SSN Cube Open 2019

Jul 27 - 28, 2019
Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, India

SSN college of engineering

Old Mahabalipuram Road, Kalavakkam, Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu 603110

Mini Auditorium, Department of Science and Humanities

Organization team
Santosh Naranapatty, SpeedCubers India, Srinath V. Rao, Sundarakannan, Vikram Gopinath, and Vishwanath Jeyaraman
WCA Delegate
Sachin Arvind
Download all the competition's details as PDF here.

Please bring your ID cards for identification at the college gate.

The competition results will take a few days to update on WCA once the competition is over. For live results you can check

Main event
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
This competition is over, click here to display the registration requirements it used.
Create a WCA account here if you don't have one.
If this is not your first competition, associate your WCA ID to your WCA account here.
Register for this competition here.
There is a competitor limit of 100 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is ₹350 (Indian Rupee).
Registration fees won't be refunded under any circumstance.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.

You can't change the events once the registration closes.
Those who have registered on WCA but have failed to make payment will NOT be allowed to participate.

Steps to complete registration:

First time participants
Step 1 - Sign-up on WCA
Step 2 - Register for the competition
Step 3 - Pay registration fees HERE

Other participants
Step 1 - Sign-in using your WCA account.
Step 2 - Register for the competition (ensure your WCA id is mentioned)
Step 3 - Pay registration fees HERE

Registration Fee Structure

Sl No. No. Of Events Fee
1 1-4 Rs. 350
2 5-8 Rs. 550
3 9-11 Rs. 750

Once the payment is confirmed, your registration will be approved within 48 hours and you will receive a mail of approval from WCA.

Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Vijay Kishore won with an average of 7.59 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Santosh Naranapatty finished second (9.45) and Nitin Nathan finished third (9.89).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Vijay Kishore 6.92 7.59 India 9.867.567.697.526.92
2x2x2 Cube Nitin Nathan 2.33 2.81 United States 2.375.182.982.333.08
4x4x4 Cube Nitin Nathan 36.07 39.11 United States 36.0738.9641.1340.4737.90
5x5x5 Cube Naren Loganathan 1:03.48 1:10.03 United States 1:03.481:21.621:09.721:09.851:10.51
3x3x3 Blindfolded Vishwanath Jeyaraman 29.41 DNF India DNF34.6829.41
3x3x3 One-Handed Sripad Sarma Katrapati 11.76 14.10 India 11.7613.6413.6315.0217.38
Clock Vishal Mohanraju 9.80 11.04 India 12.9610.209.969.8013.98
Pyraminx Emmanuel Rajapandian 3.56 3.71 India 3.854.473.563.663.63
Square-1 Akash Rupela 13.87 17.64 India 17.5614.1013.8738.6921.26
4x4x4 Blindfolded Sukesh Kumar 8:53.51 DNF India DNF10:48.008:53.51
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Akash Rupela 8/9 50:46 India 8/9 50:46

For those of you new to cubing, WELCOME!

We wanted to let you know this event is perfectly fine for cubers of ANY age and experience. We just ask you know a couple things before coming to compete...

First, please be familiar with the WCA Regulations, found here:

We have a video made specifically for new cubers, just to show them the basics of competing. This video will explain most of what any cuber competing for the first time will need to know.

If you are stoked to compete and ready to sign up, head over to the 'Registration & Payment' tab and it will guide you to the registration.


Q: Do I use my own cube to compete?
A: YES! You are responsible for your own hardware in order to compete. This means you should bring your own cube.

Q: What is the normal age of competitors at these events?
A: All ages are welcome, but in general competitors are between 10 and 20 years old. Don't let this stop you though, everyone can and should cube!

Q: How do I find results?
A: All results are posted on the WCA page within a week after the competition finishes. However, for the day of competing, go to to find information about current events. This is also where you will find information about upcoming rounds of events. Remember, the results are entered by a human so please be patient if you do not see your results immediately.

Q: Are there age divisions?
A: Nope! All competitors compete together.

Q: I want to attend, or I have friends/family who want to attend, but not compete. Do they need to pay as well?
A: No. All spectators are free to view the competition at no cost. There is payment only to compete. But in some cases, venue will be having restriction to allow spectators depending on the competition.

Q: Can I have fun at this event?
A: HECK YES! Cubing is amazing, and we sincerely hope you enjoy the competition!

If you have any further queries, please do mail the organizers & delegates. is the official sponsor and event partner for SSN Cube Open 2019
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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).
A cumulative time limit may be enforced (see Regulation A1a2).


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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