The RoboCup World Championships 2011 are held in Istanbul this year. From Wednesday the 6th of July till the 10th of July teams from universities all over the world will compete against each other with their autonomously playing soccer robots. The RoboCup project is the largest and most important event for intelligent and autonomous robots. Since 1997 RoboCup has been the frontier of research in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence. Pushing forward the boundaries of what robots are able to do is a major driving force of RoboCup.