European Rubik's Cube Championship 2010
|Date:||October 1/2/3, 2010|
Euro 2010The European Rubik's Cube Championship 2010 is the 4th European Championship and will take place on October 1/2/3, 2010 in Budapest, Hungary.
Budapest also hosted the World Rubik's Cube Championship in 1982 and in 2007. With Euro 2010 we also celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Rubik's Cube.
Budapest is the capital of Hungary. As the largest city of Hungary, it serves as the country's principal political, cultural, commercial, industrial and transportation centre.
Winners of Euro 2008: Winner Tomasz Zolnowski, runner-up Erik Akkersdijk, 3rd place Edouard Chambon.
Picture by Attila Barát
OrganisationEuropean Rubik's Cube Championship 2010 is an official competition of the World Cube Association, and will be run under the official WCA regulations. Results of the championship will be added to the official WCA World Rankings.
European Rubik's Cube Championship 2010 is organised by an organisation team consisting of: Euro 2010 organisation team.
ParticipationThe European Rubik's Cube Championship 2010 is open to competitors from all countries and of all ages.
Qualification is necessary, based on results in earlier WCA competitions.
Participation is free. All competitors receive a gift pack.
The program of the European Championship consists of:
- Friday (9:00 - 20:00): qualification for main events, first rounds for side events, finals for some side events.
- Saturday (09:00 - 20:00): official opening, first rounds for main events, finals for side events, party.
- Sunday: (09:00 - 17:30): finals, winner's ceremony.
|November 8, 2010||Pictures of the Mosaic Building.|
|November 8, 2010||Pictures of the Puzzle Building.|
|November 7, 2010||Results of the Mosaic Building.|
|November 7, 2010||Results of the Puzzle Building.|
|October 3, 2010||Sergey Ryabko won the European Rubik's Cube Championship 2010 with an average of 10.31 seconds. Erik Akkersdijk finished second (10.38) and Cornelius Dieckmann finished third (10.78).|
World records: Bálint Bodor Megaminx 47.53 (single) 51.45 (average), Brúnó Bereczki Pyraminx 2.65 (single).
European records: Maarten Smit Rubik's Clock 6.63 (single) 7.88 (average), Michal Halczuk 5x5 Cube 1:15.28 (average), Rafal Guzewicz 3x3 multi blind 11/11 in 55:10.
|September 28, 2010||Update of the time schedule of Friday, because we have to clear the main stage earlier.|
|September 26, 2010||Fifth update of the qualification limits. All competitors are accepted for all events, except 6x6, 7x7, feet solving and Mosaic. See Events page and Competitors page.|
|September 18, 2010||Major update of the time schedule.|
|September 18, 2010||Fourth update of the qualification limits. There will be no qualification round for Rubik's Cube event anymore. See Events page and Competitors page.|
|September 18, 2010||We will have an unofficial competition on the iPhone Rubik's Cube app, on an iPad. Make sure you have some practice before Euro 2010, because we have a nice prize for the winner!|
|September 18, 2010||We will have an unofficial event Redbull Head-to-Head Knock-out Best-of-1 during one of the breaks. Winner receives a Redbull package.|
|September 18, 2010||We will have an unofficial event Puzzle Building on Saturday. If you created a nice twisty puzzle, and you want to participate, then check out the Provisional rules for the event, feedback is still welcome.|
|September 18, 2010||All registered competitors received an e-mail with the offer for free transfer from airport to venue or hotel. Sponsored by Sixt Rent|
|September 8, 2010||Third update of the qualification limits. See Events page and Competitors page.|
|September 6, 2010||The party on Saturday night will take place in the main hall of the venue.|
|August 28, 2010||Second update of the qualification limits. See Events page and Competitors page.|
Another update will follow after Hungarian Open 2010.
|August 12, 2010||Please book your hotel as soon as possible, because the special price will expire soon! Don't miss the experience of staying in the same hotel as most other competitors. See Hotels page.|
|August 9, 2010||First update of the qualification limits. See Events page and Competitors page.|
|July 16, 2010||All currently registered competitors are accepted for the Rubik's Cube event, in First round or Qualification round. See Competitors page.|
|July 12, 2010||Added more hotel booking information on the Hotels page.|
|July 12, 2010||Provisional rules for the Mosaic Building event. Feedback is welcome.|
|July 7, 2010||Registration for European Rubik's Cube Championship 2010 has opened.|