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Virtual, US Eastern | Mon, Dec 14 - Sat, Dec 19, 2020

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Core NetWars Tournament of Champions

The SANS Institute is proud to host Core NetWars Tournament of Champions online this year during SANS Cyber Defense InitiativeŽ 2020. The SANS Core NetWars Tournament of Champions is an annual celebration of the top-scoring players that features the top individual players and top teams from 2019 and 2020 competing head-on.

A Champion's Reception for all invitees will be held online before the Tournament begins on Thursday, December 17 from 5:45-6:15PM EST. The reception will feature special speakers, and will serve as an orientation and kick-off to begin the Tournament.

Core NetWars Tournament of Champions Schedule:

  • Reception – Thursday, December 17, 5:45-6:15PM EST
  • Thursday, December 17, 6:30-9:30PM EST
  • Friday, December 18, 6:30-9:30PM EST

Please note that this special event will occur online and is complimentary for invited guests. Guests who would like to add a SANS training course to their Tournament may visit the SANS Cyber Defense InitiativeŽ 2020 - Live Online website to register.


More Information:

  • Core NetWars Tournament of Champions is an invite-only event. Invitations will be sent to eligible players in mid-November.
  • Please visit the Core NetWars Tournament page to learn more about the version of NetWars featured in the SANS Core NetWars Tournament of Champions.
  • For questions regarding the Tournament, please see our FAQ. For additional questions, please contact support@sans.org.