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Robocup Montreal 2018

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Last year, Hwa Chong Infocomm and Robotics Society has achieved stellar results at the Robocup Singapore Open and we are honored to send 2 teams to represent Singapore at RoboCup Montreal in June. The JC team, Chicken McNuggets, participated in the RoboCup Junior Rescue Line category and emerged champions in Singapore. The win was unexpected as we had barely edged out National Junior College team for 1st place after the final round. Hence, it was a pleasant surprise.  After Singapore Open, we felt that our EV3 controlled robot could not compete at an international level and thus, decided to switch to Arduino, which has much better capabilities and flexibility. It was an uphill task as none of us had any experience with Arduino and we only had less than 2 months to rebuild the robot from scratch, all while juggling […]

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Hwa Chong Clinch Top Spots at CDDC Yet Again

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The Infocomm and Robotics Society has done Hwa Chong proud with another victory at this year’s Cyber Defenders Discovery Camp (CDDC). Two groups of students were sent to compete in the Junior College Category, butting heads against more than 400 participants across the field. Our students underwent a 3 day training program where they learnt the ropes, and then put their newly acquired skills to the test in a gruelling competition lasting two entire days. After slogging away at a tremendous array of well over 100 challenges, our teams accumulated enough points to sweep the top two spots for their category. The First Place Team displayed on the left comprises (from left to right) Ding Ruida, Li Bailin, Won Ying Keat and Zhang Chenxin. The Second Place Team on the right comprises (from left to right) Liew Zhao Wei, Eleanor […]