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By hmehta, history, 47 hours ago, In English,

Hey All!

Topcoder SRM 769 is scheduled to start at 07:00 UTC -4, Oct 19, 2019. Registration is now open for the SRM in the Web Arena or Applet and will close 5 minutes before the match begins.

Thanks to misof for writing the problems for the round. Also thanks to DuXSerbia for testing the problem set.

This is the second SRM of Stage 1 of TCO20 Algorithm Tournament.

Stage 1 TCO20 Points Leaderboard | Topcoder Java Applet | Next SRM 770 — Nov 2, 07:00 UTC-4

Some Important Links

Match Results (To access match results, rating changes, challenges, failure test cases)
Problem Archive (Top access previous problems with their categories and success rates)
Problem Writing (To access everything related to problem writing at Topcoder)
Algorithm Rankings (To access Algorithm Rankings)
Editorials (To access recent Editorials)

Good luck to everyone!

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By hmehta, history, 12 days ago, In English,

Hey All!

UPD — Editorials https://www.topcoder.com/single-round-match-768-editorials/

Topcoder SRM 768 is scheduled to start at 11:00 UTC -4, Oct 10, 2019. Registration is now open for the SRM in the Web Arena or Applet and will close 5 minutes before the match begins.

Interested in working at Google? Well as a #TCO19 sponsor, they are looking to hire folks like you! Join us for SRM 768 to opt into their exciting job opportunities!

Thanks to Errichto for writing the problems for the round. Also thanks to xudyh and misof for testing the problem set.

This is the first SRM of Stage 1 of TCO20 Algorithm Tournament.

Stage 1 TCO20 Points Leaderboard | Topcoder Java Applet | Next SRM 769 — Oct 19, 07:00 UTC-4

Some Important Links

Match Results (To access match results, rating changes, challenges, failure test cases)
Problem Archive (Top access previous problems with their categories and success rates)
Problem Writing (To access everything related to problem writing at Topcoder)
Algorithm Rankings (To access Algorithm Rankings)
Editorials (To access recent Editorials)

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By hmehta, history, 4 weeks ago, In English,

TCO19 Marathon Round 3 is now live: https://www.topcoder.com/challenges/30103195

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By hmehta, history, 5 weeks ago, In English,

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Topcoder SRM 767 is scheduled to start at 07:00 UTC -4, Sept 18, 2019.

Problem Writers: Arpa and minimario

Registration is now open for the match in the Web Arena or Applet and will close 5 minutes before the match begins.

Good luck to everyone!

Topcoder Java Applet | Next SRM 768 — Sponsored by Google — Oct 10

Some Important Links

Match Results (To access match results, rating changes, challenges, failure test cases)
Problem Archive (Top access previous problems with their categories and success rates)
Problem Writing (To access everything related to problem writing at Topcoder)
Algorithm Rankings (To access Algorithm Rankings)
Editorials (To access recent Editorials)

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By hmehta, history, 6 weeks ago, In English,

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Topcoder SRM 766 is scheduled to start at 21:00 UTC -4, Sept 10, 2019.

Problem Writer:misof

Registration is now open for the SRM in the Web Arena or Applet and will close 5 minutes before the match begins.

Good luck to everyone!

Topcoder Java Applet | Next SRM 767 — Sept 18

Some Important Links

Match Results (To access match results, rating changes, challenges, failure test cases)
Problem Archive (Top access previous problems with their categories and success rates)
Problem Writing (To access everything related to problem writing at Topcoder)
Algorithm Rankings (To access Algorithm Rankings)
Editorials (To access recent Editorials)

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By hmehta, history, 2 months ago, In English,

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Topcoder SRM 765 is scheduled to start at 11:00 UTC -4, August 23, 2019.

Problem Writer: misof

Registration is now open for the SRM in the Web Arena or Applet and will close 5 minutes before the match begins.

Good luck to everyone!

Topcoder Java Applet | Next SRM 766 — Sept 10

Some Important Links

Match Results (To access match results, rating changes, challenges, failure test cases)
Problem Archive (Top access previous problems with their categories and success rates)
Problem Writing (To access everything related to problem writing at Topcoder)
Algorithm Rankings (To access Algorithm Rankings)
Editorials (To access recent Editorials)

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By hmehta, history, 2 months ago, In English,

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TCO19 Algorithm WildCard and Parallel Rated Round are scheduled to start at 12:00 UTC -4, August 17, 2019.

Registration is now open for both the matches in the Web Arena or Applet and will close 5 minutes before the match begins.

Good luck to everyone!

