This morning at 11:00AM the second semi-final match of the 2014 Parallel Universe Computing Challenge took place at the Intel Parallel Theater (Booth 1315) at SC14 as the Coding Illini team from NCSA and UIUC, faced off against the EXAMEN from Europe. Coding Illini earned its spot in is semi-final match by beating the team from Latin America (SC3), and the EXAMEN earned their semi-final slot by beating team Taiji from China.
The winner of this morning’s semi-final match will go on to play the Brilliant Dummies from Korea in the final competition match this afternoon at 1:30PM, live on stage from Intel’s Parallel Universe Theater.
The teams are playing for the grand prize of $26,000 to be donated to a charitable organization of their choice.
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