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JEOPARDY! Battle of the Decades

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Welcome to the Jeopardy! Battle of the Decades

Did you miss a clue from the final rounds of Battle of the Decades?
Tune in September 1 – 12 to re-experience the energy, excitement and enthusiastic contestants
from a tournament that was 30 years in the making.

 

Congratulations!


Brad Rutter Image
Brad Rutter
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Finals

September 11th - 12th, 2014

Occupation
Hometown
Decades Tourn.
Winnings
Career Winnings
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Ken Jennings

Ken Jennings

Seattle, WA

Thursday

Sept. 11th

Friday

Sept. 12th

TOTAL

$7,000

+

$599

$7,599

Total Winnings

$100,000

“The guy cleaning our carpets last week was going to charge us $280 but then...asked if, instead of payment, he could get a photo of me to put on his Facebook page.”

Tournament Statistics

Champions Defeated

  • Rachael Schwartz
  • Tom Cubbage
  • Chuck Forrest
  • Russ Schumacher

Avg. Margin of Victory

$15,300

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Percentage Correct*

Average
Coryat Score**

$21,467

Daily
Double

Percentage Correct*

Final
Jeopardy!

Percentage Correct*

Largest Wager

$11,801

Buzzer Hand

Right

*Stats based on performance in qualifying, quarterfinal and semifinal rounds.

**A player's score if all wagering is disregarded. Stat courtesy of j-archive.com

Brad Rutter

Brad Rutter

Los Angeles, CA

Thursday

Sept. 11th

Friday

Sept. 12th

TOTAL

$10,000

+

$11,800

$21,800

Total Winnings

$1,000,000

“I heard a guy walking in front of me talking into a cell phone saying 'Watson's gonna kill these guys.' I tapped him on the shoulder and said 'Root for the humans.'”

Tournament Statistics

Champions Defeated

  • Dan Pawson
  • Mark Lowenthal
  • Leszek Pawlowicz
  • Tom Cubbage

Avg. Margin of Victory

$18,567

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Percentage Correct*

Average
Coryat Score**

$25,200

Daily
Double

Percentage Correct*

Final
Jeopardy!

Percentage Correct*

Largest Wager

$10,000

Buzzer Hand

Right

*Stats based on performance in qualifying, quarterfinal and semifinal rounds.

**A player's score if all wagering is disregarded. Stat courtesy of j-archive.com

Roger Craig

Roger Craig

Brooklyn, NY

Thursday

Sept. 11th

Friday

Sept. 12th

TOTAL

$0

+

$4,000

$4,000

Total Winnings

$50,000

“Winning on Jeopardy! literally changed my life. I give invited keynotes on my experiences on the show, and in general I have an icebreaker for the rest of my life!”

Tournament Statistics

Champions Defeated

  • Robin Carroll
  • Leszek Pawlowicz
  • Colby Burnett
  • Pam Mueller

Avg. Margin of Victory

$5,259

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Percentage Correct*

Average
Coryat Score**

$16,333

Daily
Double

Percentage Correct*

Final
Jeopardy!

Percentage Correct*

Largest Wager

$10,200

Buzzer Hand

Right

*Stats based on performance in qualifying, quarterfinal and semifinal rounds.

**A player's score if all wagering is disregarded. Stat courtesy of j-archive.com

Semifinals

September 8th - 10th, 2014

Monday 9/8

Ken Jennings
Finalist
  • forrest_chuck
    Chuck Forrest
  • jennings_ken
    Ken Jennings
  • schumacher_russ
    Russ Schumacher

Tuesday 9/9

Brad Rutter
Finalist
  • cubbage_tom
    Tom
    Cubbage
  • pawlowicz_leszek
    Leszek Pawlowicz
  • rutter_brad
    Brad
    Rutter

Wednesday 9/10

Roger Craig
Finalist
  • burnett_colby
    Colby Burnett
  • craig_roger
    Roger Craig
  • mueller_pam
    Pam Mueller

Quarterfinals

September 1st - 5th, 2014

Monday Sep 1

Occupation
Hometown
Decades Tourn.
Winnings
Career Winnings
Leszek Pawlowicz Image
Leszek Pawlowicz
“Digger”

First Ring-Ins

Accuracy

Daily Doubles

Final Jeopardy!

23

91.6%

1/1

Correct

Robin Carroll Image
Robin Carroll
“The Smiling Assassin”

First Ring-Ins

Accuracy

Daily Doubles

Final Jeopardy!

18

57.1%

1/1

Correct

Roger Craig Image
Roger Craig
“Mainframe”

First Ring-Ins

Accuracy

Daily Doubles

Final Jeopardy!

