By PikMike, history, 2 weeks ago, translation, In English,

Hello Codeforces!

On Oct/08/2019 17:35 (Moscow time) Educational Codeforces Round 74 (Rated for Div. 2) 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.

This round will be rated for the participants with rating lower than 2100. It will be held on extended ICPC rules. The penalty for each incorrect submission until the submission with a full solution is 10 minutes. After the end of the contest you will have 12 hours 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 invented and prepared by Roman Roms Glazov, Adilbek adedalic Dalabaev, Vladimir Vovuh Petrov, Ivan BledDest Androsov, Maksim Ne0n25 Mescheryakov and me. Also huge thanks to Mike MikeMirzayanov Mirzayanov for great systems Polygon and Codeforces.

Good luck to all the participants!

Our friends at Harbour.Space also have a message for you:

Hello Codeforces,

First of all, thank you for the great feedback on our survey from the last Educational Round. Over 300 people participated, and we hope to start implementing some of your suggestions really soon.

We also wanted to let you know that we have extended the deadline for our fully-funded scholarships for Masters programs in Bangkok.

Remember, they cover the entire tuition fee as well as the cost of living expenses, so If you or someone you know are interested in technology, entrepreneurship, or design, and believe you have what it takes, we want to hear from you!

APPLY HERE→

Last, but not least, we would like to recommend an article published in our blog last week about the “Top 5 Soft Skills Every Developer Has to Have”. What do you think, do you agree with this list?

Congratulations to the winners:

Rank Competitor Problems Solved Penalty
1 HIR180 7 296
2 9623 7 317
3 stasio6 7 350
4 sigma425 7 400
5 jiangly 7 405

Congratulations to the best hackers:

Rank Competitor Hack Count
1 kimbj0709 120:-19
2 Astaa 107:-111
3 baluteshih 48:-9
4 galen_colin 40:-3
5 Rian_5900 34:-13
571 successful hacks and 641 unsuccessful hacks were made in total!

And finally people who were the first to solve each problem:

Problem Competitor Penalty
A algo.code 0:00
B L4U 0:04
C OmegaLUL229 0:17
D MarcosK 0:08
E GyojunYoun 0:09
F ksun48 0:29
G NotNight 0:51

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By PikMike, history, 5 weeks ago, translation, In English,

Hello Codeforces!

On Sep/19/2019 17:35 (Moscow time) Educational Codeforces Round 73 (Rated for Div. 2) 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.

This round will be rated for the participants with rating lower than 2100. It will be held on extended ICPC rules. The penalty for each incorrect submission until the submission with a full solution is 10 minutes. After the end of the contest you will have 12 hours to hack any solution you want. You will have access to copy any solution and test it locally.

You will be given 6 or 7 problems and 2 hours to solve them.

The problems were invented and prepared by Roman Roms Glazov, Adilbek adedalic Dalabaev, Vladimir Vovuh Petrov, Ivan BledDest Androsov, Maksim Ne0n25 Mescheryakov and me. Also huge thanks to Mike MikeMirzayanov Mirzayanov for great systems Polygon and Codeforces.

Good luck to all the participants!

Our friends at Harbour.Space also have a message for you:

Hello Codeforces,

We want to know what you think about Harbour.Space’s involvement in the Codeforces community, and how you believe we can improve.

So we created this short, 5 question survey to hear your thoughts about how we can provide you with more stuff that you’re interested in, so that we can improve your experience on Codeforces.

We really value your feedback, so it would mean a lot if you could take a minute and fill out the survey. Thanks in advance!

GO TO SURVEY→

Congratulations to the winners:

Rank Competitor Problems Solved Penalty
1 kefaa2 7 192
2 jiangly 6 152
3 betrue12 6 187
4 I_love_Tanya_Romanova 6 196
5 pekempey 6 198

Congratulations to the best hackers:

Rank Competitor Hack Count
1 achi_basadzishvili 129:-46
2 apoorv024 87:-4
3 Kolo_Ray7 73:-31
4 lollihunter 52:-7
5 badmofo21 15:-1
544 successful hacks and 568 unsuccessful hacks were made in total!

And finally people who were the first to solve each problem:

Problem Competitor Penalty
A Chereshnya_ 0:01
B Chereshnya_ 0:02
C YahiaAshraf74 0:04
D sysjuruo 0:08
E kefaa2 0:31
F Benq 0:35
G Benq 1:02

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By PikMike, 7 weeks ago, translation, In English,

Hello Codeforces!

On Sep/05/2019 17:35 (Moscow time) Educational Codeforces Round 72 (Rated for Div. 2) 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.

This round will be rated for the participants with rating lower than 2100. It will be held on extended ICPC rules. The penalty for each incorrect submission until the submission with a full solution is 10 minutes. After the end of the contest you will have 12 hours to hack any solution you want. You will have access to copy any solution and test it locally.

You will be given 6 problems and 2 hours to solve them.

The problems were invented and prepared by Roman Roms Glazov, Adilbek adedalic Dalabaev, Vladimir Vovuh Petrov, Ivan BledDest Androsov, Maksim Ne0n25 Mescheryakov and me. Also huge thanks to Mike MikeMirzayanov Mirzayanov for great systems Polygon and Codeforces.

Good luck to all the participants!

Our friends at Harbour.Space also have a message for you:

Hello Codeforces,

Harbour.Space University and UTCC are collaborating to offer graduate students from anywhere in the world a once in a lifetime opportunity: fully funded scholarships for our Masters programs in Bangkok.

These scholarships are designed to completely eliminate the barrier between exceptional talents and sophisticated education: they cover the entire tuition fee as well as the cost of living expenses, and furthermore, they provide the student the valuable experience of both studying and working at Harbour.Space University.

We’re looking for the people who are going to change the world.

If you or someone you know are interested in technology, entrepreneurship, or design, and believe you have what it takes, we want to hear from you!

APPLY HERE→

Congratulations to the winners:

Rank Competitor Problems Solved Penalty
1 Tropical_maid 6 212
2 Return.Hao 6 246
3 xyz100 6 272
4 YangDavid 6 280
5 Lawali 6 300

Congratulations to the best hackers:

Rank Competitor Hack Count
1 VegetableP 116:-14
2 Princ_iple 49:-1
3 racsosabe 42:-1
4 shurongwang 36
5 Megatron_99 29:-1
1432 successful hacks and 1595 unsuccessful hacks were made in total!

And finally people who were the first to solve each problem:

Problem Competitor Penalty
A xyz100 0:02
B Chereshnya_ 0:06
C Florin29 0:06
D IgorI 0:08
E Aria 0:30
F 2-SAD 0:51

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By PikMike, history, 2 months ago, translation, In English,

Hello Codeforces!

