December 2010 Challenge Winners

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Hi CodeCheffers,

The December 2010 Challenge is now over.  The contest started with a bang and it seemed very easy with participants solving 4 out of the 6 problems on the first day itself. But things didn’t look quite easy as they seemed on day 1, the other 2 problems took almost 6 days to solve.

Lets look at some Stats and then move on to see the  final winners  list.

Contest Statistics:

Length of Contest Unique Visitors Unique Participants Total Number of Submissions User who have solved at least one problem
10 days 12057 367 7748 116
Country Total Participants Average Score per User
IN 226 0.30
Rest of World 141 1.53

Winners list for the December 2010 Contest:

UPDATE 21 Dec 2010: Due to certain malpractices that have been identified, 2 contestants have been disqualified and the winners list has been updated.

01. Suhash Venkatesh (winner of prize money Rs.

02. Rudradev Basak (winner of prize money Rs. 8000)
03. Nikhil Garg
04. Utkarsh Lath
05. Pradeep George Mathias
05. Tasnim Khan
08. Amit Karmakar
09. Gunjan Sharma
10. Pratik Tandel
11. Mahesh Chandra Sharma
12. Anish Shankar
12. Pulkit
12. Surendra Meena
12. Uday Jalan
16. Shivmitra Mishra
17. Smit Hinsu
18. Paresh Verma


01. Philip Pronin (winner of prize money $400)
02. Burdakov Daniel (winner of prize money $300)
03. Roman Rizvanov
04. Oleg
05. Wu Yin
06. Tomek Czajka
07. Lai Luhang
08. Mark Greve
09. Ivan Mistreanu
10. ChenGaoyuan

Congratulations to all.

If you haven’t yet checked out the editorials of the problems to this month’s contest please do so here.

We are running a 2.5 hours Cook-Off that is scheduled for 19th December at 21:30 IST

If there is anything that you would like to let us know then do comment on this blog post or send in an email to


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