Swisscubing Cup I 2017

Feb 4, 2017
Cadro, Switzerland

Sala comunale

Piazza del Municipio 2

Luca Rizzi and Swisscubing
WCA Delegate
Reto Bubendorf

Swisscubing Cup I - 2017 is open to citizens from all countries.
There is a limit of 50 participants.

Main event
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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The base registration fee for this competition is CHF10 (Swiss Franc).
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Alessandro Manopulo won with an average of 9.81 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Reto Bubendorf finished second (9.93) and Lorenzo Guazzo finished third (10.54).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Alessandro Manopulo 8.90 9.81 Italy 8.909.9910.4312.389.00
2x2x2 Cube Reto Bubendorf 2.17 2.40 Switzerland 2.492.782.212.502.17
4x4x4 Cube Richard Delacoste 36.47 41.79 Switzerland 44.3343.7638.0336.4743.59
3x3x3 Blindfolded Sebastiano Tronto 35.09 DNF Italy DNFDNF35.09
3x3x3 One-Handed Sebastiano Tronto 12.64 16.26 Italy 18.1216.4224.3112.6414.23
Megaminx Manuel Bühler 58.82 1:02.95 Switzerland 58.821:02.771:01.961:12.331:04.11
Pyraminx Reto Bubendorf 3.05 3.95 Switzerland 3.053.953.304.616.94
5x5x5 Blindfolded Oleg Gritsenko 8:32.64 DNF Russia 8:32.64DNFDNF
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Megaminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 4:00.00
Pyraminx Final Ao5 10:00.00
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00

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 (1 round)
3x3x3 (2 rounds)
4x4x4 (1 round)
Pyraminx (1 round)
3x3x3 one-handed (1 round)
3x3x3 blindfolded (1 round)
Megaminx (1 round)
5BLD (3 attempts)

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


Start Event Round Cutoff Format Limit
9:30 Registration
9:40 5BLD Attempt 1 - Bo3 1 hour
10:45 Competitors + Judging Tutorial
11:00 4x4x4 Combined Final 1:30 Bo2/Ao5 4:00
11:45 3x3 one-handed Combined Final 1:00 Bo2/Ao5 2:00
12:25 5BLD Attempt 2 - Bo3 1hour
13:30 Break
14:00 3x3x3 First - Ao5 -
14:40 Pyraminx Combined Final 0:30 Bo2/Ao5 2:00
15:10 2x2x2  Final - Ao5 -
15:40 3x3x3 blindfolded Final - Bo3 15 min cumulative
16:15 Megaminx Combined Final 3:30 Bo2/Ao5 8:00
17:25 5BLD Attempt 3 - Bo3 1hour
18:30 3x3x3 Final - Ao5 12 competitors
18:50 Winner's ceremony

Registration fee is set at 10.- CHF and is done at the venue.

If any modifications are made (such as adding a possibility for online payment), registered competitors will be notified about it.

Swisscubing Cup I - 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.

By bus:From the trainstation (Lugano Stazione Nord) take the bus 461 (timeteable here), get off at the station "Cadro paese".
By car: there are some parkplaces on the street "Via Villa Luganese", near the postoffice.

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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