Topcoder Java Applet | Next SRM 765 — August 23

Some Important Links

Match Results (To access match results, rating changes, challenges, failure test cases)
Problem Archive (Top access previous problems with their categories and success rates)
Problem Writing (To access everything related to problem writing at Topcoder)
Algorithm Rankings (To access Algorithm Rankings)
Editorials (To access recent Editorials)

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By hmehta, history, 2 months ago, In English,

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UPD: Editorials https://www.topcoder.com/blog/single-round-match-764-editorials/

Topcoder SRM 764 is scheduled to start at 12:00 UTC -4, August 10, 2019.

Please Note: This SRM will have a common problem set for both Div I and Div II. The difficulty level will be overall a bit easier than usual.

Registration is now open for the SRM in the Web Arena or Applet and will close 5 minutes before the match begins.

Good luck to everyone!

Topcoder Java Applet | Next SRM 765 — August 23

Some Important Links

Match Results (To access match results, rating changes, challenges, failure test cases)
Problem Archive (Top access previous problems with their categories and success rates)
Problem Writing (To access everything related to problem writing at Topcoder)
Algorithm Rankings (To access Algorithm Rankings)
Editorials (To access recent Editorials)

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By hmehta, history, 3 months ago, In English,

TCO19 Tokyo Regionals Algorithm Parallel Rated Round is scheduled to start at 01:00 UTC -4 on Aug 3, 2019. Registration is open for the Round in the Arena or Applet and it closes 5 minutes before the match begins, so make sure that you are all ready to go.
Click here to see what time it starts in your area.

All the best! See you in the arena!

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By hmehta, history, 3 months ago, In English,

TCO19 Algorithm Round 3B and Parallel Rated Round is scheduled to start at 21:00 UTC -4 on July 18, 2019. Registration is open for the Round in the Arena or Applet and it closes 5 minutes before the match begins, so make sure that you are all ready to go.
Click here to see what time it starts in your area.

Algorithm Round 3 Qualified Competitors (https://tco19.topcoder.com/algorithm/round-2a and https://tco19.topcoder.com/algorithm/round-2b) are eligible to compete in Round 3B. Those who have already qualified for Round 4 (https://tco19.topcoder.com/algorithm/round-4) from online stages and Round 3A (https://tco19.topcoder.com/algorithm/round-3) are not eligible to compete.

All contestants who will end up with a positive score will be awarded a TCO19 T-shirt. The t-shirt will be shipped after the TCO19 Finals to held in November.

All the best! See you in the arena!

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By hmehta, history, 4 months ago, In English,

TCO19 Algorithm Round 3A and Parallel Rated Round is scheduled to start at 12:00 UTC -4 on July 6, 2019. Registration is open for the Round in the Arena or Applet and it closes 5 minutes before the match begins, so make sure that you are all ready to go.
Click here to see what time it starts in your area.

Algorithm Round 3 Qualified Competitors (https://tco19.topcoder.com/algorithm/round-2a and https://tco19.topcoder.com/algorithm/round-2b) are eligible to compete in Round 3A. Those who have already qualified for Round 4 (https://tco19.topcoder.com/algorithm/round-4) from online stages are not eligible to compete.

All contestants who will end up with a positive score in either of Round 3A or Round 3B will be awarded a TCO19 T-shirt. The t-shirt will be shipped after the TCO19 Finals to held in November.

All the best! See you in the arena!

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By hmehta, history, 4 months ago, In English,

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Topcoder SRM 762 is scheduled to start at 07:00 UTC -4, July 3, 2019. Registration is now open for the SRM in the Web Arena or Applet and will close 5 minutes before the match begins.

Thanks to teja349 and Errichto for writing and Vasyl[alphacom] for testing the problem set.

This is the fifth SRM of Stage 4 of TCO19 Algorithm.

Stage 4 TCO19 Points Leaderboard | Topcoder Java Applet | Next SRM 763 — July 17, 11:00 UTC-4

Good luck to everyone!

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By hmehta, history, 4 months ago, In English,

Hello, To all the Collegiate Programmers in South America!

The tournament that gathers the most talented college minds in South America for an algorithmic academic challenge has arrived! This tournament is focused to bring the best of the best collegiate minds in South America together. We are excited to bring the exciting event, prizes, goodies and yes an intense competition for you.

ltaravilse Cup aka Topcoder Collegiate Contest South America is organized this year to commemorate his legacy.

ltaravilse was and is one of the finest coders on Topcoder from South America. He had been a member of Topcoder since 2007. He was a fantastic competitor, participating in SRMs and forum discussions and much more. More than that, he was a great community member and gave back to the community in countless ways. ltaravilse personally trained and motivated many other members to participate in SRMs and Marathon Matches.

Schedule

Online Qualifiers: June 23 12:-00 UTC -3 -- Registration Open

Onsite Finals: July 20th at Medallia, Arevalo 1840, CABA, ZipCode: 1414.

