Swiss Open 2017


Date
Jul 21 - 23, 2017
City
Sursee, Switzerland
Venue

Stadthalle Sursee

Address
St. Urban-Strasse 5
Details

Mehrzweckhalle Nordsaal

Website
Swiss Open 2017 website
Organizers
Swisscubing and Tobias Peter
WCA Delegates
Oleg Gritsenko and Reto Bubendorf
Contact

board@swisscubing.ch

Entry Fee
CHF25
Information

Competitors from any citizenship can take part in this competition. Please check the Payment tab to see its registration fees. It will be limited to 250 competitors.

Events
Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
Rubik's Cube Kennan LeJeune 8.20 8.64 United States 9.108.208.398.4310.30
2x2x2 Cube Reto Bubendorf 1.98 2.31 Switzerland 2.462.112.962.371.98
4x4x4 Cube Robert Yau 31.22 35.57 United Kingdom 37.3138.3734.2231.2235.18
5x5x5 Cube Robert Yau 57.78 59.40 United Kingdom 57.7858.651:00.031:04.6459.52
6x6x6 Cube Robert Yau 1:59.27 2:05.30 United Kingdom 1:59.272:06.662:09.97
7x7x7 Cube Breandan Vallance 3:04.18 3:10.68 United Kingdom 3:17.943:04.183:09.93
3x3x3 Blindfolded Arthur Garcin 31.49 DNF France 31.4933.94DNF
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Reto Bubendorf 26 28.00 Switzerland 263028
3x3x3 One-Handed Cornelius Dieckmann 10.60 13.49 Germany 14.3910.6011.9316.7314.14
3x3x3 With Feet Diego Bojunga Meneghetti 41.37 46.43 Brazil 41.3741.3956.53
Megaminx Tianlang Han (韩天朗) 49.17 53.31 China 50.681:02.7050.8949.1758.36
Pyraminx Alwin Rölz 2.86 3.28 Switzerland 2.983.042.864.013.82
Rubik's Clock James Molloy 7.52 7.89 United Kingdom 7.857.769.077.528.07
Skewb Alessio Giuliano 3.27 4.44 Switzerland 9.444.005.703.273.63
Square-1 Christopher Chi 10.57 12.67 United States 10.5715.5812.9212.5212.57
4x4x4 Blindfolded Oleg Gritsenko 4:04.59 Russia 4:04.59DNFDNF
5x5x5 Blindfolded Oleg Gritsenko 8:13.78 Russia 8:39.608:13.7810:54.00
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Oleg Gritsenko 19/21 58:12 Russia 19/21 58:1217/21 58:58

It is very important that all the participants have studied the regulations in detail to ensure a flawless process of the competition.

They can be found here : English Français Deutsch Italiano

All WCA events will be held :

  • 2x2x2 (3 rounds)
  • 3x3x3 (3 rounds)
  • 4x4x4 (3 rounds)
  • 5x5x5 (2 rounds)
  • 3x3x3 One-handed (3 round)
  • 3x3x3 Blindfolded (2 round)
  • 3x3x3 Fewest Moves (3 attempts)
  • 3x3x3 with Feet (1 round)
  • Pyraminx (3 rounds)
  • Megaminx (2 rounds)
  • Square-1 (2 rounds)
  • Clock (2 rounds)
  • Skewb (3 rounds)
  • 6x6x6 (2 round)
  • 7x7x7 (2 round)
  • 4BLD (3 attempts)
  • 5BLD (3 attempts)
  • Multi-BLD (2 attempts)

There is an additionnal event : redi-cube !

Note that the schedule may be changed slightly, according to the number of registration for each event.

