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JEOPARDY! Battle of the Decades

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Finals

About the Tournament

To celebrate Jeopardy!'s 30th Anniversary Season, we're bringing back champions from the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s to compete in a multi-level tournament called the Battle of the Decades. From February through April, 15 players from each decade will go head-to-head in 1980s Week, 1990s Week and 2000s Week, respectively. Winners and wildcards from these preliminary weeks will advance to compete in the finals of
the Battle of the Decades in May.


Tournament of Champions Yearbook

  • Jeopardy! Yearbook

    Catch up with all our champions from past three decades of Jeopardy! and see what they're doing now.

JEOPARDY! FLASHBACK on CRACKLE

Classic Jeopardy!

Can’t get enough ‘80s? Relive our champions’ original episodes for a limited time on Crackle with Jeopardy! Flashback starting January 20th.

Tournament Bracket

Thirty years of Jeopardy! is a lot to celebrate! Keep up with the major Battle of the Decades milestones as you tune in to our trip through the ‘80s, ‘90s and 2000s with the bracket below.

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Fan Favorites

September 30th - October 21st

Sep 30th - Oct 7th

  • Contestant stand-in

    Eugene Finerman

    Northbrook, IL

    FIRST APPEARED Season 4

    TOTAL WINNINGS $105,102

  • Contestant stand-in

    Andrew Westney

    Charlotte, NC

    FIRST APPEARED Season 8

    TOTAL WINNINGS $31,000

  • Contestant stand-in

    Leah Greenwald

    Lexington, MA

    FIRST APPEARED Season 5

    TOTAL WINNINGS $121,602

  • Contestant stand-in

    Michael Rankins

    San Francisco, CA

    FIRST APPEARED Season 5

    TOTAL WINNINGS $103,699

  • Contestant stand-in

    Dianne Siegel

    Northridge, CA

    FIRST APPEARED Season 10

    TOTAL WINNINGS $71,479

See the full lineup

October 7th - 14th

    • Michael Daunt

      Michael Daunt

      Scottsdale, AZ

      FIRST APPEARED Season 13

      TOTAL WINNINGS $170,000

    • Shane Whitlock

      Shane Whitlock

      Little Rock, AR

      FIRST APPEARED Season 13

      TOTAL WINNINGS $93,200

    • Catherine Ramen

      Catherine Ramen

      New York, NY

      FIRST APPEARED Season 14

      TOTAL WINNINGS $110,000

    • Brian Weikle

      Brian Weikle

      Robbinsdale, MN

      FIRST APPEARED Seaon 19

      TOTAL WINNINGS 230,801

    • Melizza Zygmunt

      Melizza Zygmunt

      Valparaiso, IN

      FIRST APPEARED Seawson 15

      TOTAL WINNINGS $26,099

    See the full lineup

October 14th - 21st

  • Contestant stand-in

    Joey Beachum

    Homewood, AL

    FIRST APPEARED Season 26

    TOTAL WINNINGS$105,000

  • Contestant stand-in

    Tom Nissley

    Seattle, WA

    FIRST APPEARED Season 28

    TOTAL WINNINGS $335,405

  • Contestant stand-in

    Erin McLean

    Saunderstown, RI

    FIRST APPEARED Season 28

    TOTAL WINNINGS$110,000

  • Contestant stand-in

    Ryan Chaffee

    Santa Monica, CA

    FIRST APPEARED Season 26

    TOTAL WINNINGS$97,900

  • Contestant stand-in

    Kara Spak

    Chicago, IL

    FIRST APPEARED Season 28

    TOTAL WINNINGS$95,401

See the full lineup

Preliminaries

1980s

August 11th - 15th

M

  • Contestant stand-in

    India Cooper

    Madison, IN

    FIRST APPEARED Season 9

    TOTAL WINNINGS $124,400

  • Contestant stand-in

    Chuck Forrest

    Marino, Italy

    FIRST APPEARED Season 3

    TOTAL WINNINGS $222,280

  • Contestant stand-in

    Jim Scott

    Arlington, VA

    FIRST APPEARED Season 8

    TOTAL WINNINGS $154,300

T

  • Contestant stand-in

    Leslie Frates

    Hayward, CA

    FIRST APPEARED Season 8

    TOTAL WINNINGS $98,599

  • Contestant stand-in

    Leszek Pawlowicz

    Flagstaff, AZ

    FIRST APPEARED 1992