How to Register and Compete

Registration is open for the match in the Applet and the Arena! Check out this guide to successfully compete in an algorithm match.

Registration is now open for the match in the Applet and the Arena!

Prizes

  • The Topcoder Collegiate Champion and the Runner Up in the Onsite Finals will get awarded with $400 and $150 in cash respectively along with TCC Trophies.

  • Top 10 from the Qualifying Round who agree attend the onsite finals will receive the following:

-- Registration Ticket to TCO19 South America Regionals in Buenos Aires.

-- Travel Reimbursement of up to $250, to travel to the Onsite Finals.

-- Topcoder T-shirt — Personalized with their Topcoder Handles

-- Next 20 from the online round will be awarded TCC t-shirts.

Learn More: https://tco19.topcoder.com/regional-events/south-america/tcc

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By hmehta, history, 4 months ago, In English,

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Topcoder SRM 760 is scheduled to start at 21:00 UTC -4, June 12, 2019. Registration is now open for the SRM in the Web Arena or Applet and will close 5 minutes before the match begins.

The round is prepared by teja349 and tested by Errichto

This is the third SRM of Stage 4 of TCO19 Algorithm.

Stage 4 TCO19 Points Leaderboard | Topcoder Java Applet | Next SRM 761 — June 22, 11:00 UTC-4

Good luck to everyone!

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By hmehta, history, 5 months ago, In English,

TCO19 Algorithm Round 2B and Parallel Rated Round is scheduled to start at 11:00 UTC -4 on June 4, 2019. Registration is open for the Round in the Arena or Applet and it closes 5 minutes before the match begins, so make sure that you are all ready to go.
Click here to see what time it starts in your area.

Algorithm Round 2 Qualified Competitors (https://tco19.topcoder.com/algorithm/byes/, https://tco19.topcoder.com/algorithm/round-1a and https://tco19.topcoder.com/algorithm/round-1b) are eligible to compete in Round 2B. Those who have already qualified for Round 4 (https://tco19.topcoder.com/algorithm/round-4) from online stages are not eligible to compete.

All the best!

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By hmehta, history, 5 months ago, In English,

Hey All!

Topcoder SRM 759 is scheduled to start at 07:00 UTC -4, May 29, 2019. Registration is now open for the SRM in the Web Arena or Applet and will close 5 minutes before the match begins.

The round is prepared by espr1t and tested by adamant

This is the second SRM of Stage 4 of TCO19 Algorithm.

Stage 4 TCO19 Points Leaderboard | Topcoder Java Applet | Next SRM 760 — June 12, 21:00 UTC-4

Good luck to everyone!

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By hmehta, history, 5 months ago, In English,

TCO19 Algorithm Round 2A and Parallel Rated SRM is scheduled to start at 21:00 UTC -4 on May 22, 2018. Registration is open for the Round in the Arena or Applet and it closes 5 minutes before the match begins, so make sure that you are all ready to go.
Click here to see what time it starts in your area.

Algorithm Round 2 Qualified Competitors (https://tco19.topcoder.com/algorithm/byes/, https://tco19.topcoder.com/algorithm/round-1a and https://tco19.topcoder.com/algorithm/round-1b) are eligible to compete in Round 2A. Those who have already qualified for Round 4 (https://tco19.topcoder.com/algorithm/round-4) from online stages are not eligible to compete.

All the best!

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By hmehta, history, 5 months ago, In English,

Hello, To all the Collegiate Programmers in India! We are back with the fifth edition of the tournament that gathers the most talented college minds in India for an academic challenge. We are excited to bring back the exciting competition, more goodies and yes more intense competition for you.

Schedule

  • Online Qualifiers: May 11 21:30 IST -- Registration Open
  • Onsite Finals: June 2 09:00 Onwards at Marriott Hotel, Jaipur

Prizes

  • The Topcoder Collegiate Champion and the Runner Up in the Onsite Finals will get awarded with $400 and $150 in cash respectively along with TCC Trophies.

Top 10 from the Qualifying Round who agree attend the onsite finals will receive the following:

  • Registration Ticket to TCO19 India Regionals in Jaipur.
  • Travel Reimbursement of up to 6300 INR ($90), to travel to the Onsite Finals.
  • Topcoder T-shirt — Personalised with their Topcoder Handles
  • Next 20 from the online round will be awarded TCC t-shirts.

Match will be Rated

Best of luck to all in the arena! :)

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By hmehta, history, 5 months ago, In English,

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Topcoder SRM 758 is scheduled to start at 11:00 UTC -4, May 10, 2019. Registration is now open for the SRM in the Web Arena or Applet and will close 5 minutes before the match begins.

