Nepal Open 2017
- Dec 24 - 25, 2017
- Jawalakhel, Lalitpur, Nepal
- Pulchowk - Dhobighat Rd (behind the Central Zoo), Patan 44600, Lalitpur
(+977)9861202601, (+977)9860190828, (+977)986046436
- Aayush Ranjit, Anup Adhikari, and Kritika KC
- WCA Delegate
- Ming Zheng (郑鸣)
Pre-registration on WCA website is compulsory. All participants must register online via WCA website.
It's the 2nd Nepal Open, a WCA santioned official competition open to all nationalities. But only Nepalese people can win prizes and titles.
- Main event
|3x3x3 Cube||Surav Krishna Shrestha||10.63||11.45||Nepal||14.11||11.93||10.63||11.76||10.65|
|2x2x2 Cube||Samir Bikram Dhami||3.48||3.93||Nepal||4.18||3.48||4.10||3.53||4.17|
|4x4x4 Cube||Anup Adhikari||39.55||NR||42.85||NR||Nepal||44.03||42.02||42.51||46.42||39.55|
|5x5x5 Cube||Ming Zheng (郑鸣)||1:29.22||1:33.46||China||1:29.22||1:32.33||1:43.20||1:29.58||1:38.46|
|3x3x3 Blindfolded||Achyut Kayastha||3:12.04||NR||DNF||Nepal||DNF||3:33.70||3:12.04|
|3x3x3 One-Handed||Avishek Prajapati||18.64||22.31||Nepal||24.73||18.79||31.62||23.41||18.64|
|Square-1||Ming Zheng (郑鸣)||16.59||20.03||China||21.89||16.59||25.43||20.21||18.00|
|3x3x3 Cube||First round||Ao5||10:00.00|
|2x2x2 Cube||First round||Ao5||10:00.00|
|4x4x4 Cube||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||5:00.00||2 attempts to get < 3:00.00|
|5x5x5 Cube||Final||Bo2 / Ao5||10:00.00||2 attempts to get < 4:00.00|
|3x3x3 One-Handed||First round||Bo2 / Ao5||5:00.00||2 attempts to get < 2:00.00|
|Megaminx||Final||Bo2 / Ao5||10:00.00||2 attempts to get < 4:00.00|
|Square-1||Final||Bo2 / Ao5||5:00.00||2 attempts to get < 2:00.00|
Register on the WCA website, which closes at 11:59 PM on 21st Dec, 2017 (Nepal Time, UTC +5:45)
- A base fee of Rs 450 is applicable which includes 1 event. An additional fee of Rs 50 per event will be applicable.
- For example. If you compete in 3 events, you pay base fees for 1 event and additional fee for 2 events. So Tota 450 + (2x50)= Rs 550.
- All amounts are in Nepali Rupees (Rs).
Payment will be done on the spot from 08:00 to 09:00 hours at the venue. You can pay the organizers in person before the competition if you like.
There will not be any on the spot registration. Make sure you pre-register on the WCA website.
Provisional schedule. Subject to change.
|8:00||9:00||Registration & Staff Training|
|9:00||9:30||Breakfast Break for Staff|
|9:30||10:00||Introduction & Demostration|
|10:00||11:00||Megaminx||Bo2/Ao5||Combined Final||4min Cutoff, 10min Time Limit|
|11:00||12:00||3x3 One-handed||Bo2/Ao5||Combined First||2min Cutoff, 5min Time Limit|
|12:00||13:00||4x4||Bo2/Ao5||Combined First||3min Cutoff, 5min Time Limit|
|13:00||13:30||Square-1||Bo2/Ao5||Combined Final||2min Cutoff, 5min Time Limit|
|14:00||15:00||5x5||Bo2/Ao5||Combined Final||4min Cutoff, 10min Time Limit|
|15:00||15:30||3x3 Blindfolded||Bo3||Final||10min Time Limit|
|15:30||17:00||Staff Rounds of 2x2, 3x3, Pyraminx, Skewb|
|8:00||9:00||Registration & Staff Training|
|9:00||9:30||Introduction & Demostration|
|9:30||11:00||3x3||Ao5||First||10min Time Limit|
|11:00||11:30||2x2||Ao5||First||10min Time Limit|
|11:30||12:00||Skewb||Ao5||First||3min Time Limit|
|12:00||12:30||Pyraminx||Ao5||First||3min Time Limit|
The above schedule is tentative. Small changes may be made after the registration or during the course of the competition. If any change is made, it will be clearly announced in the venue and it is recommended to watch out for announcements.
The nearest and the only International Airport of Nepal, Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) is at a distance of 20-25 minutes by a vehicle. You can easily get a taxi or bus or tootle from airport to Ekantakuna. Contact the organizers for exact details.
- Since the venue is right behind the central zoo, Its a 5 minute walk from the vehicle stopping point.
- Ring Road users can use any Ring road bus and drop at Ekantakuna. After getting down, its a 9-10 minute walk to the venue.
- If anyone is from in Valley or out of Valley, then they can come up to Ratnapark and get in a micro van or sajha bus that goes to Jawalakhel.
Easiest Way To Travel
Download TOOTLE app for android, which can take you the venue from any place in KTM for a reasonable price. Its the best option for traveling alone and to get to venue if you are confused.
You can download Maps.me app and download central development region offline map for convenience. Contact organizers for any help.
You can use Booking.com or Agoda.com to find a hotel or hostel for staying.
Please contact the organizers for help regarding accommodation.
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.