    TOTAL WINNINGS $180,400

  • Contestant stand-in

    Andrew Westney

    Charlotte, NC

    FIRST APPEARED Season 8

    TOTAL WINNINGS $31,000

W

  • Contestant stand-in

    Richard Cordray

    Grove City, OH/Washington, DC

    FIRST APPEARED Season 4

    TOTAL WINNINGS $45,303

  • Contestant stand-in

    Tom Nosek

    Torrance, CA

    FIRST APPEARED Season 10

    TOTAL WINNINGS $184,240

  • Contestant stand-in

    Leslie Shannon

    Espoo, Finland

    FIRST APPEARED Season 10

    TOTAL WINNINGS $94,300

T

  • Contestant stand-in

    Phoebe Juel

    Cranberry Township, PA

    FIRST APPEARED Season 10

    TOTAL WINNINGS $38,000

  • Contestant stand-in

    Mark Lowenthal

    Reston, VA

    FIRST APPEARED Season 5

    TOTAL WINNINGS $154,901

  • Contestant stand-in

    Frank Spangenberg

    Douglaston, NY

    FIRST APPEARED Season 7

    TOTAL WINNINGS $249,596

F

  • Contestant stand-in

    Tom Cubbage

    Arlington, VA

    FIRST APPEARED Season 6

    TOTAL WINNINGS $131,600

  • Contestant stand-in

    Bob Verini

    Van Nuys, CA

    FIRST APPEARED Season 4

    TOTAL WINNINGS $221,802

  • Contestant stand-in

    Jerome Vered

    Los Angeles, CA

    FIRST APPEARED Season 9

    TOTAL WINNINGS $494,102

  • Contestant stand-in

    Chuck Forrest

    Marino, Italy

    FIRST APPEARED Season 3

    TOTAL WINNINGS $222,280

  • Contestant stand-in

    Leszek Pawlowicz

    Flagstaff, AZ

    FIRST APPEARED 1992

    TOTAL WINNINGS $180,400

  • Contestant stand-in

    Tom Nosek

    Torrance, CA

    FIRST APPEARED Season 10

    TOTAL WINNINGS $184,240

  • Contestant stand-in

    Mark Lowenthal

    Reston, VA

    FIRST APPEARED Season 5

    TOTAL WINNINGS $154,901

  • Contestant stand-in

    Tom Cubbage

    Arlington, VA

    FIRST APPEARED Season 6

    TOTAL WINNINGS $131,600

1990s

August 18th - 22nd

M

  • Contestant stand-in

    Eddie Timanus

    Oak Hill, VA

    FIRST APPEARED Season 16

    TOTAL WINNINGS $89,700

  • Contestant stand-in

    Babu Srinivasan

    Cypress, TX

    FIRST APPEARED Season 18

    TOTAL WINNINGS $95,100

  • Contestant stand-in

    Rachael Schwartz

    Mountainview, CA

    FIRST APPEARED Season 11

    TOTAL WINNINGS $152,499

T

  • Contestant stand-in

    Pam Mueller

    Princeton, NJ

    FIRST APPEARED Season 18

    TOTAL WINNINGS $157,201

  • Contestant stand-in

    Dan Melia

    Berkeley, CA

    FIRST APPEARED Season 14

    TOTAL WINNINGS $247,801

  • Contestant stand-in

    Fritz Holznagel

    Somerville, MA

    FIRST APPEARED Season 12

    TOTAL WINNINGS $179,413

W

  • Contestant stand-in

    Shane Whitlock

    Little Rock, AR

    FIRST APPEARED Season 13

    TOTAL WINNINGS $93,200

  • Contestant stand-in

    Bob Harris

    Los Angeles, CA

    FIRST APPEARED Season 14

    TOTAL WINNINGS $127,400

  • Contestant stand-in

    Robin Carroll

    Marietta, GA

    FIRST APPEARED Season 16

    TOTAL WINNINGS $249,100

T

  • Contestant stand-in

    Claudia Perry

    Evanston, IL

    FIRST APPEARED Season 14

    TOTAL WINNINGS $75,303

  • Contestant stand-in

    Mark Dawson

    Chamblee, GA

    FIRST APPEARED Season 19

    TOTAL WINNINGS $333,849

  • Contestant stand-in

    Dave Abbott

    Ft. Thomas, KY

    FIRST APPEARED Season 15

    TOTAL WINNINGS $173,599

F

  • Contestant stand-in

    Brad Rutter

    Los Angeles, CA

    FIRST APPEARED Season 18

    TOTAL WINNINGS $3,355,102

  • Contestant stand-in

    Mike Dupee

    Gainesville, FL

    FIRST APPEARED Season 13

    TOTAL WINNINGS $198,901

  • Contestant stand-in

    Jill Bunzendahl-Chimka

    Washington, DC

    FIRST APPEARED Season 19

    TOTAL WINNINGS $95,099

  • Contestant stand-in

    Rachael Schwartz

    Mountainview, CA

    FIRST APPEARED Season 11

    TOTAL WINNINGS $152,499

  • Contestant stand-in