On Aug/22/2019 17:35 (Moscow time) Educational Codeforces Round 71 (Rated for Div. 2) 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.

This round will be rated for the participants with rating lower than 2100. It will be held on extended ICPC rules. The penalty for each incorrect submission until the submission with a full solution is 10 minutes. After the end of the contest you will have 12 hours 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 invented and prepared by Roman Roms Glazov, Adilbek adedalic Dalabaev, Vladimir Vovuh Petrov, Ivan BledDest Androsov, Maksim Ne0n25 Mescheryakov and me. Also huge thanks to Mike MikeMirzayanov Mirzayanov for great systems Polygon and Codeforces.

Good luck to all participants!

UPD: Our friends at Harbour.Space also have a message for you:

Hello Codeforces,

We are opening a new campus in Bangkok, Thailand!

We are delighted to introduce a strategic partnership between Harbour.Space University and the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce – a collaborative effort powered by B.Grimm.

After 3 years of successfully disrupting education in Barcelona, with a unique educational model founded on active learning in entrepreneurship, technology, and design, as well as the most extraordinary academic and professional community on the planet to show for it, we are ready to bring the revolution to our new campus in Bangkok, Thailand.

Scholarships for our Bangkok campus are designed to completely eliminate the barrier between exceptional talents and sophisticated education: they cover the entire tuition fee as well as the cost of living expenses, and furthermore, they provide the student the valuable experience of both studying and working at Harbour.Space University.

Unique opportunities reserved for the most brilliant students from anywhere in the world, our scholarships are more than financial support – they are portals from your past to your future.

If you are graduating or have already completed a bachelor's degree, we are waiting for your applications for fully-funded Master's degree scholarships by the link below.

APPLY HERE→

Congratulations to the winners:

Rank Competitor Problems Solved Penalty
1 hehezhou 7 235
2 pekempey 7 235
3 TadijaSebez 7 238
4 Barichek 7 241
5 ixy 7 247

467 successful hacks and 688 unsuccessful hacks were made in total!

And finally people who were the first to solve each problem:

Problem Competitor Penalty
A V--gLaSsH0ldEr593--V 0:01
B Dalgerok 0:04
C kmjp 0:12
D pizzadelivery 0:13
E AkshajK 0:10
F AnotherRound 0:07
G danya.smelskiy 0:26

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By PikMike, history, 2 months ago, translation, In English,

Hello Codeforces!

On Aug/07/2019 17:35 (Moscow time) Educational Codeforces Round 70 (Rated for Div. 2) 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.

This round will be rated for the participants with rating lower than 2100. It will be held on extended ICPC rules. The penalty for each incorrect submission until the submission with a full solution is 10 minutes. After the end of the contest you will have 12 hours to hack any solution you want. You will have access to copy any solution and test it locally.

You will be given 6 problems and 2 hours to solve them.

The problems were invented and prepared by Roman Roms Glazov, Adilbek adedalic Dalabaev, Vladimir Vovuh Petrov, Ivan BledDest Androsov, Maksim Ne0n25 Mescheryakov and me. Also huge thanks to Mike MikeMirzayanov Mirzayanov for great systems Polygon and Codeforces.

Good luck to all participants!

UPD: Our friends at Harbour.Space also have a message for you:

Hello Codeforces!

Ready to get deep?

Take a minute and ask yourselves — what skills are I missing, that I would love to have? What are those key qualities that would take me from being a decent developer to an extraordinary one? Am I where I want to be, in terms of personal progress?

At Harbour.Space, we focus on the key technical and social requirements of the jobs of the future. Our three-week courses are designed for students to acquire and develop specific skills through seminars, workshops, projects, and case studies in a very short amount of time.

Mike Mirzayanov’s course, Advanced Algorithms and Data Structures, is a great example of this:

This, in combination with our unique academic environment, extensive professional network, and our seaside campus in the beautiful city of Barcelona, provides for a truly unique learning experience.

Interested?

Fill out the form below, get more information, and see how you can come attend Mike’s course to see what all the fuss is about!

APPLY HERE→

See you soon!

Harbour.Space

Congratulations to the winners:

Rank Competitor Problems Solved Penalty
1 esbee 6 258
2 tfg 6 302
3 Heltion 6 310
4 jiangly 6 338
5 Geothermal 5 195

109 successful hacks and 290 unsuccessful hacks were made in total!

And finally people who were the first to solve each problem:

Problem Competitor Penalty
A nantf 0:03
B Denverjin 0:11
C Geothermal 0:20
D dhxh 0:10
E lqs2015 0:19
F duxing201606 0:59

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By PikMike, history, 3 months ago, translation, In English,

Hello Codeforces!

On Jul/22/2019 17:35 (Moscow time) Educational Codeforces Round 69 (Rated for Div. 2) 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.

This round will be rated for the participants with rating lower than 2100. It will be held on extended ICPC rules. The penalty for each incorrect submission until the submission with a full solution is 10 minutes. After the end of the contest you will have 12 hours to hack any solution you want. You will have access to copy any solution and test it locally.

You will be given 6 problems and 2 hours to solve them.

The problems were invented and prepared by Roman Roms Glazov, Adilbek adedalic Dalabaev, Vladimir Vovuh Petrov, Ivan BledDest Androsov, Maksim Ne0n25 Mescheryakov and me. Also huge thanks to Mike MikeMirzayanov Mirzayanov for great systems Polygon and Codeforces.

Good luck to all participants!

UPD: Our friends at Harbour.Space also have a message for you:

Hello Codeforces!

We hope your summer is going well!

Last Friday we finished the second edition of the Tech Scouts Summer Camp, with 70 participants, 20 different nationalities and many solved problems. We had 6 participants with a full scholarship thanks to the collaboration between Harbour.Space and Codeforces and we are working on increasing this number next year.

We would also like to remind you that we offer scholarships for our technical programmes, such as Computer Science, Data Science and Cyber Security.

They are set in such a way that doesn’t require additional applications — we believe in merit and potential, and so what you put in your application to the university will be our criteria.

You could be just the diamond we’re looking for, but you’ll never know unless you apply!

APPLY HERE→

UPD2: There will be 6 problems in the contest.

