Mental Calculation World Cup 2008

Jahr der Mathematik

Leipzig, Germany, 29 June-1 July 2008

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WORLD CUP 2008:  General Information | Results | Leipzig - Information for Tourists | Science Year 2008

28 mathletes from 12 countries took part in the 3rd Mental Calculation World Cup on 1 July 2008 in Leipzig.
It was held at the Unversity of Leipzig as part of the "Summer of Science" festival, the central event in the Year of Mathematics, as announced by the Federal Ministry for Research.

World Champion 2008 is Alberto Coto (Spain). Jan van Koningsveld (Germany) was runner-up and Jorge Arturo Mendoza Huertas (Peru) finished 3rd.
The world champions for the single categories are:
Calendar Calculations: Jan van Koningsveld (Germany)
Addition: Alberto Coto (Spain)
Multiplication: Alberto Coto (Spain)
Square Roots: Jan van Koningsveld (Germany)

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