The March Contest has ended!
Editorials on each problem can be viewed here.
All problems have been 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 March 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.
03:35 Hrs 10th March (IST):There was a slight mistake in the test case of TOMJERRY. All submissions for the problem have been rejudged.
01:25 Hrs 6th March (IST):The challenge problem been finally uploaded. http://www.codechef.com/MARCH12/problems/TOMJERRY. Regret the inconvinience. Our setter and the tester had great fun dishing it. Hope you have equal fun in solving it.
15:05 Hrs 1st March (IST): Welcome all to our 3rd Anniversary Challenge contest. The challenge problem has not yet added. We will do so in the next couple of days. Hope you guys have a great contest!