Congratulations to the winners:

Rank Competitor Problems Solved Penalty
1 Um_nik 6 111
2 Golovanov399 6 174
3 PinkRabbit 6 190
4 dreamoon_love_AA 6 198
5 _twilight 6 232
6 HIR180 6 252

Congratulations to the best hackers:

Rank Competitor Hack Count
1 greencis 122:-29
2 Ali_Zaiback 26
3 racsosabe 22:-7
4 plusplus6408 14
5 Flamire 14:-3
6 crvineeth97 13:-2
397 successful hacks and 420 unsuccessful hacks were made in total!

And finally people who were the first to solve each problem:

Problem Competitor Penalty
A dorijanlendvaj 0:01
B Um_nik 0:04
C beefman 0:06
D Um_nik 0:12
E Benq 0:11
F Um_nik 0:31

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By PikMike, history, 3 months ago, translation, In English,

Hello Codeforces!

On Jul/14/2019 17:45 (Moscow time) Educational Codeforces Round 68 (Rated for Div. 2) 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.

This round will be rated for the participants with rating lower than 2100. It will be held on extended ICPC rules. The penalty for each incorrect submission until the submission with a full solution is 10 minutes. After the end of the contest you will have 12 hours 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 invented and prepared by Roman Roms Glazov, Adilbek adedalic Dalabaev, Vladimir Vovuh Petrov, Ivan BledDest Androsov, Maksim Ne0n25 Mescheryakov and me. Also huge thanks to Mike MikeMirzayanov Mirzayanov for great systems Polygon and Codeforces.

Good luck to all participants!

Congratulations to the winners:

Rank Competitor Problems Solved Penalty
1 Benq 7 347
2 Geothermal 6 120
3 tmwilliamlin168 6 168
4 neal 6 174
5 square1001 6 174

Congratulations to the best hackers:

Rank Competitor Hack Count
1 algmyr 8:-4
2 Half-Blood_Prince 3:-1
3 A_Egon_ 2
4 plusplus6408 2
5 Benq 2:-1
47 successful hacks and 344 unsuccessful hacks were made in total!

And finally people who were the first to solve each problem:

Problem Competitor Penalty
A dorijanlendvaj 0:01
B MesyuraTheOldDumbGoblin 0:04
C aneesh2312 0:04
D Benq 0:09
E Denisov 0:21
F Benq 0:15
G ecnerwala 1:07

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By PikMike, history, 4 months ago, translation, In English,

Hello Codeforces!

On Jun/30/2019 17:45 (Moscow time) Educational Codeforces Round 67 (Rated for Div. 2) 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.

This round will be rated for the participants with rating lower than 2100. It will be held on extended ICPC rules. The penalty for each incorrect submission until the submission with a full solution is 10 minutes. After the end of the contest you will have 12 hours 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 invented and prepared by Roman Roms Glazov, Adilbek adedalic Dalabaev, Vladimir Vovuh Petrov, Ivan BledDest Androsov, Maksim Ne0n25 Mescheryakov and me. Also huge thanks to Mike MikeMirzayanov Mirzayanov for great systems Polygon and Codeforces.

Good luck to all participants!

Congratulations to the winners:

Rank Competitor Problems Solved Penalty
1 Radewoosh 7 220
2 kefaa2 7 346
3 wxhtxdy 6 120
4 square1001 6 136
5 HIR180 6 153

Congratulations to the best hackers:

Rank Competitor Hack Count
1 2014CAIS01 76:-1
2 prateek2112 50:-1
3 takumi152 32:-2
4 Holland_Pig 28
5 sysjuruo 37:-24
1268 successful hacks and 1683 unsuccessful hacks were made in total!

And finally people who were the first to solve each problem:

Problem Competitor Penalty
A Geothermal 0:01
B arknave 0:02
C HIR180 0:06
D RUSH_D_CAT 0:22
E Noam527 0:06
F zhoutb 0:28
G Luma 0:46

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By PikMike, history, 5 months ago, translation, In English,

Hello Codeforces!

On Jun/05/2019 17:35 (Moscow time) Educational Codeforces Round 66 (Rated for Div. 2) 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.

This round will be rated for the participants with rating lower than 2100. It will be held on extended ICPC rules. The penalty for each incorrect submission until the submission with a full solution is 10 minutes. After the end of the contest you will have 12 hours 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 invented and prepared by Roman Roms Glazov, Adilbek adedalic Dalabaev, Vladimir Vovuh Petrov, Ivan BledDest Androsov, Maksim Ne0n25 Mescheryakov and me. Also huge thanks to Mike MikeMirzayanov Mirzayanov for great systems Polygon and Codeforces.

Good luck to all participants!

UPD:

Our friends at Harbour.Space also have a message for you:

Codeforces! What is the next step in your development?

We understand all about doing things by yourself — after all, we are a startup university, and our student body is exceptional in part because of it’s made up of people who didn’t wait for anyone to show them the way.

If this is you, you belong at Harbour.Space. The purpose of our University is to create a global community of these kinds of people, regardless of age or nationality, because when you’re working by yourself, you can change for the better, but when you work with others, you can change the world.

If you believe you have what it takes, we want you!

The curriculum is part of what makes the modules so special, and the other half? Our outstanding teachers who are leaders in their own respective industries.

Our scholarships are set in such a way that doesn’t require additional applications — we believe in merit and potential, and so what you put in your application to the university will be our criteria.

You could be just the diamond we’re looking for, but you’ll never know unless you apply!

APPLY NOW→

Congratulations to the winners:

Rank Competitor Problems Solved Penalty
1 mango_lassi 6 145
2 E869120 6 148
3 kefaa2 6 154
4 egor.lifar 6 154
5 Aria 6 157

Congratulations to the best hackers:

Rank Competitor Hack Count
1 Radewoosh 97:-19
2 test_hack 56:-37
3 alvinvaja 30:-10
4 AryaKnight 48:-48
5 nikolapesic2802 30:-14
779 successful hacks and 1077 unsuccessful hacks were made in total!

And finally people who were the first to solve each problem:

Problem Competitor Penalty
A Geothermal 0:01
B mango_lassi 0:05
C nuip 0:07
D Yushen 0:04
E Sehnsucht 0:20
F osaaateiasavtnl. 0:05
G LgndryGrandmasturbator 0:47

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By PikMike, 5 months ago, translation, In English,

Hello Codeforces!

On May/15/2019 17:35 (Moscow time) Educational Codeforces Round 65 (Rated for Div. 2) 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.

This round will be rated for the participants with rating lower than 2100. It will be held on extended ICPC rules. The penalty for each incorrect submission until the submission with a full solution is 10 minutes. After the end of the contest you will have 12 hours 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 invented and prepared by Roman Roms Glazov, Adilbek adedalic Dalabaev, Vladimir Vovuh Petrov, Ivan BledDest Androsov, Maksim Ne0n25 Mescheryakov and me. Also huge thanks to Mike MikeMirzayanov Mirzayanov for great systems Polygon and Codeforces.

