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By chessmaster, 11 months ago, translation, In English,
Hi all and happy New Year!

I am chessmaster, and ordinary student from Uzbekistan, who has been participating ACM ICPC semifinals of NEERC region. During the first attempt, my team managed to solve two problems and was a bit higher than bottom in the scoreboard. However, this year we couldn’t solve anything (let’s not talk about places). At that moment, I realized that NEERC is a hard nut to crack. Being blue (not to mention green and cyan), it is way too early to dream about first-degree certificates or proceeding to Finals. So I said to myself: “Either you raise your rating to 2000 or you skip ACM ICPC 2017. You won’t even register your team!”. Then I told my friends about this and four of them joined me. Now I want to offer this challenge to all div2 students, who want not only participate at ACM ICPC, but also succeed in it. If you think you can do this, then getting 2000 must be a piece of cake for you. Otherwise, everything is clear already.


Now, why exactly 2000?

Just because you can get 1900 accidentally and fall back to div2 in a couple of contest. On contrary, for getting 2000 you will have to stay in div1, which means good skills and a possibility to achieve at least something during the real competition (of course, role of the team in ICPC is also important).


Not to write too much, if you are confident and ready to take risk, join us!

Show everyone that you can go up to the skies (almost) in a year and show your determination. Comment if you are ready to skip ACM ICPC 2017 if you don’t get 2000 points of maximal rating.


HAPPY NEW YEAR one more time! I wish you success and positive rating on "Good Bye Round"!


UPD: Thanks to temurson for English translation.


UPD: limit the number of participants: 100!

UPD: Join us through the Telegram


List of challenge participants:

UsernameMax rating history
1chessmaster 1673 -> 1763 -> 1812
2KirillShin 1728
3Temurson 1491
4Up-2-110H 1480
5K-Kowalski 1522
6da.2396 1411 -> 1446 -> 1501 -> 1541
7dush1729 1692 -> 1743 -> 1760
8XGptw 1470
9MaTiCH 1708 -> 1775 -> 1917
10vi2hal 1472
11Genawy 1543 -> 1661
12barun511 1549 -> 1571
13whoisshihab 1408
14vasupallisrihari123 1377 -> 1395
15silentboy302 1595 -> 1600 -> 1667 -> 1724
16islamdidar 1377
17Chloroform 1432
18i_love_snz28 1390
19rafsan35 1379
20 RockyB 1740 -> 1748 -> 1925
21oasis_cse 1381
22pimenta 1734 -> 1759
23Masterkaiba unrated
24Vinatorul 1709
25NodiraSh 1381
26bkrtoni 1536 -> 1554 -> 1643 -> 1789
27DIII unrated -> 1663
28FallAndRise 1609 -> 1610 -> 1843
29pyash_123 unrated -> 1475
30aashirs 1382
31joney_000 1642
32harshit23897 1410
33kmalhotra30 1382
34simanto 1413
35msci 1465
36Muslim_wayfarer 1394
37shivam7 1582 -> 1624 -> 1669
38FMota 1724 -> 1907
39Dien_May_Xanh 1689 -> 1887 -> 1900
40Chasty 1441
41SuryanshT 1579
42Sukeesh 1611
43kunalk 1577 -> 1680 -> 1767
44Ros9 1409
45Roman-uragan 1832
46mohit_97 1397 -> 1413
47Meirkhan 1372
48dwik 1663
49Saat 1897 -> 2009 CONGRATULATIONS!!!
50RedBlackTree 1618
51aneesh2312 1666 -> 1784
52TemirAskhat 1465
53senrush 1481
54_Asb_ 1492 -> 1534 -> 1561
55Ankit_Rathod 1397
56hell_hacker 1557 -> 1584 -> 1620
57dam_sehgal 1507 -> 1632
58kartik_anand 1416 -> 1498 -> 1507
59GreatWallChina 1987
60SrGrace 1750
61quantic 1404
62Fadi-Younes unrated -> 1725 -> 1846
63BigO_1 1382
64asuraDK 1396 -> 1409
65RMT 1861
66MarisaKirisame 1768
67manishbisht 1377
68Youssef_Ali 1411
69travelers 1404 -> 1463
70hiiJrst_b 1404
71jrrain 1421
72hulk_baba 1418
73ragingbull 1376
74coderbond007 1454
75Deepster 1400
76Krietall0 1424
77Rakhshata 1724 -> 1881
78lnuic 1616 -> 1689
79siddharths067 1410
80sharath_gauss 1933
81prem.ktiw 1429
82akashdeep.goel 1778
83c4rias 1708
84nktbr32 1426
85denny_sem 1677
86FineLine 1519
87LucienLachance 1703 -> 1816
88PurpleNextYear 1409
89shinyranjan 1437
90SatyajitTourani 1471
91Oreo_85 1584 -> 1614
92green-coder 1430
93lolzano 1589
94CleverCoder 1799
95New_Horizons 1716 -> 1733
96Jeremy1149 1448 -> 1654
97as_couple 1413 -> 1558
98wfe2017 1641 -> 1798
99AnasAbbas 1642
100sp_502 1856
101fivut 1765 -> 1827
 
