SnackDown 2017, Codechef's most important contest of the year takes place right now.
Over 12 000 teams advanced from the qualifier round to pre-eliminations rounds. Today first pre-elimination round A started and it'll end in around 14 hours.
There are 6 problems to solve in this round, and at least 5 are interesting. Top 1000 teams from this round will advance to the last Elimination Round, from which around 50 top teams will move to the onsite finals!
This time I'm not involved in contest preparation, but I'm participating in the contest Since this is a team contest I paired with my friend Tong Wei. However, when the contest started he was sleeping, so I took care of all these problems We have all problems solved, so we are tied for 1st place, so for sure we'll advance to the next round.
If you need any clues for approaching the problems (after the contest) just let me know.
See you in the next round!