Updated at 23:17,14-04-2021

Young Belarusian programmer wins ‘Yandex. Algorithm’ for fourth time


Young Belarusian programmer wins ‘Yandex. Algorithm’ for fourth time
The competition final involved 25 programmers. The athletes had 2.5 hours to find solutions to 6 tasks. First place went to Henadz Karatkevitch.

The man has won the first place for three consecutive years: in 2013, 2014, and 2015.

Karatkevich occupies the first place in the CodeForces ranking of sports programmers.

Winners will receive money: 300 thousand Russian rubles ($ 5,000) for the first place, 150 thousand — for the second, and 90 thousand — for the third.

Applications for participation in the Algorithm were filed by 4,840 people. More than 60% of them are Russians, yandex.ru reports.

Bloomberg called the Belarusian man a superstar in sports programming.

Henadz was born in Homiel in the family of programmers. He is now studying at the Information Technology and Programming Department of the Saint- Petersburg University. According to his parents, Henadz sat at the computer at the age of five.

Henadz has already won numerous prestigious international competitions, including the Google competition.