Trading World Cup 2017
Cash or Crash!
This has been the slogan of the grand finals in Barcelona 2017. From January to October, the 10 finalists who had the highest equity in their account in one of the 10 months of the competition had qualified for the inveus Trading Awards Trading World Cup. The winner of the Wildcard raffle on 6 November also took part.
They came as competitors and went as friends ...
Showdown in Barcelona
We have broadcasted the trading finals live from 1 to 16 December in Barcelona. Starting Friday 1 December at 8am CET, our finalists competed in the Marriott AC Forum Hotel for two weeks to become the first inveus CFD and Forex Trading World Champion.
The starting capital was USD 10,000. The prize money for the winner: USD 100,000 plus the profit he would make above the starting capital. The other finalists would also have been rewarded with 50% of the profit they made, but only the runner-up finished trading above starting capital. 6 finalists crashed their accounts by losing more than USD 5.000 according to the terms and conditions.
Tahniah - Congratulations!
The winner: Fazrin Azrul from Malaysia
Fazrin has proven to be the psychologically strongest participant in 11 trading days. As a result, he became the first inveus CFD and Forex Trading World Champion with an equity of USD 37,742. He received a prize Money of USD 100.000 plus his profit of USD 27.742.
Swing Challenge 2017
In the Swing Challenge, we were looking for the world's best discretionary trader over the total duration of the competition. This contest was running in parallel with the Trading World Cup from 1 January to 15 December 2017, but this account has not been reset monthly to the start-up capital but traded without interruption. The trader that showed the highest equity in his account at the end of the competition for a maximum of 25 trades per month would become the Swing Champion.
Usman Khan from Pakistan. He traded USD 863.941 in just two months and received a prize money of USD 10.000. Congratulations!
EA Challenge 2017
In the EA Challenge every developer of fully automated trading systems had the chance to show off a trading robot (Expert Advisor) of their choice in MetaTrader 4. This competition lasted as long as the main event, namely from 1 January to 15 December 2017. The developer of the Expert Advisor that shows the highest equity in his account at the end of the competition would be the first EA Champion.
Robin Schäfer from Germany. His Expert Advisor traded USD 34.294. He received a prize money of USD 5.000. Congratulations!