Craiova Rubik Open 2017

Nov 18, 2017
Craiova, Romania

Mercur Center

Calea Unirii 14, Craiova 200419

Mercur Center, Floor 4

Craiova Rubik Open 2017 website

Mihai Capatinescu

Mihai Căpăţinescu
WCA Delegate
Mihai Căpăţinescu

Competitor entry fee: 25 RON / Family
Mercur Center is a shoping center and also has a food court at 3rd floor, wich is ideal for guests.

At the registration you can support the association "Asociatia Romana de Speedcubing" with a contribution and you will get a cubing prize.
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Certificates and medals for top 3 of each event and for the fastest girl, youngest competitor, oldest competitor and fastest competitor of each country (who register until 11.11.2017)

Main event
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

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The base registration fee for this competition is 25 Lei (Romanian Leu).
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Martin Fronescu won with an average of 9.51 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Mihnea Andrei Panţu finished second (11.06) and Haluk Ulkusal finished third (11.58).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Martin Fronescu 7.81 9.51 Romania 11.838.979.077.8110.50
2x2x2 Cube Martin Fronescu 2.31 3.08 Romania 2.324.562.313.043.88
4x4x4 Cube Martin Fronescu 34.03 37.35 NR Romania 38.1834.0338.5739.5035.30
3x3x3 One-Handed Martin Fronescu 11.79 NR 16.03 Romania 14.4516.9011.7916.7317.32
Pyraminx Martin Fronescu 3.25 3.30 Romania 3.333.273.253.383.31
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 5:00.00
Second round Ao5 5:00.00
Final Ao5 5:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 5:00.00
Final Ao5 5:00.00
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 5:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Final Ao5 5:00.00
Pyraminx First round Ao5 5:00.00
Final Ao5 5:00.00

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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