I also enjoy traveling, sightseeing, exploring new cultures, and
lectures about my open research methodology, tools and self-learning
computer systems. You may find some of my public trip plans
Some of my past nostalgic drawings which I sketched when I was 10 years old:
pigeon - we saved it from the yard cat when it just got born and it lived at our balcony for a few years.
My favorite sport is football, though I also enjoy climbing, skiing, volleyball, squash, ping-pong, basketball, etc.
Since 2008 I play 5-a-side footsal with my friends each Friday in Issy-les-Moulineaux. I still play in some competitions
though it's becoming tougher with age ;) ...
2017.June - I joined Issy-les-Moulineaux footsal team to play in Paris 7-a-side competition football competition.
We didn't win it but it was fun ;) ...
2010.June.3 - I joined Alchemy team from INRIA to play in the INRIA Saclay football competition
among 6 teams and we won it inspite of very dramatic 3 and 4th game (4 wins and 1 draw).
It is my first cup victory since 2003! Thanks a lot to all the players who played to the end and made it possible!
2008.07 - a short video and a few photos
from the football game during the HiPEAC ACACES'08 summer school in Italy (July, 2008). We won 3-1 !..
Season 2008-cur. - 5-a-side footsal with the Issy-les-Moulineaux amateur club
2005.07 - 5-a-side competition during ACACES summer school. Some photos:
Seasons 2002-2005 - 11-a-side football with "Donkey Sanctuary" team in Edinburgh intramural league.
Seasons 2001-2003 - my great Greek friend Georgios and I organized a 5-a-side football team 'Mythos'. We won Christmas Five-a-side football tournament in December, 2001 and in November, 2003 and we were second in December, 2002, but gradually we got out of shape :( ...
Seasons 1993-1999 I had been playing for 6 years for the football team of my department at MIPT.
When studying at school I had been playing for some time for the youth football team of Dynamo "Moscow".