Greetings CodeChef community!
Programmers all over the world are invited to participate in CodeChef’s May Long Challenge sponsored by ShareChat. This is a long contest which is spread over 10 days and offers 7 binary/subtask problems and 1 tie-breaker problem for you to solve. The Long Challenge offers great practice and learning opportunities and a chance to improve your rating.
The problem statements will be available in English, Hindi, Bengali, Russian, Mandarin and Vietnamese.
CodeChef’s contest sponsor, ShareChat, is seeking both interns and full-time employees to join their team. Job opportunities are open to programmers across the world and internship opportunities are exclusively aimed at final year B.Tech students who have already been placed and looking to gain startup experience. Visit the contest page for more details.
I hope you will join your fellow programmers and enjoy the contest problems. Joining me on the problem setting panel are:
Setters: bciobanu (Bogdan Ciobanu), lg5293 (Lewin Gan), iamabjain (Abhinav Jain), vivek_1998299 (Vivek Chauhan), wxs02wxs0103 (Xusheng Wang), ashishgup (Ashish Gupta), vinay_katare (Vinay Katare), mishaprigara (Mykhailo Pryhara), [alei]https://www.codechef.com/users/alei) (Alei Reyes), deepanshuvaid7 (Deepanshu Vaid), smelskiy (Danya Smelskiy)
Admin: alei (Alei Reyes)
Statement Verifier: xellos0 (Jakub Safin)
Editorialist: melfice (Alexander Kulkov)
Russian Translator: gomelfk (Fedor Korobeinikov)
Mandarin Translator: huzecong (Hu Zecong)
Vietnamese Translator: songuku95 (Team VNOI)
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.
Time: 3rd May 2019 (1500 hrs) to 13th May 2019 (1500 hrs). (Indian Standard Time — +5:30 GMT) — Check your timezone.
Contest link: https://www.codechef.com/MAY19
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 20 performers in Indian category and top 10 performers in Global category will get CodeChef laddus, with which the winners can claim cool CodeChef goodies. First to solve each problem except challenge - 100 laddus. Know more here: https://goodies.codechef.com/. (For those who have not yet got their previous winning, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org)
Hope to see you participating!!
Happy Programming !!
The contest is over
Congrats to the winners!
Div 2 (dominated by China)
Sketches of solutions in my blog: https://aleigorithms.wordpress.com/2019/05/06/codechef-may-challenge-2019/