The May Contest has ended!
The editorials for May Challenge have been uploaded here.
All problems will be added to the practice section. Solutions are public for all problems.
Winners Blog Post can be found here.
The ratings have been calculated. The new ratings 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Discussing CodeChef’s problems or any aspect of problem, on any other platform on web, on identification, could lead to disabling of respective account and banning from the community.
Contest problems will become visible on May 3rd 2013 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.
13/05/2013, 15:47 IST: We have increased the allowed number of submissions to 1 every 30 seconds for a user.
13/05/2013, 14:52 IST : The contest has been extended for 1 Hour. it will now end at 1600 Hrs IST.
13/05/2013, 14:32 IST: We have restricted the allowed number of submissions to 1 every 180 seconds for a user.
13/05/2013, 14:05 IST: We regret to inform you that it will take us a bit more time to serve the editorials. They will be uploaded tomorrow. Please bear with us till then.
13/05/2013, 14:05 IST: We are facing issues with our server. Please do not make so many submissions on CHALENGE problem.
06/05/2013, 14:25 IST: The tenth problem TREE has been added to the contest page.
05/05/2013, 15:05 IST: The ninth problem CHALENGE has been added to the contest page.
04/05/2013, 15:00 IST: All the solutions for the problem MSTICK have been rejudged. Regret the inconvenience caused.
03/05/2013, 15:20 IST: We have added only 8 problems to the contest page. Our problem testers are working hard on the remaining 2 problems, which will be released soon.