By fcspartakm, 2 days ago, translation, In English,

Hello, Codeforces!

The latest innovation in Codeforces is introduction Google calendar with information about the upcoming contests. To view calendar you can visit tab "Calendar" in the top menu.

The Codeforces contests are adding in calendar automatically. Also you can add contests from the other programming platforms. Each red user has this option. In addition, we will grant the rights to edit the calendar to employees/enthusiasts of other popular platforms.

In the tab "Add" you can add information about upcoming contest. The form shown below will help you for this.

Please, add to the calendar classic algorithmic contests which duration does not exceed a day. Also the contest must be publicly available, i. e. had English statements and open for a wide range of participants. We ask you to use short names for competitions, as it is presented in the examples, for convenience and uniformity.

Also you can edit or remove information about upcoming events in corresponding tabs.

We hope that the calendar will be useful for you and will help to planning your time and learn about all upcoming programming events.

In our plans to expand the functionality of the calendar. Write about your ideas for improving it in the comments.

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By Loud_Scream, 5 days ago, translation, In English,

Hello Codeforces!

On July 24, в 17:35 MSK rated Codeforces Round #425 (Div. 2) will be held. As always, participants from the first division can take part out of competition.

This is my first round. Many thanks to Nikolay Kalinin (KAN) and Alexey Ilyukhov (Livace) for help in preparations of the round, Ildar Gainullin (gainullin.ildar), Daniil Nikolenko (qoo2p5) and AmirReza PoorAkhavan (Arpa) for testing problems and also to Mike Mirzayanov (MikeMirzayanov) for Codeforces and Polygon platforms.

You will be given 5 problems and 2 hours to solve them. Scoring will be announced before the round.

I hope you'll enjoy my round. I wish everyone good luck and high rating!

UPD1: The scoring for this round is: 500 — 1000 — 1750 — 2000 — 2500.

UPD2: Congratulations to the winners! Editorial here.

Div.2 :

  1. LGTwins

  2. nick452

  3. Torta

  4. ez_zjt

  5. Parachutes

Div.1 :

  1. TimonKnigge

  2. Um_nik

  3. quailty

  4. dotorya

  5. Kaban-5

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By PikMike, history, 13 days ago, translation, In English,

Hello Codeforces!

On July 16, 18:05 MSK Educational Codeforces Round 25 will start.

Series of Educational Rounds continue being held as Harbour.Space University initiative! You can read the details about the cooperation between Harbour.Space University and Codeforces in the blog post.

The round will be unrated for all users and will be held on extented ACM ICPC rules. After the end of the contest you will have one day to hack any solution you want. You will have access to copy any solution and test it locally.

You will be given 7 problems and 2 hours to solve them.

The problems were prepared by Ivan BledDest Androsov and me.

Good luck to all participants!

UPD: The editorial can be found here.

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By KAN, 2 weeks ago, translation, In English,

Hi!

On Thursday, July 13, 2017, at 15:05 UTC Codeforces Round #424 will be held. Some of the problems will be from VK Cup 2017 Finals, some are prepared by Codeforces team to complete the problemset.

There will be six problems in the second division, five as usual in the first, three of them shared. The problems of this round are proposed, prepared and tested by: send_nodes, akvasha, ilya_the_lamer, fcspartakm, Perforator, MikeMirzayanov, PavelKunyavskiy, qwerty787788, Belonogov, izban, tourist, vepifanov, AlexFetisov, winger, Errichto, Gassa, naagi, ashmelev, Endagorion, ifsmirnov, Arterm and me. Huge thanks to all who helped with the preparation!

There will be prizes from VK social network in this round as well! Namely, among participants solved five or more problems in second division, or two or more problems in first division, five are to be selected randomly. They will receive championship souvenirs. There is no country nor language restriction, everyone can win a prize. One don't have to have participated in VK Cup to receive the prize. Exact selection algorithm will be announced before the start of the round.

Good luck!

Congratulations to the winners!

Div. 1:

  1. TakanashiRikka
  2. moejy0viiiiiv
  3. Petr
  4. anta
  5. matthew99

Div. 2:

  1. ccz181078
  2. repeating
  3. ioyeoa
  4. ReaLNero
  5. beet

The analysis is here.

The problems correspond to problems of VK Cup 2017 - Finals as follows:

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By MiptLited, 2 weeks ago, In English,

We invite you to participate in the boot camp that will be held at Yanka Kupala Grodno State University in collaboration with Moscow ACM ICPC Workshops from 15 to 25 August, 2017.

The main purpose of the camp is to prepare student teams that participate in ACM ICPC season 2017/2018 to successful performance in this competition. There will be two division. Division B is designed for participants of the ACM ICPC Regionals level and above. The official language of Division B is English. Another division is Division C, which is designed for newcomers to the world of competitive programming. The official language of Division C is Russian. The curriculum of both divisions features contests, analyses and thematic lectures. The part of lectures will be for both divisions, also there will be thematic separate lectures for Division B and Division C.

The cost of participation per single person is: 490 USD.

The cost features the curriculum, food and accommodation at the Grodno State University campus and trip schedule on days-off.

