Picture by Hans van der Zijden: overview of the stage.
Picture by Hans van der Zijden: overview of the preliminary round of the blindfolded competition.
Picture by Hans van der Zijden: our Swedish friends in the 'solving with feet' competition.
Picture by Hans van der Zijden: Ton (organiser) and Ron (head organiser) receiving a very nice book, with a 'thank you' note and autograph of Professor Ernö Rubik.
Sunday competition: Fewest moves contest, on the right is the WC 1982 runner-up Guus Razoux-Schultz. Guus finished second.
On the left is Zbigniew Zborowski, who became champion and set an official world record of 31 moves.
Sunday competition: Final of the 4x4x4. From left to right: Ron, Olivier, Lars and Frédérick.
Lars made a bad mistake in his first solve. He did set a new world record of 1:09.11 seconds in his last attempt.
Sunday competition: Ron in the final of the 5x5x5. His 2 good cubes were missing, so he had to use a very bad one... (no excuses)
Sunday afterparty: Our guests loved the Dutch 'bitterballen' snacks.
Sunday afterparty: On the front our Swedish friend Anders Larsson who was surprisingly beaten in the 'solving with feet' competition!
Saturday competition: outside the theatre everything was visible on a big screen.
Saturday competition: German Open 2004 organiser Patrick Bellenbaum and German master of the bigger cubes Oliver Wolff.
Saturday competition: view into the theatre.
Saturday competition: view of the stage, everything is recorded with a static camera.
Saturday competition: Wiktoria Zborowska, the youngest competitor (only 7!).
Wiktoria is the youngest person to have solved a Rubik's 4x4x4 cube. She solved it on stage in 6 minutes 51.04 seconds!
Saturday competition: judges getting ready for a new round.
Our volunteers did a fantastic job! Without volunteers there can not be a championship.
On the left with the black/red shirt is Asterix, the master caller.
Saturday competition: tension on the stage. On the left Olivér Nagy from Hungary, on the right Jan de Geus from The Netherlands.
Nerves had a big influence on the results.
Saturday competition: competitors waiting to compete.
We worked with groups of 8 competitors. 4 on stage and 4 waiting with a scrambled puzzle.
Registration on friday: Thomas Templier and Olivier Gaucher practicing.
Registration on friday: Informal get-together.
Registration on friday: from left to right: Matthew Burns, Dan Harris, Jaap Scherphuis, Lisa (girlfriend of Dan), Lars Vandenbergh,
Niels Sijm, Koen Heltzel, Stefan Pochmann, Per Kristen Fredlund.
Registration on friday: Stefan Bayens and Patrick Bellenbaum exchanging tricks.