Battlecode is an MIT programming competition held every January (IAP period), combining strategy, software engineering and artificial intelligence. Form teams of one to four to strategize and code the best AI for the Battlecode real-time strategy game. Compete in the main tournament and the newbie tournament for a share of the $50,000 prize pool!

The 17th edition of Battlecode will take place in January 2017. Remote participation is allowed, and you do not have to be an MIT student. MIT students get 6 units of course credit (6.147/6.370). Registration opens in December.

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