The March Challenge 2011 is over and we are sorry for this delayed announcement.
The contest was marred in between and we faced a downtime for a period of more than 30 hours! The Judge we use on CodeChef is maintained in Poland. While the ISP, on which the Judge resides, was performing some maintenance work it was unfortunate that some backup cables were damaged, which caused the breakdown of the Judge servers. It was a rare occurrence that such major downtime was faced. The server team worked for all this while waiting for the electricity to be restored and get the Judge servers up and running as quickly as they can ensuring that no data was lost. We apologies for the inconvenience caused and also thank you for being patient with us and coming back to participate on the extended day.
Now the good news. 🙂
Before we announce the results, a special mention of the people who made it possible:
Zac Friggstad, Ivan Mistranu, Ashar Fuadi, AnhDQ, Tomaz Hocevar were the problem setters while David Stolp was the diligent tester of this month’s contest.
Lets look at some Statistics and then move on to see the final winners list.
|Length of Contest||Unique Visitors||Unique Participants||Total Number of Submissions||User who have solved at least one problem|
|Country||Total Participants||Average Score per User|
|Rest of World||246||0.66|
Winners list for the March 2011 Contest:
01. rudradevbasak (winner of prize money Rs. 12000)
02. utkarsh_lath (winner of prize money Rs. 8000)
10. Anuj Arora
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 20th March 2011 at 21:30 IST
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