Musala Soft supported the 9th International Autumn Tournament in Informatics (IATI 2017), held on November 22nd-26th in Shumen, Bulgaria.
The contest united young talents in the area of competitive programming from Bulgaria, Romania, Moldova, the Russian Federation, Poland, Greece and Ukraine. Bulgaria was represented by a total of 19 teams – 7 in the junior ranking and 12 in the senior ranking.
The Bulgarian participants won three silver and five bronze medals in the junior ranking. The gold medalist of eJOI Martin Kopchev won a silver medal in the tournament. Zahari Marinov and Andon Todorov were also awarded with silver medals in the junior ranking, continuing their success of eJOI where they also won silver medals. Bronze medals in IATI 2017 won Konstantin Kamenov (silver medalist of eJOI), Marin Yordanov (silver medalist of eJOI), Georgi Petkov (bronze medalist of eJOI), Dobrin Bashev (silver medalist of eJOI) and Victor Kozhuharov (bronze medalist of eJOI).
In the senior ranking, Bulgaria won 9 medals – silver for Alexander Krastev, Radoslav Dimitrov and Peter Nyagolov and bronze for Radostin Chonev, Victor Terziev, Emil Indzhev, Ivo Karagyozov, Ivan Ganev and Antani Gospodinov.
Initiators of IATI 2017 are Biserka Yovcheva, Lecturer in Informatics at Shumen University “Episkop Konstantin Preslavski” and Manager of A&B School of Informatics in Shumen and Emil Kelevedzhiev, researcher at The Institute of Matehmatics and Informatics at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Chairman of the Bulgarian National Committee for Olympiads in Informatics and team leader of the Bulgarian teams for many international competitions.
Мusala Soft is proud of the success of the talented young Bulgarian programmers and commits to continuous support of their development by participating and creating opportunities for them to demonstrate knowledge and skills in algorithms and competitive programming. By numerous own and partner initiatives, the company actively encourages everyone interested in computer science to achieve better results and be the engine for the development of the software industry.
In September 2017, Musala Soft was among the initiators of the first European Junior Olympiad in Informatics eJOI, which gathered the best young programmers from 22 countries members of the Council of Europe.
One of the longest lasting initiatives that Musala Soft has been organizing for 18 years, is the International Programming Contest CodeIT (http://codeit.bg/). Season 2017/2018 of one of the oldest informatics contests in the world, started in October 2017. The second round will be held online on December 3rd, 2017.