Interviews with the Automated Trading Championship participants

During past Automated Trading Championships we published dozens of interesting interviews with the ATC participants. To participate in the competition, applicants needed to create and submit their trading robots that were subjected to automatic backtesting.

Interviewees described their trading strategies, errors and successful trading moments, answered different questions. These articles will be useful for both novice and experienced traders who are looking for new ideas.

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Andrey Bolkonsky (abolk): "Any programmer knows that there is no software without bugs"

Andrey Bolkonsky (abolk) has been participating in the Jobs service since its opening. He has developed dozens of indicators and Expert Advisors for the MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5 platforms. We...

Andrey Voitenko (avoitenko): "Developers benefit from the ideas that they code? Nonsense!"

A Ukrainian developer Andrey Voitenko (avoitenko) is an active participant of the "Jobs" service at mql5.com, helping traders from all over the world to implement their ideas. Last year Andrey's...

Andrey Voitenko: Programming errors cost me $15,000 (ATC 2010)

Andrey Voitenko is participating in the Automated Trading Championship for the first time, but his Expert Advisor is showing mature trading. For already several weeks Andrey's Expert Advisors has been...

Tomasz Tauzowski:"All I can do is pray for a loss position" (ATC 2010)

Tomasz Tauzowski (ttauzo) is a long-standing member of the top ten on the Automated Trading Championship 2010. For the seventh week his Expert Advisor is between the fifth and the seventh places. And...

Dimitar Manov: "I fear only extraordinary situations in the Championship" (ATC 2010)

In the recent review by Boris Odintsov the Expert Advisor of the Bulgarian Participant Dimitar Manov appeared among the most stable and reliable EAs. We decided to interview this developer and try to...

Alexander Anufrenko: "A danger foreseen is half avoided" (ATC 2010)

The risky development of Alexander Anufrenko (Anufrenko321) had been featured among the top three of the Championship for three weeks. Having suffered a catastrophic Stop Loss last week, his Expert...

Vladimir Tsyrulnik: The Essense of my program is improvisation! (ATC 2010)

Vladimir Tsyrulnik is the holder of one of the brightest highs of the current Championship. By the end of the third trading week Vladimir's Expert Advisor was on the sixth position. The IMEX algorithm...

Interview with Boris Odintsov (ATC 2010)

Boris Odintsov is one of the most impressive participants of the Championship who managed to go beyond $100,000 on the third week of the competition. Boris explains the rapid rise of his expert...

Interview with Valery Mazurenko (ATC 2010)

By the end of the first trading week, Valery Mazurenrk (notused) with his multicurrency Expert Advisor ch2010 appeared on the top position. Having treated trading as a hobby, Valery is now trying to...

Interview with Berron Parker (ATC 2010)

During the first week of the Championship Berron's Expert Advisor has been on the top position. He now tells us about his experience of EA development and difficulties of moving to MQL5. Berron says...

Interview with Alexander Topchylo (ATC 2010)

Alexander Topchylo (Better) is the winner of the Automated Trading Championship 2007. Alexander is an expert in neural networks - his Expert Advisor based on a neural network was on top of best EAs of...

Interview with Leonid Velichkovsky: "The Biggest Myth about Neural Networks is Super-Profitability" (ATC 2010)

The hero of our interview Leonid Velichkovski (LeoV) has already participated in Automated Trading Championships. In 2008, his multicurrency neural network was like a bright flash in the sky, earning...

Interview with Nikolay Kositsin: multicurrency EA are less risky (ATC 2010)

Nikolay Kositsin has told us about his developments. He believes multicurrency Expert Advisors are a promising direction; and he is an experienced developer of such robots. At the championships,...