Student representation of the University of Warsaw has won the 2015 Central Europe Regional Contest.


The Central Europe Regional Contest was held from 13th to 15th November in Zagreb. This competition is an elimination to the 2016 ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest World Finals in Thailand.


60 teams from the best universities in Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia and Hungary have taken part in that competition. The University of Warsaw was represented by the team from the Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics. The organizers prepared 12 interesting, however, very hard tasks to solve.


First place got the team from the University of Warsaw: Wojciech Nadara, Marcin Smulewicz oraz Marek Sokołowski. Winners have solved 10 tasks. The team, which occupied second place solved 8 tasks.


Among the top 10 were also two teams from the University of Warsaw. 7th place occupied the team consisted of Patryk Czajka, Karol Farbiś i Krzysztof Pszeniczny (7 solved tasks) and 8 th place the team consisted of Kamil Dębowski, Błażej Magnowski i Marek Sommer (6 solved tasks). Other two teams of the University have solved 4 tasks.


In one year Poland will be represented by students from the University of Warsaw, the University of Wrocław and the Jagiellonian University. The main sponsor of the UW team is PKO Bank Polski.


More about CERC 2015.