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27-06-17

Congratulations to CUHK Team for winning the 1st PwC (PricewaterHouseCooper) Inter-University Capture the Flag competition in Hong Kong

PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) held their 1st Inter-university Capture the Flag (CTF) competition, PwC's Hackaday 2017, in Hong Kong on 23 June. Each university could nominate up to 2 teams to compete in this competition. A total of 9 teams joined: CUHK, CityU, HKUST and PolyU each sent 2 teams while HKU had one. We are glad to know that the two CUHK teams got the Champion and the 4th place respectively after 6 hours of non-stopped hacking to tackle 15 different challenges ranging from Crypto, Web, Binary reverse-engineering as well as Networking hacks.

Members of the two CUHK teams included:

  • Shing Yuet LEUNG (MIEG Year 3), Cham Fei TONG (CS Final Year), Xianbo WANG (Math Final Year, will be IE MPhil student in this Fall), Yihui ZENG (Math Final Year)
  • Paul CHAN, Wai Man HUNG, Tsz Ching LAM, Wai Pan YIK (All Year 2 CS students).

Congratulations again to both of our teams and we are proud of you !

For more details of this event, please check:


The CUHK Teams


The CUHK Team (Photo source: https://www.facebook.com/PwCChinaHongKong/ )


The scoreboard of the final result


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