Johannesburg Open 2015

Nov 29 - 30, 2015
Johannesburg, South Africa

Chabad of Strathavon

CHABAD OF STRATHAVON, 2 Gayre Drive, Sandown Ext 9, 2196 Santon, South Africa
Johannesburg Open 2015 website

Kim Katz

Amnon Melzer and Kim Katz
WCA Delegate
Donovan Hale
Main event
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Stephen Cotterrell won with an average of 13.76 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Zaakir Hagee finished second (14.06) and Pieterjan Joubert finished third (14.18).

African records: Pieterjan Joubert‎ Megaminx 1:08.58 (single); Timothy Bosman‎ Pyraminx 4.25 (single).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Stephen Cotterrell 11.96 13.76 South Africa 12.2716.6711.9612.3416.75
2x2x2 Cube Victor Ebubechukwu Tobechukwu Asiwe 3.47 4.34 Nigeria
4x4x4 Cube Stephen Cotterrell 48.31 56.76 South Africa 1:19.3048.3158.8852.5358.86
5x5x5 Cube Pieterjan Joubert 1:34.41 1:43.22 South Africa 1:46.211:46.411:34.411:37.131:46.33
3x3x3 Blindfolded Sae-ouk Oh 3:21.65 DNF Republic of Korea DNF4:50.063:21.65
Megaminx Pieterjan Joubert 1:08.58 AfR 1:18.83 South Africa 1:17.521:18.021:08.581:23.111:20.94
Pyraminx Pieterjan Joubert 5.35 6.35 South Africa 6.305.836.919.805.35
Skewb Brendan James Gray 6.00 7.12 South Africa 6.696.276.008.4010.58
Event Round Format Time limit 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
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Final Ao5 10:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Ao5 10:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
Megaminx Final Ao5 10:00.00
Pyraminx Final Ao5 10:00.00
Skewb Final Ao5 10:00.00
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo1 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00

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 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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