Swisscubing Cup Final 2017

Aug 19 - 20, 2017
Liestal, Switzerland

Ausbildungzentrum der Eidg. Zollverwaltung - Aula

Kasinostrasse 4, 4410 Liestal, Suisse

The venue is on the underground floor of the main building.


Christophe Grosjean and Swisscubing
WCA Delegate
Reto Bubendorf

Spectators can enter the event for free !

Main event
Registration period

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Nicolas Gertner Kilian won with an average of 8.77 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Reto Bubendorf finished second (9.31) and Richard Delacoste finished third (9.40).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Nicolas Gertner Kilian 7.57 8.77 France 7.579.459.187.6810.04
2x2x2 Cube Nicolas Gertner Kilian 2.35 2.94 France 2.353.233.602.493.09
4x4x4 Cube Richard Delacoste 31.45 34.53 Switzerland 35.8131.4531.9435.8436.70
3x3x3 Blindfolded Tobias Peter 1:27.73 DNF Switzerland 1:27.73DNFDNF
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Reto Bubendorf 24 26.00 NR Switzerland 242925
3x3x3 One-Handed Richard Delacoste 11.57 14.72 Switzerland 11.5714.0621.7814.6815.43
Clock Nicolas Gertner Kilian 7.44 10.16 France 12.027.4413.629.858.62
Pyraminx Reto Bubendorf 3.80 4.78 Switzerland 3.807.104.884.375.09
Skewb Theo Mayer 4.74 5.29 Switzerland 7.645.435.355.094.74
Square-1 Nicolas Gertner Kilian 15.15 16.46 France 16.1116.9016.3620.1515.15
4x4x4 Blindfolded Tobias Peter 8:33.40 DNF Switzerland DNFDNF8:33.40
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Tobias Peter 11/12 49:21 NR Switzerland 9/12 57:095/7 28:2111/12 49:21
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff 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 Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 10:00.00
Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Mo3 1 hour
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Clock Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Skewb Final Ao5 10:00.00
Square-1 Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 20:00.00
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo3 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00

This competition is part of the Swisscubing Cup 2017. This is a national contest, made of 4 competitions during the year, where competitors can collect points in different events. All of these are accumulated in a global ranking.

You can find more informations here :
Swisscubing Cup 2017

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

The following events will be held :
2x2x2 (2 round)
3x3x3 (3 rounds)
4x4x4 (2 round)
Pyraminx (2 round)
3x3x3 one-handed (2 round)
3x3x3 blindfolded (2 round)
Skewb (1 round)
Clock (1 round)
Square-1 (1 round)
3x3x3 fewest moves (1 round)
3x3x3 multi-blindfolded (1 round)
4x4x4 blindfolded (1 round)

Note that the schedule may be changed slightly, according to the number of registrations.


Start Event Round Cutoff Format Limit
9:00 Registration
9:15 3x3x3 fewest moves Attempt 1 - Mo3 1 hour
10:20 4x4x4 blindfolded Final - Bo3 1:30:00 cumulative
11:50 3x3x3 multi-blindfolded Attempt 1 - Bo3 1 hour
12:55 Lunch
13:40 3x3x3 fewest moves Attempt 2 - Mo3 1 hour
14:45 Clock Combined final 1:00 Bo2/Ao5 2:00
15:25 3x3x3 multi-blindfolded Attempt 2 - Bo3 1 hour
16:30 3x3x3 fewest moves Attempt 3 - Mo3 1 hour
17:35 Square-1 Combined final 1:30 Bo2/Ao5 3:00
18:15 3x3x3 multi-blindfolded Attempt 3 - Bo3 1 hour
19:20 3x3x3 blindfolded First - Bo3 20 minutes cumulative
19:50 Winner's ceremony
20:20 Redi Cube Final - Ao2/Ao5 1:30


Start Event Round Cutoff Format Limit
9:15 Registration
9:30 Judging Tutorial
9:40 4x4x4 Combined first 1:30 Bo2/Ao5 4:00
10:40 3x3x3 one-handed Combined first 1:00 Bo2/Ao5 2:00
11:25 Pyraminx Combined first 0:30 Bo2/Ao5 1:00
12:05 3x3x3 First round - Ao5 -
13:55 Lunch
13:40 2x2x2 First round - Ao5 -
14:20 3x3x3 Second round - Ao5 75 %
15:05 3x3x3 blindfolded Final - Bo3 8 competitors
15:40 Skewb Combined final 1:00 Bo2/Ao5 2:00
16:05 Pyraminx Final - Ao5 12 competitors
16:20 3x3x3 one-handed Final - Ao5 12 competitors
16:35 2x2x2 Final - Ao5 12 competitors
16:50 4x4x4 Final - Ao5 12 competitors
17:10 3x3x3 Final - Ao5 12 competitors
18:00 Winner's ceremony

Registration fee is set at 15.- CHF and is done at the venue.

If any modifications are made, registered competitors will be notified about it.

Swisscubing Cup Final - 2017 is a Rubik's Cube competition organised by Swisscubing and delegated by Reto Bubendorf.
For questions or information please e-mail to

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.

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

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.

May the Cube be with you...

Liestal is a city in northern Switzerland near Basel.

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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