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Israeli Team wins the 2nd European Debates Conference

Israeli Team wins the 2nd European Debates ConferenceDan Lahav and Yair Har-Oz won the Tilbury House IV - the 2nd European Debates Conference. They beat Osnabrück A (Stefan Torges, Jan Dirk Capelle), Maastricht Guess The Novice (Srdjan Miletic, Evelyn Svingen) and BDU Die schweigenden Lämmer (Rebecca Irvine, Philippe Holzhey) in the final, debating the motion "This House would ban anti EU parties from participating in the EU elections."  The final was jugded by Senna Maatoug (Chair), Itay Ben Yair, John Harper, Leo Münstermann and Emma Hartholt. [caption id="attachment_25062" align="alignright" width="320"] The final of the Tilbury House IV 2014. © Achte Minute[/caption] The following teams broke to the semi-finals and ...
Nov 10th, 2014 | By | Category: international, Turniere | Comments Off on Israeli Team wins the 2nd European Debates Conference

Tilbury House IV 2013

The Tilbury House Debating Society has announced that the Tilbury House IV 2013 will be staged on December 13th to December 15th. There will be 5 preliminary rounds plus the semi-finals and the grand final. CA will be Henk van Zuilen (Finalist of EUDC 2013). The registration will prospectively close Friday at 6 pm, the final will be done on Sunday at approximately 4 pm. To get more information visit the societies homepage where it shall be postet asap. You may also join the Facebook event to find out more. Quick Facts: Tilbury House IV 2013 December 13 to 15 Cologne, Germany BPS, English CAs: Henk van Zuilen, ...
Aug 27th, 2013 | By | Category: News of debating clubs, Termine, Turniere | Comments Off on Tilbury House IV 2013

Tilbury House IV 2012: Registration is now open

You may now register for the Tilbury House IV in Cologne. Your chance to prepare for Berlin Worlds! The competition will be staged on December 7 to 9. Language of debate is English, the format is BPS. Team cap is 36. World's DCA Isabelle Fischer (née Loewe) is going to be chief adjudicator together with Danique van Koppenhagen and Dessislava Kirova. Facts: Tilbury House IV 2012 December 7 to 9 Cologne, Germany BPS, English CAs: Isabelle Fischer, Danique van Koppenhagen and Dissislava Kirova Registration is open now.
Sep 19th, 2012 | By | Category: Turniere | Comments Off on Tilbury House IV 2012: Registration is now open

EUDC 2012: Update on results after round 6

Yep, the European Universities Debating Championship (EUDC or Euros) is still going on. It's day 3, the last three prelims are scheduled for today. We've got an update on the results of most of the teams from under the roof of VDCH (Verband der Debattierclubs an Hochschulen, or association of debating societies at universities). This is how they performed in the first six preliminary rounds: Results after round 6 Gutenberg, Nicolas and Robert, 9 points Gutenberg, Thore and Willy, 8 Tübingen, Konrad and Jonas, 8 Tübingen, Marie and Sophie, 6 Heidelberg, Lucas and Jan, (Sorry, no update available so far!) Stuttgart, Andreas and Gregor, 10 BDU, Dessi and ...
Aug 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere | Comments Off on EUDC 2012: Update on results after round 6

EUDC 2012: Results after day 2 in Belgrade

A little less hot in Belgrade, said the weather forecast. Only 31 degree Celsius, said the weather forecast. Must have felt like a fresh breeze after 40 degrees the day before. At least, today no one complained about the Serbian heat on Twitter. Rather, some obviously ate ice cream in between rounds for reasons of refreshment. Apart from the weather, there's more exciting news from the Serbian capital: Again, Willy Witthaut helped us gather the results for VDCH club - thank you! (Again, of some teams we only have the data after previous rounds. We're trying to collect more data.) Results after ...
Aug 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere | Mit einem Kommentar

Tilbury House IV 2012

Tilbury House IV 2012Save the date and prepare for Worlds in Cologne: The Tilbury House Debating Society is going to host the Tilbury House IV 2012. The competition will be staged on December 7 to 9. Language of debate is English, the format is BPS. Team cap is 36. World's DCA Isabelle Fischer (née Loewe) is going to be chief adjudicator together with Danique van Koppenhagen and Dessislava Kirova. To get more information visit the societies homepage where it shall be postet asap. You may also join the facebook event or contact the convenor Lea Pyhel viamail to lea.pyhel@tilburyhouse.de. Facts: Tilbury House IV 2012 December 7 to ...
Aug 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Termine, Turniere | Comments Off on Tilbury House IV 2012

