In this section, our past contest winners talk about their experience in Alpari's trading contests and share some valuable tips and trading strategies.
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Denis Podshivalov is the winner of Alpari’s second round of its Virtual Reality contest and for doing so he earnt 30,000 RUR by trading on a demo account. Denis kindly agreed to give us a short interview.Read Interview
The results of the 137th round of our Formula FX contest are in. With a 1,387.6% return the winner was Abdul Alim from Bangladesh. It's worth noting that Abdul was also the winner of the 13th round of this contest and back then he won with a 969% return.
We asked him a few questions about how he achieves such high returns in an interview.Read Interview
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The first round of this year’s Virtual Reality contest was won by Valery Tukmakov. He achieved a 687% return and for this he received 30,000 RUR on his trading account. He gave us an interview and an insight as to how he managed to make such high returns:Read Interview
The winner of the fourth round of our Virtual Reality competition with a return rate of 305% is Christo Dimitrov from Bulgaria. The competition takes place on our demo accounts, but the traders who achieve the most profit and least drawdown receive real cash prizes on their trading account. The winner of our last round of 2014 was kind enough to answer a few questions for us.Read Interview
The winner of round 3 of Virtual Reality was Rudy Durgalyan. Our new leader made a profit of 98% with only 4.5% drawdown. For his efforts, Rudy took the top prize of 2,500 USD on his trading account. The round's most successful trader told us about what helped him to win the Alpari contest.Read Interview
We have a winner in round 123 of Formula FX, one of the most popular, and fastest, trading contests at Alpari. This round goes to Lilya Starik from Rostov-on-Don. Making 483% profit over the week, Lilya receives 400 USD to her trading account. We spoke to Lilya, congratulating her on her victory, and asked her about how to find success in trading.Read Interview
The 2013 winner of Jackpot, Alpari's most long-standing and most arduous competition was Oleg Stremnovsky. To earn his prize of 50,000 USD Manager's Capital onto a PAMM Account, over the course of one year he had to show the maximum profit with the minimum drawdown, and take his place amongst the prize places for a minimum of 3 out of the 4 rounds. How did Oleg achieve this? Here, our winner shares the secrets to his success.Read Interview
Contestants in Formula FX continue to raise the bar in pursuit of the 1,600 USD in prizes. Round 93 of the contest turned out to be particularly exciting and unpredictable. It was Maksim Zhuk that recorded the highest percentage of profit on his trading account during the round. Maksim ended the week with a 15,615% return on his account. A rather confident fellow, Maksim told us that this victory was to be expected. In the interview, he also told us why he doesn't fear the competition, what he would do with a million dollars and where you can go to learn more about his trading strategy.Read Interview
Virtual Reality is the only contest at Alpari where traders have the chance to turn virtual money into real cash prizes. Each round we give out a total of 5,940 USD, including 2,500 USD to the winner. We spoke with Oleg Leybel of Kiryat Shmona (Israel), the winner of the first round of Virtual Reality in 2013, and asked him about his experience in our contests, his history as a trader and what he does when he's not trading.Read Interview
Meet Elena Kravchenko, the winner of Jackpot in 2012. For the win, she received a PAMM Account from Alpari preloaded with 50,000 USD. Elena was fairly consistent in her trading throughout the contest, staying in the top 25 for most of the first and third rounds before finally pulling ahead of the field in the end.
Here, our winner talks about her experience in the contest and tells us a little bit about her trading.Read Interview
In Virtual Reality, you have a shot at winning real cash prizes without putting any of your money on the line. Each round, contestants compete for a total of 5,940 USD.
It was Julia Bervinova who walked away a winner in Round 1 of 2012. She sat down to share some of her trading secrets and tell us where she is planning on spending her prize money.Read Interview
Formula FX is one of the Alpari's most popular trading contests amongst the clients at Alpari. The high level of interest we see for this contest is not just due to the minimum deposit entry requirement, it's also due to the dynamic nature of the event. Because Formula FX only lasts for a single week, in the course of a year you can actually win it a few times!
The winner of the 54th round, with an amazing return of 11,645% in one week, was Sergey Lobov. We congratulate him on his well-earned victory and wish him further success in his financial career.Read Interview
During 2010, Alpari launched a series of new contests for its clients and thousands of traders from across the world chose to take part. However, even with all of the new contests being added here at Alpari, "Jackpot" has remained the most popular.
It's not hard to see why. Valeriy Ivanovic Postnikov recently walked away with a PAMM Account pre-loaded with 50,000 USD. Throughout the course of the four-round "Jackpot" contest, he managed to stay near the top of the leaderboard. Read our interview with Valeriy and learn some of the secrets to his success.Read Interview
With 1,600 USD in cash prizes on the line, Irina Yurevna Arkhipova ran away with victory in Round 22 of the "Formula FX" contest with an astounding 10,494.3945 percentage of profit.
Her winning figure was actually even down from a mid-round high of over 14,000%! Irina's calm under fire and professionalism certainly played a big role in her success. What else can we learn? Read more about Irina Arkhipova's approach to trading in our latest installment of "Interviews with Champions."Read Interview
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