Nexus Winter Open 2022

Nov 26, 2022
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

in - cube tomorrow, Nexus Shantiniketan Mall

Nexus Shantiniketan Mall, Whitefield Main Rd, Thigalarapalya, Krishnarajapura, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560067

in-cube tomorrow

Organization team
Speed Cubing Bangalore
WCA Delegates
Arun Kannan and Sachin Arvind
Download all the competition's details as PDF here.

All the participants are requested to volunteer in the competition and every participant (except newcomers) will be assigned to a particular event they have to either judge, scramble, etc for the group/event.

Winner of the 5x5 Event will be announced as the winner of the competition.

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 85 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is ₹1,000 (Indian Rupee).
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.

Please note once you register in WCA site for the Nexus Winter Open 2022, your name will be in waiting list and once your payment is done then your name will appear in competitors list in 1-2 days.

*Important Note: Since accepting the registrations is manually done, please wait for 2 days before your registration is accepted, after paying the registration fees *

First time participants
Step 1 - Sign-up on WCA
Step 2 - Register for the competition
Step 3 - Pay using the details given below.

Other participants
Step 1 - Sign-in using your email that you used for your previous competitions
Step 2 - Register for the competition (ensure your WCA id is mentioned)
Step 3 - Pay using the details given below.

Payment link: [Removed, as registration is full]

1. You can't change the events once the registration closes.
2. Those who have registered on WCA but have failed to make payment will be considered as not registered and will not be allowed to participate.

Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Shubham Maharana won with an average of 1:15.41 in the 5x5x5 Cube event. Mikul Chanakya finished second (1:17.73) and Anurag Jain finished third (1:19.19).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Faisal Aziz Mehboob 8.36 8.54 India 8.368.478.698.4710.75
4x4x4 Cube Faisal Aziz Mehboob 29.04 31.98 India 30.7731.5529.0435.7933.63
5x5x5 Cube Shubham Maharana 1:11.40 1:15.41 India 1:11.401:14.791:42.241:13.341:18.10
3x3x3 Blindfolded Shubham Maharana 1:51.90 DNF India DNF1:51.90DNF
Megaminx Faisal Aziz Mehboob 43.36 46.65 India 44.2443.3643.761:02.2951.95

Venue Sponsor: Nexus Shanthiniketan Mall
Sponsor: TheCubeStore

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:

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 and Register for the Competetion


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 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.

Recruitment form for Team Speed Cubing Bangalore (SCB)

If you wanted to be a part of the Speed Cubing Bangalore, kindly click the link below,

Link :

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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