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LTIME58 – A Tragedy of an Error

tl;dr: We missed on warming our cache servers which we had added a day earlier, this allowed most of the traffic to hit the...
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Introducing Rating Divisions!

As you all know, Chef loves to dish out new enhancements during his birthday month, and this time, he’s cooked up something special which...
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“Cracking INOI 2018 was the biggest breakthrough for me…”…

For Istasis Mishra (Codechef profile, Codeforces profile), a class 12 student from Kolkata, India, competitive programming opened the doors to a world of exciting...
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The Route of all Evil

No, that is not a spelling mistake. Since the day we started, we have been a not-for-profit initiative, focused on improving the standard of...
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Meet the SnackDown 2017 Finalists!

Our journey with SnackDown 2017 has come a long way in the past 2 months. In this edition, we removed the restriction on team...
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Here’s why there was a delay in updating the…

The Chef would like to apologize for the delay in updating the March contests’ ratings. There had been some issues with the rating calculation...
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The Roller-Coaster ride of the September Challenge and Cook-Off

Phew! The past few months at CodeChef sure have been some of the more hectic ones around. The team has been running at max...
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Participate, Perform and Pocket a ticket to Saint Petersburg,…

What is ACM ICPC The ACM ICPC is considered as the “Olympics of Programming Competitions”. It is quite simply, the oldest, largest, and most...
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Three Remaining Problems to make their appearance tomorrow

Hey guys, Somewhere during the time when the 7th Problem,  LUCKY10 made its debut, the remaining three decided to play truant on us. However,...
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Judge plays spoilsport during Aug Cook-Off amid record participation.

They say that the problem with plenty is that one doesn’t quite know where to start from. It seems I too am faced with...
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