Invitation to CodeChef August Lunchtime 2019

Greetings CodeChef community!

You are invited to participate in CodeChef Lunchtime- a short contest with 5 problems to be solved in 3 hours. This is a great opportunity for you to participate and improve your programming skills along with your CodeChef rating.

The problem statements of the contest will be available in English, Hindi, Bengali, Russian, Mandarin and Vietnamese. Besides, if you have some original and engaging problem ideas, and you’re interested in them being used in CodeChef’s contests, you can share them with our admins here:

I hope you will join your fellow programmers and have fun cracking the contest problems. Joining me on the problem setting panel are:

-Setters: farhod_farmon (Farhod Khakimiyon), kingofnumbers (Hasan Jaddouh), i_love_islam (Rami Alssadaqa)
-Tester: teja349 (Teja Vardhan Reddy)
-Editorialist: taran_1407(Taranpreet Singh)

  • Statement Verifier: xellos0 (Jakub Safin)
  • Mandarin Translator: stzgd (Gedi Zheng)
  • Vietnamese Translator: songuku95 (Team VNOI)
  • Russian Translator: gomelfk (Fedor Korobeinikov)
  • Bengali Translator: solaimanope (Mohammad Solaiman)
  • Hindi Translator: devils_code (Akash Srivastava)

I hope you will enjoy solving them. Please give your feedback on the problem set in the comments below, after the contest.

#Contest Details:

Time: 31st August 2019 (1930 hrs) to 31st August 2019 (2230 hrs). (Indian Standard Time — +5:30 GMT) — Check your timezone.

Contest link:

Registration: You just need to have a CodeChef handle to participate. For all those who are interested and do not have a CodeChef handle, are requested to register in order to participate.


Top 10 Indian and top 10 Global school students from ranklist will receive certificates and CodeChef laddus, with which they can claim cool CodeChef goodies. Know more here: How do I win a CodeChef Goodie?. (For those who have not yet got their previous winning, please send an email to

Good Luck!
Hope to see you participating!!
Happy Programming !!


Eagerly waiting for it :smirk:, the round starts 30 mins after my Semester Exams ends :drooling_face:


Your semester exams ends at night?:thinking:

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In some Universities they have exams at night.

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Sometimes, exams go in sittings which can be till 8 or 9 in night.

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I hope it’s rated this time…

Yup @s5960r , since no classrooms are free from 8am to 6pm IST.