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By shigule, 5 years ago, In English,

Hello, Codeforces!

Codeforces Round #278 will be held at Nov/21/2014 20:00 MSK for both divisions. Note that the time is 30 minutes later than regular Codeforces time, and Moscow is currently UTC+3.

The problem setters are taorunz and me. This is our first Codeforces round!

We'd like to thank Maxim Akhmedov (Zlobober), who helped us prepare the problems very much; also to thank MikeMirzayanov for Codeforces and Polygon platforms.

This round is involved in MIPT Fall Programming Training Camp, and top-20 of contestants from the camp will be rewarded with Codeforces T-shirts. For other contestants it will be regular Codeforces round.

Hope you enjoy the round, and wish you high rating.

UPD: Score distribution:

Div. 2: 500 — 1500 — 1500 — 2500 — 2500

Div. 1: 500 — 1500 — 1500 — 2000 — 2500

It's not for everyone that the optimal strategy is solving tasks in order. Make sure you've read all problems before the contest ends.

UPD: Very sorry that the round will be moved 20 forward due to technical reasons.

UPD: Top 5 participants:


  1. ACRush
  2. rng_58
  3. Egor
  4. Kostroma
  5. sankear


  1. nghiand
  2. rabbit_TR
  3. mwc123
  4. batkhuyag
  5. whalyzh

Honorable mentioned:

anta, who solved Div.1 E!

CKYang, who solved Div.2 E!

UPD: Editorial is here!

UPD: hack statistics (Div.1 and Div.2) by illi!

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