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Launching the 2014 Intel® Parallel Universe Computing Challenge

SC14 event to feature eight global teams playing for a $26,000 donation to charity

Intel Parallel Universe Computing Challenge bracket

Learn about the the teams that will will be vying in the Parallel Universe Computing Challenge (PUCC), which features entertaining supercomputing trivia and parallel computing coding rounds.

Gausian Elimination Squad - Supercomputer 2013 competition winners

The German Gaussian Elimination Squad celebrates in an early SC13 challenge round. Watch a video of the final round where the winners were announced.

Learn how they plan to defend their title >

University of Illinois and NCSA team at SC13

The Coding Illini team from the University of Illinois and the NCSA parallelizes code in the finals of the 2013 event. They hope to go all the way to the championship this year.

See how they hope to improve last year's performance >

South Korean team

Seoul National University competed in the inaugural PUCC last year and has signed up to return to the SC14 competition.

Read about their plans >


Linear Scalers from Argonne

Argonne National Laboratory returns to the 2014 PUCC with a revitalized team and new team name.

See how they plan to prepare >





Latin America 2014 PUCC team

The Latin Amerian team, called SC3 for Super Computación y Calculo Cientifico, represents Brazil, Columbia, Costa Rica, Mexico and Venezuela.

Get details on the team >

2014 Team IB

The IB (Invincible Buckeyes) will represent Ohio State University and the Ohio Supercomputer Center in the 2014 competition.

Find out more about the IB >

Examen team

The Examen, a new team representing the European Commission's EXA2CT project, hail from the Czech Republic, France and Switzerland.

Learn about the Examen >

Professor An Hong

Professor An Hong, Director of the Computer System Architecture Lab from the University of Science and Technology of China, heads up the Taiji team.

James Reinders and Mike Bernhardt

Intel's James Reinders and Mike Bernhardt will once again host the trivia and coding portions of the Intel Parallel Universe Computing Challenge.