For the similarly-named US antweight that competed at Rocky Mountain Robot Showdown, see Gold Rush.
GoldRush is a US Antweight class robot built by Team Jester that competes at Kilobots events. Inspired by Robot Wars machine S3, GoldRush uses a t-shaped design with a pair of thick UHMW pontoons in front supporting a 3.5" vertical spinning blade, with the remainder of the robot's electronics in a rear pipe that also contains the robot's two drive motors.
In the first round, GoldRush faced horizontal spinner Spin. GoldRush won this fight and advanced.
In the next round, GoldRush would have faced Treadnought, but as both robots were entered by the same builder, GoldRush was chosen to advance.
GoldRush's next opponent was modified Viper kit Cookie. GoldRush won this fight and advanced to the Antweight Rookie finals.
In the finals, GoldRush fought fellow vertical spinner Chop. GoldRush won this fight, becoming the antweight rookie champion.
For this event, the antweight masters class was a round-robin seeding a knockout bracket.
In the end, GoldRush won two of its six fights, tying with Tiger Shark. However, Tiger Shark had forfeit to GoldRush in the round-robin, so GoldRush was given the higher #5 seed.
GoldRush fought the #4 seed, Master Chop. GoldRush lost this fight and was eliminated from the tournament.
For this event, the antweight masters class was a two-on-two "gladiator" style event.
In the end, GoldRush earned two points.
|Kilobots 40||Antweight Rookies||Spin||Won|
|Kilobots 41||Antweight Masters||Master Spin||Lost|
|Tiger Shark||Won (Forfeit)|
- Wins: 5
- Losses: 5