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Marathon Match Finalist
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Sato Eiichiro
JAPAN

What is your most memorable Marathon Match and why?
IMM111 because that was the first match I won.

What's your favorite Topcoder Marathon Match problem and why?
IMM107 because that was the first match I tried seriously on. If I didn't get a good result in the match, I would stop participating.

Who do you think is the most fierce or talented coder at Topcoder and why?
Since I am new to this field, I'm not sure about this. All red coders seem very strong.

What do you do when not working?
Solving problems or watching YouTube.

Where do you work? Tell us about your space(s).
The University of Tokyo as a student.

What kind of music do you listen to while working on your solutions?
Nightcore, EDM, K-pop, J-pop.

What's the best tip or piece of advice you can share with other members at Topcoder?
About Marathon Match: By spending more time, you can compete with red coders evenly, even if you are not familiar with optimizing.

What does Topcoder mean to you?
Good hobby.

How does it feel to be a first time TCO Finalist?
I feel like a sheep thrown into wolves.

What are you most looking forward to at your first-ever TCO Finals?
Getting precious experiences.

Did you strive to make it TCO this year and if so, why does it matter to you?
I simply enjoyed marathon matches, and as the result I earned a ticket.