Matfyz Students in Finals of International Programming Competition
A team of three students from Matfyz represented Charles University at the global finals of the prestigious ICPC Competition (International Collegiate Programming Contest).
Matfyz team: students Adam Rajský, Eldar Urmanov and Josef Minařík with Professor Zdeněk Dvořák of the Computer Science Institute of Charles University at the finals of the ICPC competition
The final round of the ICPC competition, which belongs among the largest and oldest programming tournaments in the world, took place in November in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Students, who represented the Czech Republic and Charles University, were Josef Minařík, Adam Rajský and Eldar Urmanov.
Advancing to the finals was already great success itself. Of the Central European region (Czech Republic, Croatia, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Austria) only four universities qualified. In the finals, 132 university teams from around the world competed. Our participants took 71st place, which is solid performance. The first place was taken by The Massachusetts Institute of Technology team. Congratulations!
Photo by Bob Smith/ICPC