Turing is widely considered the founding father of Computer Science, having played a vital part to the war effort. He worked for the Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park and is famous for cracking the Enigma code. He was recently portrayed by Benedict Cumberbatch in ‘The Imitation Game’, dramatizing his incredible but tragic life during World War II. This competition helps to keep the passion for cryptography alive in a fun, challenging way.
If you fancy having a go do try the questions here: http://www.maths.manchester.ac.uk/cryptography_competition/