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GUC wins the Regional Championship for Africa and Middle East in the ACM-ICPC World Finals 2017

In Science and Technololgy
Thursday, June 01, 2017

For the third time GUC wins the Regional Championship for Africa and Middle East in the ACM-ICPC World Finals 2017. The Regional  Championship for Africa & The Middle East of International Collegiate Programming Contest,(ICPC) World Finals, held in South Dakota, USA from 20-25 May 2107. The 40 years renowned programming competition is sponsored by IBM. 133 teams from different universities around the world work and compete in to solve problems by using logic, strategies, and use of advanced algorithms. Teams are divided according to regions where universities representing these regions competes to win one of the toughest programming competitions.

It is not only that the GUC team won the regional championship for Africa and the Middle East of ACM-ICPC for the third time , but also they achieved an amazing ranking.  It was the best performance of a team from the region in the history of this  renowned competition.   

It is for the seventh  time, a GUC team was qualifying with flying colors for the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) world finals and for the third time that GUC Team is able to win the Africa and the Middle East championship.