Robot Challenge 2010 A Great Success (Video)

Raul Galbany from Spain submitted this excellent event report and videos:

VIENNA - 411 robots from 22 countries joined this year's Robot Challenge, the 20th of to 21 March 2010 was held in Vienna, and fought against each other in the first robot Championship for the coveted medals. More than 4,000 visitors did not miss this two-day spectacle and used the opportunity competitions worldwide live performances to be the largest robotics in a.
The joy among the winners of this year's Robot Challenge was great, finally, was the competition with 411 participating robots enormous. One of the big winners among the Spanish team from Catalonia (, the 3 gold medals and took home the Lithuanian team, which of Sumo Robots "Master of Disaster" any opponent sovereign carried from the ring. Even some Austrian team was able to prevail against the international competition: with 9 medals including 2 Gold in the disciplines of Sumo and Mini Humanoid Sumo, was the Robot Challenge 2010 for the Austrian robot designers a great success.

For great astonishment the size of many robots: With a length, width and height of only 2.5 cm had caused the nano sumo robot one of the highlights of the event.

The event was organized by InnoC - Austrian Association for Innovative Computer Science in collaboration with the Federal Ministry for Science and Research and is part of the international robotics initiative Cent Robot.


Medals table:
                                                G          S          B
1st Spain (ESP)                          3          0          0
2nd Austria (AUT)                      2          3          4
3rd Poland (POL)                        2          3          1
4th Lithuania (LTU)                     1          2          2
5th Tschechein (CZE)                  1          2          0
6th Slovakia (SVK)                      1          0          0
7th Germany (GER)                     1          0          0
8th Romania (ROU)                    0          0          2
9th Russia (RUS)                        0          0          1
Mini Sumo Deathmatch
1st Crow (POL)
Mini Sumo
1st Dark knight (AUT)
2nd Raizo (LTU)
3rd Sprinter (LTU)
Standard Sumo
1st Master of Disaster (LTU)
2nd Czesio (POL)
3rd Bonzoq (POL)
Micro Sumo
1st Destroyer (POL)
2nd Micro coke (POL)
3rd Hulk (ROU)
Nano Sumo
1st Furious Puca (ESP)
2nd Averell Dalton (AUT)
3rd Jolly Jumper (AUT)
Humanoid Sumo
1st Evil Bill (AUT)
2nd Wolverine (AUT)
3rd Evil Ted (AUT)
Humanoid Sprint
1st Hati (GER)
2nd Granny (AUT)
3rd Kondo (LTU)
Line Follower
1st R555 (ESP)
2nd 2fast4you (LTU)
3rd Zmolroc (ROU)
Enhanced Line Follower
1st R555 (ESP)
2nd IgiBot (CZE)
3rd Fasto-3 (RUS)
1st PocketBot (CZE)
2nd Samuel (POL)
3rd Aviator (AUT)
Puck Collect
1st J2MP (SVK)
2nd Cogito MART (CZE)
3rd i.Rob (AUT)

Thanks Raul!

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One thought on “Robot Challenge 2010 A Great Success (Video)

  1. Were the sumo bots remote controlled by a human or were they completely automated/controlled with AI?

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