Nepal Open 2018


Date
Nov 23 - 24, 2018
City
Dhulikhel, Nepal
Venue

Kathmandu University

Address
Vandol, 28 Kilo, Dhulikhel, Kavre, Nepal
Details

Chinese Hall (Day 1), C.v Raman Auditorium (Day 2) follow the directions Indicated by the indicators from the main gate.

Organizers
Ajaya Kumar Mandal, Anup Adhikari, Kritika KC, Pratik Dhakal, Sabin Subedi, and Srijan Adhikari
WCA Delegates
Aayas Dhoj Joshi and Akash Rupela
Contact

Ajaya Kumar Mandal: (+977) 9810128953, Anup Adhikari: (+977) 9861202601, Kritika KC: (+977) 9860190828, Sabin Subedi: (+977) 9869606910 Srijan Adhikari: (+977) 9862981818

Information

This competition is the third iteration of Nepal Open (Nepali National Championship) and is open to competitors of all nationalities. However, only Nepalese participants will be eligible for prizes and titles.

यो प्रतियोगिता नेपाल ओपन (नेपाली राष्ट्रिय प्रतिस्पर्धा)को तेस्रो शृङ्खला हो र यो सबै राष्ट्रियताको प्रतियोगीका लागि खुला छ। तर उपाधि तथा पुरस्कार प्राप्त गर्न नेपाली प्रतियोगी मात्रै योग्य हुने छन्।

Pre-registration on the WCA website is compulsory. All participants wishing to compete will have to register through this link.

डब्लूसीएको औपचारिक वेबसाइटमा अग्रिम दर्ता गर्न अनिवार्य रहेको छ। सहभागी हुन इच्छुक महानुभावहरूले यस लिङ्कबाटदर्ता गर्नु होस् ।

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Events
Competitors
92
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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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 no competitor limit.
The base registration fee for this competition is ₨300 (Nepalese Rupee).
Registration fees won't be refunded under any circumstance.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
Spectators can attend for free.

Payment sessions will be held at the venue from 7:45 AM to 9:00 AM on the first day i.e. 23rd November and from 8:00 AM to 8:45 AM on the second day i.e. 24th November.

भुक्तानी समय पहिलो दिन कार्तिक ३० गते बिहान ७:४५ देखि ९:०० सम्म र दोश्रो दिन आश्विन १ गते बिहान ८ बजेदेखि ८:४५ सम्म कार्यक्रम स्थलमै सम्मपन हुने छ।

Registration Fee
Base Registration: Rs. 300
Each Additional Event: Rs. 75

The base registration is inclusive of one event.

Example:
If you are taking part in five events, your registration fee will include
- Rs. 300 (Base Registration)
- 4 x Rs. 75 (Additional Events)
Total= Rs. 600

Payment Guidelines:
1. Participants must compulsorily pay their registration fee before competing.
2. Registrants are encouraged to pay their registration fee before the day of the competition either in a meetup or by meeting any of the organizers personally.
3. On mutual understanding, individuals may also pay registration fees on behalf of other registrants.

4. If a participant is unable make it to the venue within the given time, they must either pay their registration fee prior to the day of the competition or ask another person to pay on their behalf.

भुक्तानी निर्देशिका:
१. प्रतियोगीले प्रतिस्पर्धामा उत्रिनु अगावै प्रवेश शुल्क तिर्न अनिवार्य रहेको छ।
२. प्रतियोगी महानुभावहरूलाई प्रतियोगिताको दिन अघि नै मिटअप अथवा कुनै आयोजकलाई निजीरूपमा भेट गरि प्रवेश शुल्क भुक्तानी गर्न प्रोत्साहित गरिन्छ।
३. आपसी सम्झौतामा प्रतियोगीले एकअर्काको प्रवेश शुल्क भुक्तानी गर्न पनि पाइने छ।
४. यदि कुनै प्रतियोगी समयमा कार्यक्रम स्थलमा पुग्न सम्भव नहुने हो भने उहाँहरूले प्रतियोगिताको दिन अघि नै प्रवेश शुल्क भुक्तानी गर्न सकिने छ अथवा उहाँहरूले कसैलाई आफ्नो निमित अन्य कसैलाई शुल्क भुक्तानी गरिदिन आग्रह गर्न सक्ने छन्।

