Sat, 15 Sept. 2018, 04:00 UTC — Sun, 16 Sept. 2018, 04:00 UTC 


Trend Micro CTF - Raimund Genes Cup event.

Format: Jeopardy Jeopardy

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Event organizers 

Test your knowledge and skills in targeted attacks, Internet of Things (IoT), Industrial Control Systems (ICS), and other cybersecurity issues.

The competition is comprised of an online qualifying event and finals held in Tokyo, Japan in December 2018.

The online qualifier is in a “Jeopardy” format — players solve challenges in various cybersecurity categories. The top ten teams from the online qualifier will advance to compete in the final to be played with a combination of “attack and defense” and “Jeopardy” formats.

Online Qualifier

Program: “Jeopardy” Style

Dates: September 15 – 16, 2018

Duration: 24 hours

Start Time: 13:00 (JST) September 15, 2018

End Time: 13:00 (JST) September 16, 2018

Language: English

Venue: Online (requires internet connection)

Requirements: Must be over 20 years of age to participate


Program: Attack and Defense

(King-of-the-Hill and“Jeopardy” Style)

Dates: December 15 - 16, 2018

Language: English (with Japanese support)

Venue: CIRQ – Tokyo, Japan

Participants: (Maximum four members per group)

Top ten (10) teams from the Online Qualifier

Automatic qualification: Winners from regional events are eligible for participating in Trend Micro CTF 2018 - Raimund Genes Cup - The Final

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Travel expenses covered for top ten teams:

Up to JPY 200,000* (approx. 1,800 USD) per team

Three nights accommodations** for the duration of the final

All team members must be age 20 or older to participate

* Conditions apply

** Accommodation arranged by Trend Micro


The top ten teams from this online qualifier will advance to compete in the final held in Tokyo, Japan in December 2018.


The top three teams will claim the following prizes after the final event hosted in Tokyo:


JPY 1,000,000 (approx. USD 9,000) for the winning team

ZDI Reward Points 15,000 points per player (equivalent of ZDI Bronze) for each member of the winning team, including a USD 2,000 one-time monetary bonus.


JPY 300,000 (approx. USD 2,600)


JPY 200,000 (approx. USD 1,800)