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By hmehta, history, 7 weeks ago, In English

Rookie SRM 2

TCO20 Special Rookie SRM 2 is scheduled to start at 11:00 UTC-5 on January 15, 2021

Registration is now open for the Rookie SRM in the Arena or Applet and closes at 10:55 UTC-5. The coding phase will start at 11:05 UTC-5, so make sure that you are all ready to go. Click here to what time it starts in your area.

The Rookie SRM is open to everyone and has some special cash prizes. It will only be rated for members who:
- Have never competed in Rated Algorithm Contests OR
- Have competed in equal to or less than 5 rounds OR
- If their current rating is less than 800 rating points.

Prizes:

Topcoder T-shirt for Top 20
*Prizes are only for members who are eligible to be rated

Choose Your Competition Arena

There are two ways to compete in Algorithm Competitions or Single Round Matches (SRMs). Read here to find which works best for you.

Some Important Links:: Match Results (match results, rating changes, challenges, individual test case results), Problem Archive, Problem Writing, Algorithm Rankings, Editorials and Older Editorials(SRM 710 and before),

Best of luck!
- the Topcoder Team

UPD: T-shirt Winners: https://apps.topcoder.com/forums/?module=Thread&threadID=966750&start=0&mc=1#2448390

 
 
 
 
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Will this be counted for TCO21 Points for unrated participants?

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When will the winners of rookie srm 1 will receive their prizes?

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    Hey! Cash prizes have already been dispursed using Topcoder Payments. T-shirts are being shipped from the US. You should receive a notification from UPS very soon.

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I had a query, if I get the message that "your solution was accepted and fetched xxx.xx points", so does it imply that my solution was partially correct ?

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    No. When you open problem at that time if you submit problem then you get full point. points will be deducted according to how much time you take to submit problem. Your solution will be judged after coding phase finished.

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Nice initiative to make contests for beginners.

hmehta Thank you and good luck :)

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hmehta Is there any way to filter out accounts made by high rated people(though very little chance) especially for this day?

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I was getting this error msg while compiling my code for 1000:

" Your code did not compile: errors compiling:{standard input}: Assembler messages:

{standard input}:261: Error: suffix or operands invalid for `vpaddd'

{standard input}:267: Error: no such instruction: `vextracti128 $0x1,%ymm0,%xmm0' "

Please someone tell me why this happened.

Couldn't figure out during the whole contest why it was not compiling :(

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    I too faced a similar problem, in my case it was because while changing the editor I mistakenly switched to a different language, in my case C#, which might be the reason for you too.

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Thanks for the round! It might be worth investigating whether zodiac_ was using an alt account, assuming he's within range to win a T-shirt; scoring 499.94 on B seems impossible without having seen the problems in advance using a second account.

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    I want to add that also at some moment he was first in the leaderboards with three problems having 249.sth on 250, so he might have resubmitted it just to fall down in the final standings.

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    Screenshot-30

    also this user HeNoes,heneos3.14 is definitely using 2 or more accounts

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    .06 points for slow internet connection.

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    Any updates? I hope to see kdh9949 reaching red before going to the army (from this Monday)

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T-Shirts are for top 20 eligible contestants (for whom contest was rated right)? Or you have to be among top 20 in common ranklist?

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    According to the post above, the prizes are available only to competitors for whom the contest was rated.

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      Let's say somebody's rank is 25 but he is in top 20 contestants for whom the contest was rated, so will he win a t shirt or not ?

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How to edit School in Coder Info section in topcoder?

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How do we see which sys test cases failed in the applet?

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    Run system tests in practice options

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    When this contest will available in the Practice Room.

    You can enter to contest and click Practice Options -> Run System Tests

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      I don't see the last rookie SRM in the applet. Do they not get added or am I just not looking in the right place? (I'm looking under SRMs)

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    From the room's scoreboard, right click on your name and click "History". Scroll to where you see a negative value (in red) indicating either a failed submission or a failed challenge. Double click on that entry to see the test case.

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I haven't been rated although i solved 2 problems.

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Just to confirm, this round doesn't have "special cash prizes" mentioned in the announcement, right?

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    OK, no mention on cash prizes in the T-shirt Winners list makes me believe that I don't need to file a US tax form. Thanks for organizing great contests for beginners!

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hmehta Its been some time now. Has the eligible winners list announced(maybe in the forums)?

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    Hey! We are working to find out the possible cases of cheating and it will take a few days to announce the T-shirt winners. :)

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I can't find this contest for practice in the topcoder applet. Is it just me or is this contest not added to the practice section?

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    Currently, it's in Active Contest

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      Yeah but it's already over since 2 days so it should move to the practice section I believe. Also I can't find the rookie SRM 1 in the practice section as well.

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        hmehta Please help

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        Apologies, for the delay. We were working on creating a new Bucket for Rookie SRMs in the practice rooms.

        We have moved this one under SRM bucket for now and will move it Rookie SRMs bucket once it is created.

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Auto comment: topic has been updated by hmehta (previous revision, new revision, compare).

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hmehta As I can see, all participants in the list of T-shirt winners have this round unrated for them (at least, it doesn't show up in their profile, while for other participants, who should be rated according to the rules in this post it does). I am also not in the list, while the round is rated for me, and I am in top20 (nigosha TopCoder account). I believe it might be the case that rated and unrated users have been mixed up. Could you please clarify this?

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    My bad! — Apologies! The list is now fixed :)

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