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By AlexandruValeanu, history, 2 years ago, In English,

Hello, CodeForces Community!

I am really pleased to announce that August Cook-Off 2017 saw mind boggling performances by the participants. The zeal and enthusiasm amongst the participants, really makes us feel proud and we are on cloud nine. To keep the competitive spirit on, we bring August LunchTime (

The contest will have four problems set by me and joining me on the problem setting panel, we have:

  • Problem Setter: AlexandruValeanu (Alexandru Valeanu)
  • Problem Tester and Contest Admin: kingofnumbers (Hasan Jaddouh)
  • Editorialist: likecs (Bhuvnesh Jain)
  • Russian Translator: CherryTree (Sergey Kulik)
  • Mandarin Translator: huzecong (Hu Zecong)
  • Vietnamese Translator: Team VNOI

I hope you will enjoy solving them. Please give your feedback on the problem set in the comments below after the contest.

So, note down the details and be there when the contest starts:

Time: 26th August 2017 (1930 hrs) to (2230 hrs). (Indian Standard Time — +5:30 GMT) — Check your timezone.


Registration: You just need to have a CodeChef handle to participate. For all those, who are interested and do not have a CodeChef handle, are requested to register in order to participate.

Prizes: * Top 10 performers in Global and Indian category will get CodeChef laddus, with which the winners can claim cool CodeChef goodies. Know more here: (For those who have not yet got their previous winning, please send an email to

Good Luck! Hope to see you participating!!

UPD: The contest has started!

UPD1: The contest has ended!

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By AlexandruValeanu, history, 4 years ago, In English,

Hello Everyone,

I would like to invite you all to the 3rd edition of the Romanian Master of Informatics. You can find more details visiting the official website.

There will be 6 questions of varying difficulties distributed over two days (Friday and Saturday).

The contest begins at this time on Friday (day 1). Please check the official timetable.

You can see the participants to the onsite version here.

In order to participate you will have to register here.

The contest page can be accessed at this link.

We hope you all participate and have fun in the contest. Good luck!

P.S. : if you have any questions please ask

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