ROBO-ONE 27th sponsored by Biped Robot Association, took place at Kanagawa Seishounen Center in Yokohama City, Kanagawa Pref. on Sep 26th and 27th, 2015. ROBO-ONE Light 11th took place on Sep 26th, 4.5m Footrace took place as the preliminary ROBO-ONE Tournament on Sep 26th and the main event ROBO-ONE 27th Final Tournament took place on Sep 27th.
ROBO-ONE Light 11th
ROBO-ONE Light is a 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, can attend the competition with his robot which is made from just robot kit. Custom-built robot, just the weight 1 kg or under (UK1) also can attend the tournament.
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 Light 11th regulation nor not. Remodeling is prohibited. Head parts can be remodeled and also covering robot body with plastic or paper is permitted.
2) Custom-built robot weight except for the officially recognized robot is 1 kg or under (UK1), custom-built robots weight which are light class rank of the 1st to 3rd is 0.8 kg or under and the robot has to adapt ROBO-ONE 27th 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 UK1 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.
Fifty-seven robots joined the 11th tournament. More than 32 robots were custom-built robot, UK1 (1kg or under). Other robots were officially recognized robots such as KHR-3HV.
Custom-built UK1 robots could overcome the weight handicap 500g. The Champion, Momotaro by Osaka Sangyo University Bunkakai Techno-freak Club was a custom-built robot, the 2nd place, Kobis by Bisko-san was KHR-3HV and the 3rd place, Innocent by Kobe Science Technological High School was custom-built robot. The 4th place, Little Puni by Osaka Sangyo University Bunkakai Techno-freak Club was also custom-built robot. The results are here.
Biped Robot Association uploaded videos of ROBO-ONE Light 11th to YouTube ROBO-ONE Channel. Sanzai-san reported the details of the 11th in his blog (in Japanese).
Semifinal 1st Match; Little Puni vs Momotaro
The winner was Momotaro.
For the 3rd Place Match; Little Puni vs Innocent
The winner was Innocent.
Final Match; Momotaro vs Kobis
The winner was Momotaro.
ROBO-ONE Light 1st took place on Mar 20, 2010, ROBO-ONE Light 2nd on May 22, 2010, ROBO-ONE Light 3rd on Oct 8, 2011, ROBO-ONE Light 4th on Mar 24, 2012, ROBO-ONE Light 5th on Sep 1, 2012 and ROBO-ONE Light 10th on Mar 14, 2015. The details were reported in this blog.
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