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  • Paris Open 2018

    Team ‘Michael and Desmond’ wins Paris Open 2018

    On May 11th and 12th, the annual Paris Open, featuring its traditional wine tasting during rounds, took place. Chief-adjudicated by Yair Har-Oz, Shrishty Krishnamoorthy and Harish Natarajan, the tournament was won by the team Michael and Desmond (Michael Dunn-Goekjan and …

    Vom 23. May 2018 um 16:27

News of debating clubs

Tel Aviv wins the Athens Open 2018

Tel Aviv wins the Athens Open 2018

After a weekend in Greece the Athens Open 2018 got won by ‘Tel Aviv A’ (Amichay Even Chen and Idan Bressler). They spoke in the final from Opening Government defeating ‘Novi Sad kenobi’ (Jovan Petronijević and Milos Marjanovic) in Opening Opposition, ‘Tel Aviv – You’ve …

10. May 2018

Nottingham win Nottingham Trent Open

Nottingham win Nottingham Trent Open

Congratulations to the winners of the Nottingham Trent Open, ‘Nottingham A’ (Ciara Berry and Alex Yeadon). They won the final from Opening Government defeating ‘Iron-Men Unite!’ (Craig McDonald, formerly Cardiff, and Dan Wood, Birmingham) in Opening Opposition, ‘Nottingham B’ (Emily …

01. May 2018

Cambridge/Hebrew University win MDX Open!

Cambridge/Hebrew University win MDX Open!

Congratulations to the winners of the MDX Open, ‘When Everything Was Beautiful, and Nothing Hurt’ (Srishti Krishnamoorthy-Cavell, Cambridge, and Eitan Har-Oz, formerly The Hebrew University of Jerusalem). They won the final from Closing Government defeating ‘He thinks he’s the pro’ …

30. Apr 2018

USA Red wins International Schools Debate Tournament Ljutomer

USA Red wins International Schools Debate Tournament Ljutomer

The team USA Red (Ella Michaels, Nikhil Ramaswamy, Ranen Miao) has won the 16th International Debate Tournament Ljutomer, Slovenia from opposition on the motion “TH regrets privatisation of space research and travel” against Logos Bermuda (Vasja Grošelj, Iza Jerman, Taja Kovačič) from Slovenia in proposition. The final was …

06. Apr 2018

Amsterdam & Leiden mixed team wins Rotterdam Open

Amsterdam & Leiden mixed team wins Rotterdam Open

The Rotterdam Open (24.-25.03.2018) ist over and the results are here: In the Open Final, the team Cheaper than Couple’s therapy (Marike Breed, Amsterdam & Roel Becker, Leiden) took the win as Closing Government on the motion “THW implement a …

27. Mar 2018

Leiden/Oxford win Tilbury House IV 2018

Leiden/Oxford win Tilbury House IV 2018

Congratulations to the team Sebas, you can’t mech out racism with 10 seconds left in your speech (Oskar Sherry (Oxford), David Metz (Leiden)) for winning last weekend’s Tilbury House IV 2018. They won the final from Opening Opposition on the …

15. Mar 2018

Cardiff wins Swansea Open

Cardiff wins Swansea Open

The team ‘Made in the Diff’ (Becky Wesson and Emma Meadows, Cardiff) won the Swansea Open.  They managed to win the final from Opening Opposition defeating ‘Swing B’ (Ieuan Skinner and Angus Rome, Swansea) in Opening Government, ‘Nid yw’n wir …

09. Feb 2018

“A challenge we greatly embrace” – Community Interview with the Novi Sad EUDC hosts

"A challenge we greatly embrace" - Community Interview with the Novi Sad EUDC hosts

As announced on our international facebook page we planned doing an interview with the newly elected hosts of the EUDC 2018 in Novi Sad. Everything has happened rather quickly since the former hosts from Edinburgh declared their problems with hosting …

Vom 29. Mar 2018 um 12:16

Bridger – Discussing Differing Opinions

Bridger - Discussing Differing Opinions

Some people debate to improve their skills, some for the competition and some for an ideal of discourse or knowledge. For the latter, we’d like to present an opportunity to engage in conversations with people from all around the world …

Vom 14. Mar 2018 um 10:25Comments Off on Bridger – Discussing Differing Opinions

WUDC council 2018: Resolution summary

WUDC council 2018: Resolution summary

During this year’s WUDC in Mexico the council met once again, discussing a series of changes. Editor Jan-Gunther Gosselke was live at the meeting and summarised the most relevant results.

Vom 05. Feb 2018 um 14:40 mit einem Kommentar

“Because you’re all so incredibly nice!” – Memories of WUDC 2013 (Part 2)

“Because you’re all so incredibly nice!” – Memories of WUDC 2013 (Part 2)

It’s been five years since the first WUDC in Germany took place. Teams from all over the world met in Berlin to determine the best debaters in the world. But how was it for the volunteers and organisers? Read more …

Vom 22. Jan 2018 um 20:52Comments Off on “Because you’re all so incredibly nice!” – Memories of WUDC 2013 (Part 2)

“A mixture of a summer camp, UN-simulation and Gulag” – Memories of WUDC 2013 (Part 1)

"A mixture of a summer camp, UN-simulation and Gulag" - Memories of WUDC 2013 (Part 1)

It’s been five years since the first WUDC in Germany took place. Teams from all over the world met in Berlin to determine the best debaters in the world. But how was it for the volunteers and organisers? We have …

Vom 19. Jan 2018 um 13:33Comments Off on “A mixture of a summer camp, UN-simulation and Gulag” – Memories of WUDC 2013 (Part 1)

Harvard, Oxford and Comillas are the champions for 2018

Harvard, Oxford and Comillas are the champions for 2018

The World Universities Debating Championship (WUDC) 2018 in Mexico, which took place 28.12.17-04.01.18, are concluded and the champions for the three language categories have emerged. Open Champion is Harvard, ESL-Champion is Oxford and EFL-Champion is Comillas. The finals were hosted …

Vom 08. Jan 2018 um 14:50Comments Off on Harvard, Oxford and Comillas are the champions for 2018

WUDC 2018 – The Break

WUDC 2018 - The Break

Once again the anglophone World Universities Debating Championship (WUDC) took place during the turn of the year. This year’s location was Mexico City. The tournament started the 27.12.17 and ended the 04.01.18. After nine preliminary rounds the teams breaking to …

Vom 07. Jan 2018 um 13:36 mit 2 Kommentaren

Scottish EUDC Launches Training Website

Scottish EUDC Launches Training Website

It is not uncommon for major tournaments to host training programmes, as Duncan Crowe, one of the main organizers of the Scottish EUDC training series, puts it. However, the effort invested in the Scottish EUDC training series has been exceptional …

Vom 29. Nov 2017 um 11:02Comments Off on Scottish EUDC Launches Training Website

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