Ningbo Open 2018

Oct 13, 2018
Ningbo, China

Yinzhou Middle School

No. 477, ChongShi Road, YinZhou District

The King's Voice Lecture Hall

Ningbo Open 2018 website

Tianli Li

Lijie Pan (潘理杰) and Tianli Li (李田立)
WCA Delegate
Xiaobo Jin (金晓波)

Please check the competition website for more information (events, schedule, etc).

Main event
Registration period

Online registration opened and closed .

Registration requirements
This competition is over, click here to display the registration requirements it used.
There is a competitor limit of 120 competitors.
The base registration fee for this competition is ¥60 (Chinese Renminbi Yuan).
If your registration is cancelled before you will be refunded 50% of your registration fee.
No on the spot registrations will be accepted.

The registration period is divided in two phase. The first phase starts at 20:00 on Sep 11th and ends at 20:00 on Sep 21th, while the second phase starts at 20:00 on Sep 21th and ends at 00:00 on Oct 7th.

The registration fee comprise basic entry fee and additional fee per event. The 2nd-phased registrant needs to pay the fee ~0.5 time more than the early bird in the 1st phase of registration.

There is a one-day pause time after the registration cancellation deadline that from 00:00 Sep 30th to 20:00 Oct 2th, during which you are not able to register.

For Chinese domestic participants, a completed registration is online registration plus prepaid registration fee. For oversea participants, if you can't pay the fee online via Alipay, please contact the delegate. Then we will make a reservation for you by manually accepting your registration and you can pay the fee by cash at the venue.

Click here to display the highlights of the competition.

Antoine Cantin won with an average of 8.42 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Zhangyuan He (何章元) finished second (9.34) and Xinjie Shi (施鑫杰) finished third (9.88).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Antoine Cantin 6.57 8.42 Canada 8.137.976.579.1510.58
2x2x2 Cube Zhangyuan He (何章元) 2.73 3.28 China 3.0611.103.192.733.59
4x4x4 Cube Xuming Wang (王旭明) 27.07 30.39 China 29.1031.5027.0734.2730.57
5x5x5 Cube Xuming Wang (王旭明) 50.94 56.39 China 1:00.361:04.5155.6653.1450.94
Clock Zijia Feng (冯子甲) 4.84 6.47 China 6.685.856.994.846.88
Pyraminx Yulun Wu (吴宇伦) 2.06 2.46 China 2.062.672.122.592.87
Square-1 Zijia Feng (冯子甲) 8.60 10.60 China 11.5314.5010.469.808.60
Event Round Format Time limit Cutoff Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 5:00.00 Top 48 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 Ao5 2:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 1:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Bo2 / Ao5 2:00.00 2 attempts to get < 1:00.00 Top 12 advance to next round
Final Ao5 2:00.00
5x5x5 Cube Final Bo2 / Ao5 3:00.00 2 attempts to get < 2:00.00
Clock Final Bo2 / Ao5 1:00.00 2 attempts to get < 20.00
Pyraminx First round Bo2 / Ao5 1:00.00 2 attempts to get < 20.00
Final Ao5 1:00.00
Square-1 Final Bo2 / Ao5 1:00.00 2 attempts to get < 30.00

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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