Welcome to the RoboCup European Open in Eindhoven!

This year, there will not be any RoboCup German Open for the first time since 2006, as this year’s RoboCup world championship will be held in Leipzig. Instead, there will be the RoboCup European Open at the Evoluon in Eindhoven, starting today and ending at April 3rd. In total, we will be 9 Standard Platform League teams in this competition. Today, we will not have any official games yet, all teams set up around the field and prepare their robots.

The most important and most interesting change in this year’s rules is the new ball. Instead of the orange hockey ball, we will play with a new ball that has a pattern similar to real, classic footballs: white with small black areas. Recognizing such balls will be a real challenge as our robots are also white and have some dark areas …

Welcome to the RoboCup European Open in Eindhoven!