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Videos of 6.370 tournaments

We have recorded several of our final tournaments. They appear below.

2014 MIT Final Tournament

The object of the game was to gain milk either by herding cows into pastures or by destroying opponent pastures.

2013 MIT Final Tournament

Compared to previous games, this year's game featured more of an emphasis on economy and macro strategy. The goal was to destroy the other team.

2012 MIT Final Tournament

The object of the game was to build a chain of power nodes from your base to the enemy's base. The final tournament video can be found here.

2011 MIT Final Tournament

The 2011 game featured robots with modular components. The goal of the game was to destroy the other team. Unfortunately, we don't have a video of the 2011 final tournament.

2010 MIT Final Tournament

The object of the game was to gather points by constructing contiguous blocks of buildings. The area contained within the convex hull formed by the buildings generated points each round. Of course, the other way of winning was to wipe out the other team.

Part I

Part II

Part III

2009 MIT Final Tournament

The object of the game was to gather points by mining resource deposits or wipe out the other team.

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2008 MIT Final Tournament

The object of the game was to gain territory by capturing towers.

2007 MIT Final Tournament

The object of the game was to destroy the enemy archons or have the most production at the end of the game.

2006 MIT Final Tournament

Unfortunately, we don't have a video of the 2006 RoboCraft Final Tournament. The 2006 game was a "King of the Hill" game in which the object of the game was to spend more time than your opponents on the hill squares.

2005 MIT Final Tournament

The object of the game was to capture the enemy flag or survive when the walls came pushing in as the game ended. 6.370 was still under the name "RoboCraft".

2004 MIT Final Tournament

The object of the game was to destroy the enemy queen or have a closer unit to your enemy's queen.

Past Champions

MIT Tournament

Year#NameMembers
2001 43MalamalamaWikiwikiChris Peikert
2002 39Sons of ScionIlya Baran, Edward Kogan, Dmitriy Rogozhnikov
2003 26HyperbolaDavid Greenspan, Aaron Iba
2004 19java_lang_StringJoshua Marron, Dmitriy Rogozhnikov
2005 14CDGClifford Frey, James Roewe
2006 123Mortar KombatJasper Lin
2007 63My Other Programming Language is SchemeDany Qumsiyeh, Mark Tobenkin
2008 3In Memory of James AlbrechtDan Gulotta, Hyun Soo Kim, Albert Ni, Yufei Zhao
2009 93gtg ice skating lessonsSteven Bartel, Randall Shults, Spenser Skates, Karen Sun
2010 134My Archon Died BellmanFording the StreamSteven Bartel, David Chen, Curtis Liu, Spenser Skates
201142GunfaceSteven Arcangeli, Adrian Mullings, Benjamin Peters, Jelle van den Hooff
201247fun gamersYanping Chen, Cory Li, Haitao Mao, Justin Venezuela
2013162Teh NubsTommy Liu, Xinran Liu, Albert Wu
201462that one teamGreg McGlynn

Newbie Tournament

The Newbie division is for MIT students who are participating in Battlecode for the first time.

Year#NameMembers
201258lowercase lettersTim Kaler
2013162Teh NubsTommy Liu, Xinran Liu, Albert Wu
2014691260/3Matthew Chang, Xinyu Liang, Lawrence Wu, Leon Zhou

Open Tournament

Battlecode held an open tournament in the spring from 2008-2011. Since 2012, non-MIT teams have been allowed to compete in the main tournament in the winter.

In 2008 only, the top 16 teams from the MIT tourmanent were not eligible for the open tournament.

Year#NameMembers
2008 26Donner Party of 5Asilata Bapat, Anand Deopurkar, Eric Liu, Vinayak Ranade
2009 207I for one welcome our new team 207 overlordsDan Gulotta, Yufei Zhao
2010 134My Archon Died BellmanFording the StreamSteven Bartel, David Chen, Curtis Liu, Spenser Skates
2011 8Team 8Tom Morgan