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Students of CQUPT Participated in the 43rd ACM-ICPC Asian Regional Final and Win 1 Silver Medal and 1 Bronze Medal
Time: 2018-12-20   

From 15th to 16th December, the 43rd ACM-ICPC Asia Final (East Continent League Final, EC-Final) was held at Northwestern Polytechnical  University (Chang'an Campus). The competition welcomed 1,146 students of 382 teams from 176 colleges and universities in East Asia, of which are Hong Kong University, Hong  Kong Chinese University, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology,  North Korea 's Jince Industrial University, etc. After a fierce competition on the spot, two teams from Tsinghua University won the championship and runner-up, and Sun Yat-sen  University won the third place.            

CQUPT’s students Zhang Zixuan, Zhou Jiacheng and Lin Jin won a silver medal. This is the second silver medal that CQUPT has won in the EC-Final Finals.

The 43rd ACM-ICPC Asia Regional Competition has 8 races including Qingdao Station, Shenyang Station, Xuzhou Station, Beijing Station, Hong Kong Station, Nanjing Station, Jiaozuo Station and Xi'an EC-Final Finals. Field qualifications are required through online tournaments and invitational tournaments. The 43rd ACM-ICPC China regional competitions all ended and CQUPT won 2 silver and 5 bronze medals in each competition.

ACM-ICPC (English name: ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest) was launched in 1970. It is sponsored by the American Computer Society, the oldest and most authoritative organization in computer science. It is known as the Olympic in IT industry. It is an annual competition designed to demonstrate the ability of college students to innovate, the ability to work in team, the ability to write procedures, and the ability to analyze and solve problems under pressure. The competition is conducted in English. Each team consists of 3 college students, which uses one computer to solve 10 to 13 complex practical programming problems within the specified 5 hours. The team which correctly solves the most questions in the least time will be the final winner. In order to ensure the fairness of the competition, each student can only participate in 2 competitions per year, and only participate in 2 World Finals in his lifetime. Students who have achieved good results have the opportunity to be highly recognized by universities and famous technology companies at home and abroad, which will provide opportunities for them to be under-graduate and enter world-renowned high-tech companies.