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By jdurie, 7 weeks ago,

1966A - Card Exchange

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1966B - Rectangle Filling

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1965A - Everything Nim

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1965B - Missing Subsequence Sum

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1965C - Folding Strip

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1965D - Missing Subarray Sum

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1965E - Connected Cubes

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1965F - Conference

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By jdurie, 2 months ago,

Hi, Codeforces!

I welcome everyone to participate in Codeforces Round 941 (Div. 1) and Codeforces Round 941 (Div. 2), which will start on 27.04.2024 17:35 (Московское время).

Both divisions will be given 6 problems and 2 hours to solve them.

One of the problems was also used in the Yandex Cup finals, which was authored by tourist, so if you participated in the Yandex Cup finals or know the problems, please refrain from participating. All other problems were created and prepared by me.

I would like to thank:

Good luck to all the participants!

Score distribution:

Division 1: 500 — 1250 — 1500 — 2000 — 2500 — 3500

Division 2: 500 — 1000 — 1500 — 2000 — 2250 — 3000

Update: Editorial is up

Congratulations to the winners!

Div. 1:

Div. 2:

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By jdurie, history, 12 months ago,

1838A - Blackboard List

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1838B - Minimize Permutation Subarrays

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1838C - No Prime Differences

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1838D - Bracket Walk

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1838E - Count Supersequences

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1838F - Stuck Conveyor

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By jdurie, 13 months ago,

Hi, Codeforces!

I welcome everyone to participate in Codeforces Round 877 (Div. 2), which will start on Jun/04/2023 17:45 (Moscow time).

The round will be rated for participants of Division 2 with a rating lower than 2100. Division 1 participants can participate unofficially in the round.

You will be given 6 problems and 2 hours to solve them. One of the problems will be interactive, so please read this guide if you are not familiar with interactive problems.

The score distribution will be 500 — 1000 — 1250 — 1750 — 2250 — 3000.

All problems were created and prepared by me.

I would like to thank:

Good luck to all the participants!

Update: Editorial is available

Winners:

Unofficial winners:

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By jdurie, 2 years ago,

Hi, Codeforces!

We welcome everyone to take part in Codeforces Round 801 (Div. 2) and EPIC Institute of Technology Round, which will start on Jun/18/2022 17:35 (Moscow time).

The round will be rated for participants of Division 2 with a rating lower than 2100. Division 1 participants can participate unofficially in the round.

You will be given 5 problems and 2 hours to solve them. One problem will consist of multiple subtasks.

The score distribution will be 500 — 750 — 1250 — (1250+1000) — 3000.

The round was prepared by me, ki0apa, and akifpatel.

We would like to say a word of appreciation:

Good luck to all the participants!

Update: Editorial is out!

#### About EPIC Institute of Technology

Recently, in our blog, we have introduced the educational project of EPAM called EPIC Institute of Technology.

EPIC Institute of Technology, a part of EPIC — EPAM Product Innovation Center, is truly a unique educational project driven by the Deltix team under the EPAM Systems umbrella.

Why EPIC:

EPIC Institute of Technology is an accelerator for the best talents. Our students will acquire hands-on experience in one of the selected major programs, all of them are highly demanded right now on the top projects, together with the fundamental knowledge, so indispensable for real professionals. Successful graduates will have a unique chance to jump start their career on the most challenging and interesting EPAM projects worldwide. You will join the community of intelligent and driven individuals and have an honor to work with and learn from them.

Here are the answers to the most common questions:

How much does education cost?

EPIC Institute of Technology is completely free. There are no fees to register for exams or tuition fees.

How is the educational process organized?

Each program lasts exactly one year. The academic year consists of two semesters. Courses in the first semester are the same for all programs. Courses in the second semester depend on the selected major program.

Students will take an intermediate assessment in the middle of the semester. The final grade will be given for each course at the end of each semester. The grade a student gets for each training course, depends on the quality of the laboratory work and participation in lectures and practical classes.

Lectures, practical classes, seminars, conferences, and other interesting activities are provided for students on all training courses.

How will the classes be held?

All classes will be held online. Lectures and practical classes will be held at the specified time according to the provided schedule. Recordings of all classes will be available for those students who, for any reason, were not able to attend.

In what language will I study?

All programs are in English language.

EPIC Institute of Technology graduates will get a diploma and an offer to join, either as an intern or a full-time position, one of the hot EPAM projects where skills acquired at EPIC Institute of Technology will be demanded.

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By jdurie, history, 2 years ago,