Good luck to all participants!

Our friends at Harbour.Space also have a message for you:

Hello Codeforces!

We are collaborating with an external sponsor who is offering a unique scholarship opportunity for women who want to study Cybersecurity or Fintech, both for Bachelors and Masters level.

The scholarship includes:

  • An up to $10,000, one-time financial award, paid to the University
  • An all-expenses-paid trip to the EMEA Summit 28-30 October, 2019 in Berlin
  • A Cybersecurity professional to serve as an industry mentor

Apply before May 30th and Harbour.Space will also consider you for a scholarship from our own funds.

Don't miss this chance to study with us in Barcelona!

If you have questions about the scholarship, please contact us at hello@harbour.space!

APPLY HERE→

Congratulations to the winners:

Rank Competitor Problems Solved Penalty
1 Radewoosh 7 174
2 mnbvmar 7 183
3 I_love_Tanya_Romanova 6 119
4 Farhod_Farmon 6 124
5 xiaowuc1 6 142

Congratulations to the best hackers:

Rank Competitor Hack Count
1 algmyr 57:-1
2 mnbvmar 16:-2
3 xavier_cai 11:-1
4 halyavin 10:-3
5 avm 7
291 successful hacks and 306 unsuccessful hacks were made in total!

And finally people who were the first to solve each problem:

Problem Competitor Penalty
A Dalgerok 0:01
B Farhod_Farmon 0:05
C DieOrBreakout 0:04
D nuip 0:10
E Farhod_Farmon 0:23
F ugly2333 0:13
G Dukkha 0:57

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By MikeMirzayanov, 6 months ago, In English,

What do you know about real Mathforces? This is a world full of numbers, theorems and formulas. Are you ready for the adventure full of challenges and dangers in a new world?

Our friends from Harbour.Space University, the International Tournament of Young Mathematicians (ITYM) and St. Paul's International School Barcelona for the second time organize Tech Scouts — two week International summer camp for high school students. I really think it is a valuable and useful initiative.

For some participants the organizers cover participation fee, the decision is based on the results in special online math test and phone interview.

I invite you to take part in Mathforces: Tech Scouts Online Test 2018 (just fun and practice, unofficial, unrated). It was offered to candidates a year ago, in 2018. This year participants can use it as a practice. I think for many of you it will be interesting to compare your math skills. It starts on 05.05.2019 11:05 (Московское время).

The duration of the test will be 2 hours. You will be offered about 20 math questions. Each of them are expected to be solved using math skills. Please refrain from writing code and try to solve problems without any programming.

You can skip questions or re-submit answers during the test. All the answers will be judged after the test ends. Each question costs 1-3 points in case of the correct answer. Please, do not share your answers before the end of the test.

For sure, the test will be unrated.

Please refrain from participation if you have already participated in this test last year.

UPD 1: The problems will be in English.

UPD 2: The tutorials are published.

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By PikMike, 6 months ago, translation, In English,

Hello Codeforces!

On May/01/2019 17:35 (Moscow time) Educational Codeforces Round 64 (Rated for Div. 2) 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.

This round will be rated for the participants with rating lower than 2100. It will be held on extended ICPC rules. The penalty for each incorrect submission until the submission with a full solution is 10 minutes. After the end of the contest you will have 12 hours 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 invented and prepared by Roman Roms Glazov, Adilbek adedalic Dalabaev, Vladimir Vovuh Petrov, Ivan BledDest Androsov, Maksim Ne0n25 Mescheryakov and me. Also huge thanks to Mike MikeMirzayanov Mirzayanov for great systems Polygon and Codeforces.

Good luck to all participants!

Our friends at Harbour.Space also have a message for you:

Hi Codeforces!

Harbour.Space University, the International Tournament of Young Mathematicians (ITYM) and St. Paul International School Barcelona have designed a special online test for high school students, to take place on May 5th at 15.00 CET Time.

You can take part in the online test if all the following conditions are met:

  1. Between the ages of 12 to 18,
  2. Have not graduated from high school
  3. Eligible to take part in IOI/IMO 2020.
Register (before May 3) →

After the test, all participants will get a 20% discount link to attend Tech Scouts, the two-week summer camp we run from the 8th-19th of July in one of Barcelona's leading international schools, St.Paul’s, and the most successful performers will be interviewed and awarded a full tuition waiver to attend the advanced level of the Advanced Technical Track of Tech Scouts.

In order to register for the contest, please fill out this form before May 3rd, 2019.

We would love to see you guys at our camp this year — if you’re interested in joining, or if you just want to know more, just head over to the Tech Scouts website.

UPD: There are some minor issues with one of the problems, we'll use one of lesser-known problems by Maxim Babenko.

Congratulations to the winners:

Rank Competitor Problems Solved Penalty
1 step_by_step 7 491
2 RimuruTempest 6 270
3 receed 6 280
4 I_love_Tanya_Romanova 6 286
5 dreamoon_love_AA 6 299

Congratulations to the best hackers:

Rank Competitor Hack Count
1 halyavin 64:-3
2 WileE.Coyote 39:-23
3 wzw19991105 18:-1
4 FST-OIer 14:-1
5 omaewamoushindeiruuuuuuu 2
153 successful hacks and 180 unsuccessful hacks were made in total!

And finally people who were the first to solve each problem:

Problem Competitor Penalty
A halyavin 0:06
B nuip 0:07
C quailty 0:04
D waynetuinfor 0:11
E step_by_step 0:05
F step_by_step 0:15
G step_by_step 1:22

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By PikMike, history, 6 months ago, translation, In English,

Hello Codeforces!

On Apr/22/2019 17:35 (Moscow time) Educational Codeforces Round 63 (Rated for Div. 2) 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.

This round will be rated for the participants with rating lower than 2100. It will be held on extended ICPC rules. The penalty for each incorrect submission until the submission with a full solution is 10 minutes. After the end of the contest you will have 12 hours to hack any solution you want. You will have access to copy any solution and test it locally.

You will be given 6 problems and 2 hours to solve them.

The problems were invented and prepared by Roman Roms Glazov, Adilbek adedalic Dalabaev, Vladimir Vovuh Petrov, Ivan BledDest Androsov, Maksim Ne0n25 Mescheryakov and me. Also huge thanks to Mike MikeMirzayanov Mirzayanov for great systems Polygon and Codeforces.

Good luck to all participants!

Our friends at Harbour.Space also have a message for you:

Hi Codeforces!

