MSL Workshop 2019, Call For Participation

MSL Workshop 2019, Call For Participation Dear RoboCup Middle-Size League teams, Hereby, I would like to formally invite you to the 9th annual international MSL Workshop, which will be held from the 22nd to the 24th of November 2019 in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Please find attached the Call For Participation. You can register your team for the MSL Workshop by filling in the Google Form. The registration is open until the 31st of October. We are currently discussing travel support with the RoboCup Federation for teams that must travel far to participate in this workshop. Please let me know if you are interested, so we explore the possibilities to arrange this for you (contact: a.a.kokkelmans@student.tue.nl). Best regards, Team Leader MSL, Ainse Kokkelmans
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RoboCup 2019 Winner

RoboCup 2019 Winner We are pleased to inform you that the Robocup 2019 competition was held in Sydney, Australia on July 2- 8. Six teams from four different countries (The Netherlands, Indonesia, Japan, and China) participated in this year competitions. Tech United of Eindhoven team from the Eindhoven University of Technology (The Netherlands) got first place in the close competition with the Water team from Beijing Information Science & Technology University (China). We also congratulate team Tech United Eindhoven on winning the Scientific Challenge, and team NuBot from National University of Defense Technology on winning the Technical Challenge of the RoboCup 2019. Detailed results here.
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2019 RoboCup MSL General Schedule

The General Schedule of the RoboCup 2019 - Sydney, Australia A PDF version is also available. The page of Match Results will be updated after each game (until the final game). Live streaming of the RoboCup 2019 Sydney is available at www.robocup.live
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Portuguese Open 2019

Portuguese Robotics Open 2019 - Gondomar, Portugal The CAMBADA team (Cooperative Autonomous Mobile roBots with Advanced Distributed Architecture), from University of Aveiro, Portugal, have just won the MSL tournament during the Portuguese Robotics Open 2019 (April 24 to 28 in Gondomar, Portugal), having played and won in the final against the current World Champion. In this tournament, five teams from Portugal and the Netherlands presented robots with relevant scientific and technical evolutions that allowed the public, and all those who watched the games via the web, to recognize similarities between the robotic game and a real football game. The CAMBADA team scored 90 goals and suffered only 2 throughout the tournament, having won against TechUnited Eindhoven (Netherlands), by 2-1, in the finals. LOC official page is here. A short video of the final game is…
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2019-Qualification Results

The qualification results for RoboCup 2019 in Sydney (Australia) are published as follows. Nine teams are qualified, team names, ranking and links to qualification material can be found below. Rank Name Nationality Qualification material 1 (121.50) Tech United Eindhoven The Netherlands TDP – MES Description – Video – Other materials 2 (117.00) CAMBADA Portugal TDP – MES Description – Video – Other materials 3 (112.80) NuBot China TDP – ME Description – Video – Other materials 4 (85.50) Water China TDP – MES Description – Video – Other materials 5 (78.60) Falcons The Netherlands TDP – MES Description – Video – Other materials 6 (66.42) Hibikino-Musashi Japan TDP – MES Description – Video – Other materials 7 (63.40) MRL Iran TDP – ME Description – Video – Other materials 8 (48.00) IRIS Indonesia TDP –…
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Rulebook – RoboCup 2019

MSL Rulebook for RoboCup 2019 published We would like to invite all MSL teams to participate in the 2019 RoboCup MSL World Championships. If you are interested to participate please take the time to pre-register your team for the RoboCup 2019 MSL competitions (https://msl.robocup.org/news/cfp_2019) The rules, including the assessment-criteria of the qualification material, are changed and published on the MSL website (https://msl.robocup.org/rules). Visit the MSL website to access the official rulebook for RoboCup MSL in 2019, along with a document summarizing the main changes. The 2019 MSL Technical Committee
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Call For Participation 2019

RoboCup 2019 Middle Size League July 2 to 8, 2019 (Sydney, Australia) https://2019.robocup.org Call For Participation MSL 2019 (PDF) We would like to invite all MSL teams to participate in the 2019 RoboCup MSL World Championships. If you are interested to participate please take the time to pre-register your team for the RoboCup 2019 MSL competitions. 1)    Pre-registration For the pre-registration please send an e-mail to rc-msl-oc@lists.robocup.org and liufei@caa.org.cn containing the following data: team name URL of the team’s home page name of the team leader e-mail address of team or team leader affiliation country link to the qualification materials Please send more information about teams to introduce them better on the MSL website (https://msl.robocup.org/teams). Sending following information would be optional: logo profile (Describe team with at most 150 words) most research topics…
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RoboCup 2018 Winner

RoboCup 2018 Winner We are pleased to inform you that the Robocup 2018 competition was held in Montreal, Canada on June 16- 22. 5 teams from three different countries (The Netherlands, Portugal, and China) participated in this competitions. Tech United of Eindhoven team from Eindhoven University of Technology (The Netherlands) got first place in the close competition with CAMBADA team from University of Aveiro (Portugal). We also congratulate team Tech United Eindhoven on winning both Technical Challenge and the Scientific Challenge of the RoboCup 2018. Detailed results here.
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RCAP 2017

RoboCup Asia-Pacific (RCAP) 2017 - Bangkok, Thailand The 1st RoboCup Asia-Pacific (RCAP) competition was held in Bangkok, Thailand, 12-18 December 2017. The RCAP 2017 was the first official RoboCup super regional event in Asia Pacific region. Beating team Hibikino-Mushashi (Kyushu Institute of Technology, University of Kitakyushu, Japan) in the MSL final match team MRL (Mechatronics Research Laboratory, Qazvin Islamic Azad University, Iran) is the winner of the 1st RCAP in Bangkok LOC official page is here. Results can be found here. Videos are available here and here. Organizing Committee Fei Liu, Chinese Association of Automation (China) Yasunori Takemura, Kyushu Institute of Technology (Japan) Keita Ono, Mahidol University (Thailand) (Local OC) League Chair Seyed Ehsan Marjani Bajestani, Mechatronics Research Laboratory, Qazvin Islamic Azad University (Iran)
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Previous news

Previous news (published on previous wiki webpage) can be found at this post. Make sure to subscribe to the official RoboCup MSL mailing list to stay up to date. (2017) New joint project: the MSL Simulator A joint project was born in the 7th MSL Workshop - the MSL Simulator. A repository has been created specifically for this project, which can be found here. Also, its Wiki page includes more details about this simulator. All MSL teams are welcome to contribute to this project.   (2016) Historical material RoboCup European Championship In the year 2000, the first RoboCup European Championship was held at the Sports Centre of the University of Amsterdam. Arnoud Visser published these videos of some of these very early RoboCup MSL matches!   (2016) Team Water in Yang Lan docu Fourfold RoboCup MSL champion…
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