Saturday October 16 and Sunday October 17, 2010
Emmen, The Netherlands
Oosterstraat 78, Emmen, The Netherlands
9:15 - 18:00 (Venue open around 9:00am)
Dutch Cube Day 2010
OrganisationThe Dutch Open Rubik's Cube 2010 is organised by Speedcubing.com (Ron van Bruchem). The venue is provided by Dutch Cubists Club (NKC).
Our hosts are Ad and José van der Schagt.
The competition on Sunday will be held during Dutch Cube Day 2010, 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 2010 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 2010 and Dutch Open 2010 are only open to registered competitors and guests. So all competitors and guests must be registered!
We have a maximum of 80 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 13, 2010 AND when we reach 80 competitors.
Entrance fee for Saturday is 8 euro per person (competitors/guests). The entrance fee includes lunch and drinks.
Entrance fee for Sunday is 12.50 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: 2x2x2, 3x3 multiblind, Square-1, Pyraminx, Megaminx, Clock, Fewest Moves, Magic, Master Magic, 3x3x3 One-handed, 6x6x6.
Sunday: 3x3x3, 4x4x4, 5x5x5, 3x3x3 Blindfolded, 7x7x7.
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
Sunday (Dutch Cube Day)
PrizesAll top 3 finishers receive a signed certificate.
CompetitorsThe following competitors are currently registered for Dutch Open 2010.
HotelHotel close to the venue: Eden Hotel Emmen
(price from 59 EUR per night for double room).
Hotel close to the venue: Hotel ten Cate Emmen
(price from 59 EUR per night for double room, including breakfast).
Hotel 18km from venue: Van der Valk Emmen
(price around 100 EUR per night for double room, including breakfast).
Try Expedia.com and Booking.com and Hotels.com for special offers.
Some bed and breakfasts: Bed and breakfasts near Emmen