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  • Kazan wins Moscow Open

    Kazan wins Moscow Open

    The team Varvara (Maxim Raschupkin, Mikhail Shuganov) from Kazan has won the final of the Moscow Open 2017 from Opening Government on the Motion “THBT democratic states should ban and block all media outlets believed to undermine democratic values”. They …

    Vom 09. Dec 2017 um 18:07

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Oxford wins Newcastle IV 2017

Oxford wins Newcastle IV 2017

Oxford TS (Andrew Seow and Teck Wei Tan) won the Newcastle IV 2017 from Closing Opposition on the motion “This house supports the increasing secularisation of the world”. The Newcastle IV 2017 took place on 25th and 26th November 2017. …

05. Dec 2017

USA Red wins EurOpen World Schools tournament

USA Red wins EurOpen World Schools tournament

The EurOpen 2017 (taking place 9.11.-15.11.) was won by USA Red (Ella Michaels, Piper Doyle, Emily Grantham) from Opposition on the motion “THBT capitalism does more harm than good for women’s liberation“. The final was judged by Anna England Kerr as chair together with …

04. Dec 2017

Cambridge wins the Cork IV

Cambridge wins the Cork IV

Cambridge (Alasdair Donovan and Matt Hazell) won the Cork IV 2017 from Closing Government on the motion From behind a veil of ignorance, THW rather be born in the City of Omelas than a city in this world where you would …

04. Dec 2017

Leiden wins Munich Open

Leiden wins Munich Open

Gigi Gil and Devin van den Berg from Leiden won the Munich Open 2017, speaking as team Leiden B in Closing Government to the motion „TH supports the creation of an artificial island for those who do not want to …

27. Nov 2017

Stanford-Yale wins Cambridge Women’s Open

Stanford-Yale wins Cambridge Women's Open

Yale/Stanford LT (Bobbi Leet, Marina Tan) have won Cambridge Women’s Open 2017 on the motion that “This house regrets the idealisation of motherhood” from Closing Opposition. In Opening Government was Bad at feminism motions but trying (Lucía Arce, Rachel O’Nunain); …

27. Nov 2017

KCL, Tel Aviv win Oxford IV

KCL, Tel Aviv win Oxford IV

Breaking 9th seed, Darion Hotan and Sam van Elk from Kings College London proceed to win the 2017 Oxford Intervarsity. The tournament’s Chief Adjudicators were Evan Lynyak, Sella Nevo, Sophie Large, Teck Wei Tan, and Joshua Bailey. The tab team, …

27. Nov 2017

Tel Aviv, Munich win the Cambridge IV

Tel Aviv, Munich win the Cambridge IV

The Cambridge IV 2017 preliminary rounds concluded similar to the Oxford IV, with Tel Aviv AD again breaking first, this time on 13 points. Dan Lahav again topped the open speaker tab – this time accompanied by Darion Hotan of …

27. Nov 2017

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 11:02

About Life, Debating And How To Become A Better Debater – An interview with Owen Mooney

About Life, Debating And How To Become A Better Debater - An interview with Owen Mooney

A few days ago, we interviewed the magnificient Owen Mooney, current EUDC champion. We asked him some questions about his debating development and which advice he would give to novices and debaters who seek to become better. Enjoy some funny …

Vom 08. Nov 2017 um 10:00

“It’s actually a cool story” – An interview with the México WUDC 2018 convenors

"It’s actually a cool story" - An interview with the México WUDC 2018 convenors

Some weeks ago, we interviewed David Alatorre and Montserrat Legorreta, convenors of México WUDC 2018. This week, we can finally present you the results with tons of information – whether it’s about the Masters’ Competition, the Socials, Livestreams, México Open, …

Vom 11. Oct 2017 um 13:45

History debates in a nutshell

History debates in a nutshell

Apart from regular tournaments with debates around topics that generally move – or should move – society, there are some examples were debaters just combine some of their various interests. This led German debaters to establish their very own ruleset …

Vom 04. Oct 2017 um 20:47

Breaking at the EUDC for the first time: An interview with Helsinki A

Breaking at the EUDC for the first time: An interview with Helsinki A

At the EUDC, many teams come together. Some of them are very ambitious and worked hard to have a chance to make the break. So did Milla Huuskonen and Joona Suhonen from Helsinki A. In this interview we asked them …

Vom 25. Aug 2017 um 15:23Comments Off on Breaking at the EUDC for the first time: An interview with Helsinki A

Tallinn EUDC 2017: Tel Aviv and Glasgow are the new European Champions

Tallinn EUDC 2017: Tel Aviv and Glasgow are the new European Champions

The European Universities Debate Championship 2017, taking place in Tallinn, have come to an end. On the day of the finals both the last four teams of the Open track and the English as a Second Language (ESL) track came …

Vom 21. Aug 2017 um 11:52Comments Off on Tallinn EUDC 2017: Tel Aviv and Glasgow are the new European Champions

Tallinn EUDC 2017: The break

Tallinn EUDC 2017: The break

On the third day of the European University Debate Championship 2017 the pre-rounds come to an end, meaning: The break happens. We’ve gathered all the information available for you and will edit more once we get our hands on it.

Vom 18. Aug 2017 um 00:40Comments Off on Tallinn EUDC 2017: The break

EUDC 2017 Day 2: First Timers at Euros

EUDC 2017 Day 2: First Timers at Euros

The EUDC is attracting many of the same people again and again every year. But there are also always the people who come to Euros the first time and don’t know what to expect and what will be happening. The …

Vom 17. Aug 2017 um 10:48Comments Off on EUDC 2017 Day 2: First Timers at Euros

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