SNZ Northern 2017

Jul 23, 2017
Palmerston North, New Zealand

Community Leisure Centre

569 Ferguson Street, Palmerston North

Main Building, Eileen Philp room

SNZ Northern 2017 website

Joshua Brungar
WCA Delegate
Alex Asbery

Palmerston North 2016 is open to competitors of all ages and ability. If you can solve the puzzle in under 10 minutes then you can enter. Entry for spectators is free for whats sure to be a fun filled day.

Main event
Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 100 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $15 (New Zealand Dollar).
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Mukund Karthik won with an average of 10.49 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Alex Asbery finished second (11.31) and Finn Trass finished third (11.76).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Mukund Karthik 8.83 10.49 New Zealand DNF10.508.8310.5610.42
2x2x2 Cube Lucas O'Connell 2.39 2.85 New Zealand 2.39DNF2.792.463.29
4x4x4 Cube Finn Trass 37.32 40.68 NR New Zealand 41.5939.3737.3242.9941.09
5x5x5 Cube Ivan Lew Yi Wen (刘义文) 58.01 1:06.60 Malaysia 1:18.081:06.941:09.5458.011:03.32
3x3x3 Blindfolded Tom Nelson 34.87 40.71 New Zealand 42.7534.8744.50
3x3x3 One-Handed Mukund Karthik 15.37 19.18 New Zealand 20.0320.4215.3718.9118.59
Megaminx James Macdiarmid 1:00.02 1:05.71 NR New Zealand 1:10.011:12.711:00.021:06.111:01.02
Pyraminx Cheng-Ru Yang 4.23 5.23 New Zealand
Square-1 Lucas O'Connell 12.75 17.22 NR New Zealand 17.3416.3512.7519.5817.96
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
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 Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Megaminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Square-1 Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00

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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