Very Proud of Bofstrogonof’s Ranking in IEEEXtreme 24-Hour Programming Competition
Nov 25, 2016

ITU team Bofstrogonof* ranked 52th out of 2114 teams in the IEEEXtreme Programming Competition held by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and attained the highest ranking among 44 Turkish teams competing in the general category. The team members are Computer Engineering Department students Burak Bugrul, Burak Yalçinkaya, and Besim Ongun Kanat. Another competing ITU team, “deluxetiky”, gained a place in the top 500 by ranking 420th .


IEEEXtreme is an annually-held 24-Hour programming competition in which 2000 teams compete against each other to solve a set of programming problems during a 24-hour time span.

*Bofstrogonof is the Turkish way of expressing Beef Stragonoff, a traditional Russian dish dating back to the 19th century. It is made with sautéed beef strips in a creamy sauce and dollop of sour cream.