Code Hunt Contests

Code Hunt Contests


Cambridge Code Hunt Contest 2016


Date: 6 July 2016
Time: 17:30-19:30
Run by: Kenji Takeda, Judith Bishop (MSR) and Nigel Horspool (University of Victoria).
Thanks for additional puzzles to:

Rhodes Brown, University of Victoria, Canada
Henning Dieterichs, University of Karlsruhe, Germany
Adam Zychowski, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland

Official Rules  Code Hunt Cambridge – Official Rules

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1st place: Xbox One and Fitzbillies cake
2nd place: Xbox One
3rd places: 3 x £25 Amazon Gift Cards


Matt Windsor
David Sidler
Rob Thompson
Stuart Byma

Code Hunt Intern Contests 2015

China Intern Contest 2015

August 13, 2015, 19:30-20:30pm Beijing time
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Prize: A Nokia Phone Lumia 640 XL value $ 215
Organized by: Tracy Li, Xin Ma and the Code Hunt Team

Redmond Intern Contest 2015


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August 3, 2015, 4pm-6pm. Redmond Microsoft Commons 2003-2007
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How well can you code? Come and play a coding game that tests ingenuity and skill. Hear about Code Hunt and IntelliTest and help us collect data (and bugs).
First Prize: $500
Two runners-up: $200
Prizes presented by CVP Research, Jeannette Wing


4:00 Refreshments
4:15 Talks about Code Hunt powered by Intellitest in  Visual Studio and the Code Hunt Data – Nikolai Tillmann (Tools for Software Engineering)
4.40-5.30 Round 1
5.40-5.50 Round 2 for the best 6 players
5.50 Prize Giving

T-shirts available for those who surprise us!
Organized by the Code Hunt Team at Microsoft Research and University Recruiting
Nikolai Tillmann, Peli de Halleux, Judith Bishop, Rishabh Singh and Daniel Perelman (two time intern and now an FTE), Valerie Anderson and Lauri Lambert

Cairo Interns 2015

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July 29, 2015, 3-5pm, Karnak
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Prize: Nokia Phone
Rules: Will be posted shortly
Organized by: Ola Ewan and the Code Hunt Team

Contests – Microsoft Research

Code Hunt Experience at ICSE 2015, Florence, Italy

Wednesday May 27, 2015
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Contest lasts for 24 hours from 04:00 UTC Wednesday 2015

University of Washington 2015

April 22, 2015

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  • Portrait of Kenji Takeda

    Kenji Takeda

    Director, Health and AI Partnerships (Academic)