Sep 19, 2014

ROBO-ONE 25th Biped Robot Fight Tournamnt (Sep 13-14 , 2014)

ROBO-ONE 25th sponsored by ROBO-ONE Committee, took place at National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation in Tokyo on Sep 13th and 14th, 2014.    ROBO-ONE Light 9th took place on Feb 13th, 4.5m Footrace took place as the preliminary ROBO-ONE Tournament (Light Class, Under 3kg) on Sep 13th and the main event ROBO-ONE 25th Tournament (Light Class, Under 3kg) took place on Sep 14th.

Regulations of ROBO-ONE 25th
The major regulation was the weight of robot, which was 3 kg or under 3 kg.  Details of the body regulation were same as those of the 24th.

ROBO-ONE 25th was held as the tournament with 48 robots upper place robots in the preliminary 4.5 m Footrace including winners of the local robot competitions.

4.5 m Footrace
Four meters and 50 cm Footrace was carried out as the preliminary competition to select 48 robots and to decide the tournament order.  One hundred and one robots joined the preliminary 4.5 m Footrace.

Robots had to walk 4.5 m course with 90 cm width within 1 minute.  In the 24rd,  thin rubbers under 2 mm was pasted on the board in the course.   Each robot time record taken 4.5 m walk, or the distance from start point if robot could not walk within 1 minute, or robot fell down from the course was recorded.

Each robot tried just one time Footrace. The 4.5 m course pasted with thin rubbers in the course, seemed to be not flat.  Therefore, it was not easy to walk through 4.5 m course for most of robots.    All robots walked the course within 1 minute, passed the preliminary competition.   The result of the preliminary 4.5 m Foot race is here.

The 1st place was Frosty by 6.67 seconds, the 2nd place was Garoo by 12.05 seconds and the 3rd place was Chromkid by 12.39 seconds.

Just 60 robots could reach the goal within 1 minute. Upper 13 robots were under 20 seconds, the 14th to 38th place robots were under 30 seconds and the 46th could join final fight by 37.4 seconds.

Sanzai-san also reported results and details of 4.5 m Footrace (in Japanese).

4.5 m Footrace Videos
Videos were uploaded to Youtube ROBO-ONE Channel by ROBO-ONE Committee.

ROBO-ONE 25th Tournament (Light Class, 3 kg or Under)
 Side punch has been prohibited since ROBO-ONE 23rd Tournament in the robot fight.

The tournament winner was Simple Fighter by Zeno.  The 2nd place was Gargoyle KID by Yoshida Familia.  The 3rd place was Chromkid by Kupapa and the 4th place was Gattender by Sima-san.   Result of the tournament is here.

Sanzai-san also reported results and details of the tournamentthe 1st stage, the 2nd stage, the 3rd stageQuarterfinal and Semifinal, for the 3rd place and Final matches (in Japanese).

Videos of ROBO-ONE 25th was uploaded to Youtube ROBO-ONE Channel by ROBO-ONE Committee.

Interesting videos of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd stage, quarterfinal, semifinal, for 3rd place and final matches were as follows;

The 1st Stage, 11th Match: Meteol-Taitan vs Ryuketsu-kamen
The winner was Meteol-Taitan.

The 2nd Stage, 10th Match: Metallic Fighter vs Neutrino-Я
The winner was Neutrino-Я.

The 3rd Stage, 3rd Match: MP-01A3 Frau vs Obelisk
The winner was Obelisk.

Quarterfinal, 4th Match: Simple Fighter vs Kurogane
The winner was Simple Fighter.

Semifinal, 1st Match: Gargoyle KID vs Chromkid
The winner was Chromkid.

Semifinal, 2nd Match: Gattender vs Simple Fighter
The winner was Simple Fighter.

For 3rd Place Match: Chromkid vs Gattender
The 3rd place was Chromkid.

Final Match: Gargoyle KID vs Simple Fighter
The winner was Simple Fighter.

ROBO-ONE Light Class (3 kg or Under) of 15th on May 4, 2009 , 17th on March 21, 2011, 19th on Oct 9, 2011, 20th on March 25, 2012, 21st on Sep 2, 2012, 23rd on Sep 14-15, 2013 and 24th on Feb 15-16, 2014 were also described in this blog.

Since Oct. 19th, 2009

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