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By Yandex, history, 10 months ago, translation, In English

Hi everyone,

You’re invited to participate in Yandex Cup 2023, a programming competition run by Yandex.

Our newest addition is the Algorithm track. It's a great opportunity to solve problems, compete with people from around the globe, and win cash prizes.

If you're already tired of Olympiad programming problems or just looking for variety, you might want to take a closer look at the other tracks:

We updated the Machine Learning track. It will be Kaggle-styled and include three subcategories: recommendation systems, language models, and nowcasting. You'll have three weeks to complete the tasks. Prizes will be awarded to the strongest competitors in each category:

  • 1st place — 500,000 rub
  • 2nd place — 250,000 rub
  • 3rd place — 200,000 rub
  • 4th place — 150,000 rub
  • 5th place — 100,000 rub

The award policies for the Mobile Development and Machine Learning tracks are different. You can find them on the track pages.

We’re also giving T-shirts to the top 20 finalists in each track.

Schedule:

  • The qualifying round starts on October 23 at 12:00 (GMT+3) and ends on October 29 at 23:59 (GMT+3).
  • The semi-finals take place on November 4 at 12:00 (GMT+3).
  • The finals are held on December 2-3 in Almaty. The time will be announced later. The top 20 participants from each track's semifinals will advance to the finals, with Yandex covering the costs of participation.

The dates and stages for the Machine Learning and Mobile Development tracks are different. For more details, see the track pages.

Registration will remain open until the end of the qualifying round. To learn more and register, go to: yandex.ru/cup/.

Finally, we’d like to express a special word of gratitude to the entire development team and the track team leader Sasha Minakov elshiko.

See you at Yandex Cup!

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By Yandex, history, 3 years ago, translation, In English

Hi all,

We are pleased to announce that Yandex is once again including Yandex.Algorithm as part of the programming championship. The Algorithm track is a great opportunity to solve interesting problems, compete with participants from around the globe, and win cash prizes. This year's championship will be held completely online.

Schedule:

The Algorithm tasks are available in English and Russian.

Prizes:

  • 1st place: 300,000 rubles

  • 2nd place: 250,000 rubles

  • 3rd place: 200,000 rubles

  • 4th place: 150,000 rubles

  • 5th place: 100,000 rubles

There will be T-shirts for top-30 in each categories.

Registration is open until the end of the qualifying round. To learn more and register, go to the site: https://yandex.com/cup/algorithm/

I would like to thank the Algorithm team and personally the teamlead of category Chmel_Tolstiy

UPD: Qualification round is running now. It's two hours virtual contest and contestant should start the participation (you need a registration) till 23:59 3rd October (Moscow time, UTC+3).

UPD2: Qualification round is over. Thank you all for participating! Upsolving: https://contest.yandex.ru/contest/29878/enter/

UPD3: Qualification Round Editorial: https://codeforces.com/blog/entry/95880

UPD4: Algorithm 2021 is over! Congrats to winners ksun48, Radewoosh and Um_nik

Special thanks to tourist for great performance and first place out of competition.

Everyone can register to look at problems or to upsolve: https://contest.yandex.ru/contest/30228/enter/

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By Yandex, history, 4 years ago, translation, In English

Hi all,

We are pleased to announce that Yandex is once again including Yandex.Algorithm as part of the programming championship. The Algorithm track is a great opportunity to solve interesting problems, compete with participants from around the globe, and win cash prizes. This year's championship will be held completely online.

Schedule:

  • The trial stage starts on September 21 at 12:00 and ends on October 18 at 23:59

  • The qualifying round starts on October 19 at 12:00 and ends on October 25 at 23:59. It will be organized as a virtual contest. Participants will get six tasks, with 120 minutes total to solve them

  • The final round will be held on November 7. The time will be announced later. The final round will include participants who earned at least five points in the qualifying round.

The Algorithm tasks are available in English and Russian.

Prizes:

  • 1st place: 300,000 rubles

  • 2nd place: 150,000 rubles

  • 3rd place: 100,000 rubles

Registration is open until the end of the qualifying round. To learn more and register, go to the site: https://yandex.com/cup/algorithm/

UPD:

Algorithm 2020 final is over! Thank you all for participating!

More information is available at the Chmel_Tolstiy comment

See you at the next competitions!

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By Yandex, 4 years ago, translation, In English

Dear Codeforces,

Happy 10th anniversary from Yandex! Over the past ten years, you have become more than just a platform for competitions having developed into a community hub where people can socialize, discuss interesting tasks and make useful contacts — a large part of life for every competitive programmer. Keep it up – continue growing and developing!

Codeforces, with its immense contribution to competitive programming, is very important to the entire community of sport programmers around the world. Yandex actively supports programming contests and competitions and appreciates what Codeforces does, having benefitted from a large number of talented employees with a background in competitive programming. It wouldn’t be the same without this community.

We would also like to use this opportunity to thank MikeMirzayanov for Polygon, which has become a traditional feature in most of our competitions.

P.S. It is an official account of Yandex. Follow us on Codeforces and stay tuned!

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