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Google Code Jam

Google Code Jam
Status Active
Frequency Annually
Country Worldwide
Years active 11
Attendance 10,000+
Website
https://code.google.com/codejam/

Google Code Jam is an international programming competition hosted and administered by Google. The competition began in 2003 as a means to identify top engineering talent for potential employment at Google.[1] The competition consists of a set of algorithmic problems which must be solved in a fixed amount of time. Competitors may use any programming language and development environment to obtain their solutions.

In 2008, over 11,000 people from more than 128 countries competed for prize money totaling over $80,000, including a top prize of $10,000.[2] In 2009, total 8605 people competed. The winner was Lou TianCheng (also known as ACRush) from China followed by Qi ZiChao (China) and Iwata Yoichi (Japan).

In 2010, over 10,000 people competed. The winner was Egor Kulikov from Russia followed by Erik-Jan Krijgsman (Netherlands) and Sergey Kopeliovich (Russia).

In 2011, over 20,000 people competed. The winner was Makoto Soejima from Japan followed by Ivan Metelsky (Belarus) and Jakub Pachocki (Poland).

In 2012, over 35,000 people competed. The winner was Jakub Pachocki from Poland followed by Neal Wu (United States) and Michal Forisek (Slovakia).

In 2013, the winner was Ivan Miatselski from Belarus followed by Vasyl Biletsky (Ukraine) and Vladislav Isenbaev (Russia)

In 2014, the winner was Gennady Korotkevich from Belarus followed by Evgeny Kapun (Russia) and Yuzhou Gu (China)

Past winners

Tournament Finals location 1st place 2nd place 3rd place
2014 Los Angeles, United States Gennady Korotkevich Evgeny Kapun Yuzhou Gu
2013 London, United Kingdom Ivan Metelsky Vasil Bileckiy Vladislav Isenbaev
2012 New York City, United States Jakub Pachocki Neal Wu Michal Forišek
2011 Tokyo, Japan Makoto Soejima Ivan Metelsky Jakub Pachocki
2010 Dublin, Ireland Egor Kulikov Erik-Jan Krijgsman Sergey Kopeliovich
2009 Mountain View, California, United States Tiancheng Lou Zichao Qi Yoichi Iwata
2008 Mountain View, California, United States Tiancheng Lou Zeyuan Zhu Bruce Merry
2006 New York City, United States Petr Mitrichev Ying Wang Andrey Stankevich
2005 Mountain View, California, United States Marek Cygan Erik-Jan Krijgsman Petr Mitrichev
2004 Mountain View, California, United States Sergio Sancho Po Ruh Loh Reid Barton
2003 Mountain View, California, United States Jimmy Mårdell Christopher Hendrie Eugene Vasilchenko

See also

References

[3] [4]

  1. ^ "Google Launches Code Jam 2003". 2003-09-18. 
  2. ^ "Google Code Jam 2008 is over!". 2008-11-18. 
  3. ^ https://code.google.com/codejam/contest/7214486/scoreboard
  4. ^ https://code.google.com/codejam/contest/2437491/scoreboard?c=2437491

External links

  • Google - Code Jam
  • Code Jam Statistics
  • Student Competitions - Google Code Jam 2014
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