SSN Cube Open 2017

Jul 28 - 29, 2017
Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, India

SSN college of engineering

Old Mahabalipuram Road, Kalavakkam, Tamil Nadu 603110

Mini Auditorium, Department of Science and Humanities

SSN Cube Open 2017 website
Organization team
Sachin Arvind, Sundarakannan, Sylesh Kumar, and Vishwanath Jeyaraman
WCA Delegates
Akula Pavan Kumar and Hari Anirudh

The fee for registration is to be paid at the venue. Please check the website for the exact fee structure. Please bring your ID cards for identification at the college gate.

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  3. Pay the registration fee at the venue.

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Vijay Kishore won with an average of 9.44 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Vishantak Srikrishna finished second (9.60) and Kesava Kirupa finished third (9.96).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Vijay Kishore 8.70 9.44 India 9.329.928.709.0911.53
2x2x2 Cube Anish Rajesh 1.86 2.85 India 1.862.462.444.213.66
4x4x4 Cube Anish Rajesh 29.06 35.51 India 39.46DNF33.8229.0633.24
5x5x5 Cube Anish Rajesh 54.17 1:05.40 India 1:01.7854.171:07.781:06.65DNF
3x3x3 Blindfolded Hari Anirudh 28.50 DNF India DNF28.5032.32
3x3x3 One-Handed Vishantak Srikrishna 9.99 13.81 United States 14.4612.3114.6621.029.99
Clock Saravanan Gowthaman 6.87 NR 8.44 India 8.358.458.528.526.87
Megaminx Pranav Raaghav 1:09.12 1:16.89 India 1:15.191:19.911:09.121:16.101:19.38
Pyraminx Subash Karnan 3.35 4.10 India 3.354.633.835.263.84
Skewb Anish Rajesh 3.86 5.36 India 3.866.114.935.056.38
Square-1 Anish Rajesh 17.91 21.07 India 38.9524.2120.8718.1417.91
4x4x4 Blindfolded Hari Anirudh 2:36.28 NR DNF India DNFDNF2:36.28
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Hari Anirudh 12/14 50:52 India 12/14 50:52
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 < 2:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
5x5x5 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded 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 Ao5 10:00.00
Megaminx Final Ao5 10:00.00
Pyraminx First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 20.00
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 Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo1 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00

All MBLD participants should submit their cubes for scrambling by 8:15 on day 2. Late submissions will not be entertained. For day 2, participants doing 3x3 OH and MBLD will finish their MBLD attempts, proceed for 3x3 OH and then return for 3x3 BLD post which they can proceed for 3x3.

Day 1

Event Time Round
Registrations 09:00-09:30
Square-1 09:30-10:00 Combined Finals
Megaminx 10:10-10:55 Round 1
Clock 11:00-11:45 Combined Finals
5x5x5 12:00-13:00 Combined Finals
Lunch 13:00-13:45
4x4x4 13:45-15:00 Round 1
Skewb 15:15-16:00 Round 1
4x4x4 16:00-16:45 Finals
Megaminx 16:45-17:30 Finals
Skewb 17:30-18:00 Finals

Day 2

Mini Auditorium Event Time Round Classroom LH19 Event Time Round
3x3x3OH 08:30-09:30 Round 1 3x3 MBLD 08:15-09:30 Attempt 1
3x3x3 09:45-12:00 Round 1 3x3x3 BLD 09:45-10:15 Combined Finals
Lunch 12:00-13:30 4x4x4 BLD 12:00-13:00 Combined Finals
2x2x2 13:30-14:45 Round 1
Pyraminx 14:45-15:45 Round 1
3x3x3OH 15:45-16:15 Finals
2x2x2 16:15-16:35 Finals
3x3x3 16:40-17:15 Round 2
Pyraminx 17:15-17:30 Finals
3x3x3 17:30-18:00 Finals

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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