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Congratulations to the students of Polytech Mons, winners of the Eurobot 2018 contest. This international competition brings together the best 35 national teams selected during national contests: Algeria, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Morocco, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Spain, Switzerland,Taiwan, Tunisia, United Kingdom
Anyone will be happy to watch over and over again the tremendous matches during the competition available from YouTube
Quarter-final (1:39:00), CVRA (Switzerland, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Renens) (264-102)
Semi-final (2:15:00), Robotic Legends (France, Polytech Montpellier) (299-280)
Final (3:09:45 and 3:21:20), Polybot (Algeria, Ecole Polytechnique d’Alger) (274-107 and 162-115)
7 Mons’quetaires were unbeaten during the national and international series. This is the first time in twenty years that a Belgian teams win the Eurobot. Just keep in mind that more than 200 international teams are in competition !
As the structure of Arne Quinze in Mons suddenly gained additional degrees of freedom to become a mechanism, decease it is pleasant to start the new year with admiration for the inspired works of Panamarenko, Jean Tinguely, and Theo Jansen. “The line between art and engineering exists only in our minds ” – Theo Jansen.