Teams from around the world.

8+ complex real-world problem sets.

5 grueling hours.

The IBM-Sponsored ACM-ICPC World Finals June 22 - 26, 2014 in Ekaterinbug, Russia

The contest pits teams of three university students against eight or more complex, real-world problems, with a grueling five-hour deadline. Huddled around a single computer, competitors race against the clock in a battle of logic, strategy and mental endurance.