ICC Big Cube Challenge 2017

Jul 1 - 2, 2017
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

SIP Abacus Centre

#24, BML Shankar Building, Opposite Kaggis Bakery, near Bangalore International School, Uttarahalli main road, Bangalore

1st floor



Vikram Mada and Vivek Prasad Mada
WCA Delegate
Hari Anirudh

First time participants
Step 1 - Sign-up
Step 2 - Register for the competition
Step 3 - Pay using the link on Cubelelo website

Other participants
Step 1 - Sign-in using your email that you used for your previous competitions
Step 2 - Register for the competition (ensure your WCA id is mentioned)
Step 3 - Pay using the link on Cubelelo website

Registrations will be confirmed within 48 hours of making the payment according to the above guidelines.

Last date for registration & payment - June 29, 2017

Leave a WhatsApp message on +91 9052529279 if you have additional queries.

Main event
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
This competition is over, click here to display the registration requirements it used.
Create a WCA account here if you don't have one.
If this is not your first competition, associate your WCA ID to your WCA account here.
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The base registration fee for this competition is ₹250 (Indian Rupee).
Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Dhruv Suresh won with a mean of 3:02.17 in the 7x7x7 Cube event. Rahul Singh finished second (4:43.01) and Vivek Prasad Mada finished third (5:56.28).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
4x4x4 Cube Anish Rajesh 30.92 33.01 India 32.7034.2032.3630.9233.98
5x5x5 Cube Anish Rajesh 54.26 59.40 NR India 1:05.1858.861:00.2454.2659.10
6x6x6 Cube Anish Rajesh 2:06.16 2:06.95 India 2:06.192:06.162:08.49
7x7x7 Cube Dhruv Suresh 2:55.46 3:02.17 India 3:07.023:04.032:55.46
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Daniel James 37 40.33 India 374143
Megaminx Hari Anirudh 1:18.99 1:24.78 India 1:26.301:28.931:22.111:18.991:25.92
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
4x4x4 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
5x5x5 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 4:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
6x6x6 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 7:00.00
7x7x7 Cube Final Bo1 / Mo3 10:00.00 1 attempt to get < 10:00.00
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Mo3 1 hour
Megaminx Final Bo2 / Ao5 10:00.00 2 attempts to get < 9:00.00


8:30AM - 9:30AM FMC - Attempt 1
9:30AM - 11:30AM 4x4x4 - Round 1
11:30AM - 12:30PM Megaminx - Finals
12:30PM - 1:30PM FMC - Attempt 2


11:00AM - 12:00PM 5x5x5 - Round 1
12:00PM - 1:00PM 6x6x6 - Finals
1:00PM - 2:00PM LUNCH
2:00PM - 3:00PM 7x7x7 - Finals
3:00PM - 4:00PM FMC - Attempt 3
4:00PM - 4:30PM 5x5x5 - Finals
4:30PM - 5:00PM 4x4x4 - Finals
5:00PM - 5:30PM Prize Distribution

You can pay the participation fee here.

Please ensure that you have registered for ICC Big Cubes Challenge by selecting the events that you want to participate in before making the payment.

Q. What is the last date for registration?
A. The last date for registration is June 29, 2017.

Q. Can I register on WCA and pay at the venue?
A. Registration and payment should be made on or before June 29, 2017 only. Payment made after that will be considered as spot registration.

Q. What is the fee for spot registration?
A. Spot registration fee is INR 550.

Q. I registered for the competition on WCA but I cannot see my name on the list of competitors. Why?
A. All participants who register and make the payment will find their name on the list of competitors within 48 hours after the payment is made. If your name is not present please check if you have registered for the competition in "Competitions" tab on the WCA website and have also made the necessary payment.

Q. What is the mode of payment?
A. The link for making the payment is given in the "Participation fees" section. Spot registrations can be made only in cash.

Q. Can I make payment through debit card, credit card, internet banking or cash deposit in bank?
A. You may use a convenient mode of payment from the options given in the payment website.
Spot registrations can be made only in cash.
Cash deposits in bank will not be accepted.

Q. What are the rules for the competition?
A. Please go through the rules and regulations of competitions under World Cube Association are mentioned in this link. https://www.worldcubeassociation.org/regulations/

Q. What is my WCA id?
A. First time participants – WCA will give you an id after the completion of the competition which you will have to use in all subsequent competitions.
Other participants – You should use your WCA id that you have already received during your first competition only.

Q. How many solves will I get?
A. Participants will get 2 solves to meet the cut-off. If the cut-off is met participant will get an additional 3 solves. This does not apply to blindfold events or FMC or big cubes.

Q. Do I bring my own cubes or will cubes be provided.
A. Participants should bring their own cubes and submit it when asked for before the start of the event.

Q. What are soft and hard cut-offs
A. Soft cut-off – Time given to a participant to determine if they can be given 5 solves. If the participant solves the puzzle within the ‘soft cut-off’ in either of his/her first 2 attempts, they will be given a total of 5 solves.
Hard cut-off – Participants will be stopped from solving the puzzle if they do not meet the ‘hard cut-off’ and solve will be a DNF.
The cut-offs will be determined by the delegate based on the number of participants.

Q. How do I know the results?
A. The results of each round can be found on www.cubecomps.com and will be updated during the competition. If your rank is highlighted in 'flurosent green' you have been selected for the next round.

Q. How do I get to the venue?
A. The venue for the competition is SIP Abacus Center.
a link for the route map to the venue.

Q. Will accommodation be provided for out station participants?
A. Bengaluru offers a large range of hotel choices and service apartments that can be rented. https://www.oyorooms.com/oyos-in-bangalore

1. Please ensure you bring sufficient water during the competition to remain hydrated.
2. There is a tiffin centre within walking distance to the venue. Alternatively you could order online. Delivery time takes 30 – 60 minutes.
3. Please ensure that the venue remains clean. Use the dust bins!
4. Timing of each solve is verified ‘thrice’ before they are submitted to WCA. Corrections that missed our verification can be made at any time before the end of the competition as scores are submitted within 24 hours by awesome WCA delegates from India.
5. Photography/Videography will not be allowed by parents/relatives/friends/other participants within the competition area.
6. Participants can record their own solves using a tripod provided it does not create any hindrance in organizing the competition.

Click here to find directions to the venue.

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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