Belgian Open 2017
The competitor entry fee is 20 euros and must be payed through the WCA payment system when you register. The entry fee for guests of 5 euros is payable at the competition. These fees include drinks/snacks/cake throughout both days.
The competitor limit is 100 people. If you register after this limit is reached you will be added to a waiting list. Registration will close at the end of Friday 10th November.
- Main event
|3x3x3 Cube||Mats Valk||6.41||7.45||Netherlands||6.94||6.41||7.72||7.69||DNF|
|2x2x2 Cube||Antonie Paterakis||1.68||1.83||Greece||1.88||3.88||1.94||1.68||1.68|
|4x4x4 Cube||Mats Valk||27.68||30.78||Netherlands||33.56||30.65||28.13||27.68||34.81|
|5x5x5 Cube||Mats Valk||51.61||59.85||Netherlands||51.61||1:02.94||57.11||59.50||1:04.02|
|3x3x3 Blindfolded||Manu Vereecken||1:13.61||1:23.89||Belgium||1:13.61||1:27.96||1:30.09|
|3x3x3 Fewest Moves||Daniel Sheppard||25||United Kingdom||25|
|3x3x3 One-Handed||Mats Valk||12.25||14.19||Netherlands||14.63||12.25||15.40||12.55||16.65|
|3x3x3 Cube||First round||Ao5||10:00.00|
|2x2x2 Cube||First round||Ao5||10:00.00|
|4x4x4 Cube||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||10:00.00||2 attempts to get < 1:10.00|
|5x5x5 Cube||Final||Bo2 / Ao5||10:00.00||2 attempts to get < 2:00.00|
|3x3x3 Blindfolded||First round||Bo3||10:00.00|
|3x3x3 Fewest Moves||Final||Bo1||1 hour|
|3x3x3 One-Handed||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||10:00.00||2 attempts to get < 45.00|
|Megaminx||Final||Bo2 / Ao5||10:00.00||2 attempts to get < 2:30.00|
|Square-1||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||10:00.00||2 attempts to get < 45.00|
Sint-Niklaas is located between Ghent and Antwerp and is easily reachable by both public transport and car.
Trains from Ghent or Antwerp will bring you to Sint-Niklaas in about half an hour. You can use B-Europe to check and book trains.
From the train station, you can take a bus to the venue. The best option is bus number 1 as this will bring you the closest to the venue, right in front of the church (directions on Google Maps). Alternatively, walking would be 20-25 minutes.
Sint-Niklaas is right next to the highway E17 which connects Ghent and Antwerp. The small street to the right of the church has a lot of parking spaces available. Furthermore, there is a big parking area at the end of it.
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.