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The Alan Turing
Cryptography Competition.
edition 2017
You are reading the website of the 2017 edition of the competition, which ended on Saturday 29th April at 11:59 pm.

Mike and Ellie will return for a new adventure next year!

The website for that new edition, to start in January 2018, appears in December here. If you would like to receive a reminder around that time by email please look here. For any particular enquiries you can contact us on cryptography_competition@manchester.ac.uk.
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The Tale of the

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Announcing

The Alan Turing

Cryptography Day

2017!

Want to come over to Manchester for a bit of live crypto stuff, the prize ceremony and an opportunity to meet the organisers?

Find out more!

News.

(new)
Hint For Chapter 2
Posted by Andrew on Wednesday 1st February at 4:05 pm.
"Well it's all Greek to me", said Mike. "I recognise the word Caesar though."
"Caesar ... of course. That gives me an idea," replied Ellie.
She scribbled …
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Chapter 2 Hint and Extra Attempts
Posted by Andrew on Wednesday 1st February at 10:29 am.
For those struggling with Chapter 2, a hint will be released on (or shortly after) 4pm today.
There have also been a number of teams …
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Hint for Chapter 1
Posted by Andrew on Wednesday 25th January at 4:01 pm.
Mike fiddled with the two pieces of paper, looking increasingly frustrated.
"I've tried all 4 possibilities and none of them make any sense!" he …