The Ultimate Programming and Design Tournament

Including the first-ever TCO Developer Conference, Celebrity Match, Onsite & Virtual Hackathon
and the chance to win t-shirts, prizes and up to $25,000 in cash!

November 16 – 19, 2014

Pier 48 near AT&T Park
San Francisco, California

Event Sponsors

Two Sigma

What is [topcoder] Open?


The [topcoder] Open (TCO) is a world-wide programming and design tournament that takes place for an entire year before narrowing down the best of the best for the ultimate showdown live on stage!

Join us at the TCO this year for the first year we offer a number of developer events around this grand tournament. Learn more


Recent Blog Posts

Algo round 3A is near!

Posted by misof on Friday , July 25th, 2014 at 11:59 am

We are almost there! Tomorrow we will already know the first half of the TCO onsite participants in the algorithm track. I don’t know about you, but I’m pretty excited. The problems are quite nice (can’t tell you more about them at the moment, sorry ), the crowd is tough, it should be a fun…

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Roll out the #DesignPlayList for Inspiration – gh3ablo

Posted by mahestro on Thursday , July 17th, 2014 at 3:55 pm

It’s a known fact that music can inspire us when doing activities. This depends on the rhythm, pace, the moment, and the task we’re doing. It’s particularly curious how music can help (or not) when designing; there may be sometimes when you’re low on energy and there comes this power song that lifts you up…

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