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  • Munich/Friedrichshafen wins Tilbury House IV

    Munich/Friedrichshafen wins Tilbury House IV

    „Such a nasty team“ (Calyxx Peucker, Friedrichshafen and Philipp R. Müller, Munich) won the final of the Tilbury House IV in Closing Government. They defeated Münster F (Marc-Andre Schulz and Marcel Jühling) in Opening Government, TU Delft (Wissam Chalabi and …

    Vom 28. Nov 2016 um 13:59 mit 2 Kommentaren
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    Tilbury House and Lund win Maastricht Novice

    Maastricht Novice 2016 was won by “The Dynamic Duo” (Helena Hecke, Tilbury House and Diogo Silva, Lund) in Closing Government on the motion “THW press the button” (Infoslide: There is a button. If pressed, nuclear weapons no longer function. This would …

    Vom 21. Nov 2016 um 22:00
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    Dublin wins UCU Open

    The team TCD Hist A (Lorna Staines, Catherine Prasifka, Dublin) won the open finals as Closing Opposition at the UCU Open 2016. They prevailed against Utrecht United (Danique van Koppenhagen, Florine Rombach) in Opening Government, X in Opening Opposition and Jules …

    Vom 16. Nov 2016 um 17:21
  • Friedrichshafen/Munich wins first Munich Open

    Friedrichshafen/Munich wins first Munich Open

    From October 28th till October 30th, the first Munich Open took place after substantial preparations by conveners Katharina Heinrich and Christian Rausch. CAed by Monica Forman, Ben Shaw and Melda Eren, it extended the former trio of important international tournaments …

    Vom 01. Nov 2016 um 15:32 mit 2 Kommentaren

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Dutch WUDC 2017

Dutch WUDC 2017

From December 27th to January 4th the WUDC, the world’s largest debating tournament, takes place in The Hague in the Netherlands. As with most international tournaments, debates will be held in British Parliamentary Style and in English. The CA team …

07. Oct 2016

UCU Open 2016

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From November 4th till evening November 5th, the UCU Open 2016 will take place in Utrecht, Netherlands. Being an international tournament, its debates will be held in British Parliament Style and in English. Following five preliminary rounds, there will be …

02. Oct 2016

Scottish EUDC 2018’s Training Centre

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From November 14th till November 17th (the week between Oxford IV and Cambridge IV), the Scottish EUDC 2018 OrgComm will organize two free training sessions each night at varying universities in London. These training sessions are open to anyone interested …

01. Oct 2016

Maastricht Novice 2016

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On Saturday, November 19th, the first Maastricht Novice 2016 will take place. Located in Maastricht, it is a British-Parliament-Style novice tournament (speeches 5 minutes each) with four preliminary rounds followed by a final. The Chief Adjudicators are Srdjan Miletic, Jelte …

30. Sep 2016

Centrale Open 2016

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From Friday, December 9th, til Sunday, December 11th, the Centrale Open 2016 takes place in Paris. Since this is an international tournament, debates will be held in British Parliament Style and in English. Following five preliminary rounds, there’ll be semi …

26. Sep 2016

Lund IV 2016

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From Friday, December 2nd, to Sunday, December 4th, the Lund IV 2016 will be hosted in Lund. The tournament is international, therefore it will be held under British Parliamentary Style (BPS) rules with English as the spoken language. It consists …

19. Sep 2016

Tilbury House IV 2016

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From Friday, November 25th, to Sunday, November 27th, the Tilbury House IV 2016 will be hosted in Cologne. The tournament is international, therefore it will be held under British Parliamentary Style (BPS) rules with English as the spoken language. It …

15. Sep 2016

Leiden wins Lund IV 2016

Leiden wins Lund IV 2016

„We are here because we didn’t have a cancellation agreement“ (Jeroen Wijnen and Roel Becker, Leiden) won the final of the Lund IV in Opening Opposition. Debating the motion “THB that nuclear weapons have made the world a safer place.”, …

Vom 08. Dec 2016 um 16:27

Dutch WUDC 2017’s judge test online

Dutch WUDC 2017's judge test online

Since yesterday, December 5th, 2016, judge test and debating and judging manual (to be read before completing the test) of the upcoming Dutch WUDC 2017 are available online. Consisting of a video debate and a multiple choice section, the test …

Vom 07. Dec 2016 um 13:41

EUDC 2016: The results

EUDC 2016: The results

The European Universities Debating Championship is over. Winner of the ESL-final is Tel Aviv A (Dan Lahav, Ayal Hayut-man) from Closing Government, thus becoming ESL-Champions, whereas the teams Tel Aviv C (Tom Manor, Noam Dahan) from Opening Government, Leiden D (Lisa …

Vom 25. Aug 2016 um 21:07 mit 5 Kommentaren

EUDC 2016: The break

EUDC 2016: The break

At the EUDC 2016, hosted in Warsaw, the following teams make the break. Note that, different to WUDC, ESL (English as a Second Language) teams can be in both the EPL (English as Primary Language) and ESL break if they …

Vom 18. Aug 2016 um 14:26Comments Off on EUDC 2016: The break

I pack my bags and take…: An EUDC-Guide for Beginners

I pack my bags and take…: An EUDC-Guide for Beginners

Coming Sunday at the 14th August the European Debating Championship 2016 will take place in Warsaw and, as usual, the Achte Minute will be there to report. But for now the big question is not yet who managed to break …

Vom 10. Aug 2016 um 10:00 mit 2 Kommentaren

England wins World Schools Debating Championships 2016

England wins World Schools Debating Championships 2016

The English high school students Rosa Thomas, Archie Hall and Kenza Wilks won the grand final of the WSDC 2016 in Stuttgart as proposition on the motion „This house believes that states should be allowed to pay other states to …

Vom 28. Jul 2016 um 18:57 mit einem Kommentar

Debaters at the WSDC – Part 2

Debaters at the WSDC - Part 2

On the 19th-29th Juli the World Schools Debating Championships take place in and around Stuttgart, Germany (an article about the WSDC 2016 can be found here). The Achte Minute was visiting the event and we’ve interviewed some of the participating …

Vom 27. Jul 2016 um 10:00Comments Off on Debaters at the WSDC – Part 2

Debaters at the WSDC – Part 1

Debaters at the WSDC - Part 1

On the 19th-29th Juli the World Schools Debating Championships take place in and around Stuttgart, Germany (an article about the WSDC 2016 can be found here). The Achte Minute was visiting the event and has interviewed some of the participating …

Vom 26. Jul 2016 um 15:30Comments Off on Debaters at the WSDC – Part 1

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