Dmitry Dagaev is an Associate Professor at National Research University Higher School of Economics (Moscow). He holds an MA degree in Economics from New Economic School (2008) and a Candidate of Sciences (PhD equivalent) degree in Mathematics from Moscow State University (2011). His research interests include discrete mathematics and game theory. Currently, he works on the topics of tournament design and contest theory. Dmitry Dagaev also teaches at joint Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) and The International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES) programme in sport management.