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  • 10th Birthday of International Sports Programming Project Codeforces Celebrated at ITMO University

    Codeforces, one of the most famous competitive programming platforms in the world, has celebrated its tenth birthday. It was created by then Saratov State University lecturer Mikhail Mirzayanov at the end of the 2000s as an online community for people who like to solve programming tasks. Now Mikhail works at ITMO University, which is a second home for Codeforces. ITMO.NEWS attended the celebration party and asked its participants how Codeforces had influenced their life and the entire community. 


  • Codeforces Founder Mikhail Mirzayanov: How the Biggest Competitive Programming Platform Has Changed Over the Past 10 Years

    Codeforces, one of the biggest competitive programming platforms in the world, is celebrating its 10th birthday. It was launched in the early 2010s by Saratov State University teacher Mikhail Mirzayanov. Since then, Codeforces has truly become a social network for competitive programming lovers. Both professionals and amateurs compete and communicate there. The website’s reach is around half a million people from all over the world. Meanwhile, its creator joined ITMO University’s team a year and a half ago. ITMO.NEWS’ reporter has met Mikhail and found out how the platform’s competitions differ from ICPC, how Codeforces attracts millions of users and why the project has launched a crowdfunding campaign.


  • Codeforces Founder Will Teach Web Development at ITMO

    Mikhail Mirzayanov, the founder of the Codeforces competitive programming platform, will teach web development at ITMO University. He moved to St. Petersburg from Saratov, where he was engaged in the development of the Olympiad Training Center for students. In this interview with ITMO.NEWS, he talked about his motivation to join ITMO team and create his online training platform for programmers.