Mantua Winter 2018


Please bring maximum two guests. The venue is quite small.

Per favore, portate al massimo due accompagnatori. La venue è piccola.

Main event
Registration period

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Registration requirements
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There is a competitor limit of 50 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is €10 (Euro).
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Massimiliano Iovane won with an average of 9.84 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Riccardo Simone finished second (10.49) and Lorenzo Mauro finished third (10.78).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Massimiliano Iovane 9.36 9.84 Italy 9.3610.1010.0310.669.38
2x2x2 Cube Lorenzo Mauro 1.57 1.83 NR Italy 1.731.572.522.061.69
4x4x4 Cube Massimiliano Iovane 30.23 36.60 Italy 30.2344.3733.1138.1038.58
3x3x3 Blindfolded Lorenzo Mauro 41.89 DNF Italy 53.3841.89DNF
3x3x3 One-Handed Lorenzo Mauro 15.37 17.25 Italy 17.7920.0217.4316.5215.37
Pyraminx Lorenzo Mauro 2.73 5.05 Italy 3.08DNF4.862.737.22
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 75% advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 5:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00 Top 75% advance to next round
Second round Ao5 10:00.00 Top 10 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded First round Bo3 10:00.00 cumulative * Top 6 advance to next round
Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00 Top 10 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Pyraminx First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:00.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00 Top 16 advance to next round
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Start Hour End Hour Event Round Format Cutoff Time Limit # Competitors
08:45 12:00 Registration
8:45 9:15 2x2x2 First Avg 5
9:15 9:45 Pyraminx Combined First Bo2/Avg5 0:30 1:00
9:45 10:30 3x3x3 First Avg 5
10:30 11:00 3x3 Blindfolded First Bo3 10 cumulative
11:00 12:00 4x4x4 Combined First Bo2/Avg5 1:30 5:00
12:00 12:30 3x3 One Handed Combined First Bo2/Avg5 0:45 2:00
12:30 13:30 Lunch
13:30 13:50 2x2x2 Final Avg 5 16
13:50 14:30 4x4x4 Second Avg 5 75%
14:30 15:00 3x3x3 Second Avg 5 75%
15:00 15:20 3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 6
15:20 15:40 Pyraminx Final Avg 5 10
15:40 16:10 4x4x4 Final Avg 5 10
16:10 16:30 3x3 One Handed Final Avg 5 10
16:30 17:00 3x3x3 Final Avg 5 16
17:00 18:00 Awards & Clean up

Sala Magna Isabella D'Este
Via Giulio Romano 13, Mantova

By plane
Closest airports are:
* Verona (VRN)
* Bologna (BLQ)
* Bergamo (BGY)
* Linate (LIN)

By train
Mantova can be easily reached directly from Verona (45 minutes travel time, every half hour or so), Milan (2 hours travel time, every 2 hours) and even Rome (3 hours and half, twice a day).
Visit the italian railway website for timetables and purchase:

By car
Mantova is on the A22 highway, the venue is easily reachable by car. Parking can be tricky, however free, being Sunday.

Registration fee is 10€.
You can pay the registration fee via Stripe directly here on the WCA website.
Approval after payment it's manual, so please be patient. When you are added to the competitor's list, you will receive an email.

Registration fee it's reimbursable up to two weeks prior to the competition (Feb 11th).

The competition is officially recognized by the World Cube Association, therefore competitors are required to know the WCA regulations.

All the competitors must be available to help during the competition. This means that if required, they'll have to act as judges or scramblers.

During the competition competitors will be divided into groups.


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).
A cumulative time limit may be enforced (see Regulation A1a2).


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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