The Hague Open 2009


Saturday December 12, 2009


The Hague, The Netherlands


Noordpolderkade 173, Den Haag, The Netherlands


Online registration form

Saturday competition

9:00 - 17:30 (Venue open around 8:45am)

Latest news

  • November 2, 2009 Registration has opened.


The Hague Open 2009 is organised by Ton Dennenbroek,Rama Temmink and Maria Oey. 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
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 2009 will follow in separate e-mails to registered competitors.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact organiser Ton Dennenbroek.


The Hague Open 2009 is only open to registered competitors and guests. So all competitors and guests must be registered!
We have a maximum of 45 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 December 10, 2009 AND when we reach 45 competitors.

Entrance fee is 3.00 euro per person (competitors). The entrance fee includes coffee and tea and some drinks.
Entrance fee for guests is 1.00 euro.
All fees are paid in cash during on-site registration.


3x3x3, 4x4x4, 5x5x5, 3x3x3 one-handed, 3x3x3 Blindfold and clock.

Rubik's™ cube is a trade mark of Seven Towns

Provisional time schedule


EventRoundTime limit
Format#CompetitorsStart time
On-site registration    09:00
Clockcombined final2best of 2<0:30 average of 5 09:30
4x4x4 Cubefinal3average of 5 10:00
Rubik's Cube Blindfoldfinal9best of 2 10:50
Rubik's Cubefirst round2average of 5 11:20
Lunch    12:30
Rubik's Cubesemi final2average of 51613:15
Rubik's Cube
final2average of 5 13:45
5x5x5 Cubecombined final6best of 2 <3:00 average of 5 14:15
6x6x6 Cubecombined final8best of 1 <5:00 mean of 3 15:00
Rubik's Cubefinal2average 5815:45
Winner's Ceremony    17:15


All top 3 finishers receive a signed certificate.


The following competitors are currently registered for The Hague Open 2009.


We 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.


The 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.