Please Be Quiet Toronto Winter 2020

Feb 15, 2020
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Galbraith Building at University of Toronto, St. George Campus

35 St. George Street, Toronto, Canada

The room number is GB 304. Please take the stairs to the 3rd floor.

Organization team
Abdullah Gulab and Jonathan Esparaz
WCA Delegates
Abdullah Gulab, Jonathan Esparaz, and Sarah Strong
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This competition has only blindfolded events, 6x6x6 Cube, and 7x7x7 Cube.

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There is a competitor limit of 25 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $15 (Canadian Dollar).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 100% of your registration fee.
On the spot registrations will be accepted with a base registration fee of $20 (Canadian Dollar).

After the competitors list reaches 25 competitors, competitors will be added to the waiting list if they register and pay the registration fee. If anyone on the competitors list deletes their registration, the person at the top of the waiting list will be moved to the competitors list. After the registration period closes, the competitors list will close and everyone who is still on the waiting list will be refunded their registration fee.

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Elliott Kobelansky won with a single solve of 23.92 seconds in the 3x3x3 Blindfolded event. Chen-Pin Sun (孫振斌) finished second (1:07.19) and Abdullah Gulab finished third (1:25.80).

African records: Ryan Pin Harry‎ 6x6x6 Cube 2:29.37 (single), 6x6x6 Cube 2:36.29 (average), and 7x7x7 Cube 4:06.94 (average).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
6x6x6 Cube Max Xiong (熊锐明) 1:28.51 1:38.61 China 1:48.761:38.571:28.51
7x7x7 Cube Max Xiong (熊锐明) 2:11.12 2:13.74 China 2:15.372:14.742:11.12
3x3x3 Blindfolded Elliott Kobelansky 23.92 27.01 Canada 32.4123.9224.70
4x4x4 Blindfolded Elliott Kobelansky 3:17.36 DNF Canada DNF3:17.36DNF
5x5x5 Blindfolded Elliott Kobelansky 6:40.77 DNF Canada 6:40.777:23.40DNF
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Elliott Kobelansky 22/30 55:47 Canada 20/29 55:5422/30 55:47
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
6x6x6 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 4:00.00
7x7x7 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 5:30.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 15:00.00 cumulative * Top 12 advance to next round
Final Bo3 9:00.00 cumulative *
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 1:00:00.00 cumulative *
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo3 1:15:00.00
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo2 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00

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Schedule for Saturday (February 15, 2020)

From 09:00 AM
To 09:30 AM
GB 304
From 09:30 AM
To 10:25 AM
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round
GB 304
Time limit
15:00.00 cumulative *
Top 12 advance to next round
From 10:25 AM
To 11:05 AM
6x6x6 Cube Final
GB 304
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
1 attempt to get < 4:00.00
From 11:05 AM
To 12:05 PM
7x7x7 Cube Final
GB 304
Bo1 / Mo3
Time limit
1 attempt to get < 5:30.00
From 12:05 PM
To 01:20 PM
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final (Attempt 1)
GB 304
Time limit
10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00
From 01:20 PM
To 01:40 PM
GB 304
From 01:40 PM
To 03:05 PM
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final
GB 304
Time limit
1:00:00.00 cumulative *
From 03:05 PM
To 04:10 PM
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final (Attempt 2)
GB 304
Time limit
10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00
From 04:10 PM
To 04:40 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
GB 304
Time limit
9:00.00 cumulative *
From 04:40 PM
To 04:45 PM
GB 304
From 04:50 PM
To 06:15 PM
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final
GB 304
Time limit

All competitors will compete at the same time in the 3x3x3 Multi-Blind, 4x4x4 Blindfolded and 5x5x5 Blindfolded events. Groups for the other three events are below:

Name 3x3x3 Blindfolded 6x6x6 Cube 7x7x7 Cube
Abdullah Gulab 1 2 1
Ajeet Singh Chana 2
Benson Lau 3 1 1
Chen-Pin Sun 1 1 1
David Drobner 2 2
Elliott Kobelansky 3
Emile Compion 3
Eric Limeback 2 1 1
Ethan Honest 3
Jacob Eoin Gipp 2 1
Joaquin Abarc 1 1
Jonathan Esparaz 3 2 2
Joon Song 1 2 1
Louis Cormier 2 1 2
Max Xiong 1 1 2
Michael Bradley 3 1 2
Michael Zheng 2
Nicholas Patterson 1 2 1
Nima Bolourchian 2
Omar Ellabban 2 2
Roan Paone 1 2 2
Ryan Pin Harry 2 2 1
Ryan Wu 1 1 2
Sarah Strong 1
Taha Ben Salah 2 2 1

Public Transit: The venue is a 2-3 minute walk north from Queen's Park subway station. Subway service starts at approximately 6 AM with trains running every 6 minutes.

Driving: King's College Circle Parking Lot is located near the Galbraith building. Rates are $10 during weekend for the whole day. There are also other parking garages and street parking options available across the University of Toronto campus.

Room Location: Signs will be posted but if you are having trouble finding the room follow the step by step instructions provided in the link below. Please note, Galbraith building is adjoined to Sandford Fleming building and the main entrance to Galbraith (as shown in the link) is behind Sandford Fleming building. If you enter the building through any side doors, make your way up to the third floor and the room will be easy to find.

There are several food options within a 5-10 minute walk from the Galbraith building. Subway, Second Cup, The Saj, Burger King, Popeyes and many other restaurants are within the vicinity.

The winner of each event will receive a $10 Amazon gift certificate.

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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