Tangshan Open 2018

Jun 17, 2018
Tangshan, Hebei, China

Tangshan Normal University

No. 41 Xueyuan Road, Lubei District

No.9 Lecture Classroom

Tangshan Open 2018 website
Organization team
Jiao Yang (杨娇), Wenbo Zhao (赵文博), and Zexin Yin (尹泽新)
WCA Delegates
Fangyuan Chang (常方圆) and Ming Zheng (郑鸣)
Main event
Registration requirements
This competition is over, click here to display the registration requirements it used.
There is a competitor limit of 150 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is ¥80 (Chinese Renminbi Yuan).

The registration period is divided in two phases. The first phase starts at 20:00 on May 20th and ends at 23:59 on May 31st, while the second phase starts at 00:00 on June 1st and ends at 20:00 on June 13th. The registration fee includes basic entry fee and additional fee per event. The 2nd-phased registrant needs to pay the fee 0.5 time more than the early bird in the 1st phase of registration.

The limitation is 150 participants, based on a first-come-first-serve rule. 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.

If you would like to cancel your registration, pls go through the registration page to do it by yourself and you will get 50% refund of the registration fee. Please keep in mind that, once you cancel the registraton, you are not able to attend the competition any more. The ending of the registration cancellation is at 20:00 on June 9th.

Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Jiayu Wang (王佳宇) won with an average of 8.98 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Guanchen Zhou (周冠辰) finished second (10.69) and Bo Wang (王擘) finished third (10.92).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Jiayu Wang (王佳宇) 7.32 8.98 China 9.577.328.389.009.89
2x2x2 Cube Bo Wang (王擘) 2.69 3.55 China 3.908.283.172.693.59
4x4x4 Cube Jiayu Wang (王佳宇) 30.18 36.00 China 36.1934.9630.1836.8538.29
5x5x5 Cube Bo Wang (王擘) 54.30 1:00.44 China 58.081:06.1354.3057.111:06.65
7x7x7 Cube Zian Song (宋子安) 3:05.72 3:17.18 China 3:05.723:20.293:25.54
3x3x3 Blindfolded Tianyu Zhao (赵天愉) 28.45 DNF China 28.45DNFDNF
3x3x3 One-Handed Jiayu Wang (王佳宇) 12.56 14.39 China 14.8715.1012.5613.1915.63
4x4x4 Blindfolded Tianyu Zhao (赵天愉) 3:02.70 DNF China DNF3:02.70DNF
5x5x5 Blindfolded Tianyu Zhao (赵天愉) 8:34.36 DNF China DNF13:04.008:34.36
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 5:00.00 Top 75% advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
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
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
7x7x7 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 7:00.00 1 attempt to get < 5:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 5:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:00.00 2 attempts to get < 35.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 20:00.00
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo3 30:00.00

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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