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  • Zagreb wins Doxbridge III

    Zagreb wins Doxbridge III

    The Final of Doxbridge III: Return of the King was won by They’re taking the ballots to Bidengard (Tin Puljić, Lovro Šprem; Zagreb) in Opening Government, speaking against Runner Up Maternal Damnation (Srishti Krishnamoorthy-Cavell, Tudor Musat; Cambridge) in Opening Opposition, Belgrade MD (Janko Đorđević, …

    Vom 09. Nov 2020 um 15:27
  • Team "Social Contract" wins Effective Altruism Debating Championship

    Team “Social Contract” wins Effective Altruism Debating Championship

    The grand final of the Effective Altruism Debating Championship 2020 was won by We Were There When the Social Contract was Signed (Teck Wei Tan, Srishti Krishnamoorthy-Cavell) in Opening Government. Speaking against them were We are utility monsters, give us the …

    Vom 03. Nov 2020 um 12:25

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Zagreb wins Doxbridge III

Zagreb wins Doxbridge III

The Final of Doxbridge III: Return of the King was won by They’re taking the ballots to Bidengard (Tin Puljić, Lovro Šprem; Zagreb) in Opening Government, speaking against Runner Up Maternal Damnation (Srishti Krishnamoorthy-Cavell, Tudor Musat; Cambridge) in Opening Opposition, Belgrade MD (Janko Đorđević, …

09. Nov 2020

Team “Social Contract” wins Effective Altruism Debating Championship

Team "Social Contract" wins Effective Altruism Debating Championship

The grand final of the Effective Altruism Debating Championship 2020 was won by We Were There When the Social Contract was Signed (Teck Wei Tan, Srishti Krishnamoorthy-Cavell) in Opening Government. Speaking against them were We are utility monsters, give us the …

03. Nov 2020

Yale wins Hart House IV

Yale wins Hart House IV

The final of the Hart House Inter-Varsity 2020 was won by the team in Opening Government Yale EQ (David Edimo, Eva-Marie Quinones). They defeated MDU FP (Naomi Panovka, Matt Farrell; McGill) in Opening Opposition, UADS BJ (Karel Brandenbarg, Emma Jones; …

21. Oct 2020

TCD wins Kyiv Open

TCD wins Kyiv Open

The grand final of the Kyiv Open 2020 was won by DU Players (Jack Williams, Gabrielle Fullam) of Trinity College Dublin, speaking in Opening Opposition. Concluding the tournament as finalists were TBC (Lucie Slamova, Triinu Jogi; Warwick/Sheffield) in Opening Government, …

19. Oct 2020

Bristol/Kyiv wins Astana Open

Bristol/Kyiv wins Astana Open

The final of the Astana Open 2020 was won by the team Arie Potter and Ron Weasley (Arie Mora, Ron Leizrowice; Kiev/Bristol). Out of Closing Opposition, they defeated the Opening Government MDM A (Jason Woods, Maurice Coutiel; Edinburgh/London), Opening Opposition …

08. Oct 2020

Team “I Feel Love” wins Europe Queer Open

Team "I Feel Love" wins Europe Queer Open

The Open Final of the Europe Queer Open 2020 was won by I Feel Love (Robert Raos, Simon Luo), speaking against Brave (Adam Lambert, Jamie Clayton) in Opening Government, I Will Survive (Jeffrey Huang Ma, Zuha Tanweer), and Born This Way (Lena Kolle, Rachel …

06. Oct 2020

Team “Trade Chonks Not Stonks” wins IIT Bombay Debate

Team "Trade Chonks Not Stonks" wins IIT Bombay Debate

The IIT Bombay Debate 2020 was won by Trade Chonks Not Stonks (Enting Lee, Cveta Gotovats) speaking in Closing Opposition on the motion “THW abolish the law against scandalizing the court in India.” They spoke against Taylors A (Ploopy, Har Naveenjeet …

03. Oct 2020

Princeton wins USUDC

Princeton wins USUDC

Princeton 1 (Greg Weaving, Xiao-Ke Lu) in Opening Opposition has won the Open category of the United States University Debating Championships 2020. Speaking against them were Chicago 1 (Devesh Kodnani, Brian Li) in Opening Government, Princeton 2 (Shreyas Kumar, Preston …

Vom 28. Oct 2020 um 11:53

Ateneo wins Malaysia ABP

Ateneo wins Malaysia ABP

The winners of the Asian British Parliamentary Championship 2020 in Malaysia are Ateneo 1 (Mikko Vitug, Ignaceo Villareal). They won the grand final out of Closing Opposition, speaking against  UPD 2 (Alia Yao, Clarice Tee) in Opening Government, NUS 1 (Tao En Qi, …

Vom 21. Oct 2020 um 13:23

Equitable Access: Strategies for Adjudication Cores

Equitable Access: Strategies for Adjudication Cores

This is the second part of a four (!) part series on accessibility in debate, looking at strategies for debaters and judges seeking safe access to debate. The first part covered strategies for participants to improve access to debate and …

Vom 14. Oct 2020 um 21:34

Equitable Access: Strategies for Participants

Equitable Access: Strategies for Participants

This is the first part of a four (!) part series on accessibility in debate, looking at strategies for debaters and judges seeking safe access to debate. The second part will cover CA responsibilities and approaches to ensuring access to …

Vom 23. Aug 2020 um 12:34Comments Off on Equitable Access: Strategies for Participants

Leiden wins both finals at Astana EUDC 2020

Leiden wins both finals at Astana EUDC 2020

The Astana EUDC 2020 has come to an end and it has been a successful tournament for the Leiden Debating Union. The Dutch debating society was able to win both the ESL and Open final and topped the ESL speaker …

Vom 08. Aug 2020 um 15:23Comments Off on Leiden wins both finals at Astana EUDC 2020

COVID-19 and Local Circuits: Part III – Durable Funding During Cuts

COVID-19 and Local Circuits: Part III - Durable Funding During Cuts

This article will address how debate programs can respond to current funding and support cuts by universities. The first part of this series profiled experiences of organizers, coaches, and debaters in different parts of the world. The second part of …

Vom 10. Jun 2020 um 12:19Comments Off on COVID-19 and Local Circuits: Part III – Durable Funding During Cuts

COVID-19 and Local Circuits: Part II, Virtual Recruitment Strategies

COVID-19 and Local Circuits: Part II, Virtual Recruitment Strategies

This article will review recruitment and outreach projects some debate societies have undertaken. It does not attempt to provide  recommendations / criticisms of different policies and responses. The first part of this series profiled experiences of organizers, coaches, and debaters …

Vom 20. May 2020 um 12:03Comments Off on COVID-19 and Local Circuits: Part II, Virtual Recruitment Strategies

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