    Pam Mueller

    Princeton, NJ

    FIRST APPEARED Season 18

    TOTAL WINNINGS $157,201

  • Contestant stand-in

    Robin Carroll

    Marietta, GA

    FIRST APPEARED Season 16

    TOTAL WINNINGS $249,100

  • Contestant stand-in

    Mark Dawson

    Chamblee, GA

    FIRST APPEARED Season 19

    TOTAL WINNINGS $333,849

  • Contestant stand-in

    Brad Rutter

    Los Angeles, CA

    FIRST APPEARED Season 18

    TOTAL WINNINGS $3,355,102

2000s

August 25th - 29th

M

  • Contestant stand-in

    Colby Burnett

    Chicago, IL

    FIRST APPEARED Season 29

    TOTAL WINNINGS $350,000

  • Contestant stand-in

    Celeste DiNucci

    Philadelphia, PA

    FIRST APPEARED Season 24

    TOTAL WINNINGS $333,806

  • Contestant stand-in

    Tom Nissley

    Seattle, WA

    FIRST APPEARED Season 27

    TOTAL WINNINGS $336,405

T

  • Contestant stand-in

    Vijay Balse

    Chatham, NJ

    FIRST APPEARED Season 26

    TOTAL WINNINGS $332,400

  • Contestant stand-in

    Roger Craig

    Brooklyn, NY

    FIRST APPEARED Season 28

    TOTAL WINNINGS $480,200

  • Contestant stand-in

    Stephanie Jass

    Milan, MI

    FIRST APPEARED Season 29

    TOTAL WINNINGS $159,270

W

  • Contestant stand-in

    Tom Kavanaugh

    St. Louis, MO

    FIRST APPEARED Season 22

    TOTAL WINNINGS $142,000

  • Contestant stand-in

    Larissa Kelly

    Richmond, CA

    FIRST APPEARED Season 25

    TOTAL WINNINGS $323,597

  • Contestant stand-in

    Russ Schumacher

    Fort Collins, CO

    FIRST APPEARED Season 21

    TOTAL WINNINGS $315,800

T

  • Contestant stand-in

    Michael Falk

    West Allis, WI

    FIRST APPEARED Season 22

    TOTAL WINNINGS $306,403

  • Contestant stand-in

    Ken Jennings

    Seattle, WA

    FIRST APPEARED Season 21

    TOTAL WINNINGS $2,172,700

  • Contestant stand-in

    Vinita Kailasanath

    Washington, D.C.

    FIRST APPEARED Season 21

    TOTAL WINNINGS $85,000

F

  • Contestant stand-in

    Dan Pawson

    Brooklyn, NY

    FIRST APPEARED Season 25

    TOTAL WINNINGS $420,902

  • Contestant stand-in

    Maria Wenglinsky

    Brooklyn, NY

    FIRST APPEARED Season 22

    TOTAL WINNINGS $134,300

  • Contestant stand-in

    Keith Whitener

    Washington, D.C.

    FIRST APPEARED Season 29

    TOTAL WINNINGS $248,597

  • Contestant stand-in

    Colby Burnett

    Chicago, IL

    FIRST APPEARED Season 29

    TOTAL WINNINGS $350,000

  • Contestant stand-in

    Roger Craig

    Brooklyn, NY

    FIRST APPEARED Season 28

    TOTAL WINNINGS $480,200

  • Contestant stand-in

    Russ Schumacher

    Fort Collins, CO

    FIRST APPEARED Season 21

    TOTAL WINNINGS $315,800

  • Contestant stand-in
  • Contestant stand-in

QuarterFinals

September 1st - 5th, 2014

Mon 9/1

  • Robin Carroll
  • Roger Craig
  • Leszek Pawlowicz
Contestant stand-in

Tue 9/2

  • Pam Mueller
  • Tom Nosek
  • Russ Schumacher
Contestant stand-in

Wed 9/3

  • Robin Carroll
  • Roger Craig
  • Leszek Pawlowicz
Contestant stand-in

Thu 9/4

  • Tom Cubbage
  • Ken Jennings
  • Rachael Schwartz
Contestant stand-in

Fri 9/5

  • Colby Burnett
  • Mark Dawson
  • Chuck Forrest
Contestant stand-in
  • Colby Burnett
  • Contestant stand-in
  • Wildcard link
  • Contestant stand-in
  • Contestant stand-in
Details

Semifinals

May 12th - 14th, 2014

Monday 9/8

  • Contestant stand-in
  • Contestant stand-in
  • Contestant stand-in

Tuesday 9/9

  • Contestant stand-in
  • Contestant stand-in
  • Contestant stand-in

Wednesday 9/10

  • Contestant stand-in
  • Contestant stand-in
  • Contestant stand-in
Details

Championship

May 15th - 16th

Contestant stand-in Contestant stand-in Contestant stand-in
Thursday
9/11
$ - $ - $ -
Friday
9/12
$ - $ - $ -
Totals $ - $ - $ -
Details

Battle of the Decades

Ultimate Champion

Watch the Championship games to find out who wins