Riga Open 2018

Apr 28, 2018
Rīga, Latvia

LELB Jauniešu centrs

Mārstaļu iela 10, Centra rajons, Rīga, LV-1050

Entrance from Alksnāja street. Follow the signs.

Organization team
Vladislavs Baranovs
WCA Delegate
Tomas Jankauskas

Riga Open is the biggest 1 day speedcubing competition in the Baltic countries.
Next competition will be held on 28 April in Riga. 6 disciplines where you can take part yourself or see Latvian best speedcubers.

The event takes place for 1 days and the participation cost is 5 EUR. If you participate only in 3x3 event, participation is for free.

Main event
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 110 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is €5 (Euro).

Participation fee is 5€ for those who pre-register well in advance on the WCA website. If the competitor limit has been reached, confirmation emails will be sent out about two weeks before the competition. In order to finalize your registration, it is mandatory to follow the instructions noted in the email. Please check your spam folder and have a look at your inbox multiple times before the competition. No on the spot registrations will be accepted.

Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Mikus Lembergs won with an average of 10.26 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Imants Liepiņš finished second (10.38) and Vladislavs Baranovs finished third (10.52).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Mikus Lembergs 9.85 10.26 NR Latvia 10.589.8512.919.9110.30
2x2x2 Cube Imants Liepiņš 2.45 3.19 Latvia 2.452.554.154.032.98
4x4x4 Cube Vladislavs Baranovs 34.01 NR 39.63 NR Latvia 37.5744.1934.0141.1040.22
3x3x3 One-Handed Tomas Jankauskas 15.20 16.05 Lithuania 15.2017.9815.9515.7916.40
Pyraminx Jēkabs Janovs 3.72 4.54 Latvia 3.724.414.316.344.90
Skewb Imants Liepiņš 4.30 5.70 Latvia 8.214.305.555.476.08
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 < 10.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:15.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Pyraminx First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 15.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Skewb First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 15.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Start End Event Round Format Cutoff Limit Proceed
9.00 9.15 Registration and Opening ceremony
9.15 9.30 Instructions for newcomers
9.30 11.30 3x3x3 Cube First Round Average of 5 10:00 Top 25
11.30 12.15 Pyraminx Combined First Best of 2 / Average of 5 0:15 10:00 Top 8
12.15 13.00 2x2x2 Cube Combined First Best of 2 / Average of 5 0:10 10:00 Top 8
13.00 14.00 Lunch Break
14.00 15.00 4x4x4 Cube Combined First Best of 2 / Average of 5 1:15 10:00 Top 8
15.00 15.45 Skewb Combined First Best of 2 / Average of 5 0:15 10:00 Top 8
15.45 16.45 3x3x3 One-Handed Combined First Best of 2 / Average of 5 0:45 10:00 Top 8
16.45 17.15 3x3x3 Cube Second Round Average of 5 10:00 Top 8
17.15 17.45 4x4x4 Cube Final Average of 5 10:00
17.45 18.00 Pyraminx Final Average of 5 10:00
18.00 18.15 2x2x2 Cube Final Average of 5 10:00
18.15 18.30 Skewb Final Average of 5 10:00
18.30 19.00 3x3x3 One-Handed Final Average of 5 10:00
19.00 20.00 3x3x3 Cube Final Average of 5 10:00
20.00 21.00 Awarding ceremony

Each competitor must be familiar with and understand the WCA Regulations before the competition. Regulations are available on the WCA website. You can have a look at this video to get a basic overview of the regulations.

Katrām dalībniekam jāiepazīstinās ar WCA noteikumiem un saprast viņus pirms sacensību sākuma. Ar noteikumiem var iepazīsties uz WCA mājas lapas. Jūs arī varat nostatīties video lai saņemtu priekšstatu par noteikumiem.

Каждому участнику нужно ознакомиться с правилами WCA и понимать их до начала соревнований. С правилами можно ознакомиться на домашней странице WCA. Вы также можете посмотреть видео чтобы получить представление о правилах.

The competition will be in the Old town centre where is very expensive parking. Much better if you come by public transport. But if you come from another country, near to Old town are free parkings.

1) Parking at Stargorod restaraunt. Very popular because for free. But police know this parking very well, dont put your car to the grass.

2) Parking at Zelta boulinga un skvoša centrs. Only about 30 minutes to place by foot.

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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