Xi'an Cherry Blossom PM 2021

Apr 11, 2021
Xi'an, Shaanxi, China

Forest City Hotel

No.9, Juhuayuan Road, East Avenue, Beiling District

Banquet Hall, 3rd Floor

Xi'an Cherry Blossom PM 2021 website
Organization team
Xi'an Cube Association (西安魔方协会)
WCA Delegates
Chen Kang (亢晨), Donglei Li (李冬雷), Fangyuan Chang (常方圆), and Hao Wang (王皓)
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Main event
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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Register for this competition here.
There is a competitor limit of 80 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is ¥120 (Chinese Renminbi Yuan).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 50% of your registration fee.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
Spectators can attend paying an entry fee of ¥50 (Chinese Renminbi Yuan).

COVID-19 Prevention
1. Participants shall monitor their health status and make sure that there is no fever, cough, fatigue, diarrhea and other symptoms before they register and participate in the competition.
2. Before the competition, competitors shall send the travelling information including railway, air ticket and hotel accommodation, to the organizer's E-mail (359438622@qq.com) . Otherwise, the organizer wil forbid the competitors whose information is unknown and not refund the registration fee.
3. Search "西安市民一码通" and "国务院客户端" in WeChat, and fill in the information to declare the health condition. Staff and competitors are permitted only after ensuring that there is no risk. Competitors from high-risk areas are not allowed to compete. Competitors from medium-risk areas should provide a negative nucleic acid test report within 7 days before the competition.
4. All the people, including competitors, spectators and staff members, must wear masks, be disinfected with alcohol in hands, and have their body temperature checked before entering the venue.
5. After the registration, if you are unable to participate due to the change of regional risk level, you can contact the organizer to cancel the registration and get refunded 95% of the registration fee.
6. Every competitor must have an idea about the regulations, especifically the WCA Safety Policy.

1. All registration must be done online via cubingchina.com.
2. For Chinese domestic participants, a completed registration is online registration plus prepaid registration fee. For oversea participants, if you can't pay the fee online via Alipay or WeChat pay, please contact the delegate. 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 the competition website for registration and the other information.
3. The registration fee includes basic entry fee and additional fee per event.
4. There is a 24-hour pause time after the registration cancellation deadline that from 2021-3-24 20:00:00 GMT +8 to 2021-3-25 20:30:00 GMT +8, during which you are not able to register.
5. A waiting list will not be in use.
6. Registered competitors can add events to their registration through the registration page on CubingChina before 2021-3-28 20:00:00 GMT +8. Event registration fees must be paid for added events.
7. Registered events cannot be exchanged for other events (for example, a competitor registered for 4x4 speedsolve cannot change their registration to 5x5 speedsolve). Registrations cannot be exchanged among different people.
8. Please keep in mind that, once you cancel the registraton, you are not able to attend the competition any more.

Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Xiaoke Xu (徐晓珂) won with an average of 8.68 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Nancy Liu finished second (8.99) and Hanyu Liu (刘函宇) finished third (9.03).

Event Name Best Average Representing Solves
3x3x3 Cube Xiaoke Xu (徐晓珂) 7.60 8.68 China 9.037.607.9810.069.03
2x2x2 Cube Zhiyuan Ma (马之元) 1.14 1.54 China 1.432.065.671.141.14
5x5x5 Cube Zhiyuan Ma (马之元) 59.03 1:00.82 China 1:22.6259.031:01.961:01.4459.06
3x3x3 Blindfolded Bowen Xiao (肖博文) 17.68 22.24 China 22.0926.9517.68
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 3:00.00 Top 10 advance to next round
Final Ao5 30.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:00.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00 Top 10 advance to next round
Final Ao5 40.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 2:30.00 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 3:00.00

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Schedule for Sunday (April 11, 2021)

From 01:00 PM
To 02:00 PM
Banquet Hall, 3rd Floor
From 01:20 PM
To 01:30 PM
Opening Intro
Banquet Hall, 3rd Floor
From 01:30 PM
To 03:00 PM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Banquet Hall, 3rd Floor
Time limit
Top 10 advance to next round
From 03:00 PM
To 03:40 PM
2x2x2 Cube First round
Banquet Hall, 3rd Floor
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2 attempts to get < 30.00
Top 10 advance to next round
From 03:40 PM
To 04:30 PM
5x5x5 Cube Final
Banquet Hall, 3rd Floor
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
From 04:30 PM
To 05:00 PM
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final
Banquet Hall, 3rd Floor
Time limit
From 05:00 PM
To 05:15 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Banquet Hall, 3rd Floor
Time limit
From 05:15 PM
To 05:30 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
Banquet Hall, 3rd Floor
Time limit
From 05:30 PM
To 06:00 PM
Banquet Hall, 3rd Floor

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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