See the DROD challenge page and the official snakepit for details. There is also this dead snakes thread. I also occasionally update a movie showing the whole contest..
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The snakepit graphics have been released into the public domain by Caravel Games.
This web page is refreshed from the official snakepit about 45 seconds after each turn.
The final state of the first snake pit is here.
Last update: Sun Oct 1 02:59:17 CEST 2006 (yes, the turns happen about 80 seconds early)