Oct 4, 2015

ROBO-ONE 27th Biped Robot Fight Tournamnt (Sep 26-27 , 2015)

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.

Regulations of ROBO-ONE 27th
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 26th.  Side punch has been prohibited since ROBO-ONE 23rd Tournament in the robot fight.

ROBO-ONE 27th was held as the tournament with 48 robots, 45 upper place robots in the preliminary 4.5 m Footrace including winners of the local robot competitions or honor robots.  One hundred and seventeen robots joined the competition.

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.  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 Footrace is here.

The 1st place was Frosty by 4.16 seconds, the 2nd place was HAUSER by 11.81 seconds and the 3rd place was Chromkid by 11.99 seconds.

The 1st place; Frosty 4.16 seconds

Just 56 robots could reach the goal within 1 minute. Upper 21 robots were under 20 seconds, the 22nd to 40th place robots were under 30 seconds and the 45th could join final fight by 33.75 seconds.

Some female doll robots also joined the preliminary 4.5 m Footrace.   The most remarkable robot was a female robot, ST-00. She walked with elegance by 51.21seconds which was the 54th place.

Sanzai-san also reported results (in Japanese).

ROBO-ONE 27th Tournament (3 kg or Under)

The tournament winner was Monolis by Sibaura Institute Technology SRDC.  The 2nd place was Chromkid by Kupakuma.  The 3rd place was Neutrino-Giallo by Hida-Kamioka High School (Hida-Kami Robo Club) .   Result of the tournament is here.

All videos of ROBO-ONE 27th tournament were uploaded to Youtube ROBO-ONE Channel by  Biped Robot Association.  Sanzai-san also reported the details of  results.

Videos of the semifinal, for 3rd place and final matches were as follows;

Semifinal, 1st Match: Chromkid vs Newtrino-Giallo
The winner was Chromkid.

Semifinal, 2nd Match: Nagare-Gold vs Monolis
The winner was Monolis.

For 3rd Place Match: Neutrino-Giallo vs Nagare-Gold
The 3rd place was Neutrino-Giallo.

Final Match: Chromkid vs Monolis
The winner was monolis.

Exhibition of boxing matches by biped robots also took place at ROBO-ONE 27th as follows;  Metalicfighter by Morinaga-san vs Yokoduna Great by Dr GIY-san.

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 , 25th on Sep 13-14, 2014 and 26th on Mar 14-15, 2015 were also described in this blog.

Since Oct. 19th, 2009

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