In the second week of the competition, the Expert Advisor of Sergey
Nikitin (VNIK) trading on two currency pairs EURUSD and EURJPY got
featured on the very top drawing away from the rest. Multicurrency
Expert Advisors always attract attention in the Championship, especially
those that show good results. We talked with Sergey about the role of
luck in a trader's life and his way of trading.
You are a regular participant of the
Championship except for one year. Why did you miss ATC 2007? You
participated in 2008, but your EA didn't trade. Was there an error in
There was an interesting situation in
2007. My EA was not allowed to participate in the Championship. As far
as I understand, the reason was that the final compilation was done on
my work PC, while I sent it to the competition from home. In 2008 I
didn't understand properly some of the new rules of the Championship,
and eventually my system in the EA simply didn't receive all the
necessary input data for trading and, accordingly, didn't open a single
position. Well, it happens.
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