Friday

Start Event Round Cutoff Format Limit
8:00-18:00 Registration
8:30 3x3x3 Fewest moves Attempt 1 - Mo3 1 hour
9:35 3x3x3 Multi-BLD Attempt 1 - Bo2 1 hour
10:50 Square-1 Combined First 0:45 Bo2/Ao5 3:00
11:30 Clock Combined First 0:20 Bo2/Ao5 2:00
12:10 Break
13:10 3x3x3 with Feet Combined Final 2:30 Bo1/Mo3 10:00
13:50 Megaminx Combined First 2:00 Bo2/Ao5 4:00
14:40 3x3x3 Blindfolded First - Bo3 15:00 cumulative
15:40 7x7x7 Combined First 5:30 Bo1/Mo3 10:00
16:55 6x6x6 Combined First 4:15 Bo1/Mo3 10:00
18:00 3x3x3 Fewest moves Attempt 2 - Mo3 1 hour
19:05 5BLD Final - Bo3 2hour cumulative

Saturday

Start Event Round Cutoff Format Limit
8:00-18:00 Registration
8:30 4x4x4 Combined First 1:30 Bo2/Ao5 4:00
9:45 3x3x3 First - Ao5
11:05 5x5x5 Combined First 2:15 Bo2/Ao5 6:00
12:15 Break
13:15 Pyraminx Combined First 0:20 Bo2/Ao5 1:00
14:05 2x2x2 Combined First 0:20 Bo2/Ao5 1:00
15:05 Redi-cube First - Ao5
16:00 3x3x3 One-handed Combined First 0:40 Bo2/Ao5 2:00
17:00 4x4x4 Second - Ao5 75 %
17:50 2x2x2 Second - Ao5 75 %
18:35 Pyraminx Second - Ao5 75 %
19:05 Skewb Combined First 0:20 Bo2/Ao5 1:00
19:50 4BLD Final - Bo3 1:30 hour cumulative

Sunday

Start Event Round Cutoff Format Limit
8:05 3x3x3 Fewest Moves Attempt 3 - Mo3 1 hour
9:10 3x3x3 Multi-BLD Attempt 2 - Bo2 1 hour
10:25 Skewb Second - Ao5 75 %
10:55 3x3x3 One-handed Second - Ao5 75 %
11:20 3x3x3 Second - Ao5 75 %
12:20 Break
13:00 Clock Final - Ao5 12 competitors
13:20 Square-1 Final - Ao5 12 competitors
13:40 Megaminx Final - Ao5 12 competitors
14:05 7x7x7 Final - Mo3 12 competitors
14:35 6x6x6 Final - Mo3 12 competitors
15:00 Skewb Final - Ao5 12 competitors
15:15 3x3x3 Blindfolded Final - Bo3 12 competitors
15:30 3x3x3 One-handed Final - Ao5 12 competitors
15:45 5x5x5 Final - Ao5 12 competitors
16:10 Pyraminx Final - Ao5 12 competitors
16:25 4x4x4 Final - Ao5 12 competitors
16:45 2x2x2 Final - Ao5 12 competitors
17:00 3x3x3 Final - Ao5 12 competitors
18:00 Winner's ceremony

10.- CHF for one day
25.- CHF for more than one day

After your registration you will be asked to pay 25CHF.
If you only pay for one day (10CHF) you have to pay via paypal: paypal.me/swissopen2017 (Displayed name there is Tobias Peter).

If you don't have the possibility you can also pay at the competition.

Sursee is a city in central Switzerland. It is easily accessible by car or by public transport (1h20 from Zurich Airport, 40 min from Bern, 3 hours from Geneva Airport).
For those coming directly from Paris, you can get there within 5 hours by using the TGV.

In a 5 minutes walk you can get to two different supermarkets and a McDonalds.

Recommended Accommodations

Hotel Info
Dormitory Neu St. Georg 10CHF per Night
Jugendherberge Luzern
Campus Sursee
Hotel Central
B&B Peter und Paul

Swiss Open 2017 is a Rubik's Cube competition organised by Swisscubing and delegated by Reto Bubendorf and Oleg Gritsenko
For questions or informations please e-mail to board@swisscubing.com.

With this competition we hope to attract a lot of new local cubers and give them a chance to compete.
We also warmly invite competitors who come from abroad to give this event an exciting international mixture.
It is also a nice cool-down from World Championships 2017 held in Paris the previous weekend.

Results of the championship will be added to the official WCA World Rankings.

At the start of the competition, all competitors can familiarize with the official timing equipment : the Stackmat timer.
Any puzzle brand may be used during the competition, as long as it complies with the WCA regulations.