Vietnamese student Khuc Anh Tuan from the Nayang Technological University in Singapore finished second in the final round of the Facebook Hacker Cup 2011 in the US on March 11.

Competing with over 11,000 programmers from around the world, Tuan was selected as one of the 25 finalists for Facebook's inaugural Hacker Cup.

The Facebook Hacker Cup is a competition to solve some of the most difficult algorithmic coding challenges in three online elimination rounds.

Tuan won 2,000 USD for his achievement./.