Rubik's Cube Mumbai Open 2016

Dec 23 - 24, 2016
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute

Nathalal Parekh Road, Matunga East, Mumbai, Maharashtra

Textile Hall

Rubik's Cube Mumbai Open 2016 website
Organization team
Manali Madhukar Gawari, Shubham Kale, and Vishal Shekokar
WCA Delegate
Shubham Kumar

All competitors must be aware of WCA regulations.
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There won't be any "On the Spot" Registrations.

Main event
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Rushil Dalal won with an average of 9.47 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Aditya Ghidora finished second (9.53) and Aryan Chhabra finished third (9.83).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Rushil Dalal 7.95 9.47 India 9.9610.409.397.959.06
2x2x2 Cube Aryan Chhabra 1.67 3.06 India 3.424.273.192.561.67
4x4x4 Cube Anish Rajesh 33.54 38.06 India 40.0145.2036.1738.0033.54
5x5x5 Cube Shubham Kumar 1:04.48 1:09.37 India 1:14.631:04.481:13.061:07.991:07.05
6x6x6 Cube Anish Rajesh 2:11.42 2:12.18 NR India 2:11.422:11.452:13.68
7x7x7 Cube Anish Rajesh 2:59.46 NR 3:01.36 NR India 2:59.463:03.763:00.86
3x3x3 Blindfolded Pankaj More 3:10.33 DNF India DNFDNF3:10.33
3x3x3 One-Handed Kunal Oak 13.58 15.65 India 17.5716.7615.2213.5814.96
Clock Anant Pingle 14.15 15.82 India 14.17DNF14.1515.5817.70
Megaminx Nikhil Soares 47.46 NR 55.13 India 1:05.8447.4651.3148.231:06.54
Pyraminx Aniket Das 2.44 3.68 India 2.444.984.033.603.42
Skewb Anish Rajesh 2.61 4.41 India 2.614.624.514.105.98
Square-1 Alaik Bhatia 13.56 14.41 India 14.0313.5614.4018.9914.80
3x3x3 With Feet Adithyaa Anand 40.21 53.94 India 40.211:08.7452.86
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 First round Ao5 10:00.00
Second round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
5x5x5 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
6x6x6 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 6:00.00
7x7x7 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 7:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 10:00.00
Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Clock Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Megaminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 10:00.00
Second round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Skewb First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 20.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Square-1 First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
3x3x3 With Feet Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 3:30.00

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1) This schedule is tentative and can be modified by organisers. Make sure to pay attention to announcements during the competition.
2) In events with Avg of 5 format, any of the first two solves should be below the cutoff time for the competitor to get all five solves otherwise the competitor gets only 2 solves. In case of Mean of 3 format the first solve should be below the cutoff time.
3) After the time limit is crossed, the attempt is stopped and is awarded “DNF” [Did Not Finish].
4) All competitors must reach the venue by 9:00 A.M. on Day 1 to attend the Introduction Session which is compulsory for all.
5) Default time limit is of 10:00 i.e. Ten minutes.
6) 3x3 Blindfolded participants must reach the venue on Day 2 before 8:30 A.M. otherwise they may not be allowed to do their solves.


There is a separate tab for Schedule. You can find the pdf version of the schedule here.


Each event will be held in heats. You can find them here.
Each heat is divided into two parts i.e. Heat xA and Heat xB. These corresponds to a particular stage and both of these heats will be taking place simultaneously. Make sure you are aware of your heats.
Please note that its in alphabetical order so it would be easy for you to note down your heats. Although a copy of the same will be on display in the venue. If you fail to show up when your heat for an event is called, you may not be allowed to solve later.


Each and every competitor should be aware of the WCA Regulations and should abide by them during the course of the competition. Regulations can be found here.


An introduction session will be held on Day 1 at 9:00 a.m. It is compulsory for each and every competitor to attend it. All competitors should be present at the venue during this time period.


There is a college canteen where food will be available and is at walking distance from the venue. There are also some food outlets outside the college. Make sure you go for your lunch as soon as possible and come back on time.


If you are coming via the:
Central line: Get off at Matunga. Walk towards the Kings cirle roundabout and take a right towards Khalsa college/UDCT. After crossing Khalsa, you will reach VJTI. Take the right turn after Khalsa to enter via VJTI's Chemistry department gate.
Western line: Alight at Dadar, get out of the station towards the eastern side and take a taxi. It should be just above minimum fare.
Harbour line: Get off at Kings Circle or Wadala. VJTI is within walking distance from both these stations..

Once you are inside the college you can ask anyone about the textile hall and come directly to the venue.


SCMU will be having a stall at the venue. If you wish to purchase puzzles, make sure that you come early. You can pay by cash, payTM and Net-banking.


All results will be simultaneously uploaded on Cubecomps website as the events proceed. You can check your results here.


  1. If you don’t reach the venue at the starting scheduled time of any event, then you won’t be allowed to participate in that event.
  2. There won't be any "On the Spot" Registrations.
  3. All competitors must have registered on WCA in order to compete. No exceptions will be allowed.
  4. Participants must behave in a disciplined manner in the venue. Not doing so, might lead to disqualification.

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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