This summer, we want to invite you to Tech Scouts, the two-week summer camp we run from the 8th-19th of July in one of Barcelona's leading international schools, St.Paul’s.

This camp, divided into Creative and Technical tracks, is designed to lay out the foundation of knowledge for high-school students in the fields of technology, mathematics, business and design. Both tracks are taught in English.

We would love to see you guys at our camp this year — if you’re interested in joining, or if you just want to know more, just head over to the Tech Scouts website.

This camp is for anyone passionate about tech or design, so if you know someone who might be interested, be sure to let them know too!

Ps. Don’t wait too long — you still have an early bird discount, but only until May 20th

UPD: The round will contain 6 problems.

Congratulations to the winners:

Rank Competitor Problems Solved Penalty
1 Um_nik 6 111
2 Cinro_9baka 6 207
3 Ilovebxy 6 247
4 ivan100sic 6 249
5 ainta 6 411

Congratulations to the best hackers:

Rank Competitor Hack Count
1 halyavin 292:-18
2 Haunted_Cpp 31
3 WileE.Coyote 30:-4
4 Disappointment 27:-1
5 czasem_tak_trzeba 23
790 successful hacks and 697 unsuccessful hacks were made in total!

And finally people who were the first to solve each problem:

Problem Competitor Penalty
A iaeyoayao 0:01
B MesyuraTheOldDumbGoblin 0:03
C NeKrasnyj 0:07
D FlyToTheSky 0:07
E Rezwan.Arefin01 0:17
F Um_nik 0:59

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By PikMike, history, 7 months ago, translation, In English,

Hello Codeforces!

On Mar/22/2019 18:05 (Moscow time) Educational Codeforces Round 62 (Rated for Div. 2) 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.

This round will be rated for the participants with rating lower than 2100. It will be held on extended ICPC rules. The penalty for each incorrect submission until the submission with a full solution is 10 minutes. After the end of the contest you will have 12 hours 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 invented and prepared by Roman Roms Glazov, Adilbek adedalic Dalabaev, Vladimir Vovuh Petrov, Ivan BledDest Androsov, Maksim Ne0n25 Mescheryakov and me. Also huge thanks to Mike MikeMirzayanov Mirzayanov for great systems Polygon and Codeforces.

Good luck to all participants!

Our friends at Harbour.Space also have a message for you:

Hello Codeforces!

We want to remind you about the two fully funded scholarships we currently have available:

Master’s in Data Science Scholarship & Master’s in Robotics Scholarship

Both scholarship opportunities include: - Full coverage of the Programme’s tuition fee (€23,000 value) - 3 hours of study a day at Harbour.Space University - 4 hours of internship a day with one of our industrial partners - €12,000 euros a year (living allowance)

If you’re interested in applying for the Robotics Scholarship, apply here.

If you want to apply for the Data Science Scholarship, fill out the form below and we will contact you about the next steps.

GO TO FORM

If you need more information about either, please contact us at hello@harbour.space

Congratulations to the winners:

Rank Competitor Problems Solved Penalty
1 QDEZ604 7 250
2 dotorya 7 254
3 300iq 7 586
4 dreamoon_love_AA 6 165
5 Hazyknight 6 169

Congratulations to the best hackers:

Rank Competitor Hack Count
1 Haunted_Cpp 8
2 7qk 4
3 Jobaidul 3
4 Abu_Musa_99 3
5 aihay 2
37 successful hacks and 149 unsuccessful hacks were made in total!

And finally people who were the first to solve each problem:

Problem Competitor Penalty
A Sonechko 0:01
B usertab34 0:04
C KhaleD_ 0:04
D edisonhello 0:02
E Roundgod 0:23
F QDEZ604 0:38
G 300iq 0:44

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By PikMike, history, 8 months ago, translation, In English,

Hello Codeforces!

On Mar/05/2019 18:05 (Moscow time) Educational Codeforces Round 61 (Rated for Div. 2) will start.

This round is organised in collaboration with Hello Muscat Programming Bootcamp and supported by Sberbank, General Partner of the boot camp and one of the largest banking leaders of Eastern Europe, providing thousands of jobs and innovation in the financial industry.

As the Hello Muscat Programming Bootcamp’s General Partner, Sberbank made it possible for students from some of the world’s top universities to attend the bootcamp, by sponsoring their participation. This includes students from Saint-Petersburg State University, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT), Penza State University, National Research Mordovia State University; MRSU, ITMO, Higher School of Economics / Moscow, Volgograd State Technical University, Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod, Moscow Aviation Institute, Tyumen industrial University, University of Haifa, Northern (Arctic) Federal University, Saratov State University, Ural Federal University.

Hello Muscat Bootcamp will take place from 9th to 15th of March, and 120 students from 24 universities, including MIPT, Saint Petersburg State University and University of Tokyo will compete and practice side-by-side, smoothing the road towards the April World Finals in Porto.

This round will be rated for the participants with rating lower than 2100. It will be held on extended ICPC rules. The penalty for each incorrect submission until the submission with a full solution is 10 minutes. After the end of the contest you will have 12 hours 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 invented and prepared by Roman Roms Glazov, Adilbek adedalic Dalabaev, Vladimir Vovuh Petrov, Ivan BledDest Androsov, Maksim Ne0n25 Mescheryakov and me. Also huge thanks to Mike MikeMirzayanov Mirzayanov for great systems Polygon and Codeforces.

Good luck to all participants!

Congratulations to the winners:

Rank Competitor Problems Solved Penalty
1 V--gLaSsH0ldEr593--V 7 321
2 kmjp 7 380
3 Kilani 7 452
4 neal 7 721
5 I_love_Tanya_Romanova 6 204

Congratulations to the best hackers:

Rank Competitor Hack Count
1 algmyr 121
2 MarcosK 119:-6
3 mohammad.h915 60:-1
4 MohamedAhmed04 50
5 AhmedMaherAli 45:-1
1837 successful hacks and 1117 unsuccessful hacks were made in total!

And finally people who were the first to solve each problem:

Problem Competitor Penalty
A V--gLaSsH0ldEr593--V 0:01
B 1021869 0:03
C V--gLaSsH0ldEr593--V 0:08
D V--gLaSsH0ldEr593--V 0:24
E TripleM5da 0:20
F _Ash__ 0:06
G road_to_9k_mmr 0:25

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By PikMike, history, 8 months ago, translation, In English,

Hello Codeforces!

On Feb/18/2019 18:40 (Moscow time) Educational Codeforces Round 60 (Rated for Div. 2) 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.

