Mathematics Without Borders
Mathematics Without Borders is an international Mathematics competition established 2013. The Mathematics Without Borders finals are hosted in Bulgaria and has become one of the biggest Mathematics contests worldwide.
Compete globally at Math Competitions
International Math Competitions, like Mathematic without Border, give our students an opportunity to measure their skills against a global competition. Since our Silk Road International Students have performed well in recent years, it gives them confidence in their abilities and shows them that they have everything they need to pursue excellence in all their undertakings.
Our SRIS students experience the joy of training hard and see that they are able to to become better Math students, who can perform on the same level as their international peers.
15 000 students from 20 countries at Mathematics without Borders
Mathematics without Borders is a truly international Mathematics competition: 15 000 students from 20 countries took part in the autumn round 2020. Some rounds come close to 17000 participants.
Participants come from Afghanistan, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, China, Estonia, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Malta, the Philippines, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, Taiwan, Turkey, Uzbekistan and Vietnam.
Final Math round in Bulgaria
The first three rounds are held remotely, in the contestant’s school. The best students qualify for the end round in Bulgaria, where they face contestant’s from all over that world, and meet peers from 20 countries for a shared experience.
This stay is not just Mathematics competition of course. Social events, sight seeing trips and cultural events make the trip worth while.
Putting Kyrgyzstan on the map
Who doesn’t hate it, when people in other countries are completely unaware of where Kyrgyzstan is and what students in the Kyrgyz Republic can achieve. Participation in international Mathematics competitions, like Mathematics without Border, puts our students in contact with students from all over the world.
This does not only improve their cultural awareness, but establishes global connections and makes more people around the world aware of the beauty of Kyrgyzstan and the kindness of its people.
Ambassador to the Kyrgyz Republic
Our students represent our school at the Mathematics without Borders competition, but they also become ambassadors for the Kyrgyz culture, representing the Kyrgyz Republic at social events and the cultural evening.
SRIS students do well at Mathematics Competitions
Many of the contestants from Silk Road International School have achieved medals in previous years and qualified for the final round in Bulgaria.
Attending the finals is one of the highlights of the school year. The group travels attended by a teacher and meets students from all over the world.
COVID didn’t stop us
Even though in 2020 the final round, due to travel restrictions, was only at location for Bulgarian students, SRIS and many other schools participated remotely in the Mathematics without Borders finals and again our student did well in this international mathematics competition.
Mathematics Without Borders 2020
Ceremonies and global exchange
Contestents than compete in individual competitions and in a group competition, where school groups work as team to solve Math puzzles better then other teams.
During a the award ceremony the winning teams are recognized and at the closing ceremony the individual contestants are acknowledged and medalists receive their medals.
Final Destination: Nessebar, Bulgaria
Who is the Mathematics without Borders Team?
How Mathematics without Borders works
This international math competition is conducted in several rounds and contestants are seperatly assessed in age groups.
The first three rounds are held locally in Bishkek. This means that the contestants will take the tests at SRIS. The final round is held in Bulgaria.
Each round of the tournament consists of a test for each age group. The test duration is 60 minutes. There are 20 questions in each test.
The tournament is for students aged 7 to 18 years, who are divided into nine age groups based on their year of birth.
30 students were awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze by Mathematics without Borders. MWB math competition has become one of the biggest Mathematics contests worldwide.
SRIS students participated in American Mathematics Competitions and won several awards. AMC are a series of examinations that build problem-solving skills and mathematical knowledge.
During the last 7 years, since 2013, Bulgaria has been the host of Mathematics without Borders International Tournament for students aged 7 to 18. SRIS has participated in this completion for 4 consecutive years now and presented the winners from our school.