T1duS, kshitij_sodani and I will be capturing the live updates of the Amritapuri 2020 Regionals, for teams to later refer to first-solves and the state of ranklist after various times. It is inspired by similar blogs in the past, like this, for example.
- Rank List (Scoreboard): https://codedrills.io/contests/icpc-amritapuri-2020-regional-round/scoreboard
- Contest Page: https://codedrills.io/contests/icpc-amritapuri-2020-regional-round
- Contest Blog: https://codeforces.com/blog/entry/93818
- There are 726 qualified teams who will be competing for the world finals slots from this regional!
- Contest Duration: 4 hours.
- Tentative Start Time: 18:30 IST
- All problems have a memory limit of 1GB, and solutions that exceed this would be marked as RTE instead of MLE due to some memory usage issues.
17:50 — The contest is delayed by 30 minutes to 18:30, to ensure that everything is working fine.
18:30 — Contest starts! There are a total of 11 problems for the round. We have our first submission of the contest less than 1 minute in, but compilation error :'(
18:40 — 310 teams have now solved Thanos the Teacher. Team Pay Attention from Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, Gandhinagar is the first team to solve the problem The Invasion of Balaji. (Ranklist) Balajiganapathi has been successfully invaded.
19:00: Team Pay Attention from Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, Gandhinagar has claimed the first spot by having lower penalty with 3 problems solved! 5 teams have solved the same three problems. (Ranklist)
19:05: Team That's what she said (brownie points for the name) becomes the first team to solve Peace, Freedom, Justice, and Security and claims rank 4. Quite a few teams in the top 20 seem to be getting penalties on problems as well! (Ranklist). Team TeemCheems becomes the second team to solve Problem D, but is at rank 125 because they have only solved this problem along with the easiest problem!
19:20: Holy Trinity claims the first rank by solving DFS Sequence, also being the first team to solve that problem. Many other teams are still stuck at 3 solves. There are now 5 distinct problems that have been solved by atleast 1 team. This is the state of the scoreboard: Ranklist.
19:30 It's 1 hour into the contest. There is no change in the top rank, but we have 2 new distinct problems solved: Team ACassins from Indian Institute of Technology — Kanpur solved Lord of the Group. Team Amigos from solved Blizzard Blitz. This takes the count of distinct problems solved to 7. Problems dashboard after 1 hour.
20:00: 1 hour 30 minutes into the contest, Area151 from Indian Institute of Technology — Roorkee claim the top spot by solving Blizzard Blitz, with ACassins from Indian Institute of Technology — Kanpur following closely solving Lord of the Group, which takes them both to 5 solved problems! All other teams in top 10 have solved 4 problems. (Ranklist)
20:30: 2 hours into the contest, Area151 from Indian Institute of Technology — Roorkee retain their first spot and consolidate it for the near future by solving the 6th problem! Cheese Maggi joins ACassins with 5 solved problems to claim the third spot, while all others in top 20 have 4 solved problems. Problems Dashboard after 2 hours.
21:30: The ranklist is now frozen. Cheese_Maggi from Indian Institute of Technology — Guwahati solves their 6th problem 15 seconds before the ranklist is frozen to reach rank 3! Pay Attention from Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, Gandhinagar is the first team to solve The Lag which takes them to Rank 6, and puts the number of distinct problems solved at 8. 3 problems still remain unsolved. We will update the future ranks/first problem solves (if any) after the results are announced! Problem dashboard after 3 hours.
Update: The final ranklist after plagiarism checks, etc, will tentatively be revealed along with winners at the discussion / ceremony on 21st August, Saturday. (Source)
Update 2: To not keep the contestants waiting, we have decided to release the ranklist early. Congratulation to all the teams!
Update 3: ICPC Asia Amritapuri Site Regional Round Problem Discussion
- Timing: Today 6 PM IST.
- Link: https://zoom.us/j/96036709555