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‘Robot Wars 2018’ officially launched

The 1st contest ‘Robot Wars 2018’ was kicked off yesterday in the Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology and Education.

The organization board is checking all robots participating in the contest

The organization board is checking all robots participating in the contest

This competition is expected to be held annually by the HCMC Association of Mechanical – Electrical Enterprise, aiming to create an innovative and exciting playground for students of the field while boosting the link between universities and businesses.

20 teams registered to take part in this year’s contest, each of whom will design and then resemble their own fighting robot in accordance with the criteria issued by the organization board. All robots in this competition must install a remote energy switch device provided by the organization board.
The total value of the prizes is around VND200 million (approx. $8,574).

By LE DUY – Translated by Thanh Tam

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