July Algorithm Challenge Winners / Test Cases / Stats

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Pumpkin Pies,
We are pleased to announce the winners for the July Algorithm Challenge.  Drum roll please…

Top 5 (India):
1st – Varun Jalan (6.886)
2nd -Ashutosh Mehra (6.873)
3rd – Imran (6.868)
4th – Prunthaban K (6.854)
5th – Surendra (6.815)

Top 5 (US):
1st – Tomasz Czajka (7)
2nd – Josh Metzler (6.97)
3rd – Balakrishnan Varadarajan (6.964)
4th – Rahul Garg (6.917)
5th – Chris Narrikkattu (6.904)

All problems are now available in the practice arena. Test cases for all contest problems can be found here in three parts: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3.

Here are some additional statistics about the contest:

Length of Contest Unique Visitors Unique Participants Total Number of Submissions Percentage of user who have solved at least one problem
12 days 8,387 406 9656 57%
Country Total Participants Average Score per User
IN 279 1.25
US 63 1.99
Rest of World 64 2.30

There was definitely room for improvement in this contest, and we hope to incorporate all the feedback we have received into making the next contest an even bigger success.

Thank you to everyone who participated.

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