Imagine you are giving a coding contest and have spent the last 20 minutes on a problem and finally you submit it and it's accepted. You later find that some top-level coders have done it in less than a minute! What is their secret? Do they have a typing speed more than 20X that of a normal person? The real answer is NO, usually a high speed isn't the result of unusual typing speed, but that of super-short and elegant code. In fact, it often seems that code length is inversely related to coder strength and hence it's good to encourage the writing of short code: Apeireon, IIT Patna presents to you in its very first edition, Code Golf v1.0, a competitive coding event in which the aim is to solve problems while writing as short code as possible, strictly in C++ only.