With the terms of Board Member Ethan Pride coming to an end, an anonymous election took place on June 30, 2021 to elect new members. The election was done according to Motion 5.2021.1: Election of Directors.
The Board received applications from:
We are happy to announce that the election was successful and that Ethan was re-elected as a member of the WCA Board of Directors! We wish him the best of luck with his duties!
Ethan’s application can be viewed here.
Dear CubingChina members,
Due to server of CubingChinaThe server is overloaded, the list of competitors was not updated in time according to the order of payment of the registration fee, as the registration is open at 20:00:00 on June 27, 2021. After many discussions between the CubingChina Team, WCA delegates and the Beijing Cube Team, and application to the WCA Board, the following arrangement is set:
Increase the competitors limit of both competitions, so that all the players who paid the registration fee in the waiting list will enter the competitors list.
Therefore, the updated competitors limits of Beijing Summer 2021 is 345. The list of competitors has been rearranged and updated according to the payment records and server logs, you can click on the list of competitors to view. At present, the registration has stopped, you can wait for 20:00:00 on July 17, 2021 to register after the Registration Cancellation Deadline.
In addition, competitors who have successfully registered before but have not registered for the event, please be patient and wait for the follow-up processing results and notifications. During the entire registration, the repeated registration fee will be refunded to the corresponding payment account through the original payment method in the near future. Please pay attention.
We apologize for the inconvenience caused to you. At present, we have upgraded the server of CubingChina. We will further optimize and improve the registration system in the future based on the actual registration situation. Thank you again for your attention and support of CubingChina and this competition!
We are happy to announce that Seoul, Republic of Korea will be hosting the upcoming WCA World Championship in 2023 and Melbourne, Australia will be hosting the upcoming WCA Oceanic Championship in 2022.
We would like to thank Chicago, United States of America for applying for the WCA World Championship 2023. We would also like to thank Wilson Alvis and Akash Rupela for volunteering their time for the selection committees.
You can view the application documents here (WCA World Championship) and here (WCA Oceanic Championship).
Registration for the Beijing Summer 2021 started at 20:00 on June 27. Due to systematic problems, the server of Cubingchina was overloaded as the registration was opened, and the competitors list was not in-time updated according to the order of payment of the registration fee.
The organizing team, WCA Delegates and Cubingchina Team are discussing and handling the situation cooperatively. Please be noted that, the final solution of this problem will be announced on Cubingchina.com later. Thank you for your attention to Beijing Summer 2021 and Cubingchina.
Weihao Kong (孔维浩) won the Tianjin Summer Solstice 2021 with an average of 6.46 seconds. Yiheng Wang (王艺衡) finished second (6.81 seconds) and Lukas Shelley finished third (7.02 seconds).
Full results are on the Cubing China page.
Asia records: Yiwei Liu (刘伊玮) 3x3x3 Fewest Moves 17 turns (single), Yiwei Liu (刘伊玮) 3x3x3 Fewest Moves 21.67 turns (average).
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.
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).
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.