Google Code Jam

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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]


Past winners[edit]

Tournament Finals location Competitors 1st place 2nd place 3rd place
2014 Los Angeles, United States 25,400+ Belarus Gennady Korotkevich Russia Evgeny Kapun China Yuzhou Gu
2013 London, United Kingdom 21,200+ Belarus Ivan Metelsky Ukraine Vasil Bileckiy Russia Vladislav Isenbaev
2012 New York City, United States 20,613 Poland Jakub Pachocki United States Neal Wu Slovakia Michal Forišek
2011 Tokyo, Japan 14,397 Japan Makoto Soejima Belarus Ivan Metelsky Poland Jakub Pachocki
2010 Dublin, Ireland 12,092 Russia Egor Kulikov Netherlands Erik-Jan Krijgsman Russia Sergey Kopeliovich
2009 Mountain View, California, United States 10,000+ China Tiancheng Lou China Zichao Qi Japan Yoichi Iwata
2008 Mountain View, California, United States 11,000+ China Tiancheng Lou China Zeyuan Zhu South Africa Bruce Merry
2006 New York City, United States  ? Russia Petr Mitrichev China Ying Wang Russia Andrey Stankevich
2005 Mountain View, California, United States  ? Poland Marek Cygan Netherlands Erik-Jan Krijgsman Russia Petr Mitrichev
2004 Mountain View, California, United States  ? Argentina Sergio Sancho United States Po Ruh Loh United States Reid Barton
2003 Mountain View, California, United States  ? Sweden Jimmy Mårdell Canada Christopher Hendrie Russia Eugene Vasilchenko

Results by country[edit]

Country 1st place 2nd place 3rd place
China China 2 3 1
Russia Russia 2 1 5
Belarus Belarus 2 1 0
Poland Poland 2 0 1
Japan Japan 1 0 1
Argentina Argentina 1 0 0
Sweden Sweden 1 0 0
United States USA 0 2 1
Netherlands Netherlands 0 2 0
Canada Canada 0 1 0
Ukraine Ukraine 0 1 0
Slovakia Slovakia 0 0 1
South Africa South Africa 0 0 1

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References[edit]

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