European Rubik's Games Championships 2004

Events


PuzzleEventFormatPrizes
Rubik's 3x3x3 CubeSpeed solving1st round, semi final, final1st place: 2,500 euro + Trophy
2nd place: 500 euro + Trophy
3rd place: Trophy

fastest overall time: 500 euro + Trophy
fastest time, ages 16 and younger: Trophy
youngest solver: Trophy
oldest solver: Trophy
highest ranked, age 0-12: Trophy
highest ranked, age 13-18: Trophy
highest ranked, age 19 or above: Trophy
 Blindfolded solving1st round, final1st place: 500 euro + Trophy
2nd place: 250 euro + Trophy
3rd place: Trophy
 One-handed solving1st round, final1st place: 500 euro + Trophy
2nd place: 100 euro + Trophy
3rd place: Trophy
 Solving with feetfinal1st place: Trophy
 Solving using fewest moves1st round, final1st place: Trophy
Rubik's 4x4x4 CubeSpeed solving1st round, final1st place: 500 euro + Trophy
2nd place: 100 euro + Trophy
3rd place: Trophy
 Blindfolded solvingfinal1st place: Trophy
Rubik's 5x5x5 CubeSpeed solving1st round, final1st place: 500 euro + Trophy
2nd place: 100 euro + Trophy
3rd place: Trophy
 Blindfolded solvingfinal1st place: Trophy
Rubik's MagicSpeed solving1st round, final1st place: 500 euro + Trophy
2nd place: 100 euro + Trophy
3rd place: Trophy
Rubik's ClockSpeed solving1st round, final1st place: 250 euro + Trophy
2nd place: 100 euro + Trophy
3rd place: Trophy

Total prize money: 7,000 euro.
Total number of trophies: 32.


Format

The format of the championship (and how many will proceed to the next round) is depending on the number of competitors and how well we can stick to the tight time schedule.
For most stage finals we will have 4 contestants. The 3x3x3 final will have 8 contestants (2 groups of 4).
The following format will be followed as much as possible.

PuzzleEventMax. # of competitorsFormat per round
Rubik's 3x3x3 cubeSpeed solving120 competitors1st round: best of 3
semi final (24 competitors): average of 5 (removing best and worst)
final (8 competitors): average of 5 (removing best and worst)
 Blindfolded18 competitors1st round: best of 2
final (4 competitors): best of 2
 One-handed30 competitors1st round: best of 2
final (4 competitors): best of 2
 With feet4 competitorsfinal (4 competitors): best of 1
 Fewest moves10 competitors1st round: best of 1
final (4 competitors): 1 attempt, average of 1st round and final (equal average: best attempt counts)
Rubik's 4x4x4 cubeSpeed solving40 competitors1st round: best of 2
final (4 competitors): average of 3 (all 3 counting)
 Blindfolded6 competitors
top 6 of 3x3x3 blindfolded prevail
final: best of 1
Rubik's 5x5x5 cubeSpeed solving40 competitors1st round: best of 2
final (4 competitors): average of 3 (all 3 counting)
 Blindfolded6 competitors
top 6 of 3x3x3 blindfolded prevail
final: best of 1
Rubik's MagicSpeed solving40 competitors1st round: best of 3
final (4 competitors): average of 5 (removing best and worst)
Rubik's ClockSpeed solving40 competitors1st round: best of 3
final (4 competitors): average of 3 (all 3 counting)