Saturday November 3 and Sunday November 4, 2012
Voorburg, The Netherlands
9:15 - 18:00 (Venue open around 9:00am)
Dutch Cube Day 2012
OrganisationThe Dutch Open Rubik's Cube 2012 is organised by Speedcubing.com (Ron van Bruchem, Ton Dennenbroek, Hanneke Rijks). The venue is provided by Dutch Cubists Club (NKC).
Our host is Joop van der Vaart.
The competition on Sunday will be held during Dutch Cube Day 2012, a big international gathering of puzzle fans, which includes a puzzle market and some lectures.
The competition on Saturday will be held in the same room, but without any other festivities.
During the championship the official WCA regulations will be applied.
Results of the championship will be added to the official WCA World Rankings.
Before the competition starts all competitors can practice on the official timing equipment: the Stackmat timer.
All puzzle brands may be used during the competition, as long as the puzzles comply to the WCA regulations.
All competitors must be available for scrambling and judging. The scrambling and judging will be done in groups per event.
News updates on Dutch Open 2012 will follow in separate e-mails to registered competitors.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact organiser Ron van Bruchem.
RegistrationDutch Cube Day 2012 and Dutch Open 2012 are only open to registered competitors and guests. So all competitors and guests must be registered!
We have limited room for competitors, so make sure you register early.
Up to two guests per competitor is reasonable.
Please use the online registration form for registration.
Registration closes on October 27, 2012 AND when we reach 100 competitors.
Entrance fee for Saturday is 5 euro per person (competitors/guests). The entrance fee includes lunch and drinks.
Entrance fee for Sunday is 15 euro per person (competitors/guests), NKC members pay 10 euro. The entrance fee includes lunch and drinks.
All fees are paid in cash during on-site registration.
EventsSaturday: 2x2, 3x3 multiblind, Square-1, Pyraminx, Megaminx, Clock, Fewest Moves, Magic, Master Magic, 3x3 One-handed, 6x6.
Sunday: 3x3, 4x4, 5x5, 3x3 Blindfolded, 7x7.
We are focusing on having a good competition, but also having spare time to be able to walk around, talk and buy/sell/trade puzzles.
Provisional time schedule
Saturday November 3, 2012
Sunday November 4, 2012 (Dutch Cube Day)
PrizesAll top 3 finishers receive a signed certificate.
CompetitorsThe following competitors are currently registered for Dutch Open 2012.
HotelHostels close to the venue: on hostelworld.com