Practice for The Braben Cup

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This is an ongoing PRACTICE site for the 2018 competition now that it has closed. See https://persecoding.net for competition details and the questions and testcases that we used for the 2018 competition. We hope to be BACK in 2019 so stay tuned and keep practising!


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