 
 
 
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Auto comment: topic has been translated by chessmaster (original revision, translated revision, compare)

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I want to join, what do I have to do?

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    Enough to raise your rating up to 2000 to the opening of registration ACM ICPC 2017. Otherwise should refuse to participate in 2017!

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add me . Though I am a green coder but I think this can be great way to improve .

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Count me in.

PS — This is exactly what me and my teammates were discussing after ICPC regional.

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I'm interested. But What is the future plan?

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    Personally, my plan is being prepared for a year, and to prove to myself that I deserve to participate in the ACM ICPC 2017! Do you want to be in our list?

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Just asking.
How do u think the idea of not participating in icpc if rating is not 2000 will give motivation for long time

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+1

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I am in, add me too.

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Of course I'm in. ^_^

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Add me please

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I want to join :)

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hey count me also

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Challenge accepted. See you at November 2017.

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Me too want to take this challenge. Count me in :)

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Challenge accepted bro.

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Add me,want to take this challenge !

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I'm in!

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It's funny how confident do all the greys and greens here sound and how I'm actually afraid that I won't reach 2000 in a year.

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    Maybe they are not confident, but they are prepared to leave ICPC if they aren't improving. :D

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      Yeah, that's likely the reason. Or they just have no problem skipping another season due to inappropriate condition

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        Or, maybe they'll participate in ICPC anyways. This blog is not a binding contract.

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I too am ready to compete in this :)

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I like that
add me :)

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i want to be a part of this, add me in too.

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I am interested...

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+1 Challenge Accepted !

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add me please

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I am in.

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Add me pls!

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Add me too .. :)

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I'm in ;)

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I am in.

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Challenge Accepted!

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I am in.

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Challenge Accepted! Hope to see you on 2017.

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Wanna be part of this challenge. :)

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I'm in

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Add me too!

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Add me too, pls.

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Add me in.

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Add me too!)

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i'm in :3 if i didn't i won't participate in the ioi 2017 :D (if i've been qualified) ...

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I'm in! And please, let's keep this table more or less actual (in terms of users and rating), in order to motivate ourselves!

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Me too! I tried really hard, and I also learned how to code up Red Black Tree. But I did not find a single contest, where it was of use.

Hope it will help me in the future, with harder tasks!

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I'm glad to say we already have 50!

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I'm in!

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Add me too) Goal: Div1

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Me too.

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well thats what i call determination .. add me too !

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In the meanwhile — I am div1 and still failed hard in my school's ACM team selection test (I was div2 back then though).

Good luck to everyone. :)

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I want to join. Add me.

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Challenge Accepted

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my "Max rating history" is now 1554 :)
change it please.

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i'm in.

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Add Me

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CHALLENGE ACCEPTED!

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Can I join, even though I'm too young for ACM?

