Saarland Open 2012

Jul 7 - 8, 2012
Saarbrücken, Saarland, Germany

Jugendzentrum Försterstraße

Försterstraße 6-8, 66111
Saarland Open 2012 website

Emanuel RheinertSébastien Auroux

Emanuel Rheinert and Philipp Roth
WCA Delegate
Sébastien Auroux
Main event
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Leon Schmidtchen won with an average of 10.54 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Jan Smarschevski finished second (11.09) and Emanuel Rheinert finished third (12.32).

North American records: Tim Reynolds‎ 3x3x3 Fewest Moves 24 (single).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Leon Schmidtchen 9.25 10.54 Germany 10.4010.7810.9310.449.25
2x2x2 Cube Nils Feuer 3.06 4.49 Germany DNF5.964.283.223.06
4x4x4 Cube Leon Schmidtchen 45.58 46.42 Germany 47.4945.9745.8049.3645.58
5x5x5 Cube Jan Smarschevski 1:12.72 1:20.37 Germany 1:12.721:29.181:17.811:31.461:14.13
6x6x6 Cube Emanuel Rheinert 3:04.58 3:13.82 Germany 3:17.803:04.583:19.08
7x7x7 Cube Emanuel Rheinert 4:21.13 4:43.04 Germany 4:21.135:11.974:36.02
3x3x3 Blindfolded François Courtès 1:00.65 DNF France 1:07.63DNF1:00.65
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Tim Reynolds 24 NAR United States 24
3x3x3 One-Handed Nils Feuer 17.69 20.70 Germany 19.7117.6922.2820.1122.65
Clock Tim Reynolds 10.91 12.22 United States 11.3413.6910.9112.6612.66
Megaminx Oscar Roth Andersen 58.84 1:01.47 Denmark 1:02.3358.841:04.361:01.411:00.68
Pyraminx Nils Feuer 2.94 NR 3.68 NR Germany 3.442.9413.964.193.40
Square-1 François Courtès 20.96 23.46 France 20.9625.4621.6323.6925.06
4x4x4 Blindfolded Tim Habermaas 6:41.00 DNF Germany 6:41.00DNSDNS
5x5x5 Blindfolded Tim Habermaas 15:27.00 Germany 15:27.00DNS
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Tim Habermaas 10/12 41:26 Germany 10/12 41:26
Magic Ludwig Choi 1.27 1.34 Germany 1.381.841.311.271.34
Master Magic Karl Choi 2.52 2.67 Germany 2.722.662.522.635.56
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5
Second round Ao5
Final Ao5
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5
Final Ao5
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
Final Ao5
5x5x5 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
Final Ao5
6x6x6 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 1 attempt to get < 5:00.00
7x7x7 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 1 attempt to get < 8:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3
Final Bo3
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Bo1 1 hour
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Ao5
Final Ao5
Clock Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 20.00
Megaminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5
Final Ao5
Square-1 Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 40.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo2
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo1 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00
Magic Final Ao5
Master Magic Final Ao5

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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