You can take part in the Red Bull Rubik’s Cube World Cup 2019 by signing up for one of the National Qualifiers held in multiple countries across the globe. Registration for the first qualifier events will start in July 2019, with new events being added throughout the season.
Starting July 2019, amateur and professional speedcubers from around the world will face each other in the Qualifier Events from Brazil, China, India, Mexico, Russia, Spain - battling for the chance to prove their skills and progress to the next stage, the Red Bull Rubik’s Cube World Cup Finals, in Moscow, Russia, 2019.
The Red Bull Rubik’s Cube World Cup is open to anyone over the age of 16. Any further regional-specific restrictions will be communicated ahead of the local qualifiers.
Qualifiers will start July 2019 and continue through until November 2019, with the World Cup Finals taking place in late November 2019.
Participating countries are: Brazil, India, Russia, Spain, China, Mexico
If, for whatever reason, qualifiers are not being held in your country, you can participate in the qualifiers held in other countries. Participants can attend every Red Bull Rubik’s Cube Qualifier Event regardless of their place of residence or citizenship.
Yes, you can attend multiple events in multiple countries and participate in different game modes. If you win a game mode, you cannot participate in further qualifications in the same mode.
The Red Bull Rubik’s Cube Cup will offer 3 Game Modes in a competitive 1vs1
Knockout-Bracket-System. In addition to the 3 Game Modes, there will be a Female track for the
Speed Cubing Game Mode.
Game Mode 1: Speed Cubing best of 5 – with 5 different scrambles: same scramble for both players
with inspection time; first player with three wins progresses to the next round.
Game Mode 2: Fastest Hand (One Handed) best of 3 – with 3 different scrambles: same scramble for
both players, no inspection time; first player with two wins progresses to the next round.
Game Mode 3: Re-Scramble best of 3 – with 3 different scrambles: participants get a solved Cube
and a scrambled Cube (same scramble for both players); first player able to reproduce the given
That’s right. For each format, there will be one winner per country, those winners will then be sent to the World Final in Russia, where will be a World Champion for every game mode.
The events will feature a separate ’Female Speedcubing Track’, for the fastest female cube solvers. It’s identical to the 1 vs. 1 knockout system as in the mixed Speedcubing track.
Yes. The Red Bull Rubik’s Cube World Cup formats are about challenging your skills and testing them against others. There’s no all-male tournament, just an open competition for everyone who loves speedcubing and wants to play.
The Cup is organized by Red Bull Mind Gamers, a platform for people eager to challenge their minds, offering teams and individuals the chance to prove their mental power in different problem-solving scenarios, ranging from online challenges, Escape Rooms to Speedcubing
Red Bull Mind Gamers is a global hub for mental challenges that stretch the mind. At www.redbullmindgamers.com, you’ll find a range of thought-provoking games, quizzes and challenges designed by the brightest puzzle-designers working today. And when you’re ready to test your skills against others, Red Bull Mind Gamers runs global competitive tournaments to give the greatest Mind Gamers the opportunity to show their skills worldwide. In these events, teams and individuals can prove their mental power in a range of problem-solving scenarios, across a variety of disciplines. Red Bull Mind Gamers: Think Brilliant.
The Red Bull Rubik’s Cube World Cup is a global competition designed to challenge the most accomplished speedcubers in one of the most exhilarating emerging sports. Now in its second season, the World Cup continues to bring additional opportunities to compete to speedcubers from around the world.
The Red Bull Rubik’s Cube World Cup aims to develop more opportunities and visibility for the cubing community. Our goal with the Red Bull Rubik’s Cube World Cup is to advocate speedcubing as a professional mind sport and to give cubing athletes the opportunity to compete in new formats.
The Red Bull Rubik’s Cube World Cup is part of Red Bull Mind Gamers, a platform of exciting, innovative challenges and events staged around the world, designed to allow both teams and individuals to prove their mental powers in a range of problem-solving scenarios. The Rubik’s Cube poses exactly the kind of mental and physical challenge that Red Bull Mind Gamers exists to champion. As well as an ongoing series of monthly web challenges, Red Bull Mind Gamers also runs the Red Bull Escape Room World Championship, a global event designed to find the world’s most proficient escape room team.
The Red Bull Rubik’s World Cup is managed by Red Bull Mind Gamers independently of Rubik’s Brand Ltd. As a measure of legal transparency and compliance, Red Bull has acquired a license to use Rubik’s Intellectual Property in professional speed cubing.
WCA and Red Bull Mind Gamers have agreed on a partnership in which the WCA will be collaborating with the Red Bull Rubik’s Cube World Cup 2019 series. Within this collaboration, the WCA will offer its advisory assistance and will also have multiple joint competitions, in which the Red Bull competitions will be held before or after an official WCA competition, but on different days.