Tathva Cube Open 2017

Oct 14, 2017
Kozhikode, Kerala, India

National Institute of Technology, Calicut

Kettangal Koduvally Road Kozhikode, KL 673601

NLHC Lecture Hall Complex

Organization team
Abin P and Balaji Jayasankar
WCA Delegate
Hari Anirudh

The competition is open to all competitors. No experience in WCA competitions is necessary, but competitors should be familiar with the regulations. The competition is open to all competitors regardless of experience and skill with the Rubik's Cube, but certain event-based time limits will be in place.

Please check information regarding payment and schedule under the respective tabs.

Main event
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There is a competitor limit of 100 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is ₹350 (Indian Rupee).
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Allen John won with an average of 11.02 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Venkatesh Sambhubhat finished second (11.16) and Adwaith Nambiar finished third (11.51).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Allen John 8.72 11.02 India 10.7313.3212.738.729.59
2x2x2 Cube Adwaith Nambiar 2.52 3.36 India 3.392.836.152.523.86
4x4x4 Cube Adwaith Nambiar 43.12 45.54 India 43.1248.0746.4246.7743.44
3x3x3 Blindfolded Hari Anirudh 26.86 29.65 India 29.9132.1826.86
3x3x3 One-Handed Allen John 13.12 18.48 India 18.9421.2613.1218.8917.61
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
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 Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00

Tathva(fest) ID is mandatory for all participants. Event fee is fixed and is the same regardless of the number of events a competitor chooses to do.

Event fees- INR 50(any number of events)

Tathva ID fees- INR 300

All fee payments to be made in cash at the venue before commencement of the first event.

The venue for accommodation will be in the hostel common rooms inside the campus. They will be within 10 minutes walking distance from the venue.

Accommodation charge is INR 300(as a caution deposit) and INR 100 will be refunded when the competitor vacates.

Contact the following for further queries regarding accommodation:

Balaji Jayasankar- 8089002132

Please note that this schedule is tentative and shall be finalized only 1-2 weeks before the competition.

On the spot registration is available but is limited and dependent on the participation limit being crossed so kindly pre-register here.

Day 1 – Saturday, October 14, 2017

Timing Event Round
09:00-10:00 Registration (venue).
09:30- 10:30 4x4 First Round
10:30- 12:00 3x3 First Round
12:00-13:00 3x3 OH First Round
13:00- 14:00 Lunch
13:30- 14:00 3x3 BLD Finals
14:00- 15:00 2x2 First Round
15:00- 16:00 3x3 Second Round
16:00- 16:30 2x2 Finals
16:30- 17:00 3x3 OH Finals
17:00- 17:30 4x4 Finals
17:30- 18:00 3x3 Finals
18:00- 18:30 Prizes

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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