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The 2017 ACM-ICPC Asia Hong Kong Regional Contest concluded successfully

The 2017 ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) Asia Hong Kong Regional Contest was successfully organised at PolyU on 18 – 19 November 2017. This year, 132 contestants came from universities in the Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau forming 44 teams to compete in this 2-day contest to advance to the 2017 ACM ICPC World Finals.

Prof. Qin Lu, Interim Head and Professor of COMP officiated the opening ceremony and gave a warm welcome to all participants. Dr Yonghui Wu from Fudan University and Mr Ilia Sedoshkin, Chief Executive Officer from one of the sponsors, AIM Tech, joined as invited guests at the award presentation ceremony.

During the contest, there were 11 programming problems and the team who correctly solved the most problems within the shortest time would be the winner. Team ‘Animism’ from Fudan University successfully solved all problems and received the Champion Award.

Winners of the 2017 ACM-ICPC Asia Hong Kong Regional Contest:

Position University Team Name Problems Solved
(out of 11)
1 Fudan University Animism 11
2 Shanghai Jiao Tong University Grimoire 10
3 Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications Gregtech 10