NIT Trichy Open 2017

Oct 7 - 8, 2017
Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India

National Institute of Technology

Tanjore Main Road, National Highway 67,Tiruchirappalli - 620015, Tamil Nadu, India

Barn Hall

Organization team
Ashwath Venkatagiri, Kunaal Parekh, Magister NIT Trichy, Rakesh M. Vaideeswaran, and Ritvik Raj
WCA Delegate
Hari Anirudh

Spot registrations will not be allowed. Make sure you register over here on or before the 4th of October.

The registration fees will be an INR 130 base fee with which you can participate for a maximum of 4 events plus INR 30 for every additional event. The registration fee will have to be paid at the venue.

For first timers : Please refer to the WCA regulations before attending the competition. To register, create a WCA account by signing up, confirm your account and then come back to this page and register.

Main event
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Vijay Kishore won with an average of 8.97 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Arvind Tatiparti finished second (9.39) and Rakesh M. Vaideeswaran finished third (10.93).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Vijay Kishore 7.81 8.97 India 8.068.4313.067.8110.43
2x2x2 Cube Faiyaz Ahamed Fazil 2.55 3.16 India
4x4x4 Cube Joshua Koilpillai 39.83 48.41 United States 39.8352.4152.4249.3843.44
3x3x3 Blindfolded Hari Anirudh 41.71 DNF India DNFDNF41.71
3x3x3 One-Handed Kunaal Parekh 13.34 16.03 India 19.0614.6914.3313.34DNF
Pyraminx Joshua Koilpillai 2.07 3.03 United States DNF2.522.073.483.08
Skewb Hariharan Sachidanandam 3.15 4.50 India 3.154.355.764.874.28
Square-1 Kunaal Parekh 13.63 19.73 India 22.3618.9017.9313.6323.88
4x4x4 Blindfolded Hari Anirudh 3:59.70 DNF India DNFDNF3:59.70
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 Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00
Second round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Ao5 10:00.00
Second round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Pyraminx First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00
Second round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Skewb First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Square-1 Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 20:00.00

*Square-1 Finals depends on the number of participants in round 1, and on the adherance to schedule on day 2

Day 1 (7th October)

Time Stage
08:00-09:00 Registration
09:00-10:00 4x4 BLD Combined Finals
10:00-12:00 3x3 Round 1
12:00-12:45 Pyraminx Round 1
12:45-1:30 Skewb Round 1
1:30-2:15 Lunch
2:15-3:15 3x3 One Handed Round 1
3:15-4:15 2x2 Round 1
4:15-5:15 Square-1 Round 1
5:15-6:15 4x4 Round 1

Day 2 (8th October)

Time Stage
09:00-10:00 3x3 Blindfolded Round 1
10:00-11:30 3x3 Round 2
11:30-12:30 2x2 Round 2
12:30-1:00 Pyraminx Finals
1:00-1:30 Skewb Finals
1:30-2:15 Lunch
2:15-2:45 Square-1 Finals
2:45-3:15 4x4 Finals
3:15-3:45 3x3 Blindfolded Finals
3:45-4:15 3x3 One Handed Finals
4:15-4:45 2x2 Finals
4:45-5:15 3x3 Finals
5:15-5:30 Prize distribution

NIT Trichy is located on NH67 which links Trichy and Tanjore.

From Trichy airport, we recommend Ola cabs.
From TPJ railway station, take a bus from Central Bus Stand (5 minutes walk from the station) or Ola (would cost around 300).
From Central Bus Stand, take bus #128 (infrequent) and get off at NIT stop, or take a Tanjore bus (frequent) and get off at BHEL, from here take any bus stopping at NIT.
From Chatram Bus Stand, take any direct bus to NIT (many buses available, very frequent).

Since accomodation near the college is not available, we have compiled a list of affordable accomodation (close to the bus stands) below:

Krishna Lodge
Hotel Sathyam
Hotel Guru
JK Residency
Hotel Anbu Park
Hotel Shri Swarna's Palace

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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