MCC Cube Open 2023

Mar 19, 2023
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Madras Christian College, Tambaram, Chennai

Anderson Hall, Madras Christian College, Tambaram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India – 600059

Anderson Hall

Organization team
Chennai Cubing Club, Deepa P, and Sundarakannan
WCA Delegates
Gaurav Bachani and Sachin Arvind
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  • We won't be allowing late entry in the competition under any exceptions. Make sure you will be available at the venue when your name is called.
  • Make sure you go through all the WCA regulations.
  • Kindly bring your ID card while entering the campus.
  • If you're participating in a WCA competition for first time or unaware of competition rules, make sure that you attend the tutorial session.
  • Participants must bring their own cubes.
Main event
Registration period

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Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 115 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is ₹500 (Indian Rupee).
Registration fees won't be refunded under any circumstance.
Registrants on the waiting list may be accepted onto the competitor list until .
If you are a registered competitor you may change your registered events until on the Register tab.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.
Spectators are only permitted as companions of competitors.

Registration fee

Early Bird offer - INR 500 (If the participant registers and makes the payment on or before 19th February 2023)

Regular Payment - INR 1000 (If the participant registers and makes the payment on or after 20th February 2023)

Kindly note that there is a small covenience fee charged for all payment methods (except NEFT transfer).

Steps to complete registration
Step 1 - Register here by selecting the events you want to participate in.
Step 2 - Make the payment using the payment link :
Step 3 - Wait upto 48 hours for your registration to be confirmed. Once your registration is confirmed, you will get a confirmation mail and your name will appear in the list of registered competitors

1. If you fail to do online payment before registration closes, you won't be able to participate even if you had registered in WCA.
2. You can't change the events once the registration closes.

Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Varun Mohanraj won with an average of 6.41 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Ashwin Narendran finished second (7.33) and Aayush Sriram Bharadwaj finished third (9.39).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Varun Mohanraj 5.52 6.41 United States 8.355.526.606.636.00
2x2x2 Cube Varun Mohanraj 1.68 2.03 United States 2.221.682.033.781.83
3x3x3 One-Handed Sujai Shakthivel 12.80 14.71 India 19.0514.3915.0412.8014.71
Pyraminx Naren Ramesh 2.24 2.58 India 2.442.542.772.244.92
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 20 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube Final Ao5 10:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00
Pyraminx Final Ao5 10:00.00

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Schedule for Sunday (March 19, 2023)

From 09:00 AM
To 10:00 AM
3x3x3 One-Handed Final
Anderson Hall
Bo2 / Ao5
Time limit
2 attempts to get < 45.00
From 10:00 AM
To 11:15 AM
Pyraminx Final
Anderson Hall
Time limit
From 11:15 AM
To 12:00 PM
Inauguration Event
Anderson Hall
From 12:00 PM
To 12:30 PM
Tutorial for new competitors
Anderson Hall
From 12:00 PM
To 12:30 PM
Anderson Hall
From 12:30 PM
To 02:30 PM
3x3x3 Cube First round
Anderson Hall
Time limit
Top 20 advance to next round
From 02:30 PM
To 04:00 PM
2x2x2 Cube Final
Anderson Hall
Time limit
From 04:00 PM
To 05:00 PM
3x3x3 Cube Final
Anderson Hall
Time limit
From 05:00 PM
To 05:30 PM
Anderson Hall

For those of you new to cubing, WELCOME!

We wanted to let you know this event is perfectly fine for cubers of ANY age and experience. We just ask you know a couple things before coming to compete...

First, please be familiar with the WCA Regulations, found here:

This video will explain most of what any cuber competing for the first time will need to know.

If you are stoked to compete and ready to sign up, head over to the 'General info' tab and it will guide you to the registration.


Q: Do I use my own cube to compete?
A: YES! You are responsible for your own hardware in order to compete. This means you should bring your own cube.

Q: What is the normal age of competitors at these events?
A: All ages are welcome, but in general competitors are between 10 and 20 years old. Don't let this stop you though, everyone can and should cube!

Q: How do I find results?
A: All results are posted on the WCA page within a week after the competition finishes. However, for the day of competing, go to to find information about current events. This is also where you will find information about upcoming rounds of events. Remember, the results are entered by a human so please be patient if you do not see your results immediately.

Q: Are there age divisions?
A: Nope! All competitors compete together.

Q: I want to attend, or I have friends/family who want to attend, but not compete. Do they need to pay as well?
A: No. All spectators are free to view the competition at no cost. There is payment only to compete. But in some cases, venue will be having restriction to allow spectators depending on the competition.

Q: Can I have fun at this event?
A: HECK YES! Cubing is amazing, and we sincerely hope you enjoy the competition!

If you have any further queries, please do mail the organizers & delegates.

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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