Taiyuan Open 2017

May 7, 2017
Taiyuan, Shanxi, China

Cheng Cheng Middle School

Hou Tie Jiang Street No.5, YingZe District, Taiyuan, Shanxi

Lecture Hall

Taiyuan Open 2017 website

Taiyuan Cube Team

WCA Delegate
Donglei Li (李冬雷)

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Main event
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Xiaobin Rui (芮晓彬) won with an average of 9.28 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Shaowei Hou (侯少尉) finished second (9.95) and Bo Wang (王擘) finished third (10.62).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Xiaobin Rui (芮晓彬) 9.07 9.28 China 9.079.419.319.1315.07
2x2x2 Cube Bo Wang (王擘) 2.08 2.72 China 6.322.452.692.083.02
4x4x4 Cube Xiaobin Rui (芮晓彬) 32.81 34.21 China 33.3332.8134.2336.3235.08
5x5x5 Cube Bo Wang (王擘) 1:00.31 1:03.41 China 1:45.001:02.321:00.311:01.341:06.57
3x3x3 Blindfolded Yongtao Sun (孙永涛) 1:10.75 1:21.01 China 1:10.751:17.821:34.46
3x3x3 One-Handed Chenying Pei (裴琛英) 14.81 15.63 China 16.2615.4415.1821.4814.81
Clock Zijia Feng (冯子甲) 6.10 8.00 China 8.978.106.10DNF6.93
Pyraminx Bo Wang (王擘) 4.06 5.76 China 4.065.346.267.755.68
Skewb Bo Wang (王擘) 5.15 6.34 China 7.585.156.015.4410.69
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
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00
Clock Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 20.00
Pyraminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00
Skewb Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00

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 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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