Oct 2, 2016

ROBO-ONE 29th Biped Robot Fight Tournamnt (Sep 24-25 , 2016)

ROBO-ONE 29th sponsored by Biped Robot Association, took place at Kanagawa-kenritsu-Seishounen-Center in Yokohama City, Kanagawa Pref. on Sep 24th-25th, 2016.    ROBO-ONE Light 13th took place on Sep 24th, 4.5m Footrace took place as the preliminary ROBO-ONE 29th Tournament on Sep 24th and the main event ROBO-ONE 29th Final Tournament took place on Sep 25th.

The major regulation was the weight of robot, which was 3 kg or under 3 kg.  Details of the body regulation were described in the 29th ROBO-ONE and the 13th ROBO-ONE Light Regulation.  Side punch has been prohibited since ROBO-ONE 23rd Tournament in the robot fight.

One hundred and Twenty-nine robots joined the competition.  ROBO-ONE 29th was held as the tournament with 60 robots, 52 upper place robots in the preliminary 4.5 m Footrace and winners of the local robot competitions or honor robots.

4.5 m Footrace
Four meters and 50 cm Footrace was carried out as the preliminary competition to select 60 robots and to decide the tournament order.  Robots had to walk 4.5 m course with 90 cm width within 1 minute.  In the 29th,  thin rubbers under 10 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 4.74 seconds, the 2nd place was Romantic Swordsman by 11.57 seconds and the 3rd place was Neutrino-Rosso by 11.7 seconds.

The 1st place; Frosty 4.74 seconds

Just 44 robots could reach the goal within 1 minute. Upper 16 robots were under 20 seconds, the 17th to the 28th place robots were under 30 seconds.

ROBO-ONE 29th Tournament (3 kg or Under)

The tournament winner was King Puni by Osaka Sangyo University.  The 2nd place was Chromkid by Kupapa.  The 3rd place was Gargoyle KID by Yoshida Familia .  Result of the tournament is here.

Broadcasting service was carried out by niconico LIVE and the videos were keeping in this site.  Kanto Robot Practice also uploaded some videos of ROBO-ONE 29th to their YouTube Channel.  

Quarterfinal, 3rd Match: Gargoyle KID vs Garoo
The winner was Gargoyle KID.

Final Match: King Puni vs Chromkid
The winner was King Puni.

Presentation video of ROBO-ONE History also took place on Sep 25th as follows;

Introduce of the ROBO-ONE 23rd to 25th on TV.

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 , 26th on Mar 14-15, 2015, 27th Sep 26-27, 2015 and 28th on Feb 13-14, 2016 on were also described in this blog.

Since Oct. 19th, 2009