Grodno State University, being located almost in the center of Europe, is one of the centers for ACM ICPC coaching. Among the events hosted at GrSU are: bootcamps and open competitive programming championships.

Registrate here!

Recommended time of arrival: August 14, or 15 until 12:00am

Recommended time of departure: August 26, or 25 after 20:00 (8pm)

Look here for more information.

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By KAN, 3 weeks ago, translation, In English,

Hi!

On Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at 16:35 UTC Codeforces Round #423 will be held. Some of the problems will be from VK Cup 2017 Finals, some are prepared by Codeforces team to complete the problemset.

Note that there will be two rounds based on VK Cup Finals, so I want to ask finalists not to discuss problems until the end of the second round.

There will be six problems in each division, four of them shared. The problems of this round are proposed, prepared and tested by: gritukan, demon1999, fcspartakm, Perforator, MikeMirzayanov, PavelKunyavskiy, qwerty787788, Belonogov, izban, tourist, vepifanov, AlexFetisov, winger, Errichto, Gassa, naagi, ashmelev, Endagorion, ifsmirnov, Arterm and me. Huge thanks to all who helped with the preparation!

There will be prizes from VK social network in this round! Namely, among participants solved five or more problems in second division, or three or more problems in first division, five are to be selected randomly. They will receive championship souvenirs. There is no country nor language restriction, everyone can win a prize. One don't have to have participated in VK Cup to receive the prize. Exact selection algorithm will be announced before the start of the round. There will be prizes in the second round using Finals' problems as well!

Good luck!

Congratulations to the winners!

Div. 1:

  1. W4yneb0t
  2. moejy0viiiiiv
  3. koosaga
  4. Radewoosh
  5. dotorya

Div. 2:

  1. ccz181078
  2. rqy1458814497
  3. houruize
  4. _Is_It_Rated_
  5. liutianyi000

The analysis is here.

Corresponding problems from VK Cup 2017 - Finals:

The souvenirs winners are:

Eligible list place Contest Rank Handle
19 827 19 zeliboba
42 827 42 kevinsogo
114 827 115 triploblastic
125 827 126 lexuanan
138 827 140 alex256

Congratulations!

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By KAN, 3 weeks ago, translation, In English,

Today, on July 9, 2017 the VK Cup 2017 Finals is being hold in Saint Petersburg!

Just to remind you, the total prize fund is 2490368 rubles, 20 teams consisting of 39 contestants in total will fight for it. Past years champions are tourist and niyaznigmatul in 2015, and tourist and subscriber in 2016. Who is going to take the first place today?

You can watch live results of the competition here, the start is at 08:05 UTC.

Good luck to all contestants and fans!

Final standings

UPD: Hooray! The results of the final competition were summed up. Congratulations to the winners!

  1. ershov.stanislav, aid,
  2. V--o_o--V, LHiC,
  3. enot110, I_love_Tanya_Romanova,
  4. zemen, Zlobober,
  5. nikgaevoy, gnomina007,
  6. RomaWhite, witua,
  7. Trumen, felix,
  8. Rubanenko, MrDindows,
  9. Tima, AKim,
  10. Golovanov399, I_hate_ACM,
  11. Goofy57, Shapo,
  12. ztk, ballon,
  13. Nobik_Glem, Omelianenko,
  14. Seemann, george..s,
  15. Temirulan, aidos.nurmash.
  16. EvErka, greencis,
  17. IlyaLos, extraVirgin20,
  18. YakutovDmitriy, BudAlNik,
  19. Lilith, Copymaster,
  20. SergeiFedorov.


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By Melnik, 4 weeks ago, translation, In English,

Hello everyone!

This Sunday July 2, 19:05 MSK rated Codeforces Round #422 (Div. 2) will be held.

This time I'm the only one author in contradistinction to the Round 415. Many thanks to coordinator Alex netman Vistyazh for help in preparations of the round, Vladislav winger Isenbaev, Alex AlexFetisov Fetisov, Nikolay KAN Kalinin and Ildar gainullin.ildar Gainullin for testing the problems and also to Mike MikeMirzayanov Mirzayanov for Codeforces and Polygon platforms.

As in the Round 415, the main characters of the tasks will be the stunning girl Noora and hacker Leha.

Participants will be given six problems and two hours to solve them. As always, participants from the first division can take part out of competition. Scoring will be announced before the round.

I hope you'll enjoy my round. I wish everyone good luck and high rating!

UPD1: Note that the number of tasks which would be proposed for the solution has been changed.

UPD2: The scoring for this round is: 500 — 750 — 1250 — 1750 — 2250 — 2500.

UPD3: Congratulations to the winners! Editorial will be posted soon.

Div. 2:

  1. Nisiyama_Suzune

  2. cephian

  3. Cherish

  4. Irina_Rog

  5. ColdSu

Div. 1:

  1. natsugiri

  2. Um_nik

  3. KrK

  4. irkstepanov

  5. _Reborn_

Special congratulations to natsugiri, who is the only one among all the participants who coped with all six tasks!

UPD4: Editorial.

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