ARC4 kicks off with participation of nearly 70 teams


Damascus, The fourth Annual Robotics Competition (ARC4) kicked off Saturday at Tishreen Sport Hall in Damascus with the participation of nearly 70 teams from various provinces.

The tournament is organized by the Syrian Computer Society (SCS) in cooperation with UNFPA and Lebanese Kalimat Academy for Robot.

In a statement to SANA, Head of the Syrian Computer Society (SCS) Dr. Moheeb al-Naqari said that competitions of the tournament include three competitions which are : Line Race for preparatory category, Open Sumo for secondary category, SUMO University and Project Challenge for secondary and university categories.

He added that the participating teams represent 20 Robotic clubs from a number of universities, institutions, schools, and civil societies in Syria, according to Robotics club at the SCS.

Teams which will gain the first 9 ranks will participate in the biggest tournament in this field scheduled to be held in Beirut on April 22 and will include 146 teams from various Arab countries.

Source: Syrian Arab News Agency