Saturday April 19 and Sunday April 20, 2008
To be announced to registered competitors/guests
German Cube Day 2008
9:30 - 17:00 (Venue open around 9:15am)
OrganisationThe German Open 2008 is organised by Speedcubing.com together with World Cube Association and volunteers.
During the championship the official WCA regulations will be applied.
Results of the championship will be added to the official WCA World Rankings.
The competition on Saturday will be held during German Cube Day 2008, a big international gathering of puzzle fans, which includes a puzzle market and some lectures.
German Cube Day 2008 is organised by NKC (Dutch Cube Club, established in the 80s) and only open to preregistered visitors. Up to two guests per competitor is reasonable. All guests must be registered!
The competition on Sunday will be held in the same room, but without any other festivities.
All competitors must be registered before or on April 10, 2008 AND before we reach 70 competitors.
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 compliant with the WCA regulations.
All competitors must be available for scrambling and judging. Competing for most events will be done in groups, with each group judging and scrambling for another group.
More information on German Open 2008 will follow in separate e-mails to registered competitors.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact organiser Ron van Bruchem.
Entrance feeEntrance fee for German Cube Day 2008 on Saturday is 15 euro per person (10 euro for NKC members). This includes coffee/tea/cake, refreshments and lunch on Saturday.
Entrance fee for the Sunday events is 6 euro per competitor and guest. This includes lunch and refreshments on Sunday, and is to cover our expenses.
Provisional Time ScheduleWe are focusing on having a good competition, but also having some spare time to be able to have fun, walk around, talk and buy/sell/trade puzzles.
PrizesJumbo Germany provided 10 games to be divided among the top 3 finishers.
All top 3 finishers receive a signed certificate.
CompetitorsWe have a maximum of 70 competitors, so make sure you register early!
The following competitors are currently registered for German Open 2008.
HotelA large group of competitors will be staying at Center Hotel.
Another suggestion for the hotel is the Hotel und Gästehaus Rhedaer Hof.
Competitors coming from abroad may contact Ron. Maybe we can help you with sharing rooms or travelling.