The 1st Mastercoin Hackathon!

The first Mastercoin hackathon

We are happy to announce the finale of the 1st Mastercoin Hackathon ever – World Premiere!

It was an incredible weekend with lots of excitement and collaboration .

Dear Master Hackers , thank you for delivering  excellent results – Great Projects – We are all so very proud of you.



Here is a short summary of the winning projects:


1st place – Trust-Trade

Submitted by Master Hackers: Shaul Kfir – Bits of Gold, and Nadav Ivgi – Bitrated,


Trust-Trade is a centralized platform for High-Frequency off-chain trading of digital assets.

Trust-Trade allows peers to trade numerous times in a p2p manner without being bound by blockchain fees and and block creation time, while keeping the trading parties in control of their assets.

The proof-of-concept Trust-Trade implementation successfully conducted multiple rapid trades between the bitcoin-testnet and bitcoin (mainnet) blockchains.


Code can be found here: and



2nd place – la’Zooz

Submitted by Master Hackers: Zeev Zohar, Oren Sokolovsky, Ilana Stein, Shai Zluf, Eitan Katchka, Hanoch Bar Nitzan, Ilan Doron, Matan Field, Yehonatan Natan, and Yehonatan Levi.


La’ZooZ is a decentralised, real-time ride-sharing app, that is using the cryptocurrency technology for establishing, coordinating and growing its community of users, developers, and promoters alike.


Code can be found in



3rd place – ChessCoin

Submitted by Master Hacker: Zvika Rap


It is a distributed chess league which will allow both professional and hobbyist chess player to participate.

Players will play against each other or against a chess AI, and will earn chess coins, which are a dedicated crypto currency based on the Master protocol.

Additional future directions may be:

– Storing every game played on the blockchain,  which can be used as a distributed chess play history database.

– Developing a fully distributed chess protocol which doesn’t require a central server.

– Potential for various commercial, educational and entertainment directions.



Code can be found here:

Another interesting project :


Submitted by Master Hackers: Shabtai Dvir and Nitzan Raber


This project is a betting platform without a trusted third party, where users can watch their bets on the Mastercoin explorer.
Everything is exposed and there is no cheating and fraud.




We would like to express our gratitude to our dear sponsors:

BitAngels, Crypto Currency Platform, eToro,Havelock Investments, Seedcoin  and Appcoin for making this event possible.


The Mastercoin Team

The 1st Mastercoin Hackathon!

One thought on “The 1st Mastercoin Hackathon!

  1. dexX says:

    WOW! Trust-Trade is what I dreamed about for weeks!.. I’m so excited. This is the first real application of micropayment channels that I know of. Please get those guys on board!

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