Ajam's blog

By Ajam, history, 7 weeks ago, In English

I've been doing CP for about one year and a half.

I've trained hard, it was tough, but during this period I was very motivated.

but these days I think I lost my patience, maybe because I couldn't reach another new color, or maybe it's frustration because of thinking that's hard for me to reach a high rating, and my intelligence level limits me to do better.

If you see my solved problems rating, you can't say that I'm a specialist, I spend a lot of time solving high rated problems, maybe because I enjoy learning data structures-tagged problems and learning new things.

although I lost my patience, but I'm sure that I still love, but there is something stopping me to continue!

any advice is welcomed, I think many people have passed something like this.

 
 
 
 
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Good things, take time.

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Your graph is a very steady increasing one, which is great! You have a lot of consistency and you'll rise up soon if you keep practicing.

"I've been doing CP for about one year and a half."

If you'll see my profile, its been around 2 continuous years of giving contests and I stayed specialist, maybe pupil for most of my time. I always felt like I should leave it, but participating in contests was fun and I learnt a lot from upsolving problems. Stop caring too much about your rating, focus on your practice, it would automatically reflect in your rating.

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    hmm. I can't speak about specialist or anything above but I honestly think yours and the blogger's rating graph is far better than mine.

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I would suggest one thing increase the solves for 1600-1800 problem range (Let them form peak in your rating graph of solve problems) . I am trying this and really helped me and is helping me . I used to be in newbie and pupil range but once I started solving problems of range 1400-1700, my rating started keeping consistenly in range 1350-1450 .

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    I did something similar. In March, I decided to try solving 50+ problems rated 1600, and 1700 each. This summer, I did the same thing for 1800's and 1900's. That helped a lot as I learned a lot of new approaches and techniques to look at problems.

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      Same thing for me. I started solving problems out of my comfort zone (1700-2000) and became an expert.