Amsterdam Open


The Amsterdam Open is the largest international debating tournament of the Netherlands. The tournament is organised since 2007 by the Amsterdam Student Debating Society Bonaparte. The Amsterdam Open is a BP-style tournament in English. In 2010, the tournament had the status of European Universities Debating Championships (EUDC).

Next edition

Date: December 11 and 12, 2021
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Format: British Parliamentary
Language: English
Speech lengths: 7 minutes

Registration fees: tba


Amsterdam Open is one of the most international tournaments of the Netherlands. In 2019, people from 30 different countries took part in the tournament. In 2020 the tournament took place fully online, due to the ongoing Corona pandemic.

Previous editions

YearTeamsChampionsBest SpeakerTab
202071Miriam Kalman & Yishai BinnesMiriam Kalman, Jessica MusulinTab
201990Jure Hederih & Rok HafnerOlivia Sundberg Tab
201833Rory Flynn & John KarellisRory FlynnTab
201733Jelte Schievels & David MetzEmma LucasTab
2010 (EUDC)192Patrick Rooney & Eoghan Casey Fred Cowell Tab
200960Max Kasriel & Neil Dewar Richard Lau Tab
200852Can Okar & Aneurin Brewer Jess Harvey Smith Tab
200760Danni Quinn & Mardy MacGregorRhydian Morgan