Over a period of 13 weeks (from October 1 to December 26, 2008), trading robots of the Championship participants competed for the grand prize - the title of the Best Expert Advisor of the Year and the prize fund of $80 000. The Championship gathered Expert Advisors with different trading strategies, algorithms and trading symbol sets.
Thanks to the participants, we were able to enhance our understanding
of the automated trading. For many participants, the competition was a
good opportunity to test and evaluate their trading robots without
interfering with their work.
Kiril Kartunov won the award for "The first place in the Automated Trading Championship 2008" and $40 000, while his trading robot was entitled the Best Expert Advisor of the Year.