A big thank you to all those who participated in this month’s contest and congratulations to all the winners. This was our first truly global contest and we are more than happy with the response. The winners for this month are :
1. Ajay Somani – Rs. 22000
2. Akhil Ravidas – Rs. 13750
3. Imran – Rs. 11000
4. Surendra – Rs. 5500
5. Rajat Kansal – Rs. 2750
1. Tomasz Czajka – $440
2. pieguy- $275
3. Josh Metzler – $220
4. Renat Mullakhanov – $110
5. Zhujiaye- $55
Fun Facts for this contest:
- Second first place finish in a row for Ajay Somani.
- Tomek jumped from out of the top 10 to first place in the last hour of the contest. A splendid performance by him.
- Quite a few new faces like gaurav, melchi and V.R. Devarapally in the top 10 list for India.
|Length of Contest||Unique Visitors||Unique Participants||Total Number of Submissions||Percentage of user who have solved at least one problem|
|Country||Total Participants||Average Score per User|
|Rest of World||115||1.82|
Test cases for the December contest can be found here. The solutions for the contest are now public.
We have a Re-Snackdown contest coming up soon. For details, please check http://blog.codechef.com/2009/11/23/re-snackdown-december-20th-4-7pm/ . Another contest open to students as well as professionals is in the works, so stay tuned.
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