Shaastra Cube Open 2013


On day registration is compulsory between 8:00 hrs to 10:00 hrs on Day 1 of the competition i.e. 5th January 2013. If the participant fails to register within the given time slot, Competitor will not be allowed to participate in competition. No exceptions would be entertained.rnrnNote: Pre-Registration is not considered as Registration. Only People registered on-day would be eligible to participate in the Eventrnrnrn

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Jishnu Jeevan won with an average of 12.89 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Kesava Kirupa finished second (13.49) and Nikhil Mande finished third (15.65).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Jishnu Jeevan 11.85 12.89 India 16.6413.8611.9311.8512.89
2x2x2 Cube Kesava Kirupa 2.64 4.70 India
4x4x4 Cube Jishnu Jeevan 45.03 NR 57.75 India 45.0355.411:05.0254.651:03.19
5x5x5 Cube Gaurav Taneja 1:38.79 1:46.11 India 2:01.691:43.881:41.141:38.791:53.30
3x3x3 Blindfolded Nikhil Mande 1:30.34 NR 1:48.71 NR India 1:56.831:30.341:58.97
3x3x3 One-Handed Jishnu Jeevan 20.66 21.86 India 22.3420.6620.8122.4222.97
Megaminx Gaurav Taneja 1:56.24 2:14.03 India 1:56.242:18.632:20.502:02.962:23.44
Pyraminx Swaminathan Chandrasekaran 6.69 7.39 India 6.819.157.656.697.72
Square-1 Gaurav Taneja 27.16 36.25 India 36.2536.6727.1638.6435.84
4x4x4 Blindfolded Nikhil Mande 10:25.00 NR DNF India 10:25.00DNFDNF
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Nikhil Mande 5/7 39:25 India 5/7 39:25
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 15.00
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 Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 3:30.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 50.00
Megaminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 5:00.00
Pyraminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 20.00
Square-1 Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 15:00.00
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo1 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00

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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