Philadelphia Classic


PClassic 2016 Fall Summary

PClassic happened this fall, on November 14th, 2016. We had around 300 students on 90 teams from 30 schools making this one of our largest contests ever!

The top 3 teams this year in the Standard division were:
1) Unaffiliated - Shwetark Patel, Srinidhi Krishnamurthy, Justin Zhang, Franklyn Wang
2) Stuyvesant - Vandana Agarwala
3) Montgomery Blair - Guangqi Cui, Dilhan Salgado, David Wu, Zan Xu

The top Novice team was:
1) Charter School of Wilmington - Joshua Fickes, Jesse Li, Harry Wang, Arushi Tayal

Congratulations to the winning teams! Prizes included trophies and free space on Dropbox!

Unfortunately we cannot provide a full ranking of the teams but we have a breakdown of the number of questions solved for each division.


In the standard division:
  • 15 teams solved 1 question
  • 11 teams solved 2 questions
  • 1 team solved 3 questions
  • 11 teams solved 4 questions
  • 7 teams solved 5 questions
  • 4 teams solved 6 questions
  • 3 teams solved 7 questions
  • 1 team solved 8 questions
In the novice division:
  • 3 teams solved 1 question
  • 7 teams solved 2 questions
  • 3 teams solved 3 questions
  • 4 teams solved 4 questions
  • 13 teams solved 5 questions
  • 4 teams solved 6 questions
  • 0 teams solved 7 questions
  • 1 team solved 8 questions
This year's question set is online and the test cases and solutions are available as a zip file.