The December 2010 CookOff has ended!

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Hi guys,

The December 2010 CookOff, our fifth short contest and our final short contest for the year 2010 has now ended. The competition began with a bang as 3 corect submissions arrived withing just 9 minutes.

We would love to to thank our fantastic cooks this night, Zac Friggstad and Rajiv Aggarwal, our awesome problem setter, tester and moderators.

Here are the top 10 best performers of the December Cook-Off:

  1. Max
  2. Oleg
  3. Tanaeem
  4. Sabbir Yousuf Sanny
  5. Andrey
  6. Anton Lunyov
  7. Rudradev Basak
  8. Yury Pisarchyk
  9. Iqram Mahmud
  10. Michael

Take a look at the contest rankings here.

Contest Statistics:

Length of Contest Unique Participants Total Number of Submissions User who have solved at least one problem
2.5 hours 227 1070 188
Country Total Participants
IN 180
Rest of World 47

Congratulations guys! We look forward to seeing all of you participating in the January 2010 Challenge that begins with the new year!

Check out the contest problem editorials here
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If there is anything you would like to let us know regarding this contest then do let us know by either commenting below this blog post or by sending in an email to feedback@codechef.com.

Cheers,
Basil Skariah
(Team CodeChef)

P.S. Winners of the contest will be contacted on Monday (20th December).

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8 Replies to “The December 2010 CookOff has ended!”

    1. If you mean the Grand Total of the existing rating system, then the answer is no. We are going to release a new rating feature exclusive to the CookOff’s. The performance of all previous CookOff’s shall be taken into account. The long contest and the short contest will have independent Rating system for the time being. The new rating will be seed based rating and exclusive to the CookOff’s. Once we publish it, we will also provide a detailed explanation of the algorithm that we shall use, for your scrutiny and feedback.

    1. @manoharsingh: The new rating for the CookOff’s has not yet been implemented. We are implementing and testing the same. It will be seed based rating and exclusive to the CookOff’s. Once we publish it, we will also provide a detailed document explaining the algorithm that we shall use, for your scrutiny and feedback. We sincerely regret the delay. We are a small team working on various things. We are as anxious as you to get the new ratings system out.

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