Shaastra Cube Open 2016

Jan 23 - 24, 2016
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Classroom Complex, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
Shaastra Cube Open 2016 website
Organization team
shaastra cube 2016
WCA Delegate
Akula Pavan Kumar

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Nithin Babu won with an average of 9.56 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Bhargav Narasimhan finished second (9.67) and Kesava Kirupa finished third (10.33).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Nithin Babu 8.11 9.56 India 8.118.9612.809.5110.20
2x2x2 Cube Shivam Bansal 1.77 3.01 India 2.442.833.761.774.11
4x4x4 Cube Nithin Babu 34.07 38.54 India 39.0837.5634.0740.2538.99
5x5x5 Cube Anish Rajesh 1:04.48 1:09.73 India 1:12.851:06.191:46.581:10.141:04.48
3x3x3 Blindfolded Shivam Bansal 32.40 DNF India 40.2132.40DNF
3x3x3 One-Handed Bhargav Narasimhan 13.38 14.09 India 13.5614.6914.6713.3814.03
Megaminx Bhargav Narasimhan 1:05.94 1:12.33 India 1:23.201:16.721:05.941:08.711:11.57
Pyraminx Joshua Koilpillai 3.13 3.60 United States 3.495.133.133.733.58
Skewb Hariharan Sachidanandam 2.30 3.75 NR India 5.192.73DNF2.303.33
Square-1 Shivam Bansal 13.49 14.55 NR India 16.2313.8313.4922.2913.59

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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