Oxford Open 2014

May 17 - 18, 2014
Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

East Oxford Community Centre

44 Princes St, OX4 1DD

Downstairs Hall

Oxford Open 2014 website
WCA Delegates
Daniel Sheppard and James Molloy

Evan Liu, Daniel Sheppard


Registration will open at 19:00 on Saturday, 29th March. The competitor limit will be 50 although you may still register for the waiting list after this. The entry fee will be £12, payable on the day.

Main event
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Cornelius Dieckmann won with an average of 9.01 seconds in the 3x3x3 Cube event. Ciarán Beahan finished second (10.30) and Breandan Vallance finished third (10.44).

World records: Evan Liu‎ Clock 6.61 (average); Oliver Frost‎ 4x4x4 Blindfolded 2:30.47 (single).

European records: Breandan Vallance‎ 5x5x5 Cube 57.38 (single).

Event Name Best Average Citizen of Solves
3x3x3 Cube Cornelius Dieckmann 7.56 9.01 Germany 7.568.649.999.948.46
2x2x2 Cube Sameer Mahmood 1.86 2.40 United Kingdom 2.401.866.422.432.36
4x4x4 Cube Ciarán Beahan 33.02 NR 40.31 NR Ireland 50.2539.1540.5533.0241.23
5x5x5 Cube Breandan Vallance 1:06.33 1:07.13 United Kingdom 1:08.081:06.961:06.331:06.34DNF
6x6x6 Cube Breandan Vallance 2:21.17 2:30.29 United Kingdom 2:29.882:39.832:21.17
7x7x7 Cube Ciarán Beahan 3:28.24 3:45.48 NR Ireland 3:55.733:28.243:52.47
3x3x3 Blindfolded Oliver Frost 42.69 48.42 NR United Kingdom 55.4842.6947.08
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Daniel Sheppard 24 NR 27.33 NR United Kingdom 292924
3x3x3 One-Handed Cornelius Dieckmann 14.46 16.83 Germany 14.4616.1519.4717.5416.79
Clock Evan Liu 5.82 6.64 United States 6.97DNF6.895.826.07
Megaminx Callum Hales-Jepp 1:11.14 1:16.84 United Kingdom 1:17.511:32.621:14.311:18.711:11.14
Pyraminx Luke Hubbard 3.31 4.05 NR United Kingdom 4.754.443.383.314.34
Skewb Daniel Sheppard 5.94 7.46 United Kingdom 5.946.307.688.3920.77
Square-1 Evan Liu 16.65 25.80 United States 33.5928.0723.8116.6525.52
4x4x4 Blindfolded Oliver Frost 2:30.47 WR DNF United Kingdom DNF2:30.472:39.99
5x5x5 Blindfolded Callum Hales-Jepp 10:06.00 DNF United Kingdom 10:06.0011:46.00DNF
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Callum Hales-Jepp 10/14 58:56 United Kingdom 10/14 58:56
3x3x3 With Feet Callum Hales-Jepp 53.82 1:03.86 United Kingdom 53.8259.241:18.52
Event Round Format Time limit Proceed
3x3x3 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Second round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
2x2x2 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
5x5x5 Cube First round Ao5 10:00.00
Second round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
6x6x6 Cube First round Mo3 10:00.00
Final Mo3 10:00.00
7x7x7 Cube First round Mo3 10:00.00
Final Mo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 Fewest Moves Final Mo3 1 hour
3x3x3 One-Handed First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Clock First round Ao5 10:00.00
Final Ao5 10:00.00
Megaminx Final Ao5 10:00.00
Pyraminx Final Ao5 10:00.00
Skewb Final Ao5 10:00.00
Square-1 Final Ao5 10:00.00
4x4x4 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
5x5x5 Blindfolded Final Bo3 10:00.00
3x3x3 Multi-Blind Final Bo1 10:00.00 per cube, up to 60:00.00
3x3x3 With Feet Final Mo3 10:00.00

Time limit

If you reach the time limit during your solve, the judge will stop you and your result will be DNF (see Regulation A1a4).


The format describes how to determine the ranking of competitors based on their results. The list of allowed formats per event is described in Regulation 9b. See Regulation 9f for a description of each format.