Saturday October 13 and Sunday October 14, 2007
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
9:30 - 16:45 (Venue open around 9:00am)
Dutch Cube Day 2007
OrganisationThe Dutch Open 2007 is organised by Speedcubing.com together with World Cube Association, Dutch Cubists Club (NKC) and volunteers.
The competition on Sunday will be held during Dutch Cube Day 2007, 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. The organiser will inform you about where you have to fulfil scrambling and judging tasks.
More information on Dutch Open 2007 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 2007 and Dutch Open 2007 are only open to registered competitors and guests. Up to two guests per competitor is reasonable. All guests must be registered!
We have a maximum of 60 competitors, so make sure you register early!
Please use the online registration form for registration.
Entrance fee for Saturday is 10 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.
Registration closes on September 23, 2007 OR when we reach 60 competitors.
EventsSaturday: 2x2x2, Square-1, Pyraminx, Megaminx, Clock, Magic, Master Magic, 3x3x3 One-handed, 3x3x3 Multiple Blindfolded.
Sunday: 3x3x3, 4x4x4, 5x5x5, 3x3x3 Blindfolded.
We are focusing on having a good competition, but also having some spare time to be able to walk around, talk and buy/sell/trade puzzles.
Provisional time schedule
PrizesThere will be some small prizes to be divided among the category winners.
All top 3 finishers receive a signed certificate.
CompetitorsThe following competitors are currently registered for Dutch Open 2007.
HotelWe recommend you to stay at the Eindhoven Holiday Inn hotel on Saturday night. This hotel is next to Eindhoven train station and close to the venue.
We expect that many cubers will stay at that hotel. And there is a lobby where we can meet on Friday and Saturday night.
This hotel has a room rate of 99 euros (Park Stay and Go rate) per room per night. With four persons in one room, that is 24.75 euros per person, not including local tax (3.50 per person) and breakfast (10 euro).
Check out the hotel website for information and bookings.
If you want to share a room with someone else, then please send an e-mail to Ron.
Competitors coming from abroad can contact Ron. We may help you find a cheap place to stay.