Three students from Moscow State University earned the title of 2018 World Champions in the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC). Teams from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Peking University and The University of Tokyo placed in second, third and fourth places and were recognized with gold medals in the prestigious competition, held April 15-19 in Beijing, China.

ACM-ICPC is the premier global programming competition conducted by and for the world’s universities. This year’s World Finals were hosted by Peking University and CYSC: Children and Youth Science Center of CAST, and the contest was sponsored by Founder Group and JetBrains. For more than four decades, the competition has raised the aspirations and performance of generations of the world’s problem solvers in computing sciences and engineering.

Read the ACM news release.