The Most Serene Competition 2016


Competitors limit is 40.
Registration fee is 5€, free for citizens of San Marino.

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Alessandro Manopulo won with an average of 9.91 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Julian David finished second (11.44) and Simone Santarsiero finished third (11.82).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Alessandro Manopulo 8.90 9.91 Italy 8.909.0310.2911.1410.42
2x2x2 Cube Matteo Provasi 3.06 3.72 Italy 3.414.393.355.203.06
4x4x4 Cube Julian David 35.28 38.40 Canada 35.2837.6046.5137.3340.26
5x5x5 Cube Lorenzo Vigani Poli 1:22.32 1:27.20 Italy 1:22.951:38.621:34.271:22.321:24.37
3x3x3 Blindfolded Sebastiano Tronto 33.04 DNF Italy DNF57.2033.04
3x3x3 One-Handed Sebastiano Tronto 13.25 15.99 Italy 18.1615.8318.8713.2513.97
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 < 1:15.00
Second round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 10:00.00
Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00

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Atlante Shopping Center San Marino

The name of the competition is derivative from the official name of the country, "The Most Serene Republic" (La Serenissima, in Italian).

This is the first ever WCA competition in the Republic of San Marino, making it the smallest country in the world where an official WCA competition took place.

Not one citizen from San Marino ever took part to a WCA competition. The competition will be the chance to defacto declare the Rubik's Cube National Champion of the RSM.

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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