Two teams representing the University of Warsaw were ranked high – the first and the third place in the Central Europe Regional Contest 2016.


The ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest is the most prestigious programming competition for students. Winners of the regional finals are eligible to participate in the world finals which will be held in May in Rapid City in South Dakota.


Students of the Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics of the UW performed the best. The team consisted of Wojciech Nadara, Marcin Smulewicz and Marek Sokołowski solved all twelve tasks, and won, for the second time in a row.


Eight tasks were solved by three UW teams:

  • Kamil Dębowski, Mateusz Radecki, Marek Sommer – 3rd place,
  • Maciej Hołubowicz, Konrad Paluszek, Jan Tabaszewski – 7th palce,
  • Patryk Czajka, Karol Farbiś, Krzysztof Pszeniczny – 8th place.


Members of the fifth team representing the UW – Jakub Skorupski, Jakub Staroń, Michał Wiatrowski were ranked 44th.


On 20th November, 67 academic teams from Austria, Croatia, Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic and Poland took part in the Central Europe Regional Contest in Zagreb. Five teams were representing our University. They were trained by the previous ICPC participants – Tomasz Kociumaka and Adam Karczmarz.


In May in Rapid City, Poland will be represented by teams from the University of Warsaw, the Jagiellonian University and the University of Wrocław.