UBC Open 2019

Jan 5, 2019
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

AMS Student Nest, UBC

6133 University Blvd, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1

The competition will be held in AMS Great Hall North on the 2nd Floor of the Nest.



Liew Yee Voon (劉倚文)
WCA Delegates
Kevin Matthews and Kristopher De Asis
Download all the competition's details as PDF here.
Main event
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 120 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is $25 (Canadian Dollar).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 50% of your registration fee.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.

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Max Siauw won with an average of 7.48 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Kenny Zhong finished second (8.77) and Anthony Brooks finished third (8.86).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Max Siauw 6.98 7.48 United States 9.957.816.987.507.14
2x2x2 Cube Max Siauw 2.05 2.51 United States 2.502.192.832.053.06
4x4x4 Cube Max Siauw 27.60 30.65 United States 29.0029.6933.2627.6037.11
3x3x3 One-Handed Kenny Zhong 10.56 15.10 Canada 17.2413.9010.5614.1517.62
Megaminx Max Siauw 45.56 59.87 United States 1:01.2756.951:01.3845.561:01.85
Pyraminx Marcus Kamen 2.63 2.96 United States 2.633.243.052.783.04
Square-1 Ethan Rusnak 9.74 11.71 Canada 10.189.7413.1111.8515.16

There will be food eateries open at The Nest, as well as the University Village within a few minutes walk.

Parking information can be found here. The parking rate is at most $8 on weekends.

We are very delighted to have CANCube sponsoring the Prizes and Vending Cubes at the competition!
Here is their store link: https://cancube.ca/

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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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