The great impact of the global epidemic of COVID-19 will not stop the 16th International Mathematics Competition (IMC) - Singapore from going online on Saturday, September 5, 2020.
This announcement was revealed to MTG Philippines by no less than Mr. Lu Xiaochen, president of the IMC Union. He further said that the 2020 IMC which is supposed to be conducted on July 31 to August 3, 2020 in Singapore is cancelled. However, the said competition will be internet-based or online to sustain the students’ fascination and engrossment in mathematics amidst the pandemic.
Note: The IMC Singapore is for students from Grades 3-10 only.
The 2020 IMC-Singapore sees the participation of students from Australia, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Philippines, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Taiwan, Republic of Korea, Thailand, Vietnam and Iran.
The IMC Union also has disclosed that winners will be awarded certificates since no medals and trophies are available this time.
Filipino math wizards who went through the challenging 2020 MOSTP are invited to participate in the online-conducted 2020 IMC Singapore. Interested IMC-Singapore participants must complete the registration procedures available at this link, https://forms.gle/RQ8Mi3aWXbkt6BAx5.