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BUET team becomes Asia West Champion in international programming contest

| Updated: October 07, 2021 00:45:37


Team BUET HellBent-- ICPC Team BUET HellBent-- ICPC

A team from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) has been crowned ‘The Asia West Champion’ in the ACM ICPC Moscow World Final 2021. 

The team ‘BUET HellBent’ also ranked 28th globally in this prestigious programming competition.

Another team from Bangladesh, ‘DU SwampFire’-- a team from Dhaka University, ranked 33rd in the event.

On the other hand, Nizhny Novgorod State University, located in Russia, became the champion in ICPC world Finals in Moscow.

The International Collegiate Programming Contest or ICPC is a prestigious yearly multi-tiered programming competition held among universities around the world. The ICPC World Finals in Moscow was initially scheduled in 2020 which was postponed to this year due to COVID-19.

Over 60,000 student programmers from more than 3,000 universities across 115 countries participate in qualifying rounds of this event each year.

Earlier, it was announced that ICPC World Finals 2022 will be held in Dhaka and the University of Asia Pacific (UAP) will be the host.

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