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+1

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it is a good thinking.add me also plz!

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man I just reached 2028 today

I was about 1850 before this contest

can you add me ??!!

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add me please

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Всем привет,
вот и последний раунд 2016 года уже прошел, и я рад тому что среди наших участников нашлись те кто смогли уже в этом году начать свой путь вверх и поднять свой максимум.
Разрешите поздравить этих участников:

Hello,
that's the last round of 2016 has already passed, and I am glad that among our members there were those who were able this year to start their way up and raise your maximum.
Allow me to congratulate these members:

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    Add me challenge accepted ...!!! Glad opportunity to improve and represent my nation

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    Thank you. Also, as the rating difference of the participants aren't too high(or, are divided just in 3 category), maybe, we can create a study group, where we can track what the other members are learning, possibly learn from them or get suggestion if I am wasting the time in wrong way.

    Give it a thought. Happy new year!

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      Unfortunately, I can't create a group on CodeForces, but I can create a group on Telegram messenger if it will comfortably to all. I will glad if we can help each other!

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        Yet we could write a joint virtual contests and training.

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        Lets wait for other persons response. It is always nice to make it competitive, that will add another force to push other rating up!

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        I will be very happy if you do that . Please let me know what do I have to do to be part of it.

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+1 Please :D

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Please add me, too :)

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Please count me in!

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Challenge Accepted chessmaster

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I am in, add me please.

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count me in

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I'm in as well! Please add my name too!

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I'm in.

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Please add me too .

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Add me my son

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Please add me too chessmaster

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Add me too. :D

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I'm tired of the grey color, count me in :3

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I have created a blog post to maintain some number theory topics. Currently I am learning theory of numbers. Among us, who is learning number theory, share your problems there for future reference.

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count me in !

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Add me :D, and study group on telegram/or somewhere else will be awesome :)

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I want in as well.

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Had the same kind of target. My target was 2400 though, nevertheless add me in here :)

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I am in ;-)

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Thanks for this initiative.
I am into the determination to accept the challenege. Take me in .

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+1

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Will you be checking the max rating manually or any other way?

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Count me:) good luck

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I am in ...

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Please add me, too :)

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Although I'm not old enough to participate in ICPC 2017, I still want to see when I can achieve 2000!

My rating rises from 1291 to 1966 in 6 months (and 11 contests), so maybe it's possible for some of you too :D

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    What did you do to get this rating rise?(which problems, algos, websites,etc.)

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I am in.

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Challenge Accepted! Add me :D

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Add me please :)

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Challenge Accepted.

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It is nice that you are so determined :) I hope you reach 2000 soon. But my thinking will differ from yours on this topic. I think that you should participate in as many contests(ACM or any other competition) as you can (For me that is the way one can reach to 2000, rather than skipping contests). Moreover ACM is more about your team coordination and strategy. But if this can work out as a positive motivation for you then go for it :) I am writing this as a member of a team who made it to Acm Icpc India Finals having a pupil ,specialist and an expert at that time. We learned many new things that would have taken us a long time to know if we had not participated in the contest. Basically, I think that you should keep participating in these competitions as they provide you with a measure of your current level, and also tell you how much efforts you need to put to achieve your goal. But then again different people have different motivation sources :)

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    May because you are from a college where solving 2 — 3 problems takes you to the acm regionals , see the situation @ IITs where you can't be sure even solving 5 problems .

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      Ya u are right but this doesn't mean that u shud stop participating :)

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Challenge accepted :)

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add me

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CLown1331 you are in right? :p

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Sounds a challenge for me, add me to the list :3

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Information about the max ratings upgraded!
Many were able to improve their rankings in the past month.
I want to especially congratulate Saat which has already achieved a rating higher than 2000!
CONGRATULATIONS!!!

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    Thank you!!! I hope that all of you can also reach the objective soon!

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Count me in....

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Add me please!

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Add me please .. Anas Abbas

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Add me too!

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Add me, please. i read it today and i am ready for this challenge.