Posts tagged with: Disclosure

Holiday Disclosure Post #5 – Reply and Round-Up (Bob Overing)

Bob summarizes some of the arguments from this season’s disclosure/disclosure theory battles.

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10 Things I Like and Don’t Like (Bob Overing)

The first edition of “10 Things I Like and Don’t Like” by Bob Overing features the Harvard-Westlake tournament, K vs Theory debates, “We,” and more…

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Holiday Disclosure Post #4 – A Challenge (Bob Overing)

Bob issues a public challenge to inadequate disclosers to debate him on the merits of disclosure.

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Holiday Disclosure Post #3 – Disclosure Norms in LD (Bob Overing)

Bob stakes out a spectrum of possible disclosure practices and defines three thematic divides to characterize the debates on disclosure. He defends a middle-ground approach to disclosure and clarifies exactly which practices that entails.

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Holiday Disclosure Post #2 – Reply to Kymn (Bob Overing)

Bob’s second post in response to Chris Kymn on disclosure theory applies the framework from Section 1 to out-of-round theory, forwards five reasons why theory is a superior option for this kind of unfairness, and analogizes out-of-round behavior causing in-round unfairness to the use of PEDs in sporting events.

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Holiday Disclosure Post #1 – Reply to Kymn (Bob Overing)

Bob’s first post in response to Chris Kymn on disclosure summarizes previous arguments about the nature of fairness and theory debates, setting up the framework for the next post.

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3 Judges Who Annoy Bob Overing

Bob says there are three obvious maxims that some judges aren’t following: (1) pay attention, (2) don’t intervene, and (3) judge fairly.

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Small Schools and Disclosure by Lawrence Zhou

Lawrence Zhou tackles one of the biggest objections to disclosure — that it disadvantages small schools — and argues for the exact opposite conclusion.

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Disclosure Enhances Creativity – Bob Overing

In this edition of The Meta, Bob rehearses some common arguments for disclosure in more depth by imagining the same debate in a world with disclosure and a world without it. He then moves on to tackle Martin Sigalow’s recent blog post in opposition to disclosure.

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Debate For All: Intro to Elim Strategy

Learn the basis of Elim strategy. When you should you flip? What side should you choose? When should you break new? Should you disclose which aff you’ll read before the round?

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