ROBO-ONE 19th sponsored by ROBO-ONE Committee, took place at Institute of Industrial Promotion Kawasaki Hall in Kawasaki City on Oct 8-9th, 2011. The 19th ROBO-ONE which scheduled on March 19-20, 2011 was postponed by East Japan Earthquake.
In ROBO-ONE 19th, ROBO-ONE Light 3rd took place on Oct 8th, 9 m Footrace took place as the preliminary ROBO-ONE tournament (Light Class, Under 3kg) on Oct 8th and the main event ROBO-ONE 19th tournament (Light Class, Under 3kg) took place on Oct 9th.
ROBO-ONE Light 3rd
ROBO-ONE Light is robot fight tournament for robots on the market, which are officially recognized by ROBO-ONE Committee. Beginner, who gets robot from the market and want to attend the ROBO-ONE Tournament, also can attend the competition with his robot which is made from just robot kit. Custom-built robot, just the weight 1 kg or under also can attend the tournament. The winner of Light Class gets the right to attend the 19th ROBO-ONE tournament on the next day.
The regulations are as follows;
1) Officially recognized robot regulation
Robots on the market, officially recognized by ROBO-ONE Committee, can attend the competition whether the robot adapt ROBO-ONE 19th regulation nor not. Remodeling is prohibited. Head parts can be remodeled and also covering robot body with plastic or paper is permitted.
2) Robot weight except for the officially recognized robot is 1 kg or under and the robot has to adapt ROBO-ONE 19th regulation.
In the tournament, custom-built robots handicapped by about 500 g compared with officially recognized kits such as KHR-3HV. It was interesting that how builder of custom robot 1 kg or under overcame the weight handicap and which robot kit was able to win the tournament. However, it is necessary for getting championship of robot fight tournament to carry 3 important factors such as good body, good motion and good control.
Thirty-two robots joined the tournament. They were 4 KHR-2HVs, 10 KHR-3HVs, 3 TINNYWAVEs and 4 FREEDUM Jr, Ⅲs, RIC-30, G-ROBOTS GR-001 and 9 custom-built robots 1kg or under.
In the RONO-ONE Light 3rd, custom-built UK1 robot could overcome the weight handicap 500g. Because 2 of 4 robots in semifinal match were custom-built robots and 2 robots in final match were custom-built robots.
The Champion was Hiten (custom-built by Richium-san), the 2nd place was BAUM (custom-built by the University of Electro-Communications Robomecha-Kobo Team), the 3rd place was RFJ1 (TINYWAVE by Robot Factory) and the 4th place was Bamboo (KHR-3HV by Battle Bamboo). Hiten got the right to join ROBO-ONE 19th. The result was here.
Semifinal 1st match: Bamboo vs BAUM. The game ended in a draw. BAUM won by the decision of referees.
Semifinal 2nd match: Hiten vs RFJ1. The winner was Hiten.
For the 3rd Place match: Bamboo vs RFJ1. The 3rd Place was RFJ1.
Final Match: BAUM vs Hiten. ROBO-ONE Light 3rd champion was Hiten.
ROBO-ONE Light 1st took place at the same place on Mar 20th, 2010 and ROBO-ONE Light 2nd on May 22nd, 2010.
Last count 15023