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  • Gennady Korotkevich Wins Topcoder Open's Algorithm Track for Second Year in Row

    The results of this year’s Topcoder Open were announced on November 22. Gennady Korotkevich, a PhD student at ITMO University and an award-winning programmer, won the Algorithm competition for the second year in a row.


  • ITMO’s Gennady Korotkevich Wins VK Cup

    Gennady Korotkevich, a PhD student at ITMO University and multiple-time winner of various international programming competitions was named VK Cup’s top participant in the Engine category. This year’s winners of VK Cup split between themselves a prize sum of 2,752,512 rubles – in binary, this particular number converts to an elegant 1010100000000000000000.


  • Gennady Korotkevich Continues Google Code Jam Streak With Seventh Win

    Gennady Korotkevich, currently a PhD student at ITMO University, hasn’t stepped from the first place in Google Code Jam since 2014. This time, he also bested his closest competitors from Canada and the USA. Among the tournament’s top five was also ITMO graduate Evgeny Kaplun.


  • Gennady Korotkevich Becomes Three-Time Winner of Facebook Hacker Cup

    In late October, the Facebook Hacker Cup 2019 open championship in programming came to an end at Facebook’s Dublin headquarters. ITMO’s PhD student Gennady Korotkevich, who won the championship in 2014 and 2015, has become its champion for the third time. In the final round, the programmer solved all six tasks faster than his competitors.


  • Gennady Korotkevich Wins Google Code Jam For The Sixth Time

    Once again, ITMO PhD Student Gennady Korotkevich won the Google Code Jam international competition. This time, the event took place in San Francisco on August 9. This was the sixth victory in the programmer’s winning streak. Apart from Gennady, the Japanese contestant Makoto Soejima and the contest’s first-timer Andrew He from MIT got into the top-3. Every year, over 50,000 programmers from all over the world participate in Google Code Jam, with only 25 making it to the finals. Among the latter were also ITMO’s students Boris Minaev and Evgeny Kaplun.


  • Gennady ‘Tourist’ Korotkevich: My First Defeat Only Made Me Want to Win More

    What does a two-time world champion in competitive programming do as a student? Why does he continue to take part in competitions, and how does he choose them? Would he like to be named “Hero of Belarus”? Gennady Korotkevich, a PhD student at ITMO University and the recent entrant of Magazine’s Top-50 People of St. Petersburg list, answered these and other questions in an interview with Prof. Anatoly Shalyto, himself a member of’s 2017 edition of the Top-50, and Lidia Perovskaya, ITMO graduate and producer of ICPC World Finals live broadcasts.


  • Gennady Korotkevich Wins Sobaka.Ru Magazine Award, a magazine about urban life, has recently announced the laureates of the Top-50 Famous People in St. Petersburg award in the Science and Life category. Among the winners is ITMO University PhD student Gennady Korotkevich, the champion of multiple international programming competitions. The awards ceremony will take place at the Sevkabel Port on June 5.