2021-06-13 14:20 Tianyu Zhao

We are pleased to announce that we have received the following candidacies to host the WCA Oceanic Championship 2022 and the WCA World Championship 2023:

WCA Oceanic Championship 2022:

  • Melbourne, Australia

The selection committee for WCA Oceanic Championship 2022 is: Bob Burton, Callum Goodyear, Henrik Buus Aagaard, Saransh Grover, and Akash Rupela

WCA World Championship 2023:

  • Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • Chicago, United States of America

The selection committee for WCA World Championship 2023 is: Callum Goodyear, Ethan Pride, Henrik Buus Aagaard, Akash Rupela, and Wilson Alvis

A decision on the winning candidates will be made public by the selection committee along with the supporting documents at the end of the selection process.

2021-05-30 13:29 Tianyu Zhao

The WCA Marketing Team is seeking new members!

What does the WCA Marketing Team Do?

The WMT is responsible for managing WCA relationships with external partners as well as working closely on the WCA Brand, including WCA merchandise, social media engagement and market research.

According to Motion 10.2021.7.1, The WCA Marketing Team is responsible for developing and managing the WCA Brand, seeking sponsorships, supporting the distribution of WCA Competition Gear, and marketing WCA Merchandise.

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2021-06-08 13:30 Chen Kang

Ruihang Xu (许瑞航) won the Wuhan Open 2021 with an average of 6.15 seconds. Weihao Kong (孔维浩) finished second (6.16 seconds) and Yihan Chen (陈奕涵) finished third (7.53 seconds).
Full results are on the Cubing China page.
World records: Ruihang Xu (许瑞航) 3x3x3 Cube 5.48 seconds (average).
Asia records: Ruihang Xu (许瑞航) 3x3x3 One-Handed 6.90 seconds (single).
China records: Ziyu Wu (吴子钰) Megaminx 33.73 seconds (average).

2021-05-21 16:08 Tianyu Zhao

There will be an appointment of a new WCA Software Team (WST) Leader. The application is open to all WCA members. Potential applicants do not have to hold a current position to be considered.

Candidates are expected to fulfill their terms (24 months) and to spend at least 10 hours per week on average to work for the Team. The qualities expected of candidates are:

  • Strong technical expertise
  • Good communication
  • Problem solving skills
  • Goal-oriented
  • Project management experience

The application period is open for candidates to submit their candidacy documents until June 1st, 2021, 23:59 UTC. Interested candidates can send the application privately to the WCA Board (board@worldcubeassociation.org).

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2021-05-05 23:59 Ming Zheng

Yiheng Wang (王艺衡) won the Guangdong Open 2021 with an average of 6.28 seconds. Yezhen Han (韩业臻) finished second (6.36 seconds) and Jiazhou Li (李佳洲) finished third (6.52 seconds).
Full results are on the Cubing China page.
World records: Yunhao Lou (娄云皓) Clock 3.22 seconds (single) and 2.87 seconds (single).
Asia records: Yezhen Han (韩业臻) 3x3x3 Cube 5.57 seconds (average), Kaijun Lin (林恺俊) 3x3x3 Blindfolded 18.71 seconds (average), Kaijun Lin (林恺俊) 4x4x4 Blindfolded 1:20.08 (average), Ziyu Wu (吴子钰) Megaminx 29.67 seconds (single).
China records: Junliang Huang (黄骏亮) 5x5x5 Cube 47.55 seconds (average), Ziyu Wu (吴子钰) Megaminx 33.78 seconds (average).