Jackpot from afar: Trinity IV 2022
As much as we miss debating in person, online tournaments do have the upshots of massively reducing travel time. So, instead of flying to Dublin for the Trinity Intervarsity tournament this February, we all met up at the WU campus here in Vienna – thanks again for the rooms, Regis! There, we ate a dubiously […]
Ready for the Good Times – DKWien on the Road to the World University Debating Championships in Berlin
This short post shall give you a short overview of what is coming up in the next few weeks and explain why some of our members did not get accumulate too many hours of sleep in December. 1 – Worlds University Championships in Berlin start now! This is how you stay up to date. 2 […]
Early birds – Vienna IV 2012
Read about the Vienna IV through the lenses of last year’s convener of the Vienna IV 2011, Leonhard Weese and what he has to say about the challenges of running a tournament. He also reveals how the orgcom turned a draconian punctuality into a real treat for the participants.
“Cheating is Human, Adultery is a Virtue” Savoir Vivre Lessons from the Centrale IV 2011
3 weeks before WUDC, the Centrale IV was one of the last chances to fine tune debate skills. Christoph Jäger and Rosie Halmi competed as Vienna A together with 40 international teams in (almost) Paris on December 2nd and 3rd. With the usual suspects on the judging pool, five preliminary rounds, beer, pizza and an […]
Cambridge VS Oxford
Two of the most prestigious debating tournaments took place over the last weekends, the Oxford (10th to 11th Nov) and the Cambridge IV (18th to 19th Nov). Debattierklub Wien attended both, sending an adjudicator to Oxford IV (Melanie Sindelar) and a team (Vienna A, Rosie Halmi & Melanie Sindelar) to Cambridge IV.
THE SOAS IV 2011 SEEN FROM OUR NOVICE DEBATER MARIAN HOCHGERNER
2 teams from Debattierklub Wien attended the SOAS IV 2011 between 21 – 23 October 2011. Vienna A being slightly more experienced broke into ESL semi finals while Vienna B competed as novices team. The freshman Marian Hochgerner reports on the event. London – It does not come as a surprise that Europe’s most […]