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The ACM-ICPC World Finals: How to Watch from Home

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Not traveling to Ekaterinburg for tomorrow's ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) World Finals? Fear not! Thanks to the hard work of the ICPCNews staff, following the contest from home is simpler and more engaging than ever before.

To watch a live-stream of the contest, simply logon to Provided by partner SKB Kontur, the broadcast will feature live analysis and last for the duration of the contest. Coverage begins at 10:00 a.m. local time in Ekaterinburg and will last until 3:30 p.m.

If merely watching the contest isn't enough for you, you can engage with fans from around the world with MyICPC. With MyICPC, users can learn about their favorite teams, create a personalized scoreboard, participate in games, explore the events and World Finals venues, view up-to the minute social media buzz and more! The mobile app works with a variety of tablets and smart phones, so you can stay connected from anywhere. Everyone is encouraged to comment and engage!

The contest will have a significant presence on social media, so be sure to follow along via Twitter @ICPCNews and @BrainBattleICPC. ICPCNews will also be active on Facebook and Instagram. Be sure to use #ICPC2014 to become part of the conversation.

Tomorrow is the big day! I'll be back to share some event photos and contest results!

Chas Kurtz is media liaison for the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC).

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