(c) Ivan Chan (CUHK, PLKCKY) for single-handedly running the entire tournament to great success.
The tournament briefing (which contains a guide to the BP format and some reminders and tips) has been kindly shared by Ivan and can be accessed here.
Champion: Chinese International School 1 (Evelyn Howe and Joshua Yang)
Sha Tin College 1 (Angus Li and Reese Wong)
Sha Tin College 2 (Belle Ho and Krissy Yip)
St Paul’s Co-educational College (Kylie Chong and Wilfred Wong)
DGS 1 (Jade Wong, Tania Chan)
WYK 1 (Franco Lau, Jason Cheng)
ISFA 1 (Brian Cheng, Mandy Zhao)
DGS 2 (Alicia Lam, Gwyneth Gunawan)
|1||Kylie Chong||SPCC 1||78.25|
|2||Lydia Chan||LPCUWC 1||78.00|
|3=||Franco Lau||WYK 1||77.50|
|3=||Brian Cheng||ISFA 1||77.50|
|3=||Angus Li||STC 1||77.50|
|3=||Jade Wong||DGS 1||77.50|
|3=||Jessica Tai||PLKCLSCMC 2||77.50|
|8=||Wilfred Wong||SPCC 1||77.25|
|8=||Evelyn Howe||CIS 1||77.25|
|10=||Ryan Shum||PLKCLSCMC 2||77.00|
|10=||Jason Cheng||WYK 1||77.00|
R1: THW impose a “gender imbalance” (e.g. disproportionate representation of men in senior management) tax on corporations.
R2: THBT culturally-different host countries should break up immigrant enclaves
R3: THBT government contracts in the developing world should only be given to locally owned businesses.
R4: THBT decisions on whether to join or withdraw from international environmental legislation (Kyoto, Paris) should be put to a local referendum.
SF: THR the increased integration of Hong Kong into the Greater Bay Area.
GF: THR Subtle Asian Traits (SAT). [INFO: Subtle Asian Traits (SAT) is a Facebook group dedicated to Internet memes, jokes, and discussion surrounding the Asian immigrant experience in the West. Though the posts on the page cover a large range of topics, they mainly focus on Asian culture as experienced by the children of migrants.]