one of those registrations can be confirmed and accepted. You will only be allowed to compete in one of the Series competitions!
There is a competitor limit of 150 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is ₪70 (Israeli New Sheqel).
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 by contacting the organization team.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
Any spectator can attend for free.

*The registration will be approved only after registering on the website + paying *

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לחצו כאן למידע נוסף

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Ori Lipson won with an average of 9.20 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Liav Bengayev finished second (9.49) and Gilad Cohen finished third (9.98).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Ori Lipson 7.15 9.20 Israel 7.1510.779.608.439.58
3x3x3 Blindfolded Liav Bengayev 30.38 DNF Israel DNF1:10.6730.38
3x3x3 One-Handed Amit Schori 15.07 16.42 Israel 15.2517.8015.0716.2219.68
4x4x4 Blindfolded Achia Engel 6:02.64 6:59.13 NR Israel 6:02.647:39.747:15.00
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 4:00.00 Top 70 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 4:00.00 Top 20 advance to next round
Final Ao5 4:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 20:00.00 cumulative * Top 20 advance to next round
Final Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00 Top 20 advance to next round
Final Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 45:00.00 cumulative *

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Schedule for Thursday (December 22, 2022)

From 08:10 AM
To 08:40 AM
main hall
From 08:40 AM
To 09:00 AM
Tutorial for new competitors
main hall
From 09:00 AM
To 11:30 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
main hall
Time limit
Top 70 advance to next round
From 11:30 AM
To 01:00 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed First round
main hall
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Top 20 advance to next round
From 01:00 PM
To 01:30 PM
main hall
From 01:30 PM
To 03:00 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round
main hall
Time limit
20:00.00 cumulative *
Top 20 advance to next round
From 03:00 PM
To 04:15 PM
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final
main hall
Time limit
45:00.00 cumulative *
From 04:15 PM
To 05:15 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
main hall
Time limit
Top 20 advance to next round
From 05:15 PM
To 05:45 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
main hall
Time limit
10:00.00 cumulative *
From 05:45 PM
To 06:15 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
main hall
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
From 06:15 PM
To 06:45 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
main hall
Time limit
From 06:45 PM
To 07:15 PM
main hall


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You must put the following information in the registrations remarks. This information is mandatory so we know who the payment is intended to cover and contact you if need be.

Competitor Name
WCAID (if the competitor has competed before. If not, "New Competitor")
Phone number for contacting you
For example, a competitor named John Smith with a phone number of 054-4444444 and a WCAID of 2009SMIT01 will enter:
John Smith

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  • According to Regulation 2e), all newcomers are required to bring some form of identification document that shows name, citizenship and date of birth.
  • Every competitor should have read the official WCA regulations at least once before attending the competition! In addition, a more condensed version of the important regulations can be found at the WCA Competition Tutorial.
  • While blindfolded events are happening in the main hall, there must be complete silence.
  • No flash photography is allowed.
  • All spectators must remain at least 1.5 meters away from every solving station.
  • When a round is in progress, then all competitors in the current group must wait in the competitor waiting area, until they get called up to solve.
  • You are not allowed to talk about the scrambles until the round is done! Otherwise, you might get disqualified.
  • All competitors are required to help with scrambling and judging.
  • Don't be afraid: there will also be time to test the equipment (for example the official timing device, the Stackmat timer) and discuss the rules if you have questions at the competition.
  • If you have questions before the competition, please feel free to contact the competition organizers at

סרטון שמסביר קצת איך תחרויות עובדות עם כתוביות בעברית זמין ביוטיוב:
כל הקרדיט על הסרטון הולך לקיט קלמנט, כריסטופר אולסון ולורן קלמץ

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All credit for the video belongs to Kit Clement, Christopher Olson and Lauren Klemz


מקומות לאכול במרחק הליכה:
Sara's Place
Bread and Breakfast

ניתן גם להזמין אוכל ממסעדות שונות ברעננה


There are many restaurants within walking distance as written above.

לינק לקובץ עם כרטיסי המתמודדים, ניתן לחפש שם לפי שם ולראות לאיזה קבוצות ותפקידים משוייך:

Link fir competitors cards, you can search by name to see to which group your assigned and which group you help:

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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