ACM-ICPC World Finals 2009


Live broadcast from KTH in Stockholm via the Qrodo network. Hosted at KTH and at Qrodo.

The impressive world finals for ACM-ICPC is held at KTH April 21. It is the biggest world finals so far with 750 participants from all over the world. For the first time ever the competition is broadcasted live over the Internet

A total of 300 000 students from almost 2000 universites in 88 countries has participated in the competition and now the 300 smartest brains is gathering at KTH to fight for the World Champion title.

The ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) is a multitier, team-based, programming competition operating under the auspices of ACM and headquartered at Baylor University. The contest involves a global network of universities hosting regional competitions that advance teams to the ACM-ICPC World Finals. Participation has grown to several tens of thousands of the finest students and faculty in computing disciplines at almost 2,000 universities from over 80 countries on six continents. The contest fosters creativity, teamwork, and innovation in building new software programs, and enables students to test their ability to perform under pressure. Quite simply, it is the oldest, largest, and most prestigious programming contest in the world.


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