So, you have selected the Expert
Advisor and the strategy most fitting to the Championship conditions.
What were the development criteria?
$60 000 were enough to finish the
Championship in TOP-10 during the previous competitions (the tenth
Participant had $62 000 on his account in 2008). Therefore, it is not
much of an interest to submit an Expert Advisor having less potential
profitability. I used this value as the lowest one when testing my
trading robot. Of course, it would be better to set the highest possible
goal (Liliput made 220K on December 17, 2008). Perhaps, I will do that on the next Championship.
Let's try to guess the possible final result of this year's winner. Any ideas?
If we analyze the previous results, we
can see that an Expert Advisor leading the pack the major part of the
competition with a significant gap wins in most cases. The main thing
for the current leader is to make fewer mistakes. The second place is
far less predictable according to the past experience. The Expert
Advisors are located not far from each other. The Participants currently
occupying positions 2-4 will fight for the second and third places.
However, predictions are a thankless occupation, and my chances to
predict something correctly are even fewer than that of a weather
The full text of the news can be found at the Championship's website - Interview with Sergey Abramov (26405).