September 10-14, 2023

Prague, Czech Republic

CHES Challenge

Since 2015, a crypto-engineering challenge is organized every year in cooperation with CHES.

Call for CHES Challenge Organizers

Former editions have focused on practical side-channel attacks, design of countermeasures, deep learning-based attacks, white-box cryptography, and hardware security.

See for instance:

We welcome any proposals of challenge organisation for CHES 2023.

Guidelines for Challenge Proposals

A challenge proposal should comply to the following:

A challenge proposal should include:

Organisers' Responsibilities

In case of accepted proposal, the challenge organisers are responsible for:

This last bullet notably implies that a member of the organisation team should attend to CHES. One free registration as well as support for travelling will be covered by the CHES general chairs for this purpose.

Proposing a Challenge

If you wish to propose a challenge, please contact Matthieu Rivain ( before 31 January 2023.

Feel free to contact Matthieu ahead of time for any question or to notify your proposal.

CHES Challenge Contact