EUDC 2012: Preliminary Results of VDCH teams

Look who came up with preliminary results from the European Universities Debating Championship (EUDC or Euros): It's Willy Witthaut! Find below the results of most of the teams from under the umbrella of VDCH, or Verband der Debattierclubs an Hochschulen (association of debating societies at universities). Thanks, Willy! We also stumbled across the results of our Dutch neigbours - see below. Please do not hesitate to help us gather information on results or give us snipets of gossip to entertain those at home. Oh, something that everyone at home might envy those down in Belgrade: It's around 40°C in the ...
Aug 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere | Mit einem Kommentar

MDD 2012: Biggest German language debating competition about to start

The German language debating championship is about to start in Vienna, Austria. Competing for the title are 68 teams from Germany, Switzerland and Austria, or debating societies from Aachen, Bayreuth, Berlin, Bonn, Dresden, Frankfurt, Freiburg, Graz, Göttingen, Halle, Hamburg, Hannover, Heidelberg, Ingolstadt, Jena, Karlsruhe, Kiel, Klagenfurt, Köln, Konstanz, Leipzig, Magdeburg, Mainz, Marburg, München, Münster, Potsdam, Regensburg, Salzburg, Stuttgart, St. Gallen, Tübingen, Wien, Würzburg and Zürich. Learn more about MDD in the German version of this article and follow us on Facebook and Twitter (hashtag #MDD12). It's the first time the German language debating championship (Meisterschaft im deutschsprachigen Debattieren or MDD) is hosted ...
Jun 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Turniere, VDCH | Comments Off on MDD 2012: Biggest German language debating competition about to start

Galway Euros 2011: Facts and Figures

Since we guess that our appreciated readers follow us on Twitter your head will most probably be replete with impressions from Galway Euros. But what are the facts and figures about the European Universities Debating Championships (EUDC or Euros)? Or maybe you have been there yourself and want to sort things out now? Your Achte Minute team provides you with all you might want to know - and even beyond. By the way, you still might wanna follow the Hashtag #EUDC on Twitter - you'll find funny stories and how everybody copes with the ...
Aug 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere | mit 6 Kommentaren

Galway Euros 2011: The Break to Quarters

Tel Aviv A is double breaking at Galway Euros! That is in the open and in the ESL break. Something that is only possible at Euros, not at Worlds. Find the rest of the break to quarter finals below - we have it all for you: The open break as well as the ESL break. That was one exciting announcement ... my goodness! OPEN BREAK The competitors of the open break have to be early birds: Debate starts at 9 a.m., ... Quarter final 1: TCD Hist B King's Inn A UCD L&H A UCC Philosoph B Quarter final 2: Oxford A KCL A UCC Law B Warwick ...
Aug 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Turniere | Comments Off on Galway Euros 2011: The Break to Quarters

The most successful debating societies of the World / Stuttgart VDCH’s best deb soc

“Oxbridge“ among the top ten debating societies of the world? Of course, one may assume to find those two oldest deb socs in that list – but who else is to be listed there? Colm Flynn, former chair of the WUDC Council, is the founder and editor of the internet blog World Debating Website. There he has published his “Worlds Debating Rankings 2011“. According to this, the top ten comprises four Australian institutions and only two English ones – Oxford and Cmabridge Unions. Even an institution from the Philippines is listed among them. The most successful debating society from under ...
Mar 31st, 2011 | By | Category: Turniere | Mit einem Kommentar

Debating Union in Duisburg founded – first debate with strong support

A new debating union has been founded: last thursday, four students founded the "DUEbattierclub" in Duisburg: Paul Wypych, Philip Scharf, Markus Krümpel and Jörn Hahn, former vice-president of the debating union in Dortmund. During the first debates of this new union all four had strong support: vice-president of the VDCH, the Association of Debating Societies at Universities (Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy), Esther Reinert, Lukas Haffert, debater in Cologne and Oliver Knüpfler, president of the debatig union in Münster.
Jan 29th, 2011 | By | Category: News of debating clubs | Mit einem Kommentar

