A trio of students from St. Petersburg National Research University of IT, Mechanics, and Optics (ITMO) have emerged as World Champions of the 39th Annual ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) World Finals sponsored by IBM. The contest was held under the High Patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI of Morocco and hosted by Mohammed V University, Al Akhawayn University, Mundiapolis University, and The Moroccan ACM.
Moscow State University, The University of Tokyo, and Tsinghua University finished the competition in second, third, and fourth places, respectively, all earning coveted gold medals. The regional champions are University of California at Berkeley (North America Region); St. Petersburg National Research University of IT, Mechanics, and Optics (Europe Region); the American University in Cairo (Africa and the Middle East Region); Universidad de Buenos Aires - FCEN (Latin America Region); The University of Tokyo (Asia Region), and University of New South Wales (South Pacific Region).
The top twelve teams received medals:
That's it from Marrakech. See you next year at the 2016 ACM-ICPC World Finals in Phuket, Thailand!
Chas Kurtz has been CACM's on-site blogger at ICPC.
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