This is part of the WSDC 2010 series as I recount and report on the World School Debating Championship 2010 from Doha, Qatar as a debater, blogger and Hong Kong national team member.
At the end of another tough day, AGM, Scotland and South Africa’s presentation as well as 8 difficult debates, those in the running for the 2010 World Schools Debating Championship has dropped from 16 to just 8 who after hard-fought victories today, progress to the quarter finals.
Today’s results on the motion :
That we should have no law restricting freedom of speech
Australia beat Hong Kong 5-0
Canada beat Ireland 3-2
Singapore beat Scotland 3-2
Pakistan beat Greece 5-0
England beat India 4-1
Slovenia beat Sir Lanka 4-2
New Zealand beat Netherlands 5-0
Wales beat Israel 5-0
This means the quarter final match-ups will be as follows :
- Quarterfinal A : Australia vs. Wales
- Quarterfinal B : Canada vs. New Zealand
- Quarterfinal C : Singapore vs. Slovenia
- Quarterfinal D : Pakistan vs. England
Best of lucks to all quarter finalists
Winner of quarterfinal A will debate winner of quarterfinal D in Semifinal 1.
Winner of quarterfinal B will debate winner of quarterfinal C in Semifinal 2.