Archive for December 2017

KCL win Birmingham IV

KCL win Birmingham IV[caption id="attachment_33570" align="alignleft" width="400"] Winners of the Birmingham IV - Alberto Polimeni (left) and Joel Richardson (right) - © Tom Davies (Instagram @tomdgriff)[/caption] Congratulations to ‘KCL Straits of Malaca’ (Alberto Polimeni and Joel Richardson) for winning the Birmingham IV! They won the final from Opening Government defeating ‘Too early for a midlife crisis’ (Dean Foley, Manchester, and Matthew Oldham, former Lancaster) in Opening Opposition, ‘Bulgaro-Serbian school of political correctness’ (Radko Nedyalkov, UCL, and Monica Naydenova, Sofia University) in Closing Government, and ‘Durham B’ (Tim Sharpe and Martha Muir) in Closing Opposition on the motion ‘This House would nationalise Facebook and Twitter’. The ...
Dec 11th, 2017 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], News of debating clubs, Turniere |

Cardiff/Hull Alumni win Exeter Open

Cardiff/Hull Alumni win Exeter OpenCongratulations to ‘CARDs for our HULLish EXEs’ (Alex Harris, formerly Hull, and Craig McDonald, formerly Cardiff) for winning the Exeter Open. They won the final on the motion: ‘This House prefers a world without Romantic Love’ from Opening Government, defeating ‘Cardiff RS’ (Ryan F. and Sophie Johnstone) in Opening Opposition, ‘Bristol Sleighding our way back to Asia’ (Timothy Lo and Matthew Xiang) in Closing Government, and ‘Lebsky’ (Seb Curtis and Luke Kosky, Bristol) in Closing Opposition. [caption id="attachment_33566" align="alignright" width="300"] Celebratory Selfie! Craig McDonald (left) and Alex Harris (right) - © Craig McDonald[/caption] The final was judged by Rachel O’Nunain in the ...
Dec 10th, 2017 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], News of debating clubs, Turniere |

Kazan wins Moscow Open

Kazan wins Moscow Open[caption id="attachment_33181" align="alignright" width="400"] F.l.t.r.: The winners of Moscow Open Maxim Raschupkin and Mikhail Shuganov together with final judges Anna Akimova, Harish Natarajan, Monica Forman and Raffy Marshall - © Yaroslav Elistratov[/caption] 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 defeated Pink Ponies (Alexey Nogovitsin, Danil Kustin) in Opening Opposition, SUFE A (Yan Shen, Qiyu Lin) in Closing Government and 2 genders 1 cup (Ekaterina Bogma, Nikola Serafimov) in ...
Dec 9th, 2017 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], News of debating clubs, Turniere |

Oxford wins Newcastle IV 2017

Oxford wins Newcastle IV 2017Oxford 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. In the Open Final Oxford TS debated against St Andrews Sausage Bean and Cheese Melt (Ruth Batten and Duncan Bowyer) in Opening Government, Manchester was out of team spots (Jacklin Kwan and Rudolfs Treilis) in Opening Opposition and Sheffield SS (Areeb Sherwani and Leon Stone) in Closing Opposition. The panel came to an unanimous decision. The final was judged by Chris ...
Dec 5th, 2017 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], News of debating clubs, Turniere |

USA Red wins EurOpen World Schools tournament

USA Red wins EurOpen World Schools tournament[caption id="attachment_33120" align="alignright" width="400"] USA Red, the winner of the tournament - © EurOpen[/caption] 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 Miha Andrič, Tracey Lee, Bedrich Bluma, Klaus-Peter Heil, Ann-Sophie Zeipekkis and  Devin van den Berg. Best speaker of the tournament was Samuel Wooddell from American Logos Glacier with an average of 73.13. Best ESL speaker was Brian Li from SAS China with an average of 72.35 speaker points. EurOpen is an annual World Schools ...
Dec 4th, 2017 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], News of debating clubs, Turniere |

Cambridge wins the Cork IV

Cambridge wins the Cork IV[caption id="attachment_33123" align="alignright" width="225"] The Winners of the Cork IV 2017 bringing the christmas cheer - © Matt Hazell[/caption] 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 have an average standard of life (eg: London, Dublin, Amsterdam, etc). They won over TCD Hist SD (Daniel Gilligan and Sam Browne) in Opening Government, TCD RR (Ronan Daly and Rory O'Sullivan) ind Opening Opposition and TCD Phil B (Eoin O' Gorman and Christopher Costigan) in Closing Opposition. The final was chaired ...
Dec 4th, 2017 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], News of debating clubs, Turniere |

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