Shantou Open 2018

Oct 28, 2018
Shantou, Guangdong, China

Shantou Guest House

10th Haibing Rd., Jinping District

Meeting Hall on the 3rd Floor, No. 9 Building

Shantou Open 2018 website
Organization team
Xusheng Hong (洪旭升)
WCA Delegate
Ming Zheng (郑鸣)

Schedule can be found here:

Main event
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
This competition is over, click here to display the registration requirements it used.
There is a competitor limit of 130 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is ¥100 (Chinese Renminbi Yuan).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 50% of your registration fee.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.

All registration must be done online via
The registration fee includes basic entry fee and additional fee per event. For Chinese domestic participants, a completed registration is online registration plus prepaid registration fee via Alipay on Cubingchina. For oversea participants, if you can't pay the fee online and your registration is not accepted antomatically, pls contact the delegate via E-mail. Then we will make a reservation for you by manually accepting your registration and you can pay the fee by cash at the venue. Please check out the competition website for registration and the other information.

Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Kailong Li (李开隆) won with an average of 8.77 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Yexin Cai (蔡烨欣) finished second (9.12) and Qingbin Chen (陈庆斌) finished third (9.36).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Kailong Li (李开隆) 8.43 8.77 China 8.468.968.438.899.07
2x2x2 Cube Qingbin Chen (陈庆斌) 1.80 2.83 China 4.532.671.802.293.52
4x4x4 Cube Kailong Li (李开隆) 32.76 34.48 China 35.2333.5232.7634.69DNF
3x3x3 Blindfolded Yifan Wang (王逸帆) 29.25 DNF China DNF29.25DNF
3x3x3 One-Handed Qingbin Chen (陈庆斌) 14.05 14.97 China 15.9116.3414.0514.4814.51
Megaminx Zhongyu Zheng (郑仲宇) 35.42 43.40 China 45.6341.6535.4248.0542.92
Pyraminx Boxi Chen (陈博希) 2.94 3.55 China 2.943.364.193.933.35
Skewb Yanchun Zhao (赵彦淳) 2.86 3.98 China 4.203.892.864.573.86
Square-1 Ziyuan Lin (林子源) 12.33 16.44 China 12.3315.0316.8219.9817.48
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 5:00.00 Top 75% advance to next round
Second round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 30.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 30.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:10.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 5:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Megaminx Final Ao5 3:00.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 30.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Skewb First round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Square-1 Final Ao5 1:00.00

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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