Ukrainians are among the winners of the Facebook hackathon. What they do

The team of Ukrainian developers won the third place on the annual Developer Circles Community Challenge from Facebook. The Ukrainians received a prize of $10,000 for their project with the updated version HeadBoard.

More than 250 teams from all over the world took part in this year’s hackathon. The total prize fund was $165,000.

About the project

Faceboard (HeadBoard) is an augmented reality hybrid racing game with arcade elements, where you need to keep balance with your head and facial gestures.

The developers

Alexander and Alexey Surnin from the Ukrainian studio Areyes developed this game.

Challenge results

In October 2019, Ukrainians took the first place at the regional level, being ahead of all the developers from Europe (then the project was called Faceboard).

And in November, they were among the top three winners of the global competition with an updated version.

The second place went to the team from India, and the first place went to Indonesia.