Tathva Cube Open 2016

Oct 22 - 23, 2016
Kozhikode, Kerala, India

National Institute of Technology, Calicut

Kettangal Koduvally Road Kozhikode, KL 673601

Bhaskara Hall

Tathva Cube Open 2016 website
Organization team
Manpreet Singh and Shantanu Nathan
WCA Delegate
Hari Anirudh

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The competition is open to all competitors. No experience in WCA competitions is necessary, but competitors should be familiar with the regulations. The competition is open to all competitors regardless of experience and skill with the Rubik's Cube, but certain event-based time limits will be in place. For more information please check Tathva Cube Open page.

Main event
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Bhargav Narasimhan won with an average of 9.30 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Manu Sasidharan finished second (11.15) and Anish Rajesh finished third (12.08).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Bhargav Narasimhan 8.42 9.30 India 8.428.908.8810.1213.69
2x2x2 Cube Anish Rajesh 2.61 3.12 India 4.322.753.862.612.74
4x4x4 Cube Anish Rajesh 29.28 36.37 India 33.9339.8829.2843.8435.29
3x3x3 Blindfolded Hari Anirudh 1:03.00 DNF India DNFDNF1:03.00
3x3x3 One-Handed Bhargav Narasimhan 12.39 14.70 India 15.0614.4212.3916.8114.61
Megaminx Bhargav Narasimhan 56.19 57.13 India 59.3256.2756.9656.1958.15
Pyraminx Subash Karnan 3.08 5.24 India 4.843.086.254.628.33
Skewb Anish Rajesh 4.64 5.33 India
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
Second round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Second round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Megaminx First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 3:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Skewb First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00

Tathva(fest) ID is mandatory for all participants. Event fee is fixed and is the same regardless of the number of events a competitor chooses to do.

Event fees- INR 100
Tathva ID fees- INR 250

The venue for accommodation will be in the hostel common rooms inside the campus. They will be within 10 minutes walking distance from the venue.

Accommodation charge is INR 250(as a caution deposit) and INR 100 will be refunded when the competitor vacates.

Contact either of the following people for further queries regarding accommodation:

Suraj Muraleedharan- 9400097159
Shantanu Nathan- 9633578865

Please note that this schedule is tentative and shall be finalized only 1-2 weeks before the competition.

On the spot registration is available but is limited so kindly pre-register here.

Day 1 – Saturday, October 22, 2016

Timing Event Round
10:00-11:00 Registration (venue).
10:30- 11:30 4x4 First Round
11:30- 12:00 2x2 First Round
12:00-12:30 Pyraminx First Round
12:30- 13:30 Lunch
13:30- 14:30 Megaminx Finals
14:30- 16:00 3x3 First Round
16:00- 17:00 Skewb First Round
17:00- 18:00 3x3 OH First Round
18:00- 18:30 4x4 Finals

Day 2 – Sunday, October 23, 2016

Timing Event Round
09:00- 09:30 3x3 BLD Finals
09:30- 10:00 2x2 Finals
10:00- 10:30 Pyraminx Finals
10:30- 11:30 3x3 Second Round
11:30- 12:30 3x3 OH Finals
12:30- 13:30 Lunch
13:30- 14:00 Skewb Finals
14:00- 14:30 3x3 Finals
14:30- 15:00 Prize Distribution

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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