WUDC 2011: Updates and interesting facts

Less than four months until the worldwide debating circuit assembles in Gaborone, Botswana for the World Universities Debating Championships (WUDC, a.k.a. Worlds) 2011 from 27 December 2010 until 4 January 2011! But before you open your new textbooks and work on your Setswana, the official language besides English, stop and check the technicalities. You need to make sure you have made your final payments. The conveners point out that banks charge a fee up to 25 US-Dollars for international wire transfer. Those who forgot about that fee may pay cash or with a check during physical check-in in Gaborone in ...
Sep 13th, 2010 | By | Category: Termine, Themen, Turniere | Comments Off on WUDC 2011: Updates and interesting facts

Serbian Summer Debate Camp 2010: A brief review

Serbian Summer Debate Camp 2010: A brief review A debater's lifestyle is usually manifested through traveling long distances to see old and meet new friends, arguing on sometimes high and sometimes low levels, lots of references to sex, alcohol and drugs and plenty of debating. Between August 8 and 14 about sixty debaters from Austria (Melanie Sindelar, Annabell Knoll, Rosie Halmi, Stefan Zweiker and Leonhard Weese from Debattierklub Wien), Germany (Fabian Farkas from Tilbury House Cologne), Greece, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia and the United States all enjoyed the above mentioned genuine debater's lifestyle in the remote alpine area of southern Serbia. Just a few kilometers north of Kosovo, we were ...
Aug 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere | Mit einem Kommentar

Tilbury House Summer Open Review

The debating clubs from Stuttgart and Vienna re-live the Tilbury House Summer Open (THSO) 2010 on their websites. ...
Jul 25th, 2010 | By | Category: Turniere | Comments Off on Tilbury House Summer Open Review

EUDC 2010 Pickings 1

There is an official version of the tab, by now you can find the ESL Final online, and so on… Here comes a bunch of links that recall the European Universities Debating Championship (EUDC)! ...
Jul 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: Presseschau, Turniere | Comments Off on EUDC 2010 Pickings 1

Three VDCH teams break into Euros Quarters

At a glance: Main Break and ESL Break of Amsterdam EUDC 2010! Teams from Greifswald, Göttingen and Köln are going to compete the quaters of Amsterdam EUDC 2010: Sarah Jaglitz and Rafael Heinisch (DC Greifswald), David Lamouroux and Gabor Stefan (DC Göttingen) and Bianca Sterly and Sebastian Hagemann (Tilbury House Köln). As adjudicator of "VDCH country" broke Alena Asyamova, Jens Fischer and Isabelle Loewe. Congrats! Full ESL Break: Erasmus A (Rotterdam, Jeroen Heun, Daniel Springer) Kalliope A (Groningen, Steffy Roos du Maine, Floor de Koning) Babes-Bolyai A (Cluj-Napoca/Klausenburg, Radu Cotarcea, Bianca Dragomir) Ljubljana A (Maja Cimerman, Filip Muki Dobranic) Greifswald A (Sarah ...
Jul 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Turniere, VDCH | Comments Off on Three VDCH teams break into Euros Quarters

A hot tournament – an insight into the Tilbury House Summer Open

32 teams found themselves in tropical heat - far above 32 Celsius - when they gathered in Cologne, Germany for the Tilbury House Summer Open on the first weekend in July. Tilbury House, the organizers, had forecast that weather and thankfully supplied the thirsty debaters with ample cool Kölsch (the local type of beer), of which there was no shortage even during the debates. Teams hailing from nine different countries fought in five preliminary rounds, a semifinal and a final over topics such as the legalization of drugs, the right to strike and - in the final - the European ...
Jul 12th, 2010 | By | Category: Turniere | Comments Off on A hot tournament – an insight into the Tilbury House Summer Open

Oxford wins Tilbury House Summer Open 2010!

Vignesh Ashok and Emily Pearce of Oxford A won the Tilbury House Summer Open! James Torrance from Nottingham was declared best speaker of the final. Congratulations! Team Tab and Speaker Tab is available online.
Jul 10th, 2010 | By | Category: Turniere | mit 2 Kommentaren

Tilbury House Summer Open 2010: Breaks to Semis and Final

The Tilbury House Summer Open (THSO) started yesterday, right now the Grand Final is starting. 32 teams from 9 nations came to Cologne either to prepare for Euros or just to have fun debating. It's incredible hot in Cologne (roumors: about 37 degrees Celsius) and the audience in now in expertacion of a hot Grand Final debate. Achte Minute presents Breaks and Motions. Break to Semis: Galway (Emily Ravenscroft, Sean Butler) 13 814 Cambridge A (Charlotte Thomas, Natalie Smith) 12 814 Oxford A (Vignesh Ashok, Emily Pearce) 12 810 Nottingham A (Tom Jackson, James Torrance) 11 771 Durham A (Peter Doughton, ...
Jul 10th, 2010 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere | Comments Off on Tilbury House Summer Open 2010: Breaks to Semis and Final

Welcome to Achte Minute! Now available in English!

