On 18 April, the final of the team tournament of the fifth Open Student Championship of South Russia, the XV Student Programming Competition of the Southern Federal University “ContestSFedU-2021”, was held in Taganrog.
Two teams from VSU participated in the final. The first team consisted of students from the Faculty of Computer Sciences Maxim Novotochinov, Dmitry Paschenkov, and Anton Kolesov. The second team consisted of students from the Faculty of Computer Sciences Nikita Berezhnov, Yulia Shishko, and Nikolay Paukov. The first team was among the prize-winners of the tournament. In total, over thirty of the best teams from different Russian universities took part in the final.
It should be noted that it was not the first successful performance of student teams from the Faculty of Computer Sciences at programming competitions during this academic year. In November 2020, both teams were awarded with third degree diplomas in the regional stage of the XXV National Programming Competition held by Saratov State University.