How did you get to where you are today in the programming world?
Went to ITMO University and then studied a lot.
What is your best strategy for solving tough algorithm problems?
Solve a lot of them and they become not so tough.
What are you most looking forward to for the TCO Finals?
See a lot of interesting people.
Tell us what achievement you are the most proud of.
ICPC 2015 World Champion
Offline, what is your favorite thing to do?
Traveling, see something new
We asked the Finalists to use emojis in response to the following questions.
How do you feel about the TCO18 Finals?
How do you feel when you win a Topcoder challenge?
What is your spirit animal?
What's the weather like at your house right now?
What are your hobbies?