• Python
  • C++
This track is only available in Russian

Each Yandex service accumulates a huge amount of data. We analyze this data to improve our products and make them more user-friendly.

Our analysts heavily rely on mathematics, statistics, probability theory, as well as cutting-edge technologies, including neural networks, CatBoost, kNN search, clustering algorithms, and anomaly detection.

This track focuses on the kind of problems our Data Science specialists solve.

  1. Formulating and confirming hypotheses
  2. Conducting experiments
  3. Implementing algorithmic solutions


  • 300,000 RUBFirst place
  • 250,000 RUBSecond place
  • 200,000 RUBThird place
  • 150 000 RUBFourth place
  • 100 000 RUBFifth place
  • +100 000 RUBbest student in category


  • Qualifying
    You may compete in several categories. The best performing participants will go to the finals.
  • Final
    You may choose only one category. Winners will receive cash prizes


  • Roman Khalkechev
    Roman Khalkechev
    Chief data scientist
  • Ilya Gilyov
    Ilya Gilyov
  • Roman Vasiliev
    Roman Vasiliev
    Head of assortment analytics team
  • Kirill Lunev
    Kirill Lunev
    Head of department

This track

is only available in Russian