meteora tops the rank table for the second time

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The September LunchTime 2014 was yet another battle of programming brilliance from school students studying in different parts of the globe. With all top five participants having a score of perfect 400, the contest saw some exciting competition among the students battling with the problem set of Roman Furko. Roman, being one of the youngest problem setters we have, knows exactly what the school kids will rejoice in the given 3 hour duration of the contest. And the problem set spoke for his understanding. The problems were still, tested contest ready by Gedi Zheng. With all that in place, it was now participants’ turn to savor the offerings from our problem setting panel. And so it began with the contest.

As we move into the contest, the utter pleasure of participants in the contest started showing up with the increasing number of submissions and the constant tumble atop the rank list. And to know who stood where the rank list at the end, let us take you through it.

We start with the non-Indian top ten:

  • meirambek of Almaty Kazakh – Turkish High School
  • contesant of Samanyolu High School
  • yutaka1999 of Kaisei Junior High School and Senior High School, Japan
  • skyvn97 of High School for Gifted Students, Hanoi University of Science, Vietnam
  • daniyar of Almaty Kazakh – Turkish High School
  • fleimgruber of Höhere technische Bundeslehranstalt Leonding
  • gdisastery1 of tgm The School of Engineering, Austria
  • vladamg98 of Mathematical Grammar School
  • hoangduong of High School for Gifted Students, Hanoi National University of Education Hanoi, Vietnam
  • wmdcstdio of Henan Experimental High School

Now, the Indian top ten:

  • meteora of Chashak Gurukul (Homeschooling), Mumbai
  • mbrc of South Point High School, Kolkata
  • xylon97 of St. Columba’s School, New Delhi
  • neo1tech9_7 of Bharti Public School, New Delhi
  • pushkarmishra of Delhi Public School R.K. Puram
  • svineet of J H Tarapore School, Jamshedpur
  • tanay1998 of Delhi Public School R.K. Puram, New Delhi
  • codelegend of P. S. Senior Secondary School, New Delhi
  • menikhilpandey of Bhai Parmanand Vidya Mandir, New Delhi
  • mehra_hemant of Bhai Parmanand Vidya Mandir, New Delhi

A big round of applause for all the names on the rank list!

Here are the final stats for the September LunchTime 2014.

  • Total Users: 1850
  • Total Submissions: 11046
  • Number of distinct users with correct submissions: 1473
  • Total users from India: 1688
  • Total users not from India: 162

Thanks to each and every one of you who participated in the contest and made it a success. We hope to see you all in many more contests in near future.

Now, let us take you to the editorials for the contest penned by Devendra Agrawal. We are sure you already would have tasted them all, but if you have not. Here they are for you.

That brings us to the final segment of the September LunchTime blog post, but before we draw curtains on it, let us thanks our Russian and Mandarin translators in Sergey Kulik and Minako Kojima & Gedi Zheng respectively for adding the spice in the contest with their translations.

That will be all from CodeChef for now. If you have any queries or quarrels regarding the contest or our constant delay in putting up these blog posts, feel free to write to us at:

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