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What does Topcoder mean to you?

Topcoder is a place where I met many friends from all over the world that share my interests.

What is your greatest career accomplishment to date?

I've won the Topcoder Open twice – in 2006 and 2013.

What are you hobbies besides Topcoder?

I play soccer and love to go walking in the mountains.

What is your best tip for a new Topcoder member just starting out?

Try to make friends with other Topcoder members by discussing problems with them.

Tell us your Topcoder story.

I learned about Topcoder in 2005 from one of my friends – I think it was [Egor], but I don't remember exactly. I've been competing in most SRMs since then, and have attended every single TCO (some as a spectator) from 2005 to 2015! Some more accomplishments are described in Russian here: