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Barróg was an Irish featherweight robot which competed at the 2018 King of Bots UK International Championships. Built and entered by Eoin Ó Cionna of Team Smacht, it initially achieved mixed results in its first two qualification rounds, finishing second against Utopia and third against Blunt Force Trauma Remix. Against Vega, Barróg won via knockout after throwing itself and the Team Vortex machine over simultaneously[1], picking up enough points to qualify for the 8 Way Melee, which it subsequently won on a Judges' decision. Barróg was reinstated as a result, and proceeded to win its next two battles against DB12. When both competitors fought each other again in the Quarter-Finals, Barróg lost after being thrown onto its side by DB12's flywheel and left unable to self-right. As a result, it was eliminated, finishing the 2018 UK International Championships in the top eight.

Towards the end of the 2018 UK International Championships, Barróg also fought in the eighteen-way Gladiator melee, where it finished second overall to Aegis after losing drive on one side at the ten-minute mark.

Robot HistoryEdit

King of Bots UK 2018Edit

Barróg's first match was against Utopia, and Bane. This match started off well for Barróg, as Utopia pressed the pit from the start, Barróg went after Bane, immobilizing it almost immediately. However Utopia quickly gained the upper hand, and started shoving it around. More back, and fourth took place before Barróg, pitted both it, and Utopia, as Barróg touched the bottom of the pit first, it controversially lost the match with 2 points.

ResultsEdit

BARROG - RESULTS
King of Bots UK 2018 (Insomnia 63)
Main Championship
Quarter-Finals
Rumble vs. Utopia, BANE Lost (2 Points)
Rumble vs. Raving Luna-Tic, Blunt Force Trauma Remix Lost (2 Points)
Rumble vs. Apex, Vega Won via knockout (4 Points)
8 Way Melee vs. Calabash Bros, Blunt Force Trauma Remix, Naughty Snake, Neon, Cobalt, Utopia, Orpheus Won
Knockout vs. DB12 Won
Round of 12 vs. DB12 Won
Quarter-Final vs. DB12 Lost
Gladiator
Gladiator vs. Crabsolutely Clawful, Take Cover, Impact, Aegis, Meow, Orpheus, Neon, Mini ACE, BANE, Binky, The Claw, DB12, Hedgebot, Sabre20, Satanix, Luna-Tic, Raving Luna-Tic Lost

Wins/LossesEdit

  • Wins: 4
  • Losses: 4

Series RecordEdit

Series Barróg Series Record
Season 1 Did not enter
Season 1.5 Did not enter

ReferencesEdit

  1. http://www.fightingrobots.co.uk/threads/13659-barróg-featherweight-lifter-build-diary/page7