Saturday April 25 and Sunday April 26, 2009
To be announced to registered competitors/guests
German Cube Day 2009
9:30 - 17:00 (Venue open around 9:00am)
OrganisationThe German Open 2009 is organised by Speedcubing.com (Ron van Bruchem, Ton Dennenbroek and Pim Geels).
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 2009, a big international gathering of puzzle fans, which includes a puzzle market and some lectures.
German Cube Day 2009 is organised by NKC (Dutch Cube Club, established in the 80s) and only open to registered 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.
The 6x6x6 and 7x7x7 events will be held on Friday night, in an informal location: restaurant Bremer Schlüssel.
All competitors must be registered before or on April 11, 2009 AND before we reach 90 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 2009 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 2009 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 5 euro per competitor and per 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.
PrizesAll top 3 finishers receive a signed certificate.
Our sponsor Jumbo Germany provided a bunch of games to be divided among the top 3 finishers.
HotelsThe following hotels have special prices as mentioned below. Please use keyword "6. GCD".
Single EUR 40 / Double EUR 72
Hotel am Rathaus
Single EUR 50 / Double EUR 75
Hotel Stadt Hamburg
Single EUR 65 / Double EUR 80
Competitors coming from abroad may contact Ron. Maybe we can help you with sharing rooms or travelling.