This round will be rated for the participants with rating lower than 2100. It will be held on extented ICPC rules. The penalty for each incorrect submission until the submission with a full solution is 10 minutes. After the end of the contest you will have 12 hours 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 invented and prepared by Roman Roms Glazov, Adilbek adedalic Dalabaev, Vladimir Vovuh Petrov, Ivan BledDest Androsov, Abizer Reziba Lokhandwala and me.

Good luck to all participants!

Our friends at Harbour.Space also have a message for you:

Attention tech specialists!

Harbour.Space Barcelona is proud to announce a collaboration with one of our industrial partners to offer a fully funded scholarship for our one year Master’s in Data Science Programme at HSU Barcelona.

The Scholarship includes:

  • Full coverage of the Programme’s tuition fee (€23,000 value)
  • 3 hours of study a day at Harbour.Space University
  • 4 hours of internship a day with one of our industrial partners
  • €12,000 euros a year (living allowance)

Our data science programme will feature super star teachers like Mike Mirzayanov (Advanced Algorithms and Data Structures), Alexey Dral (Big Data: Map Reduce, Spark, BigTable/HBase) and Alex Dainiak (Discrete Optimisation), plus many more.

Harbour.Space is unique because:

  1. We don’t play by the rules. We bring practicing professionals, not only academic teachers, who come teach for intense, 3 week modules. HSU students are encouraged to experiment, fail, and try again, until they succeed.

  2. We are your home. Harbour.Space is a community of over 40 nationalities, and we're still growing.

  3. We provide an experience. Harbour.Space University is located in Barcelona, one of the most vibrant cities of our time.

If you are interested in the scholarship, fill out the form below and we will contact you about the next steps.

FILL OUT FORM

Congratulations to the winners:

Rank Competitor Problems Solved Penalty
1 kmjp 7 258
2 dreamoon_love_AA 7 269
3 BigBag 7 376
4 Benq 7 573
5 step_by_step 6 178

Congratulations to the best hackers:

Rank Competitor Hack Count
1 FST-OIer 65:-8
2 stefdasca 23:-5
3 Orion 11
4 prohor.b 10
5 MattG 9
344 successful hacks and 480 unsuccessful hacks were made in total!

And finally people who were the first to solve each problem:

Problem Competitor Penalty
A tataky 0:01
B KieranHorgan 0:03
C step_by_step 0:11
D Gloid 0:11
E Benq 0:10
F TripleM5da 0:34
G tfg 0:16

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By PikMike, history, 9 months ago, translation, In English,

Hello Codeforces!

On Jan/26/2019 18:35 (Moscow time) Educational Codeforces Round 59 (Rated for Div. 2) 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.

This round will be rated for the participants with rating lower than 2100. It will be held on extented ACM ICPC rules. The penalty for each incorrect submission until the submission with a full solution is 10 minutes. After the end of the contest you will have 12 hours 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 invented and prepared by Roman Roms Glazov, Adilbek adedalic Dalabaev, Vladimir Vovuh Petrov, Ivan BledDest Androsov and me.

Good luck to all participants!

UPD: You can discuss the problems after the contest on a local Discord server.

Our friends at Harbour.Space also have a message for you:

Hello Codeforces!

A quick reminder to check out the Hello Muscat Programming Bootcamp!

Every day, both the Hello Programming Bootcamp and the Moscow ICPC Workshop will be competing simultaneously, 4,000 kilometers from each other — our camp will take place in Oman, from March 9th to March 15th, 2019 — registration is still open for this unique opportunity, so be sure to give it a look, we would love to see you there with us!

REGISTER FOR THE BOOTCAMP

And, don’t forget that Harbour.Space University’s opportunity for a fully funded Master’s in Robotics programme scholarship is still open! Head over to their website to see the details, and apply before the registration date closes.

APPLY HERE

Congratulations to the winners:

Rank Competitor Problems Solved Penalty
1 V--gLaSsH0ldEr593--V 7 198
2 Radewoosh 7 358
3 Rzepa 7 396
4 eddy1021 6 170
5 spacewanker 6 175

Congratulations to the best hackers:

Rank Competitor Hack Count
1 _bacali 39:-44
2 Kiri8128 8
3 tymo 5:-1
4 CoodeForces 4
5 Sevlll 5:-4
121 successful hacks and 527 unsuccessful hacks were made in total!

And finally people who were the first to solve each problem:

Problem Competitor Penalty
A V--gLaSsH0ldEr593--V 0:01
B neal 0:02
C neal 0:05
D V--gLaSsH0ldEr593--V 0:10
E DankShadow 0:10
F V--gLaSsH0ldEr593--V 0:44
G Kalam 0:17

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By Harbour.Space, history, 10 months ago, In English,



Hello, Codeforces!

Happy Holidays from us at Harbour.Space University, and good luck on the Good Bye 2018 round This year’s Final Round has a special prize — as you might know, we’ve prepared a new installment to the “Hello! Programming Bootcamps”...this time, our destination is the pearl of the Middle East — Muscat, Oman.

So, as a special prize for this Final Codeforces Round, the top 3 participants, who are also eligible for ICPC 2019/2020 season, will be invited to form a team and join us in Oman for the 2019 “Hello Muscat!” Programming Bootcamp in 9 — 15 of March — sponsored with their participation fees, accommodation, and meals for the entire duration of the bootcamp (except flights)!

Registering to the the round you will be asked to confirm your eligibility for ICPC 2019/2020 season and your wish to get the prize.

About the Hello Muscat! Programming Bootcamp.

We are inviting all of you to join us during 9 — 15 March, 2019 in Muscat, the capital of Oman, for an intense 6 days of programming! As always, we can’t wait to see all of you learn, practice and compete on the international stage, smoothing your road towards the April World Finals in Porto.

How it works: “Hello Muscat!” Programming Bootcamp will run in parallel with the traditional Moscow pre-Finals ICPC Workshop — both Bootcamps’ contests will be identical, and contestants will be able to see their position in the General Leaderboard. Every day both camps will be competing simultaneously, 3,965 kilometers from each other!

World’s greatest coaches will come to Muscat!

MIKE MikeMirzayanov MIRZAYANOV — Founder & CEO of Codeforces, Coach of the ICPC World Champion Team 2006, Topcoder Open Finalist 2006, Google Code Jam Finalist: 2005-2006
FILIPP DPR-pavlin RUKHOVICH — ICPC World Finals 2014, KPI-Open – 2013 Winner
ARTEM VArtem VASILYEV — ICPC 2014 Bronze Medalist, ICPC 2015 World Champion, ITMO University
IVAN ifsmirnov SMIRNOV — Google Code Jam Finalist, ICPC Gold Medal, Silver medal

Visa in Oman

Citizens of almost all countries may obtain a single or multiple entry eVisa valid for 30 days online or receive visa on arrival in Oman.

