The October Contest has ended!
Editorials on each problem can be found here.
All problems have been added to the practice section.
Solutions are public for all problems.
Winners Blog Post will be updated soon.
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 October 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.
11/10/2012, 13:27 IST: The tenth problemÂ MAXCIR has been added to the contest. The issue has been resolved. All problems are there on the contest page. Please let us know, if you face any issues. We regret the inconvenience caused.
11/10/2012, 10:47 IST: The problemÂ CIELHACK is not appearing on the main contest page. However you can submit the solution for the same. We are fixing this issue. Regret the inconvenience caused.
10/10/2012, 08:57 IST: The statement of the problemÂ CIELHACK has been updated. Regret the inconvenience caused.
09/10/2012, 17:04 IST: The eighth and ninth problems CIELHACK and TEAMSIZE have been added to the contest. The last one will be added by 10th October. The contest has been extended till 15th of October 2012.Â The contest will now end at 15th October 2012, 1500 hrs IST.
04/10/2012, 17:04 IST: The seventh problemÂ LUCKY10 has been added to the contest.
03/10/2012, 15:00 IST: The sixth problemÂ BMASTER has been added to the contest.
01/10/2012, 15:00 IST: Five of the ten problems are still being cooked in the kitchen. We will be serving them soon.