Princeton Winter 2016

Feb 6, 2016
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Princeton University

Princeton University

Frist Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room

Princeton Winter 2016 website

Sam Cheng

Sam Cheng
WCA Delegate
Kian Barry

The Princeton Winter Open 2016 is open to all competitors.

Main event
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Patrick Ponce won with an average of 8.75 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Rowe Hessler finished second (8.87) and Collin Burns finished third (8.89).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Patrick Ponce 7.53 8.75 United States 8.6710.799.598.007.53
2x2x2 Cube Daniel Karnaukh 1.56 2.44 United States 1.562.21DNF2.322.78
4x4x4 Cube Patrick Ponce 30.10 32.94 United States 31.83DNF30.1033.6333.36
5x5x5 Cube Keaton Ellis 1:06.03 1:09.34 United States 1:07.581:08.141:06.031:12.301:16.89
3x3x3 Blindfolded Tim Wong 48.63 DNF United States 48.63DNFDNF
3x3x3 One-Handed Keaton Ellis 11.33 12.89 United States 12.2211.3311.8614.8614.60
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Second round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo2 / Bo3 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 6:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00

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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