Shayan.P's blog

By Shayan.P, 8 months ago, In English

Hi!

Sick and tired of searching for good problems to solve?

So let me introduce Shaazzz Group!

We actually started 4 weeks ago and it was supposed to be for Iranian students who are preparing themselves for IOI. But codeforces is a great and public platform for every coder, so I thought it would be a good idea to tell everyone about this initiative.

You can enjoy our every day trainings from this Saturday (can wait? sorry!). Until then you can see our previous contests. Depending on how professional you are, you can participate in one of the contests (Beginner, Bronze, Silver and Gold).

Wait! There is still some cool news. We made a rating system for our contests! This is somehow different from typical ratings that you see in online judges. It is supposed to measure how ready your are. In other words the more you solve hard problems, the more your rate will increase (sounds simple right?). So solving a hard problems is better than solving many easy problems. another cool feature is that your rating will decrease if you become lazy (a great motivation)!

I hope you enjoy this. We all have to thank Mikaeel without whom this wouldn't have been possible.

UPD- This is our project in Github and this is the post in Shaazzz.

UPD- More information about each week's contests will be here.

UPD- Note that your role in the group should be participant not spectator, otherwise you can not take part in contests.

You will not see problems you solved before in a contest if you are active participant of that contest. Active participants of a contest (Let's say Contest #5 Silver) are users who accepted at least one problem among 3 last added problems to that contest.

 
 
 
 
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Nice thingy, i really recommend it.

Thank you Shayan.P and Mikaeel. ^_^

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Thanks! Very interesting problems.

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I couldn't find anything in english, wsid?

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I wanted to join but I'm already there. I forgot when I joined, lol. How do you choose the problems?.

Thanks for made this kind of stuff public.

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What is the difficulty rating of problems in gold/silver/bronze?

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    For now, problems have difficulties like this:
    Beginner [700, 1500]
    Bronze [1300, 2000]
    Silver [1900, 2600]
    Gold [2400, 3200]
    These settings can change in the future
    You can see more details here

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      Okay, so looking at my rating, what category should I join? I guess Bronze? But my ego tells me, go for Silver, even though 2100+ is way too hard for me.

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        You can participate in both and check the difficulties, there is no restriction

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    It's a good idea to challenge yourself and solve harder division's problems.

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You can create something that creates our future goldmine!

Posterity will remember you well =)

Mikaeel and Shayan.P Thanks!

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    Nice!

    We really hope that people find this useful.

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Thanks a lot Mikaeel & Shayan.P for this. I have one doubt. "everyday problems" does it mean we get one/some problems or one contest daily? Because on the contest page I am not seeing any trend between contests and days gap between two consecutive contest.

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    Thanks!
    Every day some (for now three) new problems will be added to that week contests

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How to take part in the contest? Seems like I'm not allowed to register

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    Your role in the group must be participant not spectator.

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      How to become a participant in this group?

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        When you are joining a group there is a membership type option. It should be participant.

        Try leaving the group and then joining it.

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What about upsolving? Editorial or something? sorry if it's answered already, but I couldn't find anything.

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    The contests will be open for upsolving. Search the problem names in order to find original problems in cf and you can find editorial there.

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Hi! is this initiative still running?, I want to participate but tried registering current contest and received an "not allowed" message, thanks in advance!