German Open 2012

Apr 14 - 15, 2012
Gütersloh, Germany

Janusz Korczak Gesamtschule

Schledebrückstr. 170, 33334 Gütersloh
German Open 2012 website
Björn Korbanka and Sébastien Auroux
WCA Delegate
Sébastien Auroux

Sébastien Auroux, Ron van Bruchem

Main event
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Mats Valk won with an average of 8.59 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Sebastian Weyer finished second (8.98) and Cornelius Dieckmann finished third (9.30).

World records: Mats Valk‎ 4x4x4 Cube 26.77 (single) and 4x4x4 Cube 33.57 (average).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Mats Valk 7.69 8.59 Netherlands 7.698.688.5311.448.55
2x2x2 Cube Cornelius Dieckmann 2.19 2.87 Germany 5.313.052.692.192.88
4x4x4 Cube Sebastian Weyer 31.55 34.52 NR Germany 33.3631.5543.2833.2137.00
5x5x5 Cube Mats Valk 1:16.47 1:20.92 Netherlands 1:18.331:24.611:29.971:16.471:19.83
6x6x6 Cube Sebastian Weyer 3:12.03 3:25.63 Germany 3:22.593:12.033:42.28
7x7x7 Cube Cornelius Dieckmann 4:58.53 5:07.87 Germany 5:08.165:16.914:58.53
3x3x3 Blindfolded Kai Jiptner 59.08 1:01.34 Germany 59.6159.081:05.34
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Dennis Loose 29 Germany 29
Sébastien Auroux 29 Germany 29
3x3x3 One-Handed Arut Klaewkasetkorn (อรุษ แกล้วเกษตรกรณ์) 14.02 16.49 Thailand 17.0518.4115.4716.9414.02
Clock Laura Ohrndorf 7.91 8.96 Germany 7.918.469.279.1510.25
Megaminx Christian Dirks 59.86 NR 1:02.87 NR Germany 1:01.161:10.901:06.381:01.0659.86
Pyraminx Nils Feuer 4.06 4.90 Germany 5.194.476.314.065.05
Square-1 Tobias Droste 16.11 20.84 Germany 18.9616.1124.9118.7824.78
4x4x4 Blindfolded François Courtès 6:13.48 NR France 6:13.48DNF
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Kai Jiptner 8/8 25:33 Germany 8/8 25:33
Magic Cornelius Dieckmann 1.02 1.15 Germany
Master Magic Markus Pirzer 2.96 3.25 Germany 3.093.592.963.443.22
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5
Second round Ao5
Final Ao5
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5
Final Ao5
4x4x4 Cube Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 1:30.00
Final Ao5
5x5x5 Cube Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 2:15.00
Final Ao5
6x6x6 Cube Combined Final Bo1 / Mo3 1 attempt to get < 5:00.00
7x7x7 Cube Combined Final Bo1 / Mo3 1 attempt to get < 7:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Combined Final Bo2 / Bo3 2 attempts to get < 4:00.00
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Bo1
3x3x3 One-Handed Combined First round Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Final Ao5
Clock Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 20.00
Megaminx Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
Pyraminx Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
Square-1 Combined Final Bo2 / Ao5 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo2
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo2
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo1
Magic Final Ao5
Master Magic Final Ao5

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 combined 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.