HSE University in Russia organizes an Olympiad for Yandex. The details can be found below: 

The Olympiad includes two stages: 


Online Stage:

  • Traditional machine learning competition on Yandex.Contest platform. You will need to make new predictions and upload them to the automatic verification system.

  • Track 2: Come up with a solution for the same problem, keeping within a rigid framework of time and memory used.

Offline Stage (Final):

  • The top 30 teams according to the Online Stage results will be invited to the on-site final, which will be held on April 2-5 in Yandex office, Moscow .

  • In the final 36 hours of the competition, participants will try not just to train the model, but to create a full-fledged prototype, which will be tested both in terms of accuracy and performance. 


As part of IDAO Final, performances and master classes of world experts in machine learning and data analysis are also planned.

In 2019, 2187 participants from 78 countries took part in IDAO, and 79 participants from 7 countries met in the final in Moscow. 

 If you are interested please feel free to visit the web page and join: https://idao.world/