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Ishan Bhatt Wins the TOC

Congratulations to St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s Ishan Bhatt for winning the 2019 Tournament of Champions. In finals, Ishan defeated Harvard-Westlake’s Jaya Nayar on a 2-1 decision (Gorthey, Murphy, Castillo*). Congratulations to Ishan for also being top speaker. Full results and pairings can be found here.


On Hypocritical Theory by Jake Nebel

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Victory Briefs. Jake Nebel is an executive director at Victory Briefs and (starting fall 2019) assistant professor of philosophy at USC. He recently completed his PhD in philosophy at NYU. 1 Introduction Suppose you’re […]


2019 TOC At Large Acceptances Announced

  The University of Kentucky has released the initial list of at large acceptances to the 2019 TOC. Congratulations to the accepted debaters and their teams!   LD 2019 At Larges Dougherty Valley—Amanda Yang Harker—Akshay Manglik Interlake—Megan Wu KAPS—Ben Thomas Loyola—John Choi Northwood—Karthik Krishnan Pennsbury—Carolyn Zou Pinnacle—Kristen Arnold Scarsdale—Sanjana Bhatnagar Strake Jesuit—Vincent Liu   Gold PF 2019 At […]


Andrew Garber Wins Harvard

Congratulations to Cambridge Rindge and Latin School’s Andrew Garber for winning the 45th Harvard National Forensics Tournament. In finals, Andrew defeated St. Andrew’s Ishan Bhatt on a 2-1 decision (Kukreja*, Ryan, Singh). Congratulations to Valley’s Animesh Joshi for being top speaker. Full results and pairings can be found here.