Achte Minute, the leading magazine on German and German-language debating, is now available in English! With the coming Tilbury House Summer Open in Cologne and the European Universities Debating Championships (EUDC) in Amsterdam we will start reporting bilingually. At least a summary of all German-language articles will be published in English too. Articles that are relevant beyond the German-speaking area will be published in both languages. The Achte Minute team members' mother tongue is not English and some minor bugs still cause a few minor technical problems with the changeover. Please excuse our possible language mistakes and technical errors - ...
Jul 8th, 2010 | By | Category: Turniere | Mit einem Kommentar

Oxford IV 2010

Eines der berühmtesten Intervarsities (Hochschulturniere) im Debattieren ist das Oxford IV, zu dem die Oxford Union jedes Jahr im November hunderte Debattierer und Debattiererinnen empfängt. Wie sollte es anders sein: Auch 2010 wird ein Oxford IV ausgetragen, diesmal am 12. und 13. November. Als Chefjuroren konnte die Oxford Union Shengwu Li (u.a. Europameister), Ben Jasper und Jo Farmer (beide EUDC-Finalisten) gewinnen. Die Anmeldung eröffnet für nichtbritische Teams am 1. August. Mehr Details sind noch nicht bekannt, sobald die Achte Minute Details erfährt, werden sie hier ergänzt. Fragen kann man schonmal an convenor[at]oxfordiv.org richten. Die Oxford Union ist die vielleicht berühmteste ...
Jun 26th, 2010 | By | Category: Termine, Turniere | Comments Off on Oxford IV 2010

Vienna Debating Workshop lockte Debattierer aus 14 Nationen nach Wien

Vienna Debating Workshop lockte Debattierer aus 14 Nationen nach WienDie Europäischen Debattiermeisterschaften (EUDC) in Amsterdam stehen kurz bevor, gute Vorbereitung ist nun also Gold wert. Diese Erkenntnis setzte der Debattierklub Wien (DKW) direkt in Organisationsenergie um und lud zum ersten Vienna Debating Workshop in Österreichs Hauptstadt. Zwei Teams des DKW treten in Amsterdam an und  und setzen damit für den Verein einen internationalen Höhepunkt dieses Jahres. Der Vienna Debating Workshop gab ihnen die Möglichkeit, zwei ganze Tage lang mehr über das Debattieren zu lernen und das Gelernte sofort in die Praxis umzusetzen; als Trainer konnten dafür rennommierte international erfahrenen Trainer gewonnen werden, die ihr Wissen und ihre Erfahrung gerne ...
Jun 19th, 2010 | By | Category: Presseschau, Themen, Turniere | Comments Off on Vienna Debating Workshop lockte Debattierer aus 14 Nationen nach Wien

DDM 2010 Nachlese 3

Die Achte Minute hat noch ein paar Artikel zusammengesammelt. Hier gibt's was aus Stuttgart, München und Köln zu entdecken, also lest mal rein. ...
Jun 9th, 2010 | By | Category: Presseschau, Turniere, VDCH | Comments Off on DDM 2010 Nachlese 3

DDM 2010 Nachlese 2

DDM 2010 Nachlese 2Weiter geht's im fröhlichen Berichtereigen: Ein paar Zeitungen schreiben ausführlich über die Deutsche Debattiermeisterschaft (DDM) 2010 und die ersten Clubberichte sind online. Das ganze hat Euch die Achte Minute mit ein paar Bildern garniert. Viel Spaß beim Lesen! ...
Jun 8th, 2010 | By | Category: Presseschau, Turniere, VDCH | Comments Off on DDM 2010 Nachlese 2