25

76.2%

2/2

Correct

Stats are from each contestant's preliminary game in the tournament
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  • Leszek Pawlowicz Image

    Leszek Pawlowicz

    Flagstaff, AZ

    Total Winnings

    $208,400

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  • 0
  • Robin Carroll Image

    Robin Carroll

    Marietta, GA

    Total Winnings

    $260,300

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  • 1
  • Roger Craig Image

    Roger Craig

    Brooklyn, NY

    Total Winnings

    $497,801

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  • Roger Craig Image

    Winner

    Roger Craig

Tuesday Sep 2

Occupation
Hometown
Decades Tourn.
Winnings
Career Winnings
Tom Nosek Image
Tom Nosek
“The Rocket Scientist”

First Ring-Ins

Accuracy

Daily Doubles

Final Jeopardy!

15

58.3%

0/1

Correct

Pam Mueller Image
Pam Mueller
“Saltator Consultus”

First Ring-Ins

Accuracy

Daily Doubles

Final Jeopardy!

23

90.9%

0/0

Incorrect

Russ Schumacher Image
Russ Schumacher
“The Storm from Colorado”

First Ring-Ins

Accuracy

Daily Doubles

Final Jeopardy!

18

82.3%

1/1

Incorrect

Stats are from each contestant's preliminary game in the tournament
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  • Tom Nosek Image

    Tom Nosek

    Torrance, CA

    Total Winnings

    $192,141

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  • 0
  • Pam Mueller Image

    Pam Mueller

    Princeton, NJ

    Total Winnings

    $174,201

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  • 1
  • Russ Schumacher Image

    Russ Schumacher

    Fort Collins, CO

    Total Winnings

    $331,200

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  • Russ Schumacher Image

    Winner

    Russ Schumacher

Wednesday Sep 3

Occupation
Hometown
Decades Tourn.
Winnings
Career Winnings
Mark Lowenthal Image
Mark Lowenthal
“Stealth”

First Ring-Ins

Accuracy

Daily Doubles

Final Jeopardy!

13

92.3%

1/1

Incorrect

Brad Rutter Image
Brad Rutter
“Big Bucks”

First Ring-Ins

Accuracy

Daily Doubles

Final Jeopardy!

34

90.9%

2/2

Incorrect

Dan Pawson Image
Dan Pawson
“The Boston Buzzer”

First Ring-Ins

Accuracy

Daily Doubles

Final Jeopardy!

21

76.4%

1/2

Incorrect

Stats are from each contestant's preliminary game in the tournament
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  • Mark Lowenthal Image

    Mark Lowenthal

    Reston, VA

    Total Winnings

    $163,901

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  • 0
  • Brad Rutter Image

    Brad Rutter

    Los Angeles, CA

    Total Winnings

    $3,385,702

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  • 1
  • Dan Pawson Image

    Dan Pawson

    Brooklyn, NY

    Total Winnings

    $433,602

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  • Brad Rutter Image

    Winner

    Brad Rutter

Thursday Sep 4

Occupation
Hometown
Decades Tourn.
Winnings
Career Winnings
Tom Cubbage Image
Tom Cubbage
“Two-Tourney Tom”

First Ring-Ins

Accuracy

Daily Doubles

Final Jeopardy!

11

92.3%

0/0

Correct

Rachael Schwartz Image
Rachael Schwartz
“The First Lady”

First Ring-Ins

Accuracy

Daily Doubles

Final Jeopardy!

18

75%

2/3

Incorrect

Ken Jennings Image
Ken Jennings
“Mr. 74”

First Ring-Ins

Accuracy

Daily Doubles

Final Jeopardy!

24

87.5%

2/2

Incorrect

Stats are from each contestant's preliminary game in the tournament
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  • Tom Cubbage Image

    Tom Cubbage

    Arlington, VA

    Total Winnings

    $153,401

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  • 0
  • Rachael Schwartz Image

    Rachael Schwartz

    Mountain View, CA

    Total Winnings

    $162,699

    Additinoal Info Button
  • 1
  • Ken Jennings Image

    Ken Jennings

    Seattle, WA

    Total Winnings

    $3,196,300

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  • Ken Jennings Image

    Winner

    Ken Jennings

Friday Sep 5

Occupation
Hometown
Decades Tourn.
Winnings
Career Winnings
Chuck Forrest Image
Chuck Forrest
“The Bouncer”

First Ring-Ins

Accuracy

Daily Doubles

Final Jeopardy!

20

95.2%

1/1

Correct

Mark Dawson Image
Mark Dawson
“The 'Stache Killer”

First Ring-Ins

Accuracy

Daily Doubles

Final Jeopardy!

25

84%

0/3

Correct

Colby Burnett Image
Colby Burnett
“Teach”

First Ring-Ins

Accuracy

Daily Doubles

Final Jeopardy!

17

94.4%

2/2

Incorrect

Stats are from each contestant's preliminary game in the tournament
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  • Chuck Forrest Image

    Chuck Forrest

    Marino, Italy

    Total Winnings

    $256,200

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  • 0
  • Mark Dawson Image

    Mark Dawson

    Chamblee, GA

    Total Winnings

    $349,448

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  • 1
  • Colby Burnett Image

    Colby Burnett

    Chicago, IL

    Total Winnings

    $366,400

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  • Chuck Forrest Image

    Winner

    Chuck Forrest

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