Individual programming competitions for children aged 6-18 years old concluded at
the representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo in London. Unique intellectual
contests were organized by the London School of Mathematics and Programming.
The first round of the competition took place online and lasted for two weeks. Sixteen
students who scored the most points were invited to participate in the three-hour
The jury consisted of Pavel Mavrin, a lecturer at the St. Petersburg National Research
University of Information Technologies (ITMO) and the 2004 World Programming
Champion, as well as London-based Russian programmers, winners of various
competitions Leonid Shishlo and Yury Bedny. Mike Mirzayanov (ITMO), the author
of the CodeForces platform on which the competition took place, provided online
support from St. Petersburg.
The winners were awarded diplomas and memorable gifts. The top ten young
programmers will attend a tour of one of the London’s leading software development
The London School of Mathematics and Programming based at the representative
office of Rossotrudnichestvo was founded in 2015 by Anastasia Stone, a graduate of
the St.Petersburg State University of Mathematics and Mechanics. The school
provides classes in mathematics, programming, chess, as well as workshops on
interdisciplinary sciences. International competitions in mathematics and robotics
are regularly held at the school. London School of Mathematics and Programming
currently has three branches and conducts classes in both Russian and English.