DDM 2010: Der Break ins Halbfinale

Jubel und Trauer:  Nur acht Teams konnten ins Halbfinale der Deutschen Debattiermeisterschaft (DDM) 2010 breaken. Aus den vier Viertelfinals, die zum Thema "Dieses Haus würde die Idee der Einheitlichkeit und Gleichwertigkeit der Lebensverhältnisse in Deutschland aufgeben! ausgetragen wurden,  können jeweils zwei Rednerteams auch in der nächsten Runde noch ihr Können beweisen. Hier ist der Break ins Halbfinale der DDM 2010! Folgende Teams konnten sich durchsetzen: BERLIN Amalienstraße Filip Bubenheimer, Dessislava Kirova BONN Schmidt Schnauze Tim Richter, Volker Tjaden HAMBURG Benedikt Nufer, Michael Heyer BERLIN Klarahöh Bastian Laubner, Patrick Ehmann JENA Paradies Clemens Lechner, Moritz Niehaus TÜBINGEN Streitkultur Aegis Peter Croonenbroeck, Philipp Stiel KÖLN Tilbury House Rut Assen Kochev, Tillman Schrammel MÜNCHEN Germanys Next Wladi Jachtschenko, Valerio ...
Jun 6th, 2010 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere, VDCH | mit 4 Kommentaren

Nachrichtenagentur ddp und Westfälische Nachrichten berichten vorab über die Deutsche Debattiermeisterschaft

Im Vorfeld der Deutschen Debattiermeisterschaft (DDM) 2010 berichtet die Nachrichtenagentur ddp über zwei Kölner, die sich in Münster den Titel holen wollen. Und auch die Westfälischen Nachrichten schreibt schonmal darüber, was da auf Münster zukommt. Unsere Hauptsponsorin,die Wochenzeitung DIE ZEIT, hat eine Pressemitteilung veröffentlicht. Hier ein paar Einblicke. Die Nachrichtenagentur ddp berichtet über Tilman Schrammel und Assen Kochev, die amtierenden Westdeutschen Meister vom VDCH-Club Tilbury House Köln, der mit zwei Teams an der DDM teilnehmen wird. Im DDM-Vorbericht der ddp (veröffentlich unter anderem vom Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger) heißt es: "Sie können reden wie ein Wasserfall – aber klug, anschaulich und einprägsam. Zwei Kölner ...
Jun 2nd, 2010 | By | Category: Presseschau | Comments Off on Nachrichtenagentur ddp und Westfälische Nachrichten berichten vorab über die Deutsche Debattiermeisterschaft

Regios Nachlese 2

Hier kommt der zweite Teil der Nachlese zu den Regios: Team- und Rednerranglisten zweier Regios und noch ein paar Berichte sind online. ...
Apr 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Presseschau, Turniere, VDCH | Comments Off on Regios Nachlese 2

Tilbury House Summer Open 2010: Anmeldung eröffnet

Der VDCH-Club Tilbury House Köln eröffnet am heutigen 30. März um 18 Uhr die Anmeldung zum Tilbury House Summer Open 2010. Zudem hat der Club eine Internetseite zum Turnier freigeschaltet. Dort ist die Anmeldung möglich, auch ein detaillierter Zeitplan ist auf der Turnierseite abrufbar. Das Turnier verspricht, die optimale Vorbereitung für die Europameisterschaft (EUDC) zu bieten. Von 9. bis 11. Juli wird das Turnier in Köln ausgetragen, direkt im Anschluss kann man von dort bequem mit dem Zug weiterfahren nach Amsterdam zu den EUDC. Debattiert wird in Köln wie in Amsterdam im Format BPS und in englischer ...
Mar 30th, 2010 | By | Category: Turniere | Comments Off on Tilbury House Summer Open 2010: Anmeldung eröffnet

Tilbury House Summer Open 2010

Der VDCH-Club Tilbury House Köln lädt zum Tilbury House Summer Open 2010. Das Turnier verspricht, die optimale Vorbereitung für die Europameisterschaft zu bieten. Von 9. bis 11. Juli wird das Turnier in Köln ausgetragen, direkt im Anschluss kann man von dort bequem mit dem Zug weiterfahren nach Amsterdam zu den EUDC. Debattiert wird in Köln wie in Amsterdam im Format BPS und in englischer Sprache. Mit Derek Lande, Isabelle Loewe und Will Jones konnte Cheforganisatorin Bianca Sterly namhafte Chefjuroren gewinnen. Geplant sind fünf Vorrunden, Halbfinale und Finale. Es werden 32 Teams erwartet, der Teilnahmebetrag liegt bei 20 Euro pro Redner/in, jurieren darf ...
Mar 8th, 2010 | By | Category: Termine, Turniere | Comments Off on Tilbury House Summer Open 2010

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