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Jeopardy! Masters 2024: Quarterfinals Recap

After 12 grueling quarterfinal games, Victoria Groce, Yogesh Raut, James Holzhauer, and Amy Schneider are advancing to the 2024 Jeopardy! Masters semifinals. 

Victoria and Yogesh remained in the lead with the most match points heading into the last two quarterfinal games on Wednesday, while James, Amy, Matt Amodio, and Mattea Roach were left to vie for a spot in the top four.  

James secured his spot in the semifinals and earned three crucial match points after he defeated Yogesh and Matt in Game A of Wednesday’s episode. The 2023 Jeopardy! Masters champ finished in first place with a score of 25,015 and is now positioned in third place on the Masters Leaderboard with a total of 9 match points.

Matt took second place in Game A with a score of 24,800. His second-place finish earned him one match point; however, it was not enough for the 38-game super-champ to advance to the semifinals. He finishes the competition in sixth place on the Masters Leaderboard with a total of 2 match points. 

Though Yogesh came in third place in Game A with a score of 0, the 2024 Tournament of Champions victor held on to his second-place spot on the Masters Leaderboard with 10 match points. 

Victoria Groce notched her fifth quarterfinal victory in Game B on Wednesday against Amy Schneider and Mattea Roach. The Jeopardy! Invitational Tournament champion won the game with a score of 21,005 and earned an additional three match points, bringing her Masters Leaderboard total to a whopping 16 points.

Amy Schneider claimed the fourth and final spot in the semifinals after taking second place in Game B on Wednesday with a score of 7,800. The 40-game super-champion and 2022 Tournament of Champions winner is now in fourth place on the Masters Leaderboard with a total of six match points. 

Mattea finished in third place in Game B on Wednesday with a score of 2,800. The 23-game super-champion exits the competition in fifth place with a total of five match points on the Masters Leaderboard. 

As the fifth-place finisher, Mattea will head home with $75,000. Matt will leave the competition with $50,000 for finishing in sixth-place. Victoria, Yogesh, James, and Amy will continue battling it out in the semifinals, which begin Friday, May 17, at 8/7c on ABC. 

The three players who earn the most points by the end of the semifinals will advance to the finals and go head-to-head for the $500,000 grand prize and Trebek Trophy.