Apr 5, 2017

ROBO-ONE Light 14th Biped Robot Fight Tournament (Feb 25, 2017)

ROBO-ONE Light 14th sponsored by Biped Robot Association, took place at BANDO KOBE SCIENCE MUSEUM in Kobe City, Hyougo Pref. on Feb 25, 2017.   

The 1st ROBO-ONE auto also took place on Sep 25th and 4.5m Footrce as the preliminary ROBO-ONE 30th Tournament and the main event ROBO-ONE 30th Final Tournament took place on Sep 26th.

ROBO-ONE Light 14th
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 the 30th ROBO-ONE, the 14th ROBO-ONE Light Regulation and the 1st ROBO-ONE auto.(in English)
2) Custom-built robot weight except for the officially recognized robot is 1 kg or under (UK1). Custom-built robot has to adapt the 30th ROBO-ONE, the 14th ROBO-ONE Light Regulation and the 1st ROBO-ONE auto.

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.

Ninety-two robots joined the 14th tournament. More than 50 robots were custom-built robot, UK1 (1kg or under). Other robots were officially recognized robots such as KHR-3HV.

In the 14th tournament, custom-built UK1 robots could overcome the weight handicap 500g.   The Champion, Little-puni by Puni was a custom-built robot. The 2nd place Simple Fighter light by zeno was also a custom-built robot.   The 3rd place Maxy Onepo by Kobe Municipal High School of Science and Technology was a officially recognized kits, KHR-3HV.  The results are here.

Semifinal 1st Game; Maxy Onepo vs Little -puni
The winner was Little-puni. 

Semifinal 2nd Game, KOBIS vs Simple Fighter light
The winner was Simple Fighter light

Final Match; Little-puni vs Simple Fighter light
The winner was Little-puni.

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, ROBO-ONE Light 10th on Mar 14,  ROBO-ONE Light 11th on Sep 26, 2015,  ROBO-ONE Light 12th on Feb 13, 2016 and ROBO-ONE Light 13th on Sep 24, 2016.  The details were reported in this blog.

Since Oct. 19th, 2009

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