CodeChef July 2010 Cook-Off Results

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Hi guys,

The July 2010 Cook-Off, our first ever attempt at a short contest format has now successfully come to an end. This was quite an exciting moment for us and we hope you all had as much fun with it as we did. Successful submissions to the contest started to pour in, in under 30 minutes, proving that we have some highly skilled coders participating on CodeChef. 🙂

BLOG POST UPDATE:

Here are the top 20 best performers of the Cook-Off:

  1. Gennady Korotkevich
  2. Anton Lunyov
  3. Balrog
  4. Alex
  5. Yaroslav Tverdokhlib
  6. Wu Yin
  7. Takuya Akiba
  8. Mayorov Mikhail
  9. Mike Mirzayanov
  10. Ruslan Gatin
  11. Tanaeem
  12. Ivan Mistreanu
  13. Yash
  14. Balakrishnan Varadarajan
  15. Burdakov Daniel
  16. Rahul Gulati
  17. Jaindson Valentim Santana
  18. Evgeni
  19. Namit D. Shetty
  20. Efime

Take a look at the contest rankings here: http://www.codechef.com/rankings/COOK01

At the end of the contest the total submissions are as follows:

1) Head Office Building:  10 successful submissions

2) Ripple-Carry Adder: 18 successful submissions

3) The Black and White Knights: 40 successful submissions

Contest Statistics:

Length of Contest Unique Participants Total Number of Submissions User who have solved at least one problem
2.5 hours 215 884 47
Country Total Participants Average Score per User
IN 140 0.11
Rest of World 75 0.71

Congratulations to all of you and thank you all for participating. This short contest format is an experiment that we are running so we would really appreciate all the feedback you can get. if you would like us to have more contests in this format in the future then please let us know.

We would also like to show our appreciation for our contest moderators, problem setters and tester. David Stolp, AnhDQ, Zac Friggstad and Varun Jalan, thank you for all the help in running a smooth contest. 🙂

Make sure you all check out the contest problem editorials here.

Winners of the contest will be contacted on Monday.

Cheers,
Basil

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15 Replies to “CodeChef July 2010 Cook-Off Results”

  1. We want more such contests. At least twice every month. I would suggest to keep the prize money as low as possible ( or better eliminate it all together ). Bragging rights is all that one should get for doing well in these contests.

  2. We want more such contests. At least twice every month. I would suggest to keep the prize money as low as possible ( or better eliminate it all together ). Bragging rights is all that one should get for doing well in these contests.

  3. We want more such contests. At least twice every month. I would suggest to keep the prize money as low as possible ( or better eliminate it all together ). Bragging rights is all that one should get for doing well in these contests.

  4. Yes. Let’s have more such contests. Setting problems for such contests is also not hard (considering we need only medium and high mediums and not more). So getting questions will not be as hard as that for a monthly contest (I am ready to offer some questions).

  5. Yes. Let's have more such contests. Setting problems for such contests is also not hard (considering we need only medium and high mediums and not more). So getting questions will not be as hard as that for a monthly contest (I am ready to offer some questions).

  6. Yes. Let's have more such contests. Setting problems for such contests is also not hard (considering we need only medium and high mediums and not more). So getting questions will not be as hard as that for a monthly contest (I am ready to offer some questions).

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