Shaastra Cube Open 2018

Jan 6 - 7, 2018
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Community Hall, Indian institute of Technology, Madras

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
Shaastra Cube Open Team
WCA Delegates
Hari Anirudh and Shubhayan Kabir

Please read the instructions on the Payment Tab thoroughly before registering.
All competitors must be aware of the WCA regulations.

There won't be any "On the Spot" Registrations available at the Venue on the competition days.

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Vijay Kishore won with an average of 8.11 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Anish Rajesh finished second (9.67) and Santosh Naranapatty finished third (9.92).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Vijay Kishore 7.18 8.11 India 12.169.437.277.647.18
2x2x2 Cube Ramesh Vidyasagar 1.64 2.41 Australia 1.832.611.643.072.79
4x4x4 Cube Anish Rajesh 30.50 34.62 India 36.6634.7130.5032.5038.78
5x5x5 Cube Anish Rajesh 52.30 NR 57.25 India 55.1952.3055.451:01.111:04.23
3x3x3 Blindfolded Hari Anirudh 34.79 DNF India DNFDNF34.79
3x3x3 One-Handed Kunaal Parekh 13.94 15.15 India 20.2413.9414.5516.6914.20
Clock Saravanan Gowthaman 8.07 10.29 India 9.808.458.0712.63DNF
Megaminx Pranav Raaghav 1:05.78 1:08.85 India 1:14.291:07.731:05.781:11.501:07.31
Pyraminx Joshua Koilpillai 2.63 2.95 United States 3.573.222.752.632.89
Square-1 Kunaal Parekh 10.66 18.63 India 24.7020.7615.7210.6619.42
Event Round Format Time limit 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 Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
5x5x5 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 10:00.00
Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Clock First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Megaminx Final Ao5 10:00.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Square-1 Final Ao5 10:00.00

*Registration: All participants must collect their Shaastra passports at the venue. Please do this before your first event starts.

1) The Schedule and the Cutoffs/Timelimits are subject to change at the discretion of the WCA Delegate after public notification
2) In events with Avg of 5 format, any of the first two solves should be below the cutoff time for the competitor to get all five solves otherwise the competitor gets only 2 solves. In case of Mean of 3 format the first solve should be below the cutoff time.
3) After the time limit is crossed, the attempt is stopped and is awarded “DNF” [Did Not Finish].
4) 3x3 Blindfolded and Sq-1 participants must reach the venue on Day 1 before 8:30 A.M. otherwise they may not be allowed to do their solves.

Event Cutoff Time Limit
Pyraminx 20 seconds 1 minute
Clock 1 minute 2 minutes
Sq-1 45 seconds 1:30
4x4x4 1:30 3:00
5x5x5 2:30 5:00
Megaminx 2:15 5:00
3x3 One Handed 45 seconds 1:30
2x2x2 20 seconds 10 minutes
3x3x3 - 10 minutes
3x3 BLD - 25 minutes(cumulative for 3 attempts)

DAY 1(6th Jan)

Time Room 1
08:30-09:00 Registration*
09:00-09:30 3x3x3 BLD Round 1
09:30-10:00 Sq-1 Finals
10:00-10:15 3x3x3 BLD Finals
10:15-11:00 Clock Round 1
11:00-11:30 Clock Finals
11:30-12:30 5x5x5 Round 1
12:30-13:00 Lunch
13:00-14:00 5x5x5 Finals
14:00-15:00 4x4x4 Round 1
15:00-16:00 3x3x3 OH Round 1
16:00-17:00 Megaminx Finals
17:00-18:00 Pyraminx Round 1

DAY 2(7th Jan)

Time Room 1
09:00-09:30 Pyraminx Finals
09:30-10:00 Intro Session
10:00-12:30 3x3x3 Round 1
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:00 3x3x3 OH Finals
14:00-15:15 2x2x2 Round 1
15:15-15:45 4x4x4 Finals
15:45-16:30 3x3x3 Round 2
16:30-17:00 2x2x2 Finals
17:00-17:30 3x3x3 Finals
17:30-18:00 Awards

Fee Structure:
250 for one event and +50 for any successive event.
Minimum Amount: 250 , Maximum Amount: 700 (per ticket)

1 Event = 250
2 Events = 300
3 Events = 350
4 Events = 400
5 Events = 450
6 Events = 500
7 Events = 550
8 Events = 600
9 Events = 650
10 Events = 700

A) Pay the registration fees:

Please do the payment of each participant separately.

B) Register on WCA:

1) It is mandatory to pay the registration fees and also register on WCA to complete the full registration process.
2) It may take a day or 2 for your name to reflect on competitors list on WCA.
4) Online registrations end on 3rd Jan 2018 at 11:59pm IST.

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Official sponsor for the event is Cubelelo.

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 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.