OctaFX Champion Round 33: 1st place winner on his attempt that turned out to be a success!

January 5, 2015

Last round in the year 2014 is finished and we are ready to share winner’s experience with you! It always makes us proud to receive traders’ stories and give them a chance to be heard!

Let us remind you the names of our winners:

 1st place – Mr. R Tjahyo Sembodo from Indonesia on his experience as a winner:

I praise and am thankful to Allah God Almighty and I feel great. After several attempts, I finally found myself exactly where I wanted to be. I actually did not think I could be in first place at least in the first 3 weeks of the round. Last week I saw a chance to occupy 3rd place and I tried to trade safe and be more careful. The last 3 days I was surprised to be the 3rd and I tried to maintain my position. And on a beautiful weekend today, in the last days in the month of December I received an email notification from OctaFX that I achieved the highest position in the contest. Wow I am very excited and happy. Thanks OctaFX for this wonderful weekend.

Now let me tell you about my trading:

I do not always have time to be in front of the computer and analyze every opportunity. I actually have little time to analyze. So I was assisted by a robot in the day-to-day trading.

My technique was scalping with price action guide combined with looking for an opportunity to get a pull back price when the price passed the resistance or support on 5M chart. Yes, I developed a trading robot to help me with these techniques. In addition I did swing trades manually.

This round is my highest achievement after the round 32 contest a month ago: I was in 4th place. Previously, I've experienced a few times a margin call in the demo and live account.

In my opinion everyone can learn the concepts of Forex Trading quickly in a matter of months. However, becoming consistent takes years. Be patient, learn from experience and have a good money management – that is the best way to become a good trader and also survive in this business. I would not say I am better than the others.

I prefer to say it was the right time for the right opportunity and the right trading track. Eliminate greed and fear, as it is the key to success. I believe every person has the opportunity to be the best.

2nd place – Mr. Aliaksei Matusevich from Belarus:

I am happy to occupy the 2nd position. I tried various techniques. I think I just got lucky, but now I am considering participating in other OctaFX promotions. Practice makes perfect!

3rd place – Mr. Ahmet Metin Yilmaz from Turkey:

It was nice and exciting experience and it didn’t take much time.  Discipline and belief in my system which I developed with time helped me to gain my results. My strategy is based on price action, and yes, I develop this strategy with trying various techniques.
Actually I don't think that I am a good trader. If I occupy the first place in the future, I will think about giving advice to fellow traders.

The last runner in the contest, Mr. Rathuwaduge Suranga from Sri Lanka:

I was trying for 2 years to become the winner and to ocuupy the first place. However I am happy about your company even being the last.  I will try my best to get to the 1st place next round. I have played and learned a lot to improve next time. It will take a long time to become a good trader! I am with you since 2012, but I am still leaning!

We thank all the participants for their stories! Feeling inspired by them? Register in OctaFX Champion Demo Contest Round 35! 

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