HSE Open 2018

Feb 9 - 10, 2018
Moscow, Russia

National Research University Higher School of Economics

Staraya Basmannaya st., 21/4 building 1, Moscow, Russia

Assembly hall on 2nd floor

HSE Open 2018 website
Alexander Katyukov (Александр Катюков) and Vladimir Kuznetsov
WCA Delegate
Nikolay Masson (Николай Массон)

Vladimir Kuznetsov (org team leader), Alexander Katyukov


Registration will be closed on February 2nd. When we reach 200 competitors all remaining registrations will be kept in waiting list. If a vacant place appears the next registration in waiting list will be accepted. Please be warned that all competitors that are in waiting list are not considered spectators. If you want to come to spectate you can register separately. More information in our VK group

Registration fee is 300 RUB (~5 USD) and FREE for Higher School of Economics students and students of schools associated with HSE. The fees are accepted during the competition days at the venue. There will not be pre-payment.

All spectators and guests are free to visit but they will need to register separately. More information in our VK group

Please check your e-mail regularly so you don't miss any important message from the organization team. Also, there will be a lot of useful information in VK group so be sure to check it out.
If your registration isn't accepted within 48 hours please contact us so we can resolve the situation

Main event
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
This competition is over, click here to display the registration requirements it used.
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Register for this competition here.
There is a competitor limit of 200 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is 300 ₽ (Russian Ruble).
Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Andrey Che won with an average of 8.81 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Dmitry Aniskin finished second (9.83) and Alexey Zharikov finished third (10.17).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Andrey Che 7.81 8.81 Russia 8.1310.819.167.819.15
2x2x2 Cube Dmitry Dergunov 2.05 2.83 Russia 2.982.883.952.052.63
4x4x4 Cube Alexey Zharikov 30.50 32.96 Russia 30.5432.0239.6830.5036.31
5x5x5 Cube Alexey Zharikov 1:00.20 1:03.92 Russia 1:14.021:01.521:09.111:00.201:01.12
3x3x3 Blindfolded Artyom Martirosov 27.45 DNF Russia DNF38.3227.45
3x3x3 One-Handed Andrey Che 11.29 13.33 Russia 13.5011.2912.3118.8014.19
Clock Dmitry Gundin 5.71 7.63 Russia 9.327.008.617.285.71
Megaminx Andrey Che 50.10 53.61 Russia 50.1054.5053.791:01.4852.53
Pyraminx Ilya Nazarov 2.13 3.51 Russia 3.632.322.134.595.31
Skewb Vladislav Kozhin 3.53 3.69 Russia 4.373.773.723.533.59
Square-1 Ilya Nazarov 10.35 11.46 Russia 18.6910.5313.2710.5710.35
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 7:30.00 Top 55 advance to next round
Second round Ao5 1:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 25.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 2:30.00 2 attempts to get < 1:15.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:30.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 5:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:30.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 15:00.00 cumulative *
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:05.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
Clock Final Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00
Megaminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 3:45.00 2 attempts to get < 2:15.00
Pyraminx First round Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 20.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
Skewb Final Ao5 1:30.00
Square-1 Final Bo2 / Ao5 3:30.00 2 attempts to get < 45.00

Регистрация закроется 02.02.2018. Когда мы наберем 200 участников все оставшиеся заявки будут находиться в списке ожидания. Если появится свободное место, следующая заявка из списка ожидания будет принята. Предупреждаем: если Вы находитесь в списке ожидания, то Вы не становитесь зрителем автоматически. Если Вы хотите прийти как зритель, то необходимо будет пройти отдельную регистрацию. Больше информации в группе Вконтакте.

Стоимость участия: 300 Российскийх Рублей. Участие бесплатное для студентов ВШЭ или учащихся в лицеях при ВШЭ. Оплата участия на месте. Предоплаты не будет. Вход для зрителей свободный, однако необходима будет предварительная регистрация. Больше информации в группе Вконтакте.

Процесс регистрации двухэтапный. Первый этап - регистрация через данный сайт. Второй этап - прохождение анкеты, которую мы пришлем Вам в течение некоторого времени после регистрации. Не забывайте проверять электронную почту (в т.ч. папку "Спам"), чтобы не упустить возможность попасть на соревнования.

Также очень много полезной информации будет публиковаться в группе Вконтакте. Если по истечении 48 часов после регистрации Ваше имя не появилось в списке участников, то пожалуйста, напишите нам.

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.