Praxis Open 2016

Sep 24, 2016
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Vivekanand Education Society’s Institute of Technology (VESIT) Engineering Campus

Collector Colony, Chembur east, Mumbai-74

On the first floor

Praxis Open 2016 website
Organization team
Girish Bhatia, Praxis Organising Team 2016, and Somya Srivastava
WCA Delegate
Nikhil Mande

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Alaik Bhatia won with an average of 10.73 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Shantanu Awale finished second (11.35) and Aditya Ghidora finished third (11.47).

Asian records: Aniket Das‎ Pyraminx 1.42 (single).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Alaik Bhatia 9.76 10.73 India 11.0511.1410.0111.649.76
2x2x2 Cube Aniket Das 3.47 3.74 India 3.584.973.893.743.47
4x4x4 Cube Alaik Bhatia 32.51 44.94 India 46.1732.5138.7750.8049.89
3x3x3 Blindfolded Alaik Bhatia 51.62 DNF India DNFDNF51.62
3x3x3 One-Handed Adinath Durugkar 16.69 20.40 India 17.3623.8819.9716.6924.49
Megaminx Nikhil Soares 48.58 NR 53.95 NR India 1:00.6750.0751.1048.581:09.13
Pyraminx Aniket Das 1.42 AsR 3.39 India 2.823.291.424.494.06
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:45.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
Megaminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
Pyraminx First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 25.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00

24th September 2016

Time Event Event
10:00 am to 10:30 am Intro Session
10:45 am to 12:15 pm 3x3x3 Round 1
12:15 pm to 01:30 pm 2x2x2 Round 1 Megaminx Finals
01:30 pm to 02:00 pm Break
02:00 pm to 02:45 pm 4x4x4 Finals
02:45 pm to 04:00 pm Pyraminx Round 1 3x3x3 OH Finals
04:00 pm to 04:30 pm 3x3x3 BLD Finals
04:30 pm to 05:15 pm 2x2x2,3x3x3,Pyraminx Finals
05:15 pm to 05:45 pm Prize Distribution

If time permits round 2 for other events(except 2x2x2,3x3x3,Pyraminx) may be added.

It is compulsory for all the participants to attend the INTRO SESSION.

The INTRO SESSION will start sharp at 10 am.Please be present at the venue by 9:45am.

Praxis Open 2016
Date-24th September 2016

Step 1:
Register on WCA-
Step 2:
Pay the Registration fees-

  1. Please note it is compulsory to pay the registration fees.

  2. If you dont pay the registration fees you will not be allowed to participate in the competition.

  3. On the Spot registrations would only be open for 2x2,3x3 and pyraminx.

  4. On the Spot registrations will be open from 10:30 am to 12:30pm only.

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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