Congratulations, ITS Win the World Robot Competition 2018

By : Ahmad Fadli Dan Aldo Bella Putra | Saturday, June 23 2018 - 16:00 IWST

Tim robot (Ichiro) asal Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) Surabaya menyabet juara pertama pada ajang kompetisi robot tingkat dunia (Robo Cup 2018) di Montreal, Kanada
Tim robot (Ichiro) asal Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) Surabaya menyabet juara pertama pada ajang kompetisi robot tingkat dunia (Robo Cup 2018) di Montreal, Kanada

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - Recently, the robot team (Ichiro) from the Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology (ITS) Surabaya won the first prize in the world robot competition event (Robo Cup 2018) in Montreal, Canada. Unmitigated, Ichiro ITS team able to bring the name of Indonesia in the international arena by winning four awards in a competition that took place since June 15, 2018.

There are various categories of leagues that are contested in RoboCup 2018. Among others RoboCup Soccer, RoboCup Rescue, RoboCup @Home, RoboCup Industrial and RoboCup Junior.

This football robot match is still divided again in several categories according to the size of the robot. With a height above 80 cm, Ichiro humanoid robot into the category Teensize. In this teen-size robot match, only three robots are allowed to play in the field. That is, two players and one goalkeeper.

Long week in Canada, Ichiro team finally managed to realize his dream to become champion in this prestigious event. Ichiro team supervisor, Muhtadin ST MT explained, indeed tucked a prayer in the name of the team that he accompanied. "Ichiro is an acronym of ITS Champion in Robocup," he explained by repeatedly giving thanks, finally big dream of ITS successfully achieved in the year 2018.

In the preliminary round, with a result of four wins and one defeat, Ichiro ITS must be complacent as being second in the MRL HSL standings from Iran. Previous Ichiro won the victory of AMN United (Canada) with a score of 2 - 0, Nu Bots (Australia) 3-0, WF Wolves (Germany) 1 - 0, and Edrom (Brazil) 5 - 0. Team Ichiro only lost once from MRL HSL (Iran) with a score of 1 - 3.

"This strong enough team won five wins without losing. As a result, in the standings Ichiro score far enough that is 9 while MRL HSL 20, "said Muhtadin in his press statement, Friday (22/06/2018).

There are four teams that finally qualify for the elimination round namely Nu Bots from Australia, WF Wolves from Germany, MRL HSL from Iran and Ichiro himself. The four teams then compete one on one. "Ichiro met with WF Wolves, while MRL HSL played against Nu Bots," he explained.

He said, in the preliminary round, Ichiro has managed to beat WF Wolves with a score of 1 to 0. Having understood the condition of the opponent's robot, when meeting in the semi-final match, it is easy for Ichiro to defeat him with a score of 2-0.

Although in the previous match MRL HSL look stunning with breaking goalkeeper Nu Bots five times without reply, Ichiro not receding. Optimistically, ITS's human-footed robot strolled into the final round and won victory over MRL HSL.

After breaking into the goalkeeper team MRL HSL without reply, Ichiro won a landslide with a score of 3 - 0 and successfully crowned as the first champion. "This is all thanks to the prayers of the team and all of them, we did not expect to beat the MRL HSL with a score quite loud," said Muhtadin grateful.

Remarkably again, in addition to being a champion in the category of Humanoid Teensize League, Ichiro ITS team also managed to become the second winner of the category Drop In Challenge Teensize, second winner Technical Challenge Teensize, and third winner Best Humanoid.

On the result, the Ichiro team expressed gratitude to all those who supported it from before until his departure to Canada. "We only carry two Humanoid robots with spare parts spare parts and a team of four students," he said.

But behind this little team, he continued, there are dozens of other Ichiro team members who helped prepare the robot months before. "In fact, Ichiro's robot development is done since 2012," he continued.

Ichiro ITS team is also grateful to ITS Student Parent Association (Ikoma), alumni, and a number of industry parties who helped finance the team's departure to Canada. Even the Indonesian Transportation Attaché in Canada itself who picked up and delivered the Ichiro team during the race, and invited the Idul Fitri prayers together. In addition, also invited to go to Ottawa in order to be friendly with the citizens of Indonesia and met with the Ambassador of Indonesia in Canada.

"As long as we are in Canada, we get excellent support from the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia (KBRI) and its staff, as well as the Indonesian community in Canada," he said.

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