Mattea Roach loses Tournament of Champions


Mattea Roach’s time competing within the newest “Jeopardy!” Tournament of Champions collection has come to an finish.

Roach, who hails from Halifax and now calls Toronto house, turned the “Jeopardy!” contestant with the fifth-longest successful streak within the sport present’s historical past earlier this yr.

The now-24-year-old received 23 consecutive video games — and a complete of US$560,983.

Roach misplaced Friday’s Tournament of Champions semifinal sport to Andrew He, a five-game champion from San Francisco.

He will go on to the finals beginning Monday, competing with Amy Schneider and Sam Buttrey in a best-of-seven collection. The first champion to win three video games throughout the finals claims the $250,000 grand prize.

Roach got here in third place throughout Friday evening’s sport towards He and Eric Ahasic, a six-game champion from Minneapolis.

Roach ended the semifinal sport with $7,200 and can take house a $10,000 prize.

Ahasic additionally walked away with a $10,000 prize and ended Friday’s sport with $16,783.

Meanwhile, He completed the sport with $37,863.

Earlier this week, Roach received a particular “Jeopardy!” exhibition sport towards her fellow super-champions Amy Schneider and Matt Amodio, who’ve the second and fourth longest successful streaks.

With recordsdata from The Canadian Press 


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