For more information about the bootcamp, please refer to the “Hello Muscat!” page, here!

Again, best of luck with the contest, and we hope to see you in Oman!

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By PikMike, history, 10 months ago, translation, In English,

Hello Codeforces!

On Dec/28/2018 17:35 (Moscow time) Educational Codeforces Round 57 (Rated for Div. 2) 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.

This round will be rated for the participants with rating lower than 2100. It will be held on extented ACM ICPC rules. The penalty for each incorrect submission until the submission with a full solution is 10 minutes. After the end of the contest you will have 12 hours 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 invented and prepared by Roman Ajosteen Glazov, Adilbek adedalic Dalabaev, Vladimir Vovuh Petrov, Ivan BledDest Androsov, Soroush Tabesh Soroush.T and me.

Good luck to all participants!

Congratulations to the winners:

Rank Competitor Problems Solved Penalty
1 chuochuo 7 222
2 Traxex_ 7 270
3 quailty 7 281
4 hitman623 7 285
5 E.Space 7 316

69 successful hacks and 296 unsuccessful hacks were made in total! The table doesn't look that interesting this time, so I won't include it.

And finally people who were the first to solve each problem:

Problem Competitor Penalty
A irkstepanov 0:00
B ChiIIi 0:03
C Qing_Yang 0:06
D aleex 0:07
E chuochuo 0:57
F isaf27 0:19
G 300iq 0:06

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By PikMike, history, 10 months ago, translation, In English,

Hello Codeforces!

On Dec/15/2018 17:35 (Moscow time) Educational Codeforces Round 56 (Rated for Div. 2) 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.

This round will be rated for the participants with rating lower than 2100. It will be held on extented ACM ICPC rules. The penalty for each incorrect submission until the submission with a full solution is 10 minutes. After the end of the contest you will have 12 hours 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 invented and prepared by Roman Ajosteen Glazov, Adilbek adedalic Dalabaev, Vladimir Vovuh Petrov, Ivan BledDest Androsov and me.

Good luck to all participants!

Our friends at Harbour.Space also have a message for you:

Hello Codeforces!

We are excited to announce that the Hello Muscat Programming Bootcamp registration is open! The camp will take place from March 9th to March 15th, 2019, and our early bird discount of 15% is going until December 15th!

This next edition in our Hello Programming Bootcamp will run in parallel with the traditional Moscow ICPC Workshop — both Bootcamps’ contests will be identical, and contestants will be able to see their position in the General Leaderboard. Every day, both camps will be competing simultaneously, 4,000 kilometers from each other!

REGISTER FOR THE BOOTCAMP

Congratulations to the winners:

Rank Competitor Problems Solved Penalty
1 waynetuinfor 7 190
2 nuip 7 226
3 Ali.Sh 7 246
4 danya.smelskiy 7 252
5 Batrr 7 272

Congratulations to the best hackers:

Rank Competitor Hack Count
1 9646516 75:-20
2 interestingLSY 49:-24
3 NIKITA_BY 12:-1
4 katana_handler 11
5 marismmm 8
298 successful hacks and 565 unsuccessful hacks were made in total!

And finally people who were the first to solve each problem:

Problem Competitor Penalty
A sorry_stefdasca_snsdsux 0:01
B anti_my_abis 0:02
C Golovanov399 0:05
D Golovanov399 0:09
E ko_osaga 0:25
F gritukan 0:28
G tfg 0:09

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By PikMike, history, 11 months ago, translation, In English,

On Nov/28/2018 17:35 (Moscow time) Educational Codeforces Round 55 (Rated for Div. 2) 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.

This round will be rated for the participants with rating lower than 2100. It will be held on extented ACM ICPC rules. The penalty for each incorrect submission until the submission with a full solution is 10 minutes. After the end of the contest you will have 12 hours 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 invented and prepared by Mike MikeMirzayanov Mirzayanov, Roman Ajosteen Glazov, Adilbek adedalic Dalabaev, Vladimir Vovuh Petrov, Ivan BledDest Androsov and me.

Good luck to all participants!

Our friends at Harbour.Space also have a message for you:

Hello Codeforces!

We are excited to announce that the Hello Muscat Programming Bootcamp registration is open! The camp will take place from March 9th to March 15th, 2019, and our early bird discount of 15% is going until December 15th!

This next edition in our Hello Programming Bootcamp will run in parallel with the traditional Moscow ICPC Workshop — both Bootcamps’ contests will be identical, and contestants will be able to see their position in the General Leaderboard. Every day, both camps will be competing simultaneously, 4,000 kilometers from each other!

REGISTER FOR THE BOOTCAMP

We would also like to remind you that the deadline for applying to the Master’s in Robotics programme scholarship will close November 30th, so we encourage you to check out the website to see the all the requirements and apply!

APPLY HERE

UPD: You can discuss the problems after the contest at a local Discord server.

UPD2:

Congratulations to the winners:

Rank Competitor Problems Solved Penalty
1 I_love_Tanya_Romanova 7 157
2 theodor.moroianu 7 330
3 halyavin 7 361
4 Radewoosh 6 158
5 palayutm2001 6 190

Congratulations to the best hackers:

Rank Competitor Hack Count
1 halyavin 131:-8
2 zdw1999 55:-4
3 Marcosk 42:-1
4 ismagilov.code 64:-48
5 garipov.roma 48:-24

1354 successful hacks and 1065 unsuccessful hacks were made in total!

And finally people who were the first to solve each problem:

Problem Competitor Penalty
A I_love_Tanya_Romanova 0:02
B Dalgerok 0:04
C I_love_Tanya_Romanova 0:08
D hitman623 0:15
E lqs2015 0:11
F ko_osaga 0:47
G RomaWhite 0:08

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By Harbour.Space, 11 months ago, translation, In English,

Hello, Codeforces!

We are pleased to announce the 1st "Hello Muscat!" ICPC Programming Bootcamp, organised by Harbour.Space University with Moscow Workshops ICPC in collaboration with Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, ITMO University, Saint Petersburg State University, GUTech University, and of course Codeforces! The Bootcamp's Gold Sponsor is Phaze Ventures, a venture capital firm and innovation platform based in Oman. The Bootcamp’s General Partner is Sberbank, the largest Russian bank and leading innovator.

