Saturday, December 22 – Sunday, 23 November 2018 Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture
“Rubik’s Cube Japan Competition 2018” (sponsored by the Japan Rubik Cube Association) competing for the speed of arranging the six sides of the Rubik’s Cube (Sponsored by the Rubik’s Cube Association) on Saturday, December 22 – Sunday, 23 December 2018 It will be held in Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture. Mega House Co., Ltd. (BANDAI NAMCO GROUP, President: Mr. Okuyama / Taito-ku, Tokyo), which is a domestic sales maker of Rubik’s Cube, will sponsor this event. The Japan Tournament is held once a year at the largest tournament in the country. Competitors of 250 male and female from 5 to 86 years old are entry from 16 countries and regions which will be the largest ever this year.
Please visit the venue to see the fastest technique as you can visit freely at entrance free.
Rubik’s Cube Japan Competition 2017
Rubik’s Cube Japan Competition 2017
~ Highlights of this competition ~
· A lot of current Japan record holders will participate!
3 x 3 x 3 (Rubik’s Cube) category
Japan record is 7 seconds 55 (average record)
· Expected to be active in teenagers!
It was held last year.
At “Rubik’s Cube Japan Competition 2017”
Main competition 3 × 3 × 3 division winner is 11 years old,
2 x 2 x 2 division winner is 14 years old.
· 38 first-time players!
Speed cube growing popularity?
· All 18 events carried out
From the usual Rubik’s Cube
Up to the “foot division” to align with feet!
Foot department “puts Rubik’s cube on the floor
I will align with my fingers while rolling.
· Attention to superman skill “Multiple blindfold”! The maximum number of Japanese players is 28!
What is “Blindfolded Category”?
It is a competition that blindfolds and arranges multiple Rubik’s cubes.
We decided the number of pieces we aligned, scrambled (colors are not aligned)
After learning the arrangement of all Rubik’s cubes,
We blindfold and arrange them all at once. The time limit is 60 minutes.
What is Rubik’s Cube Japan Competition
Based on the regulations of WCA (World Cube Association), it is a competition competing time to arrange Rubik’s cube. 1 Competition 1 person 5 times Measure the time and compete for the average in 3 time except for the fastest and the latest time (excluding some competitions such as blindfold competition).
The Japan Games are held once a year in the largest tournament in Japan (non-holding for the 2014 held in Asia Games Japan).
The competition will be held for all 18 divisions, which is the official event, and will be certified as a WCA official record.
■ Tournament name: “Rubik Cube Japan Competition 2018”
■ Date and Time: Saturday, December 22, 2018 9: 00-23 (Sun) 9: 00 ~
* Due to the progress of the competition, there is a possibility that time will be around a little.
■ Venue: Yokohama Industrial Trade Hall Marineria Exhibition Hall, others
(2nd floor, Industrial and Trade Center Building 2, Yamashita cho Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi)
■ Competition content: Rubik cube 6 quick alignment, others
· 3 × 3 × 3 division · 4 × 4 × 4 division · 5 × 5 × 5 division
· 2 × 2 × 2 division · 3 × 3 × 3 one handed division · 3 × 3 × 3 blind categories
· 3 × 3 × 3 legs department etc
■ Organizer: Japan Rubik Cube Association / Sponsored by: Megahouse Corporation
Please see here for the detail. https://jrca.cc/competition/japanchampionship2018/
※ The competition entry entry has already ended.
※ The contents of the competition will be different on the 1st and 2nd day.
Rubik’s Cube is a three-dimensional puzzle invented by Mr. Erno Rubik, Professor of Art Academy of Hungary. In Japan, sales began on July 25, 1980. The first year sales resulted in a large boom of 4 million pieces in 8 months. The Rubik series cumulative number of shipments exceeded 13.77 million (as of the end of March, 1980 ~ 2018), is a long-selling toy loved by 3 generations. Rubik’s Cube Official Website https://rubikcube.jp/
(C) 1974 Rubik’s (R) Used under license Rubiks Brand Ltd. All rights reserved.
Rubik’s (R) Used under license Rubiks Brand Ltd. All rights reserved.
* The record of the description is as of December 11, 2018.