Nishinomiya Open 2019

Jul 20, 2019
Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan


10-11, Rokutanjichou, Nishinomiya

4F 401会議室

Nishinomiya Open 2019 website

JRCA Kansai

Raphaël Pihet
WCA Delegates
Kou Oobatake (大畠功), Raphaël Pihet, Takayuki Ookusa (大艸尊之), and Yohei Suzuki (鈴木洋平)
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There is a competitor limit of 60 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is ¥1,000 (Japanese Yen).
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No qualification required for entry.
(No matter how old or what gender, nationality is)
We are also welcome to newcomers but take care of the time limits.

●Entry fee
Basic fee: 1,000 JPY
Additional fees for events
 3x3x3: 0 JPY
 Other events: 500 JPY
e.g. If you registered for 3x3x3 and 4x4x4, the fee is 1,000+0+500=1,500 JPY
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Matty Hiroto Inaba won with an average of 8.43 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Makoto Takaoka (高岡誠) finished second (8.62) and Evan Mann finished third (8.64).

3x3x3 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Matty Hiroto Inaba 6.24 8.43 United States 11.627.106.576.2411.83
2 Makoto Takaoka (高岡誠) 8.26 8.62 Japan 8.698.888.2614.588.30
3 Evan Mann 7.44 8.64 United States 9.937.447.968.639.32

2x2x2 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Evan Mann 2.57 2.80 United States 2.573.072.682.644.24
2 Matty Hiroto Inaba 2.16 3.43 United States 3.382.
3 Shinichiro Sato (佐藤真一郎) 2.88 3.92 Japan 3.732.884.876.743.15

4x4x4 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Matty Hiroto Inaba 27.25 29.36 United States 29.9330.8529.3828.7827.25
2 Soichi Akamatsu (赤松聡一) 28.79 31.24 Japan 31.0333.2028.7929.491:06.09
3 Makoto Takaoka (高岡誠) 31.90 33.51 Japan 32.3435.7134.6333.5631.90

5x5x5 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Matty Hiroto Inaba 46.84 54.69 United States 1:04.1657.1352.5654.3746.84
2 Yu Sajima (佐島優) 55.76 59.10 Japan 1:01.8857.401:06.3655.7658.01
3 Yusuke Takada (高田祐介) 56.63 1:01.96 Japan 1:02.7858.551:04.56DNF56.63

6x6x6 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Yu Sajima (佐島優) 1:51.39 1:54.06 Japan 1:58.451:52.331:51.39
2 Matty Hiroto Inaba 1:57.06 1:59.20 United States 2:01.091:57.061:59.46
3 Soichi Akamatsu (赤松聡一) 1:58.27 2:01.72 Japan 2:08.311:58.271:58.57

7x7x7 Cube

# Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
1 Yu Sajima (佐島優) 2:34.92 2:39.52 Japan 2:36.282:34.922:47.36
2 Kazuki Sakamoto (坂本一樹) 2:39.00 2:49.11 Japan 2:39.002:48.892:59.43
3 Matty Hiroto Inaba 2:49.71 2:58.11 United States 2:57.803:06.822:49.71
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