5300 people gathered to NYPC… 60 students will be selected

[the challenges Moon Young-soo] Nexon (CEO Lee Jung-heon) is a total of 5,300 people applying for participation in the 7th Nexon Youth Programming Challenge (NYPC). It was announced on the 5th that it ended ‘Round 2’.


This year, NYPC has raised expectations for young people interested in coding, with Nexon’s development know-how and the development of the challenges of participants.

Round 1, which was conducted on absolute evaluation for five days from August 18 to 22, has a variety of novel problems using Nexon popular game IPs such as ‘Cartrider’, ‘Crazy Arcade’ and ‘Maple Story’. A total of 1,600 people who scored more than scores advanced to Round 2.

NYPC, which passed about 30%of all applicants, passed round 1, and finished the final round to cover the finalists through Round 2, which was held in the form of solving problems within the limit of August 28 and September 3. NYPC will confirm a total of 60 finalists this month and will hold an offline final competition at Pangyo Nexon’s office on October 29.

Kim Jung-wook, chairman of the Nexon Foundation, said, NYPC is becoming a hands-on coding competition where students who lack programming experience can participate in a fun and easy participation. I will prepare tightly.

Meanwhile, NYPC, co-hosted by the Nexon and Nexon Foundation, and sponsored by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the Korea Creative Content Agency, and the Game Culture Foundation, it was first launched in 2016 with the aim of enhancing the interests and capacity of young people in coding.

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