The 12th annual Code Jam World Finals wrapped up in Seattle, Washington on August 14, 2015. It was an intense battle as the 26 contestants fought through four grueling hours of competition, but in the end, only one could come out out on top. Congratulations to Gennady.Korotkevich (Belarus) who claimed the title of 2015 Code Jam World Champion, a prize of $15,000, and automatic qualification in the 2016 Code Jam Finals to defend his position!
The first-ever Distributed Code Jam World Finals concluded the following day on August 15, 2015. While the 10 finalists fiercely competed for a separate grand prize, only one competitor could walk away with the inaugural title of 2015 Distributed Code Jam World Champion. Congratulations to bmerry (South Africa) on becoming the first Distributed Code Jam winner in the history of Google Code Jam!
You can relive the magic of the 2015 Code Jam World Finals by watching the live stream recording of the competition, problem explanations, interviews with Google and Code Jam engineers, and announcement of winners.
Stay tuned as planning for Code Jam 2016 has already begun. We will soon be announcing the schedule and finals location!