Invitation to CodeChef July Lunchtime 2018!

Hello CodeChef Community!

We’re excited to announce the July Lunchtime 2018 sponsored by ShareChat. We hope to see you all join us in these 3 intense hours of coding challenges. Plus there are some exciting job and internship opportunities by ShareChat for participants of July Lunchtime. For more details please visit the contest page here:

Joining me on the problem setting panel are:

  • Problem Setter: Fekete (Ivan Fekete)
  • Problem Tester: mgch (Misha Chorniy)
  • Editorialist: likecs (Bhuvnesh Jain)
  • Statement Verifier: xellos0 (Jakub Safin)
  • Russian Translator: gomelfk (Fedor Korobeinikov)
  • Mandarin Translator: huzecong (Hu Zecong)
  • Vietnamese Translator: VNOI Team

Contest Details:

Time: 30th June 2018 (1930 hrs - 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 performers in Global and Indian category will get CodeChef laddus, with which the winners can claim cool CodeChef goodies. Know more here: (For those who have not yet got their previous winning, please send an email to

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


Hindi Translator Name (Srijan Dubey) missing.
P.S. - Time to update contest announcement template. xD


Prizes are only for school students afaik. Please mention that if it has not changed. Thank you :slight_smile:

I dont understand why always you all say that sharechat will provide internships,if possible cant it say the minimum rank requirement to be eligible for intern so that everyone can know by how much did they missed and how much they need to do well,as many of my friends with good ranks still haven’t recieved any message from them.


@admin Submission are taking ~5 min. Please reduce it.

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Hi Admin, I am getting 500 and 504 errors for the last few minutes while trying to submit solutions. Please check.

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I can confirm the problems: Getting error 500 while submitting.
edit: got “successful submission”. But the code is running forever.

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Same with me :frowning:
Extra time should be given to us for this


i am facing the same problem

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Read only mode. I think the contest might be extended. Please keep doing the problems, they are fixing queue.

EDIT: Submissions resumed.

EDIT2- Contest has been declared unrated due to server issues.


Upd : Thanks admin I got verdict after 29 min.

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my solution is not getting the verdict please look in to it.

my code is running from past 5 minutes, @vijju123 sir , can any help be done?

Nopes, sorry :frowning: . My own had been running since 20+ minutes xD

Submissions stopped again due to huge submission queue :frowning:
So might be extended.

Make it unrated already.

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No extension?
Upd: 40 minutes extension, but still can’t submit

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I could not submit my code due to “Read Only” :frowning:

@vijju123 sir will the contest be extended?

Disclaimer - #nooffence.

This happens when you announce wrong combination of problem setting panel.

Next time please add everyone’s name in announcement post.

CodeChef ka MikeMirzayanov = Srijan Dubey. xD