Saturday November 29, 2008
The Hague, The Netherlands
9:00 - 18:15 (Venue open around 8:45am)
OrganisationThe Hague Open 2008 is organised by Ton Dennenbroek and Rama Temmink. The venue is provided by PGL.
During the championship the official WCA regulations will be applied.
Results of the championship will be added to the official WCA World Rankings, 6x6 and 7x7 are unofficial events and will be added to the unofficial Speedcubing Rankings.
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 comply to the WCA regulations.
All competitors must be available for scrambling and judging. The scrambling and judging will be done in groups per event.
News updates on The Hague Open 2008 will follow in separate e-mails to registered competitors.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact organiser Ton Dennenbroek.
RegistrationThe Hague Open 2008 is only open to registered competitors and guests. So all competitors and guests must be registered!
We have a maximum of 50 competitors, so make sure you register early.
Up to two guests per competitor is reasonable.
Please use the online registration form for registration.
Registration closes on November 27, 2008 AND when we reach 50 competitors.
Entrance fee is 7.50 euro per person (competitors). The entrance fee includes lunch and drinks.
Entrance fee for guests is free, with optional lunch for 4.00 euro.
All fees are paid in cash during on-site registration.
Events3x3x3, 4x4x4, 5x5x5, 3x3x3 one-handed, 3x3x3 fewest moves, 6x6x6 (Unofficial), 7x7x7 (Unofficial).
The 5x5x5, 6x6x6 and 7x7x7 V-cubes are V-CUBES™ trade marks created by the Greek inventor Mr. Panagiotios Verdes
Rubik's™ cube is a trade mark of Seven Towns
Provisional time schedule
PrizesAll top 3 finishers receive a signed certificate.
All top 3 5x5, 6x6 and 7x7 receive a V-cube T-shirt courtesy of V-Cube.
CompetitorsThe following competitors are currently registered for The Hague Open 2008.
HotelWe recommend you to stay at the Stay Oke Hostel. This hotel is next to Den Haag HS train station and close to the venue (800m).
This hotel has a rate of 26 euros per per night, including breakfast.
Check out the Booking Page in English for information and bookings.
Check out the Booking Page in German for information and bookings.
Check out the Booking Page in Dutch in Dutch for information and bookings.
If you want to share a room with someone else, then please send an e-mail to Ton.
TravelThe venue is close to the Den Haag HS train station and reachable by tram from the youth hostel. (10 min)
Tram 10 and 15 stop at Wenckebachstraat.
Tram 10 stops at Den Haag HS platform E and Den Haag CS platform G.
Tram 15 stops at Den Haag CS platform H.
Route to venue PGL. Route in English will be provided by e-mail on request.