Shaastra Open 2008

Oct 4 - 5, 2008
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

IIT Madras

Shaastra Open 2008 website

Team Shaastra Open 2008

WCA Delegate
John Louis

The competition is a part of Shaastra 2008, the annual technical festival of IIT Madras.

Main event
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Bernett Orlando won with an average of 15.74 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Karthik Puthraya finished second (20.52) and Pradeep Dhananjay finished third (28.00).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Bernett Orlando 14.34 15.74 India 16.6115.0814.3415.5218.59
2x2x2 Cube Karthik Puthraya 5.44 7.35 India 8.776.727.038.315.44
4x4x4 Cube Bernett Orlando 1:00.50 1:04.42 NR India 1:02.301:00.501:08.751:02.211:09.05
3x3x3 Blindfolded Karthik Puthraya 2:14.88 DNF India DNF2:14.88DNF
3x3x3 One-Handed Bernett Orlando 30.83 34.39 NR India 36.5930.8333.9634.3034.91
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Bernett Orlando 4/5 50:00 India 4/5 50:00DNS
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Old Style Bernett Orlando 4/5 50:00 India 4/5 50:00DNS
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Bo2
Second round Ao5
Final Ao5
2x2x2 Cube First round Bo2
Final Ao5
4x4x4 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 8:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3
Final Bo3
3x3x3 One-Handed Final Ao5
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo2 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Old Style Final Bo2

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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