We are inviting all of you to join us during 9 — 15 March, 2019 in Muscat, the capital of Oman, for an intense 7 days of programming! As always, we can't wait to see all of you learn, practice and compete on the international stage, smoothing your road towards the April World Finals in Porto.

How it works: "Hello Muscat!" Programming Bootcamp will run in parallel with the traditional Moscow pre-Finals ICPC Workshop — both Bootcamps' contests will be identical, and contestants will be able to see their position in the General Leaderboard. Every day, both camps will be competing simultaneously, 5,500 kilometers from each other!

[REGISTER HERE]

Michael Endagorion Tikhomirov will be the Head of Programming Committee for both Muscat and Moscow. The Chief Judge of both camps will be Oleg snarknews Khristenko, and the General Coordinator is Alexey Maleev, the founder of Moscow Workshops ICPC.

All participants will have the opportunity to work under some of the most recognized coaches in the industry: Mike MikeMirzayanov Mirzayanov, Andrew andrewzta Stankevich, Michael Endagorion Tikhomirov, Gleb GlebsHP Evstropov, Artem VArtem Vasilyev, Ivan ifsmirnov Smirnov, Ilya izban Zban, and other world renowned Russian coaches. It will be an important opportunity for teams from all over the world to learn from these well-known and successful coaches in the ICPC world.

You can leave your contact details or register here — you'll be contacted upon registration.


GUtech Campus in Muscat, Oman

The campus is a first-of-its-kind project, and establishes Omani architecture at an international level.

The boot camp in Oman will be available to teams of different skill levels – separated by two divisions of difficulty:

  • Division A. Designed to prepare students to excel and win medals in the next ICPC World Finals.
  • Division B. Designed to help teams prepare for the next season of ICPC Regionals and international competitions. This is an appropriate introduction for teams and students without extensive experience in the world of ICPC and competitive programming competitions in general. The Division B curriculum features thematic lectures and contests.

The participation fee is unchanged: €1270 per person (cultural programme, accommodation and half-board meals included). Single participants and teams must register before 15 December to receive the 15% off Early Bird Discount, or the 20% off Loyalty Discount, which is awarded to teams that participated in previous Hello Programming Bootcamps or Moscow Workshops ICPC Bootcamps.

The final registration deadline is February 25, 2019.

[REGISTER HERE]

You can ask any questions by email: hello@harbour.space

Harbour.Space University and Moscow Workshops ICPC collective efforts have resulted in a series of successful programming Hello Bootcamps, which continue to expand across the globe. In order to experience the atmosphere of the events, we suggest you familiarise yourself with the photos and videos from the previous Hello Programming Bootcamps.

Here's a quick recap of the latest 3rd Hello Barcelona ICPC Programming Bootcamp.

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By PikMike, history, 11 months ago, translation, In English,

On Nov/12/2018 17:35 (Moscow time) Educational Codeforces Round 54 (Rated for Div. 2) 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.

This round will be rated for the participants with rating lower than 2100. It will be held on extented ACM ICPC rules. The penalty for each incorrect submission until the submission with a full solution is 10 minutes. After the end of the contest you will have 12 hours 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 invented and prepared by Roman Ajosteen Glazov, Adilbek adedalic Dalabaev, Vladimir Vovuh Petrov, Ivan BledDest Androsov and me.

Good luck to all participants!

UPD: There certainly will be a discussion of the problems on the local Discord server shortly after the contest ends. I might join it as well)

Congratulations to the winners:

Rank Competitor Problems Solved Penalty
1 FCB1234 7 266
2 HIR180 6 129
3 mrscherry 6 152
4 Vergara 6 158
5 Jeel_Vaishnav 6 185

Congratulations to the best hackers:

Rank Competitor Hack Count
1 teapotd 100:-4
2 vlad.raw 52:-5
3 Marcosk 32
4 tataky 28:-5
5 knotValid 23
721 successful hacks and 668 unsuccessful hacks were made in total!

And finally people who were the first to solve each problem:

Problem Competitor Penalty
A Dalgerok 0:01
B Nasic_number_one 0:03
C neal 0:03
D TAMREF 0:14
E shadowatyy 0:13
F killer_god 0:34
G HIT_Jerry 1:03

UPD2: There was an error in problem D which caused some incorrect solutions to get accepted. We will investigate the number of users who were affected by this issue and decide whether the round is rated.

UPD3: We discussed the issue and came up with the following decision:

Those who got accepted earlier and get WA now won't be affected by rating changes. For everyone else (for those who got correct verdict) the contest will be rated.

UPD4: Editorial is out

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By PikMike, history, 12 months ago, translation, In English,

On Oct/25/2018 17:35 (Moscow time) Educational Codeforces Round 53 (Rated for Div. 2) 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.

This round will be rated for the participants with rating lower than 2100. It will be held on extented ACM ICPC rules. The penalty for each incorrect submission until the submission with a full solution is 10 minutes. After the end of the contest you will have 12 hours 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 invented and prepared by Roman Ajosteen Glazov, Adilbek adedalic Dalabaev, Vladimir Vovuh Petrov, Ivan BledDest Androsov and me.

Good luck to all participants!

Our friends at Harbour.Space also have a message for you:

Hey Codeforces! We want to remind you that the Scholarship for the Master’s in Robotics programme, which starts on January 7th 2019, has an application deadline of November 12th, 2018.

Harbour.Space University and Remy Robotics are collaborating to offer graduate students from anywhere in the world a once in a lifetime opportunity, a fully funded scholarship for Harbour.Space University’s Master’s Programme in Robotics.

The scholarship value is €34.900 and it includes:

  • Complete coverage of the University tuition fee (€22,900)

  • Internship at Remy Robotics (20h per week during 1 year)

  • €1,000 per month during 1 year (Internship earnings)

Apply here

UPD: Vovuh and me will be waiting for you on the community Discord server shortly after the contest to discuss the problems.

Congratulations to the winners:

Rank Competitor Problems Solved Penalty
1 pekempey 7 305
2 ko_osaga 7 578
3 lewin 6 216
4 fanache99 6 226
5 natsugiri 6 257

Congratulations to the best hackers:

Rank Competitor Hack Count
1 halyavin 238:-15
2 Laggy 64:-14
3 Marcosk 59:-9
4 Mistra 8:-1
5 LordVoldebug 7:-1
482 successful hacks and 684 unsuccessful hacks were made in total!

And finally people who were the first to solve each problem:

Problem Competitor Penalty
A Dalgerok 0:01
B dorijanlendvaj 0:02
C fanache99 0:10
D bazsi700 0:13
E DAyamaCTF 0:21
F Noam527 0:48
G ko_osaga 0:24

UPD2: Editorial is published

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