The August Contest has ended!
Editorials on each problem can be viewed here.
All problems will be added to the practice section.
Solutions are public for all problems.
Winners Blog Post can be viewed here.
The New Contest Rating can be viewed here.
Please do not discuss strategy, suggestions or tips in the comments during a live contest. Posting questions clarifying the problem statement is ok. If you are unsure, email us at email@example.com
Contest problems will become visible on August 1st 2012 at 15:00 hours IST. Check your timezone here.
You will receive one point for solving a problem (passing all test cases - no partial credit), regardless of the level of difficulty of that problem.
You can submit solutions as many times as you'd like, there are no penalties for incorrect submissions.
Each contest will have one min/max tie breaker problem, where the best solution will receive one point and all other solutions will receive a fraction based how close they come to the best solution.
01/08/2012, 15:00 IST: Two of the ten problems are still being cooked in the kitchen. We will be serving them soon.
02/08/2012, 13:30 IST: The test cases for the problem MACGUN has been updated. All submissions for the problem have been re-judged.
03/08/2012, 17:15 IST: The ninth problem MAGIC has been added to the contest.
04/08/2012, 15:15 IST: The tenth problemÂ GTHRONES has been added to the contest.
05/08/2012, 00:20 IST: The statement of the problemÂ GTHRONES has been updated. Regret the inconvenience caused.
08/08/2012, 14:25 IST: There is an error on our judge where users are getting Compile Time Error for their submissions. We are looking into this issue and trying to resolve it as soon as possible. We regret the inconvenience caused.
08/08/2012, 16:19 IST: We have fixed the invalid Compile Time Error issue on our judge. This issue was due to malfunctioning of one of our judge servers. Let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org know if any one of you still gets the same issue. Thank you for bearing with us.