WSDC 2013

[VIDEO] WSDC 2013 – Octofinal (Mexico vs. India)

Octofinal debate between Mexico (proposition) and India (opposition) on the motion ‘THW cut welfare support for compulsive gamblers’. Mexico won the debate 4-1 and progressed onto the semifinals.

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WSDC 2013 – ESL Tab [RESULTS] [UPDATED]

Top 20 English as a Second Language speakers following the 8 preliminary rounds.

Note that this is different both to those announced at the Grand Finalas well as the subsequent list posted earlier. This is becaues a number of issues arose in the calculations of the scores and the CAP have had to continiously update this list as this information becomes integrated. This post is accurate only as of the time it was udpated {4pm 14/2/2013}

Position. Name (Country) Debates – Average
1. Diego Cepeda (Mexico) 7 – 72.667
2. Siddarth Shrikanth (India) 8 – 72.521
3. Jose de los Heros (Peru) 6 – 72.417
4. Aaron Luke (Malaysia) 6 – 72.222
5. Ariel de la Garza (Mexico) 5 – 72.000
6. Dhruva Bhat (India) 8 – 71.979
7. Shriya Suriyanarayanan (India) 4 – 71.917
8. Kaan Ülgen (Turkey) 6 – 71.722
9. Luis Enrique Zela-Koort (Peru) 7 – 71.619
10. Yerin Yang (South Korea) 6 – 71.611
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WSDC 2013 – EFL Tab [RESULTS] [UPDATED]

Top 20 English as a Foreign Language speakers following the 8 preliminary rounds.

Note that this is different both to those announced at the Grand Finalas well as the subsequent list posted earlier. This is becaues a number of issues arose in the calculations of the scores and the CAP have had to continiously update this list as this information becomes integrated. This post is accurate only as of the time it was udpated {4pm 14/2/2013}

Position. Name (Country) Debates – Average
1. Joris Broeders (Netherlands) 7 – 71.667
2. Roel Becker (Netherlands) 8 – 71.146
3. JunHyub Lee (South Korea) 4 – 70.917
4. Carrisa Tehputri (Indonesia) 8 – 70.875
5. Simonas Bartulis (Lithuania) 7 – 70.833
6. Ziva Antolin (Slovenia) 7 – 70.750
7. Jonathan Shvartz (Israel) 7 – 70.667
8. Ida Ayu Pradnya Paramita (Indonesia) 8 – 70.604
9. Bogdan Andrei Morosanu (Romania) 8 – 70.333
10. Egle Kavaliunaite (Lithuania) 6 – 70.167
10. Atakan Paksoy (Turkey) 4 – 70.167
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WSDC 2013 – Final Team Tab [RESULTS]

The final team tab that factors in the results of the knock-out rounds following the preliminary team tab.

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Rank Team Wins Ballots Average Score per Debate
1. (5) GF Australia 7 20 768.5
2. (2) GF Swaziland 7 21 764
3. (3) SF Singapore 7 21 763
4. (9) SF Ireland 7 17 759.5625
5. (4) QF South Africa 7 21 758.0625
6. (6) QF England 7 20 757
7. (7) QF Mexico 7 20 755.0625
8. (16) QF Canada 6 14 752.875
9. (1) OF New Zealand 8 21 763.375
10. (8) OF Peru 7 19 752

WSDC 2013 [MOTIONS]

R1: THBT important decisions about children’s health should be made by medical professionals and not by their parents
R2: (Impromptu) THBT the media should be prevented by law from intruding the lives of public figures
R3: THS greater US military presence in East Asia
R4: (I) THW allow prisoners to choose death over life sentence
R5: THW cease the exploitation of resources in the Arctic Region
R6: (I) THW require government schools to teach religious studies
R7: THS sovereign debt default as a legitimate economic strategy for countries
R8: (I) THW require university students to work in their country of origin for a number of years after graduation
OF: (I) THW cut welfare support on compulsive gamblers
QF: (I) THBT social movements in democratic countries should drive social change through the courts rather than the legislature
SF: (I) THBT the government should pay house wives and house husbands for their work
GF: THBT Turkey is better off outside the EU

WSDC 2013 – Speaker Tab [RESULTS]

Top 50 Individual Speakers based on the scores for the 8 preliminary rounds

Position. Name (Country) Debates – Average
1. Bo Seo (Australia) 6 – 73.694
2. Fanele Mashwama (Swaziland) 8 – 73.542
3. Pavan Hegde (Hong Kong) 4 – 73.333
4. Darion Jin Hotan (Singapore) 8 – 73.229
5. Thomas Simpson (New Zealand) 7 – 73.214
6. Zoe Brown (Australia) 4 – 73.208
7. James Lo (Hong Kong) 7 – 73.143
8. James Penn (New Zealand) 6 – 73.028
9. Adohan Peelo (Ireland) 7 – 72.976
10. Tyrone Connell (Australia) 5 – 72.967
11. Charlie Holmes (Scotland) 6 – 72.917
11. Anisah Mahomed (Canada) 6 – 72.917
13. Teck Wei Tan (Singapore) 8 – 72.771
14. Deigo Cepeda (Mexico) 7 – 72.667
15. Nicholas Salmon (Australia) 5 – 72.633
16. Edward Foley (New Zealand) 5 – 72.567
17. Oliver Havelock Mills (Swaziland) 8 – 72.542
17. James Stratton (Australia) 4 – 72.542
19. Siddarth Shrikanth (India) 8 – 72.521
20. Jose de los Heros (Peru) 6 – 72.417
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