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Chennai Worlds 2014: And the winners are…

Chennai Worlds 2014: And the winners are... The World Universities Debating Championship 2014 has its winners: The World Champion 2014 in the category “English as a foreign language” is Bandung A (Vicario Reinaldo and Fauzan Reza Maulana). The World Champion 2014 in the category “English as a second language” is Berlin A (Dessislava Kirova and Kai Dittmann). The World Champion 2014 is Harvard A (Josh Zoffer and Ben Sprung-Keyser). ESL Semi Final Motion: This House believes that Pope Francis should publicly encourage Catholics to support radically redistributive government policies. Break into ESL Final: Babes-Bolyai A (Radu Cotarcea, Octavian Vasile Buta) Lund A (Peer Klüßendorf, Emilia Carlqvist) Belgrade B (Helena Ivanov, Stefan Siridzanski) Berlin A (Dessislava Kirova, ...
Jan 3rd, 2014 | By | Category: international | mit 2 Kommentaren

Chennai Worlds 2014: Open Double Octo-Finals, Open Octo-Finals, ESL Quarter-Finals and EFL Semi-Finals

Chennai Worlds 2014: Open Double Octo-Finals, Open Octo-Finals, ESL Quarter-Finals and EFL Semi-FinalsOn the 2nd of January 2014 several out-rounds of different language categories took place. Three German teams are still in the competition. Here are the result and the motions:   Open Double Octo Finals Motion: This House would abolish gated communities in the developing world. Break into Open Octo-Finals: Otago B (John Brinsley-Pirie, Patrick Dawson) Monash B (Nisha Dutta, Beatrice Paull) IIUM A (Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman, Mubarrat Wassey) Stanford A (Ilya Gaidarov, Andrew Suciu) Western University A (Victoria Hale, Brent Schmidt) Yale B (Zach Bakal, Sesenu Woldemariam) UCTA A, (David Harris, James Wink) Monash C (Andrew Gaulke, Thomas Stansfield) Sydney C (Evangeline Woodforde, Daniel Farinha) Cambridge C (Frederick Powell, Michael Dunn Goekjian) Glasgow ...
Jan 3rd, 2014 | By | Category: international, Turniere | Mit einem Kommentar

Chennai Worlds 2014: Open, ESL and EFL Break

Chennai Worlds 2014: Open, ESL and EFL BreakThe break of the World Universities Debating Championship has been announced. The following teams will compete in the out-rounds on the 2nd of January: Open Break Teams / Points, direct break to Open Octo-Finals 1 University of Sydney Union B / 26 (Eleanor Jones, Chris Bisset) 2 Cambridge Union Society A / 22 (Thomas Simpson, Ashish Kumar) 3 Monash University A / 21 (James Beavis, Gemma Buckley) 4 Harvard University A / 21 (Josh Zoffer, Ben Sprung-Keyser) 5 McGill University A / 21 (Cole Bricker, Sarah Balakrishnan) 6 University of Canterbury A / 21 (Tom O'Brien, Tim Bain) 7 University of Cape Town B / 21 (Yashodhan Nair, Daniel Corder) 8 ...
Dec 31st, 2013 | By | Category: international, Turniere | Mit einem Kommentar

Chennai Worlds 2014: #Adjstrike and Analysis

Chennai Worlds 2014: #Adjstrike and AnalysisCriticism has mounted about several aspects of the organisation of the World Universities Debating Championship (WUDC) 2014. After problems arose regarding the accommodation of the participants during the first days of the tournament, the failure to fulfil payment of travel subsidies to independent adjudicators threatened to derail the tournament on the last day of 2013. Adjudication Strike In order to insure quality adjudication at worlds, it has become common that organizers of the competition offer travel subsidies for independent adjudicators. This year, several judges were selected as independent adjudicators and offered subsidies to cover the costs of their travel to Chennai. ...
Dec 31st, 2013 | By | Category: international | mit 4 Kommentaren

Chennai Worlds 2014: First impressions of the WUDC

Chennai Worlds 2014: First impressions of the WUDCFrom the 26th of December 2013 until the 4th of January 2014, the biggest and most important international tournament of the year, the World Universities Debating Championship (WUDC), takes place in Chennai, India. After participants of all over the world arrived in the Indian megacity on the 26th and 27th of December, the tournament officially began on the 28th with the Grand Opening. On the 29th, the first three preliminary rounds took place – time to present a first summary and portray some impressions. Accomodation Most of the participants are accommodated in 2- to 3-bed rooms in the five-star hotels of the ...
Dec 30th, 2013 | By | Category: international, Turniere | Comments Off on Chennai Worlds 2014: First impressions of the WUDC

Chennai Worlds 2014 – Preliminary Briefing

Chennai Worlds 2014 - Preliminary BriefingIn 2014 the World University Debating Championship will take place in Chennai. This week, the adjudication team, consisting in Harish Natajaran, Michael Baer, Ely Zosa, Michael Shapira, Fiona Prowse and Steven Whittington, published a Preliminary Briefing for the participants. You can find the original text here: As many individuals and institutions begin preparing for WUDC over the coming months, the Chennai Worlds Adjudication Team thought it would be helpful to provide some guidance on policies that we will be adopting. The vast majority of this year’s briefings (including much of what follows) will match last year’s briefings in Berlin. We want to ...
Nov 4th, 2013 | By | Category: international, Turniere | Comments Off on Chennai Worlds 2014 – Preliminary Briefing

Applications process for adjudicators at Chennai

The Org Com of Chennai Worlds released informations about the application process for those who would like to participate in Worlds as a adjudicator. This includes Individuals applying to be ‘Independent Adjudicators’ (i.e. an adjudicator unaffiliated with any institution) or Representatives from institutions that have requested one or more adjudicator spots in excess of the ‘N-1’ requirement.  Independent Adjudicators Independent adjudicators are those that wish to judge at Worlds but are not officially part of an institution's WUDC contingent. Independent adjudicators can either be self funded or can apply for a subsidy from Chennai Worlds. Applicants need to fill out the following form and answer several questions. Chennai ...
Jun 25th, 2013 | By | Category: international, Menschen | Comments Off on Applications process for adjudicators at Chennai

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