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Aryan Chhabra 8.19 9.14 India 9.8014.588.199.188.45
2x2x2 Cube Aryan Chhabra 2.67 3.93 India 3.784.134.293.892.67
4x4x4 Cube Aryan Chhabra 32.12 33.81 India 32.4135.4732.1233.5535.89
5x5x5 Cube Aryan Chhabra 1:08.95 1:15.26 India 1:14.541:15.111:50.031:08.951:16.14
6x6x6 Cube Aryan Chhabra 2:21.47 2:30.94 India 2:21.472:39.852:31.51
7x7x7 Cube Aryan Chhabra 3:20.41 3:37.00 India 3:46.503:20.413:44.10
3x3x3 Blindfolded Akash Rupela 1:05.68 DNF India DNF1:08.391:05.68
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Avishek Prajapati 37 39.00 NR Nepal 373743
3x3x3 One-Handed Aryan Chhabra 15.28 18.56 India 15.2818.7418.1436.6118.79
3x3x3 With Feet Rajin Shrestha 1:13.32 NR 1:25.49 NR Nepal 1:29.881:13.321:20.21DNF1:26.39
Megaminx Akash Rupela 57.45 1:05.15 India 57.451:13.801:03.361:06.531:05.56
Pyraminx Anup Adhikari 4.46 4.83 NR Nepal 6.784.464.685.144.68
Skewb Abhash Rajbhandari 4.49 5.43 Nepal 4.494.857.915.276.17
Square-1 Anup Adhikari 17.86 23.58 Nepal 29.0321.7020.0117.8629.67
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Achyut Kayastha 5/7 49:02 NR Nepal 5/7 49:02
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 60 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 24 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 6:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:30.00 Top 10 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 7:30.00 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
6x6x6 Cube Combined Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 6:30.00
7x7x7 Cube Combined Final Bo1 / Mo3 15:00.00 1 attempt to get < 10:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 20:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Mo3 1 hour
3x3x3 One-Handed Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
3x3x3 With Feet Final Ao5 10:00.00
Megaminx Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 7:30.00 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Skewb First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Square-1 Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 4:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo1 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00

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Schedule for Friday (November 23, 2018)

From 07:40 AM
To 08:00 AM
Payment
Chinese Hall
From 08:00 AM
To 09:00 AM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 1)
Chinese Hall
Format
Mean of 3
Time limit
1 hour
From 08:00 AM
To 09:00 AM
Payment
Chinese Hall
From 09:00 AM
To 09:15 AM
Opening Ceremony
Chinese Hall
From 09:15 AM
To 09:45 AM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
Chinese Hall
Format
Best of 3
Time limit
20:00.00 cumulative *
From 09:45 AM
To 10:30 AM
5x5x5 Cube Combined Final
Chinese Hall
Format
Best of 2 / Average of 5
Time limit
7:30.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
From 10:30 AM
To 11:15 AM
Megaminx Combined Final
Chinese Hall
Format
Best of 2 / Average of 5
Time limit
7:30.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
From 11:15 AM
To 11:45 AM
Square-1 Combined Final
Chinese Hall
Format
Best of 2 / Average of 5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
From 11:45 AM
To 12:35 PM
4x4x4 Cube Combined First round
Chinese Hall
Format
Best of 2 / Average of 5
Time limit
6:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
Proceed
Top 10 advance to next round
From 12:35 PM
To 01:20 PM
Lunch
Chinese Hall
From 01:30 PM
To 02:30 PM
3x3x3 With Feet Final
Chinese Hall
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 01:30 PM
To 02:30 PM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 2)
FMC Room
Format
Mean of 3
Time limit
1 hour
From 02:30 PM
To 02:50 PM
4x4x4 Cube Final
Chinese Hall
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 03:00 PM
To 05:00 PM
Staff Round
Chinese Hall
From 03:00 PM
To 04:00 PM
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final (Attempt 3)
FMC Room
Format
Mean of 3
Time limit
1 hour
From 04:00 PM
To 05:00 PM
3x3x3 With Feet Final
Chinese Hall
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00

Schedule for Saturday (November 24, 2018)

From 08:00 AM
To 08:45 AM
3x3x3 One-Handed Combined First round
Auditorium
Format
Best of 2 / Average of 5
Time limit
4:00.00
Cutoff
2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 08:00 AM
To 09:15 AM
Payment
Auditorium
From 08:00 AM
To 09:15 AM
7x7x7 Cube Combined Final
Auditorium
Format
Best of 1 / Mean of 3
Time limit
15:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 10:00.00
From 08:45 AM
To 09:15 AM
Opening Ceremony
Auditorium
From 09:15 AM
To 11:00 AM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Auditorium
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 60 advance to next round
From 09:15 AM
To 10:15 AM
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final (Attempt 1)
BLD Room
Format
Best of 1
Time limit
10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00
From 11:00 AM
To 12:00 PM
2x2x2 Cube First round
Auditorium
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 24 advance to next round
From 11:00 AM
To 12:00 PM
6x6x6 Cube Combined Final
Auditorium
Format
Best of 1 / Mean of 3
Time limit
10:00.00
Cutoff
1 attempt to get < 6:30.00
From 12:00 PM
To 12:45 PM
Pyraminx First round
Auditorium
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 12:45 PM
To 01:30 PM
Lunch
Auditorium
From 01:30 PM
To 02:00 PM
Skewb First round
Auditorium
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 02:00 PM
To 02:45 PM
3x3x3 Cube Second round
Auditorium
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
Proceed
Top 12 advance to next round
From 02:45 PM
To 03:00 PM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
Auditorium
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 03:00 PM
To 03:15 PM
Skewb Final
Auditorium
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 03:15 PM
To 03:30 PM
Pyraminx Final
Auditorium
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 03:30 PM
To 04:00 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
Auditorium
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 04:00 PM
To 04:45 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Auditorium
Format
Average of 5
Time limit
10:00.00
From 04:50 PM
To 05:30 PM
Awards
Auditorium
From 05:30 PM
To 05:45 PM
Bus Leaves for KTM
Auditorium

For those of you new to cubing, WELCOME!

