Hello CodeForces Community! We are thrilled to invite you to participate in the August Long Challenge 2018 sponsored by ShareChat. In addition, there are some exciting internship and full-time job opportunities by ShareChat for Indian programmers in the August Long Challenge 2018. For more details, you may visit the contest page.
I hope you will join your fellow programmers and enjoy the contest problems. Joining me on the problem setting panel are:
Problem Tester: AllCatsAreBeautiful (Mark Mikhno)
Problem Authors: likecs (Bhuvnesh Jain), asheshvidyut (Ashesh Vidyut), step_by_step (Stepan Filippov), pieguy (David Stolp), allllekssssa (Aleksa Plavsic), bciobanu (Bogdan Ciobanu), mraron (Aron Noszaly), Sheoran_Jitu (Jitender Sheoran), PraveenDhinwa (Praveen Dhinwa)
Problem Editorialist: likecs (Bhuvnesh Jain)
Statement Verifier: xellos (Jakub Safin)
Russian Translator: Fedosik (Fedor Korobeinikov)
Mandarin Translator: huzecong (Hu Zecong)
Vietnamese Translator: VNOI Team
I hope you will enjoy solving them. Please give your feedback on the problem set in the comments below, after the contest.
Time: 3rd August 2018 (1500 hrs) to 13th August 2018 (1500 hrs). (Indian Standard Time — +5:30 GMT) — Check your timezone.
Contest link: https://www.codechef.com/AUG18
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 global and top 20 Indian winners get 300 Laddus each, with which the winners can claim cool CodeChef goodies. Know more here: https://discuss.codechef.com/questions/51999/how-do-i-win-a-codechef-goodie (For those who have not yet got their previous winning, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org). First to solve each problem individually: 100 laddus (For problems common to both Divisions, only one user will get laddus for that problem).
Hope to see you participating!!