ROBO-ONE 26th sponsored by Biped Robot Association, took place at Amyu-Atsugi in Atsugi City, Kanagawa Pref. on Mar 14th and 15th, 2015. ROBO-ONE Light 10th took place on Feb 14th, 4.5m Footrace took place as the preliminary ROBO-ONE Tournament on Sep 14th and the main event ROBO-ONE 26th Final Tournament took place on Sep 15th.
Regulations of ROBO-ONE 26th
The major regulation was the weight of robot, which was 3 kg or under 3 kg. Details of the body regulation were almost the same as those of the 25th. Side punch has been prohibited since ROBO-ONE 23rd Tournament in the robot fight.
ROBO-ONE 26th 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 twenty-two robots joined the preliminary 4.5 m Footrace.
Robots had to walk 4.5 m course with 90 cm width within 1 minute. Since 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 Raptor by 11.26 seconds, the 2nd place was Blue thunder by 11.89 seconds and the 3rd place was Garoo by 12.40 seconds.
The 2nd place; Blue thunder
The 1st place;Raptor
Just 63 robots could reach the goal within 1 minute. Upper 16 robots were under 20 seconds, the 17th to 38th place robots were under 30 seconds and the 45th could join final fight by 33.46 seconds.
Videos of 4.5 m Foot Race were uploaded to Youtube Channel by Ritsumeikan University Robot Technology Research Club. Sanzai-san also reported results (in Japanese).
ROBO-ONE 26th Tournament (3 kg or Under)
The tournament winner was HAUSER by Craftman. The 2nd place was Garoo by Kumama. The 3rd place was Neutrino-Giallo by Hida-Kamioka High School. Result of the tournament is here.
All videos of ROBO-ONE 26th tournament were uploaded to Youtube ROBO-ONE Channel by Biped Robot Association. Sanzai-san also reported the details of results.
Interesting videos of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd stage, quarterfinal, semifinal, for 3rd place and final matches were as follows;
The 1st Stage, 3rd Match: Simplefighter vs Ryuketsu-kamen
The winner was Simplefighter.
The 2nd Stage, 2nd Match: MAXIMUM JOKER vs Phenex
The winner was MAXIMUM JOKER .
The 3rd Stage, 6th Match: Metallic Fighter vs Neutrino-Giallo
The winner was Neutrino-Giallo.
Quarterfinal, 4th Match: automo 08(Badge) vs Neutrino-Giallo
The winner was Neutrino-Giallo.
Semifinal, 1st Match: Garoo vs BJ05 ASURA
The winner was Garoo.
Semifinal, 2nd Match: BJ05 Neutrino-Giallo vs HAUSER
The winner was HAUSER.
For 3rd Place Match: BJ05 ASURA vs Neutrino-Giallo
The 3rd place was Neutrino-Giallo.
Final Match: Garoo vs HAUSER
The winner was Hauser.
ROBO-ONE (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 , 24th on Feb 15-16, 2014 and 25th on Sep 13-14, 2014 were also described in this blog.
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