We wanted to let you know this event is perfectly fine for cubers of ANY age and experience. We just ask you know a couple things before coming to compete...

First, please be familiar with the WCA Regulations, found here:
https://www.worldcubeassociation.org/regulations/

Of course, those regulations contain a lot of legalese, so we have a video made specifically for new cubers, just to show them the basics of competing. This video will explain most of what any cuber competing for the first time will need to know.

If you are stoked to compete and ready to sign up, head over to the Registration tab and it will guide you to the registration.

If you are not familiar with How to register , click in this link

FAQs

Q: Do I use my own cube to compete?
A: YES! You are responsible for your own hardware in order to compete. This means you should bring your own cube.

Q: What is the normal age of competitors at these events?
A: All ages are welcome, but in general competitors are between 10 and 20 years old. Don't let this stop you though, everyone can and should cube!

Q: How do I find results?
A: All results are posted on the WCA page within a week after the competition finishes. However, for the day of competing, go to Cubecomps.com to find information about current events. This is also where you will find information about upcoming rounds of events. Remember, the results are entered by a human so please be patient if you do not see your results immediately.

Q: Are there age divisions?
A: Nope! All competitors compete together.

Q: I want to attend, or I have friends/family who want to attend, but not compete. Do they need to pay as well?
A: No. All spectators are free to view the competition at no cost. There is payment only to compete. But in some cases, venue will be having restriction to allow spectators depending on the competition.

Q: Can I have fun at this event?
A: HECK YES! Cubing is amazing, and we sincerely hope you enjoy the competition!

If you have any further queries, please do mail the organizers & delegates.

By Air

The nearest airport is Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) which is 26 kilometers away from the venue. Mayur Yatayat* buses are availble at the airport gate, which go up to Dhulikhel. The venue is approximately 800 meters away from the '28-kilo' bus stop in Dhulikhel.

Map

Please ensure that you check the location of the venue on Google Maps prior to the date of the competition. If you require offline map services during your travel, please download maps.me on your phone and save an offline map of the Central Development Region.

By Land

(From Kathmandu and Lalitpur)

1. From Koteshwor

From Koteshwor, you can find buses enroute to Dhulikhel. Please get off at a bus stop named '28-kilo' at Dhulikhel, which is approximately an hour away. The venue is in a walking distance from there. You will be able to see indicators leading up to the venue upon arrival at the bus stop.

Total Cost: Rs. 45 (Rs. 30 for students)

2. From Ratnapark

Buses to Dhulikhel can be found at Old Buspark (Ratnapark Buspark). Please get off at a bus stop named '28-kilo' at Dhulikhel, which is approximately one and a half hours away. The venue is in a walking distance from there. You will be able to see indicators leading up to the venue upon arrival at the bus stop.
Total Cost: Rs.50 (Rs. 30 for students)

3. From Ring Road

Mayur Yatayat buses are available from any point in Ring Road. Please get off at a bus stop named '28-kilo' at Dhulikhel. The venue is in a walking distance from there. You will be able to see indicators leading up to the venue upon arrival at the bus stop.
Maximum Cost: Rs. 60 (Rs. 40 for students)

Here is a picture of a Mayur Yatayat bus:
Mayur Bus

4.From Bhaktapur

Get on a bus to Dhulikhel from Araniko highway. Please get off at a bus stop named '28-kilo' at Dhulikhel. The venue is in a walking distance from there. You will be able to see indicators leading up to the venue upon arrival at the bus stop.
Maximum Cost: Rs.40 (Rs. 25 for students)

Returning to Kathmandu on Day 2

The organizing team will manage transportation from Kathmandu University premises to Ratnapark on the second day. The bus will leave at 5:45 P.M. Those willing to use this service will be required to pay their costs before that.
The Maximum being 60.

Should you require any additional assistance, feel free to contact the organizers.

Hotel Galaxy

Hotel Galaxy has offered reduced rates for competitors of Nepal Open 2018. The hotel is approximately half an hour away from the venue.

Details

Number of Rooms: 6
Room Capacity: 2-3 people
Cost: Approximately Rs. 500 per night for shared room
Location: Please check the link in google map. https://www.google.com/maps/place/Hotel+Galaxy/@27.625764,85.5455623,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x39eb098f0dac5e5f:0x928e896041a31d1b!8m2!3d27.6257593!4d85.547751

Booking

Please fill out this form to book a shared room. After filling the form, you will receive a call from the hotel for confirmation.
Rooms will only be shared between competitors of Nepal Open 2018. Please contact the organizers if you wish to book a separate room.

Note: You will have to pay for food and beverages during the time of order.

Booking.com

You can also book a room in other hotels near the venue via booking.com

Follow this video if you are not familiar with how to register.

youtube:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uyt-rg8CLP4&t=127s

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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).

Cutoff

The result to beat to proceed to the second phase of a combined round (see Regulation 9g).

Format

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.