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Still Unbeaten, Northern Bites Advance to RoboCup World Championship Semifinals

Story posted July 04, 2009

The Northern Bites, Bowdoin's team of soccer-playing humanoid robots and their student programmers, are 6-0 as they advance to the semifinal round of the 2009 RoboCup World Championship games going on in Graz, Austria.

Bowdoin beat NTU Robot PAL, a team from Taiwan, by a score of 2-1 in Saturday's quarterfinals.

Watch videos from the 2009 RoboCup World Championships here. Tucker Hermans '09 and team advisor Eric Chown appear at the end of this video:

Sunday's semifinals comprise two American teams playing two German teams.

Northern Bites Blog

Follow the play-by-play account of Bowdoin's Northern Bites humanoid robots as they compete in the 2009 RoboCup World Championship Games in Austria.

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The Northern Bites play Germany's Nao Devils, a team Bowdoin beat, 2-0, in an earlier matchup.

The University of Texas team, Austin Villa, takes on B-Human.

Read about the Northern Bites' earlier wins:

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