Problem Setters: IH19980412 and misof

This is the first SRM of Stage 4 of TCO19 Algorithm.

Stage 3 TCO19 Points Leaderboard | Topcoder Java Applet | Next SRM 759 — May 29, 07:00 UTC-4

Good luck to everyone!

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By hmehta, history, 6 months ago, In English,

The first Algorithm Competition Online Rounds of the 2019 Topcoder Open has arrived! Round 1B will be held on Wednesday May 1, 2019 at 07:00 UTC -4. Registration is open for the round and closes at 06:55 UTC -4, May 01 2019.

There will also be a rated parallel round for those who have already qualified for Round 2

Did you win an Automatic Berth a.k.a Bye for Round 1? Check out the list of members who won an automatic berth to Round 2 here.

Did you qualify to Round 2 from Round 1A ? Check out the list of members who qualified to to Round 2 from Round 1A here.

There will also be a rated parallel round for those who have already qualified for Round 2

How many will qualify? The 750 highest scorers from each Round 1 will win a spot in Round 2 of the Algorithm Competition. Note: To be eligible to advance from an Online Round Match, the Competitor must finish the Match with a point total greater than zero.

Best of luck to you in the Arena! -Topcoder

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By hmehta, history, 6 months ago, In English,

The first Algorithm Competition Online Rounds of the 2019 Topcoder Open has arrived! Round 1A will be held on Saturday April 20, 2019 at 12:00 UTC -4.Registration is open for the round and closes at 11:55 UTC -4, April 20 2019.

Did you win an Automatic Berth a.k.a Bye for Round 1? Check out the list of members who won an automatic berth to Round 2 here.

How many will qualify? The 750 highest scorers from each Round 1 will win a spot in Round 2 of the Algorithm Competition. Note: To be eligible to advance from an Online Round Match, the Competitor must finish the Match with a point total greater than zero.

There will be one more Round 1 — Round 1B on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 07:00 UTC -4.

Best of luck to you in the Arena! -Topcoder

Update: Match Summary and Editorials: https://www.topcoder.com/blog/2019-topcoder-open-algorithm-round-1a-editorials/

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By hmehta, history, 6 months ago, In English,

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Topcoder SRM 755 is scheduled to start at 11:00 UTC -4, April 15, 2019. Registration is now open for the SRM in the Web Arena or Applet and will close 5 minutes before the match begins.

Editorials: https://www.topcoder.com/blog/single-round-match-755-editorials/

Problem Setter: misof

This is the seventh SRM of Stage 3 of TCO19 Algorithm. This stage will also help you qualify and win reimbursements/tickets to TCO19 Regional Events.

Stage 3 TCO19 Points Leaderboard | Topcoder Java Applet | Next SRM 756 — April 25, 07:00 UTC-4

All the best!

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By hmehta, history, 7 months ago, In English,

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Topcoder SRM 754 is scheduled to start at 07:00 UTC -4, March 30, 2019. Registration is now open for the SRM in the Web Arena or Applet and will close 5 minutes before the match begins.

Editorials: https://www.topcoder.com/blog/single-round-match-754-editorials/

Thanks to misof for setting the problems and adamant for testing the round.

This is the sixth SRM of Stage 3 of TCO19 Algorithm. This stage will also help you qualify and win reimbursements/tickets to TCO19 Regional Events.

Stage 3 TCO19 Points Leaderboard | Topcoder Java Applet | Next SRM 755 — April 09, 21:00 UTC-4

Stage 3 Leaderboard

All the best!

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By hmehta, history, 7 months ago, In English,

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Topcoder SRM 753 is scheduled to start at 11:00 UTC -4, March 20, 2019. Registration is now open for the SRM in the Web Arena or Applet and will close 5 minutes before the match begins.

Editorials: https://www.topcoder.com/blog/single-round-match-753-editorials/

This is the fifth SRM of Stage 3 of TCO19 Algorithm. This stage will also help you qualify and win reimbursements/tickets to TCO19 Regional Events.

Stage 3 TCO19 Points Leaderboard | Topcoder Java Applet | Next SRM 754 — March 30

Stage 3 Leaderboard

All the best!

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By hmehta, history, 8 months ago, In English,

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Topcoder SRM 752 is scheduled to start at 07:00 UTC -5, March 06, 2018. Registration is now open for the SRM in the Web Arena or Applet and will close 5 minutes before the match begins.

Problem Setter: teja349 -- teja349

This is the fourth SRM of Stage 3 of TCO19 Algorithm. This stage will also help you qualify and win reimbursements/tickets to TCO19 Regional Events.

Stage 3 TCO19 Points Leaderboard | Topcoder Java Applet | Next SRM 753 — March 20

Stage 3 Leaderboard

Regional Leaderboards

All the best!

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