The Finnish Open 2009

Suomeksi / In Finnish

Rubik's Cube Finnish Open 2009 will take place on 29 and 30 August 2009 in Helsinki, Finland.

Venue: Youth activity center (Nuorten toimintakeskus) Happi, Sörnäisten rantatie 31, 00580 Helsinki

In Facebook

Web page of Happi (Note the link to photo gallery: "Kuvagalleria")

The venue can be reached from the railway station by the tram lines 6 and 7B.
Or you can take the underground ("Metro") to get there. The venue is located between the metro stations Sörnäinen and Kalasatama.
Map of tram lines


Note: The events may start earlier or later than estimated.

Saturday 29 August, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
10.00 Registration
* Rubik's Cube: Fewest moves [best of 1]
* 7x7x7 Cube [mean of 3]
* Pyraminx
* (+ possibly some of the following: Megaminx, Square-1, Skewb)
* Rubik's 5x5x5 Cube
* Rubik's Cube: One-handed, first round
* Rubik's 4x4x4 Cube
* Rubik's Cube, first round
* 6x6x6 Cube [mean of 3]
* (+ possibly some of the following: Megaminx, Square-1, Skewb)
20.00 End of the day

Sunday 30 August, 9.30 a.m. to 4+ p.m.
9.30 Start of the day
* Rubik's 2x2x2 Cube, first round
* Rubik's Cube: Blindfolded [best of 3]
* Rubik's 2x2x2 Cube, final
* (+ possibly some of the following: Megaminx, Square-1, Skewb)
* Rubik's Cube: One-handed, final
* Rubik's Cube, final
* Rubik's Cube: With feet [mean of 3]
* Winners' ceremony
16.00 (or anyway by 17.00) End of the day

Additionally, on Saturday or Sunday
Rubik's Magic
Rubik's Master Magic
Snake (unofficial)

Following events on Saturday or Sunday, depending on time available
Megaminx [mean of 3]
Square-1 [mean of 3]
Skewb (unofficial)

Participation fee
There will be a participation fee of approximately 10 euros (competitors only) to cover the costs..

Registration on the WCA web site.

For additional information contact Petri Vanhala (

Competition regulations
More information on speedcubing