British Mathematical Olympiad

News: Cyberspace Mathematical Competition (22 July 2020)

The inaugural Cyberspace Mathematical Competition was held on 13th and 14th July 2020. This invitational online contest was organised by the Mathematical Association of America and the Art of Problem Solving. The UK team of eight students in Years 11 and 12 was chosen based on the results of the virtual selection tests in April.

The problems of the contest can be found here.

The UK team placed 11th out of 75 participating countries and our students achieved the following excellent individual results (out of the maximum 56 marks):

NameTotalMedal
Wilf Ashworth34Bronze Medal
Thomas Frith33Bronze Medal
Mohit Hulse37Silver Medal
Samuel Liew38Silver Medal
Yuka Machino39Silver Medal
Jenni Voon25Bronze Medal
Tommy Walker Mackay38Silver Medal
Sherman Yip35Silver Medal

Congratulations to all students involved for some impressive solutions to the problems of this contest, and thanks to Dr Vesna Kadelburg for leading the UK team’s participation, and to the co-leaders Emily Beatty, Joe Benton, Robin Bhattacharyya, Kasia Warburton and Dr Dominic Yeo who assisted with marking.


Previous news item: Recent IMO programme activity, and IMO team selected (1 June 2020, updated 5 June).